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Waffle House adds digital order-and-pay capabilities

The 24-hour diner chain expects its first major investment in digital technology to boost off-premise business. An app is scheduled to be rolled out in early 2024.

Operations

Restaurants rebel against new COVID restrictions

Operators are turning to the courts and rallying rank-and-file peers to defy new service limits.

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Geoff Hill of Roark Capital was tapped to head the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. Each organization also announced its new slate of directors.

This week's head-spinning restaurant moments included a suggestion in court that the "b" in IHOb stood for "bad news for Applebee's." That's just one of the long-shot gambles that came to light as oddsmakers considered the likelihood of restaurants charging into sports betting and who'll win the chain vs. independent bout.

New Technomic data reveals which brands diners called “dirty,” “greasy” and “filthy.”

Just-released Technomic data shows which chains have the greatest consumer satisfaction gap between dine-in and at-home occasions.

The dining public is saving lots of room for dessert. According to the National Restaurant Association’s 2006 Tableservice Restaurant Trends report, 30 percent of fine-dining operators, 27 percent of casual dining places and 32 percent of family restaurants say their customers are ordering more dessert now than they did two years ago. And data from NPD/CREST reveals that 12 percent of consumers order dessert at restaurants. So what should you be purchasing to satisfy these sweet cravings?

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