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Southern Smoke Foundation plans to double its no-cost mental health services for foodservice workers

The Behind You program by the Southern Smoke Foundation will connect those in the food-and-beverage industry to mental health services in five more states. The nonprofit hopes to raise $1 million this year for the expansion.

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What did the Starbucks CEO expect?

The Bottom Line: Howard Schultz needed just one bad quarter to make public his displeasure with the coffee shop chain. But the stage was set for that two years ago.

A one-time East Coast Navy man trained to sink submarines, he found success in the Midwest selling another sort of sub.

The brand’s newest location in New York City’s Soho neighborhood showcases a rotating menu, beverages in test and an enhanced customer experience.

The creator of the owner of Twin Peaks, Fazoli’s, Fatburger and other chains was charged in a $47 million false loan scheme and sued by the SEC for misusing company funds. Here’s what we know.

With its new Cheeseburger Melt, the pizza chain aims to take on the fast-food burger giants.

The multi-concept restaurant operator said it would also like its Smokey Bones barbecue concept to become a public company.

Menu Talk: Pat and Bret chat about Coqodaq’s fried chicken-and-champagne deal, Chef Rocco DiSpirito’s fan girls and how Mooyah Burgers, Fries and Shakes sets itself apart in a crowded segment.

AI and kiosks will be hot topics, and the word "platform" should get thrown around plenty. And don't forget the robots.

A filing could come as early as next week, according to the Wall Street Journal. The seafood chain closed dozens of restaurants in recent days.

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