In 2018, restaurant success is a four-letter word: H-I-R-E

It's all about the hire...and keeping the hire.

National Restaurant Association offers free harassment prevention webinars

This summer, the National Restaurant Association said its ServSafe sexual harassment prevention webinars are available at no charge to the restaurant industry through the servsafe.com website. The initiative is a new training vehicle that the NRA announced at its show...

Survey: Employers hiring more summer help than previous year

Nearly all employers — 95 percent — said in a recent survey that they are adding more shifts this summer compared to last year. Due to the increased applying and hiring process, many employers have gone digital with application processing...

Chick-fil-A boosts employee scholarship pool to $14.5M

More than 5,700 Chick-fil-A employees are the beneficiaries of what the company said is the highest unrestricted per-employee scholarship investment in the industry. The brand said it boosted its total pool of dollars in the fund by $5.7 million this...

April restaurant sales best in nearly 3 years

For the restaurant industry, April did indeed bring showers, but those of increased business, according to the most recent data from TDn2K, showing that same-store sales grew 1.5 percent, up 0.7 from March. It was the industry's best month since...

McDonald's triples tuition assistance

McDonald's is vastly reducing the required number of weekly hours, as well as months of employment workers need to tap into its Archways to Opportunity education program. A news release said that the mega-QSR will allot $150 million over five years to provide almost 400,000 U.S.

Did Labor Department squelch anti-tip-pooling data?

Did Labor Department squelch anti-tip-pooling data?

Restaurant industry workers and associated groups will show up at the U.S. Labor Department's doorstep Monday afternoon to fight back against what they allege is deception and obfuscation around the DOL's proposal to make servers' tips property of restaurant ownership....

Taco Bell puts $3M in pot for this year's Live Mas scholarships

Taco Bell is rolling out its third year of Live Mas Scholarships, an annual award program for students and employees designed to help the QSR not only attract but retain top talent in the fast food sector, according to a...

Subway hires former Arby’s exec as VP of global brand management and innovation

Subway has hired Len Van Popering as its VP of global brand management and innovation. He will drive the brand's ongoing global transformation through food innovation — including core menu items, snacks and beverages — brand positioning, visual identity, and...

HotSchedules integrates workplace management platform with POS

HotSchedules has integrated its workplace management platform to NCR Aloha's restaurant point of sale solution. Restaurants will be able to use this solution to analyze sales trends and forecasting data, according to a press release. This joint solution will help...

Captain D's promotes veteran employee to director of ops

Captain D's is putting a veteran of the brand, who started at the company at age16, in one of its top operations jobs, a company news release said. Summer Sims has been promoted to director of operations, where she will...

Taco Bueno hires new COO, CMO

Taco Bueno's has hired a new COO and CMO.  COO Tony Darden and CMO Sarah Beddoe bring extensive industry experience to their positions and will develop Taco Bueno's market share and brand image, according to a press release.

Grubhub integrates with Breadcrumb, Oracle’s Micros and Toast

Grubhub has announced its integration with point of sale systems Breadcrumb, Oracle's Micros and Toast. Foodservice establishments using these systems can now manage all orders, both in-house and takeout, from one device. The integration will also allow restaurants to more...

Jack in the Box begins CFO search

Jack in the Box is beginning the search for a chief financial officer to take over when CFO Jerry Rebel retires next year, according to a news release. The 12-year veteran of the fast food company is credited with dramatically...

Captain D's names CMO

Captain D's has named former Papa John's, Arby's and Pizza Hut marketing executive, Bob Kraut to its top marketing spot, according to a news release. As the chain's CMO, Kraut will oversee marketing strategies for the brand. "Bob brings more...

Bronx McDonald’s introduces self-serve kiosks, adds employees

A McDonald’s in the Bronx, New York, that recently reopened with self-serve kiosks has significantly added the number of employees, according to welcome2thebronx.com.

Former Captain D's employee opens location in Myrtle Beach

A new Captain D's unit has opened in Myrtle Beach with franchisees, Scottie Smith and Robert Brooks at the helm, according to a press release. Smith previously worked at Captain D's for 23 years and realized the brand's potential in...

Villa taps Lauren Liuzzi for digital marketing position

Lauren Liuzzi will be Villa Restaurant Group's new communications and digitial marketing strategy manager, according to a press release. "We are thrilled to announce Lauren's new role in our Communications and Digital Marketing department," said Director of Communications and Digital...

Munchery taps James Beriker for CEO

Munchery appointed James Beriker to be its new CEO, according to a press release. "We are excited to have James on board to lead our new phase of growth," said Munchery board member, co-founder and Sherpa Capital Managing Director Shervin...

Bojangles' debuts renovated restaurant concept

Where can you go to eat and also get Wi-Fi, multiple-device charging stations, steel canopies and a Biscuit Theater? According to a press release, that's what you'll find at the new renovated locations of Bojangles, beginning next year in the...

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