Saladworks was facing bankruptcy in 2015, when Centre Lane Partners bought it for nearly $17 million. Since then, CEO Patrick Sugrue has been working to breathe new life into the 30-year-old brand. "You have to be able to fail fast...
You may be running a well-structured training program for new staff in the hopes that they’ll learn quickly and become more productive, but you might be missing a critical piece in your evaluation of staff growth — the impact new staff are having on sales and profitability.
On April 1, a whole new foodservice business website hits the online world to cover everything about the growing food truck industry worldwide.
Jennifer Klawin, SVP, brand strategy, West Coast for BuzzFeed, shared social media tips with restaurateurs.
Wearables in the food industry can increase in-house communication with the entire staff and elevate the customer service experience, giving you an edge over competitors in an aggressively competitive industry.
CKE Restaurant Group CEO Andrew Pudzer has officially withdrawn his name from the nomination for Labor Secretary.
Coming up with attractive and creative Valentine's Day promos can be a challenge when nearly every restaurant on the planet is competing for the consumer’s love and affection. Check out some of this year's promotions.
CEO Willie Degel thinks the industry should have a specific minimum wage for private companies with less than $25 million in revenues, a higher wage for private companies making $25-$50 million and an even higher wage for publicly traded companies.
Pizza Marketplace wishes you a Happy Pizza Day. And just for kicks, we thought we'd share a little list that Welcomemat Services sent our way about which towns' residents redeemed the most free Welcomemat pizza gifts over the last year when Texas and Michigan showed a special fondness for the pies.
Long white dress. Bouquets of exotic flowers.
To help operators avoid common pitfalls and to learn about the new technology now available to help restaurateurs succeed, Networld Media Group is hosting two events focusing on franchise growth and innovation.
Across the U.S. this pre-Super Bowl week, restaurant owners, employees and vendors are probably popping extra vitamins — maybe even carb-loading a little in anticipation of the monumental demands coming Sunday. Here three brands relay the worries, the work and the potential wealth at stake.
Brands will fight for their piece of the pie on what the USDA describes as the No. 2 food holiday of the year. Fifteen percent — or about 48 million people — will place some type of food order.
Considering President Donald Trump's passion for business, many were hoping the relationship between the restaurant industry and the government would be less strained. Feelings about his leadership are mixed, however.
From Super Bowl Sunday to Valentine’s Day Tuesday, February may be the dead of winter in the Northern hemisphere, but this second month of the year is still brimming with marketing opportunities for restaurants to attract consumers suffering from cabin fever.
Who knew technology could help restaurateurs get the right human touch tableside? Two large restaurant companies tell their highly profitable story.
Brand promotional opportunities are everywhere for the restaurant industry, and there may be no better examples of that than two national news events this week that two very different brands used to their great advantage.
With 1.8 billion active users each month, nearly one-third of whom are in that golden 25-to-34 demographic, Facebook is a potential source of restaurant gold, making the quality of a brand's participation in the social media venue absolutely critical to...
Sometimes, brands like people do better solo than as a member of even the nicest restaurant family. Such has been the case for a brand that is actually the nation's oldest restaurant chain, A&W.
Businesses and individuals driven by a passion for serving all types of food are recognizing the opportunity to launch a food truck. While these entrepreneurs hail from a variety of backgrounds, they all face the challenges of having sufficient capital, defining their niche, establishing a solid business strategy and executing it.