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Here are some key milestones from the last 100 years.
With about one-tenth of the American workforce in the restaurant space, there’s no denying that industry has had a hand in shaping labor in America.
Back-of-house tech has come a long way since crushed ice dispensers were considered innovative.
After relocating from Kansas City, Mo., to the more central location of Chicago, the National Restaurant Association continued to focus on Depression issues.
The restaurant industry faced a critical challenge when President John F. Kennedy posed a hike in the federal minimum wage as a patriotic way of combating poverty and a growing disparity in incomes.
When war broke out with Iraq over its invasion of Kuwait, U.S. restaurants braced for a downturn in traffic.
Bold attempts to disrupt the business often fizzled, but not before influencing the industry’s direction.
As the entities continue to work together to support the industry, a formal document sets out the rules of interaction.
Here's what Editor-at-Large Peter Romeo learned trekking through 100 years of the restaurant industry.
A deep dive into the industry’s history sheds light on where we’re going.
These emerging chains are the growth vehicles to watch—the ones poised to be major industry players in the coming years.
Food trends and recipes to keep menus fresh
New restaurants and soon-to-open concepts worth monitoring
RB’s exclusive ranking of the highest-grossing independent restaurants
Peter Romeo highlights the moments restaurateurs miss at their own peril
Ideas from the field you may want to borrow