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3 rookie promos for football season

These chains are taking a different tack to drawing pigskin fans this fall.

A guide to getting happy

Maybe it’s that warm glow you get looking over a full dining room on those rare nights when everything hums along perfectly. Scientists who spend their lives studying the subject contend that happiness is ...

Here’s how restaurants are hoping to scare up brand awareness—and sales.

Restaurants traditionally rely on chicken and turkey to be menu profit makers. Usually in good supply and always a good buy in relation to other proteins, operators often turn to poultry to keep costs in check when red meats and seafood skyrocket. But that strategy may be dampened in the months ahead.

These marketing mishaps and wins left a mark on operators and consumers.

Chefs become passionate about knives because there’s no kitchen tool that’s more important to them. We asked a group of experts to weigh in on the key buying points.

Confusion over who's who has caused some problems for the restaurant industry and its allies this week. But that doesn't mean a restaurant can act on certain particulars of a person's ID, as one establishment painfully learned.

Few ingredients cross over as many culinary borders as rice. These days, restaurant kitchens have many more types available from which to choose. “It’s important that the variety meets the needs of the foodservice operation and the specific dishes it’s intended for,” says Gary Reifeiss of Producers Rice Mill in Stuttgart, Arkansas.

In Scottsdale, Arizona, some of the industry’s brightest gathered for the Restaurant Leadership Conference, co-sponsored by Restaurant Business magazine.

Pizza Fusion sources locally in eight states (and counting). How they tamed a logistical monster.

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