Recreational marijuana and restaurants—what now?


Executive Summary: A roundup of high-level job changes in the restaurant business includes changes for True Food Kitchen.

Working Lunch: The Illinois Restaurant Association threw in the towel without so much as making a fist.

The bot, nicknamed Becky, was alienating customers and staff. “Everyone said, ‘Becky’s gotta go,’” said CEO Carl Bachmann.

The burger giant plans to start charging its franchisees 5% of revenue on new locations or acquisitions of corporate restaurants starting next year in the U.S. and Canada, up from 4%.