Peter Romeo

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Servers and bartenders create a website to preserve the tip credit

Nineteen employees who depend on tips explain why they don’t want to see that payroll break end for employers.


Del Frisco’s posts a deeper loss as it moves closer to going private

Comp sales across its four brands rose 0.5%, led by a 5.5% increase for Bartaco. Traffic slipped at the company’s two steakhouse chains.

Management says the chain is ready to roll out a new menu and marketing campaign.

As part of the board realignment, Pattye Moore will retire as chairman once a new CEO is found.

No reason was given for the departure of Marisa Thalberg, who will remain a strategic adviser. Her future career plans were not revealed.

The family chains’ parent company anticipates selling the holdings piecemeal.

IPic says it will seek a supervisory court’s approval of a sale or restructuring.

The pending purchase of Fox Restaurant Concepts wasn’t the only news announced yesterday by the polished-casual operator.

The partners say they’re creating a new model for developing and growing restaurant concepts. Here’s why they’re giving that new approach a try.

The chain-building pair have invested in Boqueria, which they’ll also serve as directors.

Same-store sales for Q2 slipped 0.5% because of a decline in dinner sales and a missed marketing opportunity, executives said.

Fox will operate as a subsidiary led by CEO Sam Fox, and North Italia will shift to Cheesecake.

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