Q2 earnings roundup: Chuy’s, Ruth’s Chris, STK

Increasing traffic is still a challenge in casual dining, as these three brands showed in their most recent financial results.


Chuy’s looks to boost awareness, partly through catering

The regional chain intends to raise familiarity through a combination of nontraditional and tried-and-true marketing efforts.

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.

Reports of new cases routinely cite eating places as the source of the contamination, but an alarm has yet to sound.

The 100-unit casual chain is also looking to bolster sales and profits by charging more fully into catering.

New research finds turnover climbing again, along with restaurants’ hiring plans.

The Mexican casual chain puts the blame on escalating labor costs and the effects of bad weather.

Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, consumers reveal their top restaurant chains for the Mexican favorite.

The chain says it will pour $1.5 million into those areas this year.

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