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Peter Romeo

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Financing

Restaurant sales to jump 10.2% in 2021, National Restaurant Association says

The group’s just-issued forecast expects sales at eating and drinking places will hit $548.3 billion.

Workforce

Olive Garden's parent sets a policy on employee vaccinations

Darden Restaurants will provide four hours of paid time for getting the anti-COVID shots, but will not require the inoculations

A federal bankruptcy court has approved payment of incentive and retention awards.

With the pandemic’s third wave having crested, officials are allowing on-site dining to resume—though not as quickly as many operators would like.

The rise in per-restaurant revenue came despite the continuing suspension of indoor dining in California, the casual chain's largest market.

In a flurry of activity and a host of public addresses, the new president has revealed plans with significant implications for the industry.

He will also carry the title of chief happiness officer.

A federal court decided that a microorganism exemption may not hold, and that physical damage need not be sustained.

The poultry supplier admitted no wrongdoing as part of the agreement.

The aid, including a $50 million rehiring plan just for restaurants, are included in the budget Gov. Cuomo aired Tuesday.

An 800-sq.-ft. unit will open without a dining room.

A drive-thru pickup lane alone has increased the production of tacos at peak times by 60%, says CEO Clay Dover.

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