fine dining

Financing

Ruth’s Chris could buy more restaurants as it gets back to growth

The steakhouse chain is ramping up development with plans to open five to seven new locations a year.

Operations

Inside the great catering comeback of 2021

As workers return to their offices and the holiday season gets underway, restaurants in every segment are ramping up catering programs to feed increased demand.

The celebrated chef also renovated his NYC flagship, Restaurant Daniel, and has more projects in the pipeline.

Consumers gravitated toward higher-end, experience-driven restaurants as they celebrated this summer, but true white-tablecloth places are still feeling the pandemic pinch.

Savory Fund launches $1M contest for independent restaurants

The creator of Unique Deli and Morel was 62. He had a diverse collection of restaurants in the greater Detroit area.

The casual chain says its debt load is $220 million lighter, with no repayments due near-term.

The lifelong restaurateur was a kingpin of the local dining scene for half a century.

The high-end chain filed for seven of its 16 units in a bid to outmaneuver a creditor looking to take the company over.

The former model succumbed to Alzheimer’s after a seven-year battle.

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