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

El Pollo Loco paid $36M in Q4 to settle lawsuits

The chicken chain’s stock fell more than 16% Friday on the news.


Philadelphia outlaws cashless restaurants

Starting July 1, all businesses must accept bills and coins if that’s how the customer chooses to pay.

Cashless may be the way of the future, but be sure to have a Plan B for cash-carrying customers, Advice Guy says.

The famed chef-restaurateur is being bought out of the Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group a year after sexual-harassment claims against him became public, according to a media report.

Promoting desserts is a smart play to capture more of those delivery dollars.

As the delivery market continues to expand, so do consumer expectations for quality and variety. Here are six tips for driving up delivery order totals by boosting off-premise dessert sales.

But sales at franchised locations continue to slump as the barbecue chain seeks to boost its off-premise operations.

The new legislation also extends the "don’t ask, don’t get" requirement of state law to quick-service places, and puts restrictions on the inclusion of straws in off-premise orders.

The 78-year-old concept’s first store has been retrofitted with a bar bearing its own identity and hours.

After a rough end to 2018, the casual chain is tweaking its strategy to lure back guests, particularly for dine-in service.