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America's favorite family-dining chains


One Gold Plate winner will be selected from the honorees in the annual ceremony recognizing the stars of the foodservice industry.

The decline was particularly sharp for fine-dining restaurants and local units of Starbucks and Chick-fil-A.

Roy Street Coffee and Tea had been open in Seattle for a decade.

Employees could only be discharged for what arbitrators adjudge to be “just cause.”