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Lisa Ingram embraces innovation to keep 100-year-old White Castle forever young

The chain’s CEO and a Restaurant Leader of the Year nominee counts on tech, positive risk-taking, collaboration and company culture to last another 100 years.

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9 new items trending on global menus

From Argentina to Russia, these are the foods and drinks showing up internationally in chain restaurants.

Financing

Warning of dire fallout from omicron, National Restaurant Association presses for federal restaurant aid

The group found that nearly half the nation's restaurants believe they won't survive the pandemic without direct financial aid from Washington.

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Will Congress open the spigot this time on more restaurant aid?

Reality Check: The National Restaurant Association is stepping up its efforts to replenish the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, citing a new opportunity. But it's far from a slam-dunk.

Operations

Back Yard Burgers, after many hurdles, gets ready to grow again

The better-burger brand is about 75% smaller than it was 15 years ago. But it is looking to get back into the new-restaurant business.

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When Burger King nearly started serving Domino’s Pizza

The Bottom Line: In the 1990s, Burger King tested a Domino’s-branded personal pizza that proved remarkably successful, until the suits got in the way.

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The chain’s CEO and a Restaurant Leader of the Year nominee counts on tech, positive risk-taking, collaboration and company culture to last another 100 years.

José Cil, CEO of Burger King owner Restaurant Brands International, said staffing challenges are a long-term problem that requires long-term solutions.

The group found that nearly half the nation's restaurants believe they won't survive the pandemic without direct financial aid from Washington.

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A Deeper Dive

"A Deeper Dive” is a weekly podcast from Restaurant Business dedicated to going in-depth on the most pressing challenges and opportunities restaurant operators face today, hosted by Editor-in-Chief Jonathan Maze.

Working Lunch

"Working Lunch" is a weekly podcast from Align Public Strategies devoted to explaining the so what and now what about key issues impacting the restaurant and retail industries.

Menu Feed

“Menu Feed” is a biweekly podcast hosted by Senior Editor Patricia Cobe that delves into menu development and food and drink trends through lively conversations with chefs and operators.

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Reality Check: The National Restaurant Association is stepping up its efforts to replenish the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, citing a new opportunity. But it's far from a slam-dunk.

Green has been with the chain for 18 years and will help it pursue new growth plans.

David Burke has successfully operated restaurants for several decades and has a stockpile of smart ideas to share.

The 50-year-old casual-dining chain, which has shrunk to just seven U.S. units, sees a future in its smaller Bones & Burgers offshoot.

Mityas, who has been an operating partner with JAMCO, the majority stakeholder of parent company BRIX, is expanding his duties following the group’s acquisition of Friendly’s Restaurants last year.

The Bottom Line: In the 1990s, Burger King tested a Domino’s-branded personal pizza that proved remarkably successful, until the suits got in the way.