As restaurants struggle, distributors face their own challenges

Giant food distributors that had built their business by serving local concepts now face major changes to their own industry.


33-year-old Specialty’s bakery-cafe chain closes

In closing its more than 40 locations, the company said the coronavirus has “decimated” sales.

Restaurants may be less busy than they've ever been, but the same can't be said for labor advocates.

The fast-casual burger brand continues to grow through strong leadership and innovation.

The fast casual’s CEO shares its blueprint for success and reveals the chain’s next potential moneymaker.

Gaining popularity pre-coronavirus, virtual kitchens are seeing increased interest as operators look to make up for lost dine-in revenue.

The increased sales amount to about $900 a day. The added costs can run $500 to $1,000.

Garden Fresh Restaurants opts for liquidation rather than reopening its buffet-centric restaurants due to coronavirus restrictions.

Quick-service concepts are suddenly doing OK as consumers adjust to new routines. RB’s The Bottom Line examines whether it’s sustainable.

Former Sysco CEO Tom Bene will assume the job on June 1.

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