A restaurateur’s hiring guide


River Subs LLC, a large operator out of San Antonio is seeking Chapter 11 debt protection after losing a nearly $3 million judgment in a wrongful death lawsuit.

The drive-in chain is a longtime beverage destination, but the category has gotten increasingly competitive with new players and expanded drink selections on menus.

Kitchens would need to be cooled down whenever the temperature hits 87 degrees. Breaks, "cool-down areas" and water would also have to be provided.

The sports bar chain abruptly shut its doors in parts of Texas, Florida, Kentucky and Virginia. A local media outlet put the total number of closures at 40.