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Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza

Operations

Restaurant chains say they're recovering quickly from Hurricane Ian

Power outages and transportation difficulties are mentioned as the lingering effects of the storm that struck Florida and the Carolinas.

Financing

Kiosks and AI are on the horizon for BurgerFi, Anthony’s

The two chains said they are starting to see some efficiencies after joining forces last year, but development was slowed by COVID.

The better burger chain said the acquisition is its first in a long-term plan of building a multi-brand restaurant platform.

Executives from the better burger brand, which announced a deal to purchase the casual-dining chain for $161.3 million this week, said they intend to turn a pared-down, fast-casual Anthony’s prototype into a growth vehicle.

The polished-casual chain hired a COO, CMO and, late last year, a chief culinary officer.

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Wayne Jones has joined the casual-dining Italian brand.

Italian heavyweight Olive Garden increased sales by 3%, helping to drive the menu category's 1.9% sales growth, to $8.5 billion.

The concept is known for signature pizzas prepared in an 800-degree anthracite oven