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Top menu stories of 2016

A look back at the most surprising, fun and thought-provoking menu fare at chains this past year.

Operations

4 restaurant fights raging unnoticed

A union goes after a small restaurant chain, Tim Hortons franchisees head to court, Starbucks battles monsters, and two of the industry's best-known chefs draw spatulas—some of the business's most intense struggles have somehow dodged notice. Until now.

Moon has extensive experience with foodservice technology and restaurant operations. Beginning his career in foodservice at Hyatt Corp., and later continuing...

In spite of rising beef costs, burger offerings’ popularity and flexibility have helped casual-dining concepts increase lunch visits by 2 percent, says The NPD Group.

How to beat the winter blahs, mind control and “fake news” are part of operators’ latest marketing efforts overseas.

A look at the reports for public companies reveals some definite directional arrows for the industry as a whole.

With football playoffs in full swing, restaurants are busy cooking up game day specials. These places are matching menu items to the excitement on the field.

Top franchise companies are driving growth, finds researcher Technomic's Top 400 Franchise Report. The 200 largest franchisees grew sales 8.2 percent in 2014, 2.5 times the rate of the Top 500 chains. Unit growth among these companies, too, was three times higher than their franchisors.

Sometimes the gloves come off in restaurant marketing campaigns. Here are a few of the standout brawls.

The speculation about who'll be Steve Ells' successor is already at full throttle. Here are a few of the candidates we think may be in the mix.

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