social responsibility

Burgerville hit with discrimination suit

A former restaurant manager has sued the Burgerville fast-food chain for discrimination based on religion and disability, according to court documents.

Testa Produce Celebrates Grand Opening of "Green" Distribution Center

CHICAGO (May 11, 2011)—Testa Produce, Inc. cut the ribbon yesterday on its new distribution center. The 91,000-square-foot, $20-million facility, located...

Corner Bakery Cafe shows why a company that plays together stays together.

According to industry statistics, Ontario's hospitality industry has suffered serious setbacks every year since 2001 that have negatively impacted sales both...

When large restaurant companies implement sustainability policies, customers seem to react in a contrary way—and their evaluation of those companies may actually diminish. In a new study from the Cornell Center for Hospitality Research, researchers Michael Giebelhausen and Helen Chun conducted two experiments to examine this contrary behavior.

The best employers provide something far greater—benefits that matter to real people, a “no-place-like-home” culture and a road toward growth.

The center's lawsuit calls for a mandatory, pre-market regulatory review system for all genetically engineered foods. Currently, the CFS pointed out, there...

CHICAGO (December 12, 2011)—The new Testa Produce distribution center, which is poised to become the first LEED® Platinum-certified food distribution...

How do you stand out? Operators are pondering this question these days, because nobody wants to be a me-too restaurant. We asked some executives how they differentiate themselves, and this is what they told us.

According to packaging industry executives, the desire to be considered environmentally friendly is legitimate and sustainable companies tend to do business...

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