Menu innovation accelerates
Renewed R&D is powering menus forward after the pandemic slowed things down.
The owner of Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes files for Chapter 7 bankruptcy
Garden Fresh Restaurants opts for liquidation rather than reopening its buffet-centric restaurants due to coronavirus restrictions.
The 50-foot salad bar at Souplantation/Sweet Tomatoes is a big draw for guests who come to create customized salads. But the 125-unit chain also offers four varying “recipe” salads tossed fresh every 20 minutes in exhibition kitchens at each location. The most recent of these is the Grilled Steakhouse Salad.