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Dickey’s Barbecue Pit puts the "E-" in team

Keeping a franchise system focused on the same priorities can be a challenge, especially when the chain is expanding at a dizzying clip, says Dickey’s Barbecue Pit President and CEO Roland Dickey Jr.

In their own words: Michael Klauber

Michael Klauber on the lessons, the labors and the passions of the restaurant life.

Applebee’s parent company DineEquity recently acknowledged that it’s time to push the reset button on the concept. Does that mean Applebee’s future business is shifting further away from one of its foundational principles, a connection to its clientele through memorabilia and other fan junk of local sports teams posted on the walls? We can only hope.

Moon has extensive experience with foodservice technology and restaurant operations. Beginning his career in foodservice at Hyatt Corp., and later continuing...

High-tech enhancements transform Panera Bread into Panera 2.0.

At U.S. Foodservice, Columbia, MD, which Ahold has put up for sale, quarterly revenue rose 5.1%, to $4.44 billion and full-year revenue rose 4.1%, to $19.22...

New food-cost threats, an example of how not to handle shareholder relations and Moe, Larry and Curly are handed spatulas.

Big money is flowing into small growth chains like never before. Here’s how to get a piece of the action.

Established New York restaurant wd~50 is closing up shop and Danny Meyer’s Union Square Café is moving locations as soon as its lease is up. Why? Because neither can stay where they are and make money due to steep rent increases.

As cold weather creeps in, domestically grown fruits and vegetables begin to dwindle.Don’t get left out in the coldWhile states like California, Arizona...

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