3 cheers for a restaurant Festivus
For a day, we wanted to forget the industry's problems and focus on why restaurants deserve a holiday of their own. Here are three random reasons.
Top 10 most welcoming chains for solo diners—and 5 that still have work to do
A look at the top chains winning with solo diners—as well as those scoring high with most consumers but missing the mark when it comes to dine-alone guests.
More than half of the restaurant industry’s $491 billion in sales come from the Top 500 chains. And these giants grew at a modestly stronger rate, both in terms of sales and store counts, than the industry overall. Restaurant Business focused on the leading 250 performers to identify trends for our first-ever special report delivering lessons from Technomic’s annual Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report. This special package includes lessons for all operators from the largest chains by segment, menu category and more.