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Peter Romeo

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Peter Romeo

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8 takeaways from RLC Day One

Attendees were also introduced to a new market segment and an effective new tool for predicting sales and traffic.


RLC 2015 opens

Today’s scheduled speakers include Dr. Ben Carson; former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly; and professional golfer Cheyenne Woods.

Restaurants’ attempts to be better corporate citizens backfired spectacularly this week, supporting the old adage that no good deed goes unpunished.

Local operators who are part of a national chain will be treated as employers of at least 500 people, regardless of how its actual payroll.

The new prototype features local ingredients, barrel-aged spirits and high-craft cocktails.

In an interview conducted two months after the IPO of Shake Shack, a spin-off he serves as chairman, Meyer shared his take on the challenges of transitioning from entrepreneur to corporate chief.

For a guy who made his mark in fine dining, Danny Meyer shows a lot of fire for the restaurant niche he calls fine casual. Others might know it as fast casual, albeit at the higher end.

An improved grilled chicken could be promoted as artisanal and used across the menu, according to a report that was issued this morning.

She will be succeeded as CMO by Cabela’s alumnus Lee Dolan.

He’s built an empire putting employees first. Now that Danny Meyer has taken Shake Shack public, will shareholders be OK with staying in the backseat?

When Steve Easterbrook assumed the top post at McDonald’s Corp. on March 1, he brought to the job considerable experience in turnarounds and international market dynamics—two areas where his predecessor, Don Thompson, was spotty at best, critics say.

Bloomin’ Brands has named a new president of Bonefish Grill as part of a development push for the casual-dining chain.

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