Peter Romeo

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Peter Romeo

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National Restaurant Association CEO Dawn Sweeney announces her departure

A transformative force during her 12-year tenure, Sweeney said she will retire when her contract expires at year’s end.

Consumer Trends

Study details c-stores’ success in stealing QSR patrons

The report shows that a high percentage of young people are buying meals more often from the rival retail channel.

A handful of state and local proposals could build into major causes for celebration--or concern.

With inspiration from an unlikely source, operations have changed significantly inside the kitchens of Legal Sea Foods, the high-volume polished-casual operation concentrated along the East Coast. 

The national ProStart competition gives aspiring industry stars a chance to get their careers rolling.

Here are the teams that finished tops last week in the 50-state competition.

The federal government has promised to provide some clarity, but restaurants likely run a risk in the meantime if they use the cannabis derivative as an ingredient.

More than a third operated with higher vacancies during Q1.

The regional chain posted a 5.9% drop in Q2 comps.

A U.S. court has been asked to ratify a $2 million payment.

Richie Jackson is retiring after 34 years as CEO.

The lines between channels are further blurring as retailers try some of restaurants’ recent tactics for building sales.