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Meanwhile, back at The Cheesecake Factory …

The pending purchase of Fox Restaurant Concepts wasn’t the only news announced yesterday by the polished-casual operator.

Operations

Making sense of the Cheesecake-Fox Restaurant deal

The partners say they’re creating a new model for developing and growing restaurant concepts. Here’s why they’re giving that new approach a try.

Fox will operate as a subsidiary led by CEO Sam Fox, and North Italia will shift to Cheesecake.

Is it generating a net gain in transactions for the restaurant industry? Maybe not. But the chains doing it are seeing their sales, profits and transactions rise.

Get Top 500 data: sales, units and YOY change, average unit volume, and company/franchise units, as well as Technomic’s analysis, growth forecast and more.

Aussie Grill by Outback will feature sandwiches.

Social Monk, an Asian fast casual, is scheduled to open next week, with North Italia set to be acquired in Q3 and Flower Child in 2021.

Data reveals which brands are tops in guest satisfaction.

Darden Restaurants dominated TripAdvisor’s list of the best-reviewed small and medium-sized chains.

The 60,000 free slices of cheesecake were gone in an hour, sparking frustration and an arrest.

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