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

Wendy’s is making a big move into Mexico

The burger chain, which is making a big push into international markets, believes it can build a lot more restaurants south of the border.


Applebee’s franchise exec fired after using gas prices to justify lower wages

A leaked email from Wanye Pankratz, executive director of operations for Apple Central, drew widespread backlash and reportedly led some employees to quit.

One of the industry’s fastest-growing brands has been content to carve out its own path to success.

The better-burger chain said it is looking to capitalize on consumer desire to socialize following the pandemic.

The restaurant group generated $30 billion last year, a double-digit increase, and each of its six brands set growth records of their own.

On his final earnings call as chief executive, Lee provided some parting wisdom about the state of restaurants in an unusual moment for the economy.

The drive-thrus resemble Chipotle Mexican Grill’s successful Chipotlanes and are part of Sweetgreen’s broader suburban strategy.

The breakfast-and-lunch chain instituted a 3.9% hike in the first quarter as food and labor costs continue to rise.

People have flocked back to steak chains over the past year, according to Placer.ai. And the category leader stands apart from the herd.

A grant program from American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation will help 25 small, independent restaurants that have been in business more than 25 years.

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