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Peter Romeo

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Fazoli’s sold to Newk’s & TGI Fridays parent

Sentinel Capital did not disclose how much it paid Sun Capital for the fast-Italian brand.

Police investigate Subway pitchman Jared Fogle

Authorities reportedly raided his house this morning as part of a child-pornography investigation. Fogle was not arrested or detained.

Takeout and drive-thru volume is slipping further behind orders consumed in the dining room, a new study shows.

The public may have indulged in some downtime before the fireworks, but surprising revelations ensured the restaurant industry would continue last week to be a prime source of business for chiropractors. Here are four developments that likely spun operators’ heads as much as any firecracker did.

Per Se, one of the nation’s most successful fine-dining restaurants, has agreed to pay current and former catering servers $500,000 to settle charges by the New York attorney general that it violated wage and hour laws four years ago.

This week’s update on turnaround efforts finds some bold moves—and some daunting challenges on customer satisfaction.

The salary threshold for managers who qualify will be raised to $50,440.

Overturning bans on same-sex marriages will increase spending on weddings by $2.5 billion, according to a study.

The No. 1 and No. 2 distributors will remain independent in the wake of last week’s court decision to suspend a merger.

Mixed into three days of insights and education at the cross-channel foodservice conference were these six aha moments.

Citing the Supreme Court’s decision affirming a key provision of the White House’s healthcare plan, the association noted that other issues have yet to be addressed legislatively.

No trend is harder to spot than the one that’s creeping toward ubiquity. This week, signs of four were unmistakable.

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