Ruth's Chris

Food

Steak rides the wave

The math is simple: A strong economy = strong steakhouse business.

Marketing

Restaurants go further afield to grow loyalty enrollment and use

The aim is getting precious space on customers’ phones for an app.

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

Comps for company units rose 1.3%, with beef costs dropping 10%.

Mike O’Donnell will cede his duties as CEO of Ruth’s Hospitality Group on Aug. 10.

Traditional pestos are getting reworked with various herbs, nuts, chili peppers and veggies.

The steak category grew sales by 2.9%, to $11.2 billion, and units by 0.7%, to 2,767.

Bartenders share what’s hot with consumers and what’s not, as well as the promotions they're using to drive sales.

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.

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