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Jonathan Maze

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Financing

How Black Bear Diner is combating the labor shortage

Bruce Dean, CEO of the family-dining chain, joins "A Deeper Dive" to discuss the challenges of finding workers for a growing company.

Financing

Lawsuit highlights restrictions of plant-based burgers

A vegan has sued Burger King over the Impossible Whopper, which is made on the same grills as meat burgers.

Fast-food chains and larger concepts won the third quarter, leaving smaller, mostly casual-dining chains behind, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The casual-dining chain cited costs associated with the service, suggesting the burgeoning business is a headwind for some companies, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

Chris Kempczinski told employees that the company is “on the right path as we enter the new year.”

With casual-dining chains struggling and few buyers to compete with, the Landry’s owner is on another buying binge, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The chicken sandwich chain’s charitable arm has shifted its spending priorities and will not fund controversial groups next year.

RB’s The Bottom Line examines Subway’s new CEO, including his tense relationship with Burger King operators and whether the chain could be sold.

At the Restaurant Finance & Development Conference, a sense of concern about the state of the economy prevailed, even as technology provides opportunities, says RB’s The Bottom Line.

The burger chain has named Tim Ward president and Bruce Vermilyea CFO, while CEO Paul Macaluso leaves.

More operators are cutting hours or delaying new openings as they struggle to find workers.

CKE Restaurants also named 72andSunny its creative agency of record.

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