facebook pixal
OPINIONFinancing

Jack in the Box’s Del Taco deal was more expensive than it seems

The Bottom Line: Executives argued that “synergies” made the deal more palatable. But it’s taking a while for those cost savings to take hold. Investors have responded accordingly.

This Premium Content is only available to rb+ Subscribers

Continue reading with one of the options below

or Subscribe

Restaurant Business Exclusive Content

Operations

How upcycling unleashes creativity, and profitability, in the kitchen

More restaurants are finding new and innovative ways to cross-utilize ingredients in their kitchens. Operators say it promotes creativity while lowering food costs. And consumers are increasingly demanding it.

Emerging Brands

Gregg Majewski on Craveworthy’s strategy for building emerging brands

Synergies with Mongolian Concepts are designed to make the economic model work for both new and existing franchisees.

Technology

Silicon Valley’s CloudChef wants to be the Spotify of food

The startup founded by three college friends says it can replicate the work of famous chefs, expanding access to one-of-a-kind meals.