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Kelsey Nash

Managing Editor, FoodServiceDirector.com

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Kelsey Nash

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Financing

Not all restaurants suffer the ‘Groupon effect,’ study finds

Newer and upscale restaurants are less likely than others to be seen as struggling when offering daily deals—and may actually benefit by doing so, a new study suggests.

TGI Fridays refranchises an additional 48 restaurants

The casual-dining chain, which sold the units to JIB Management, says it’s now nearly 80 percent franchised.

“Taste the Change Day” gives customers of the casual-dining chain a chance to try two new appetizers, free of charge.

The latest addition to the pizza chain’s tech offerings enables users to track their order status.

The former Sonny’s BBQ CMO will manage brand-growth strategy for the Mexican fast-casual chain.

The burger chain brought The ChickenShack on board its menu at three Brooklyn, N.Y., locations, following much speculation that chicken was next on the concept’s list.

The casual-dining chain debuted a social media-based “buy a burger, give a burger” promotion.

Shareholders of Levy Acquisition Corp. approved the merger Tuesday, with an eye toward accelerating the chain’s growth nationwide.

Chipotle took second place, according to the latest American Customer Satisfaction Index, while Texas Roadhouse led the full-service restaurant category.

The award honors Gier for his innovation and dedication as CEO of Pie Five Pizza and Pizza Inn’s parent company.

The impact of the avian flu on supply has forced operators to rethink their sourcing and menu items.

The former Schlotzsky’s CMO replaces Dan Fogarty, who stepped down in March.

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