Restaurant Business


Ready or not, here come the robot drive-thrus

Tech Check: More chains are using AI voicebots to take orders, believing they’ll help boost efficiency and sales. But is the technology ready for prime time?


Panda Express menus Spicy Wagyu Beef Dumplings at a quick-service price point

The new Szechuan-inspired menu item, currently in test at the Panda Express Innovation Kitchen location, introduces a premium beef in a wok-tossed entree.

When growing a franchising portfolio, it’s important to be strategic when choosing the right concept.

The ransomware attack is preventing restaurants from doing back office tasks like payroll. NCR said it's working to restore the system.

As the fast-casual chain plots to more than double its size, it's the units in smaller markets that are breaking opening sales records.

Brizo’s FoodMetrics platform includes data on more than 1 million restaurants in North America. Restaurants and suppliers can use it for market research and sales.

Working Lunch: The big ask is for a guarantee of 37 scheduled hours per week, set months in advance.

The Mexican fast-food restaurant chain teamed up with The Boston Beer Company to upgrade its beer batter recipe.

Food safety remains a critical concern for restaurants, as it not only affects the health and well-being of their customers but can also have significant financial and reputational consequences.

As more consumers show interest in non-alcohol beverages, operators are wise to offer an array of unique, upscale offerings.

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