Lisa Jennings

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Lisa Jennings

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Delivery will be the last luxury to go, says Shake Shack CEO

Even as wallets continue to get pinched, Randy Garutti expects consumers to carry on with their expensive delivery-meal-on-the-couch habits.


Gift card season brings merch and holiday hopes of discounts

McDonald’s and Chipotle add the thrill of mystery to their promotions.

The brand that began as a pandemic hobby has attracted backing from some of the same investors behind Blaze Pizza, Wetzel’s Pretzels and Dave’s Hot Chicken.

This offshoot of the full-service Tony Roma’s barbecue brand is designed for nontraditional and smaller spaces.

The former Mellow Mushroom exec will lead operations and training for the 27-unit brand in Georgia and Tennessee.

Post-pandemic consumers are embracing their favorite restaurant brands on retail shelves despite higher grocery inflation.

Here are the notable independent restaurants coming (and going) across the country in October and November.

The fast-casual chains will be operated by newly created operating platform Convive Brands.

Claudia Lezcano to replace Alex Munoz-Suarez at the helm of the David Chang-founded fast-casual brand.

As menu prices climb, this chain of micro cafes is positioning as a more-affordable alternative, hoping to become a daily ritual for Gen Z and Millennials.

3 takeaways from the Restaurant Finance & Development Conference 2022.

After nine years at the Dallas-based wings chain, Peterson will replace Jeni’s retiring CEO John Lowe.

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