Search Restaurant Business
The battle for the best continues, with the Colonel and smaller contenders joining the ranks.
RB’s The Bottom Line examines the benefits and drawbacks of getting into the hottest chicken concept in the country.
With plenty of business through their drive-thrus, chains such as Chick-fil-A, Del Taco and Wendy’s are in no hurry to reopen dining rooms.
The two are the latest big chains to try that form of to-go and delivered meals.
While Popeyes got a lot of the chicken buzz in 2019, Chick-fil-A had a busy year in its own right.
McDonald’s and Chick-fil-A changed their policies as federal recommendations evolve, while workers and labor-backed groups intensify pressure.
The company said it is temporarily closing dining room seating over coronavirus fears, joining Starbucks in going takeout-only.
The two casual-dining giants accounted for eight of last week’s 10 most effective ads for full-service brands. On the QSR side, chicken and pizza spots dominated.
A ranking of chain commercials by consumer engagement shows the game program delivered for its restaurant sponsors.
A new feature of Restaurant Business looks at the week’s most effective TV ads.
See the full ranking of the Top 100 concepts, which account for more than $1.8 billion in annual revenue, and learn how they are putting hospitality first.
Peter Romeo highlights the moments restaurateurs miss at their own peril
As restaurants begin to reemerge, one year since it all began, Restaurant Business takes stock of the massive changes the virus has brought.