New restaurant equipment and back-of-the-house technology

New technology raises sanitizing concerns

With each new kiosk, tabletop and handheld touchscreen device introduced in a restaurant, the opportunities for contamination have multiplied. Yet these high-tech tools often fail to get the same sanitation attention as other equipment and surfaces.


Firehouse Subs to roll out first major redesign in 25 years

CEO Don Fox is hopeful the new prototype will reduce labor costs and boost speed of service.

The first brand refresh in the fast-casual salad chain’s 14-year history includes a new store design, website and tech suite.

The eatertainment chain cites mounting competition and an unfavorable calendar for a lackluster Q1.

After testing “virtual” kitchens in China, the Seattle-based coffee giant is looking to bring the model to the U.S.

Prime Minister Trudeau says his government will also work with the provinces to require a cleanup of plastic litter by restaurants and other users of nonbiodegradable packaging.

The third-party service also becomes the exclusive delivery partner of Maggiano’s.

The longtime destination for New York City’s power brokers will close after Tuesday’s lunch service.

The chain plans to open its new flagship in 2020, which it expects will be the world's busiest.