Peter Romeo

Editor at Large

Articles by
Peter Romeo

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A year of surprising retirements

A number of prominent restaurant industry executives decided in 2019 to kick back and savor their success. Here’s a sampling.


The luminaries we lost

The restaurant industry will be poorer in 2020 because of the talents and characters who died in 2019. Here are some of the standouts who were lost.

The decision from the NLRB reverses its policy that employees had the right to use their employers’ email to communicate with co-workers about nonwork matters, including unionization.

The law would also eliminate the use of foam-type drink cups as of 2022.

Here's a look back at the events that shaped the business, possibly for years to come.

The company, which also runs Cadillac Ranch, has already closed seven units and says it has a “stalking horse” bidder willing to pay $7.5 million for the 29-restaurant operation.

Results were also negatively affected by New York City’s massive Hudson Yards complex, the multiconcept operator said.

A new feature of Restaurant Business looks at the week’s most effective TV ads.

The influential chef and restaurateur left his stamp on fine dining and influenced many of D.C.'s chefs.

Here are some sleeper stories that could get hearts beating faster.

The decision settles a five-year dispute that held profound implications for any restaurant franchisor.

Burgers & Beer will also have to hire and retain more men as part of the EEOC settlement.

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