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Chains

The Cheesecake Factory Is Making the Most of Its Delivery Partnership

3 hours ago

In the land of exclusive chain partnerships, The Cheesecake Factory's relationship with DoorDash is one that it feels very comfortable bragging about.

Food

U.S. Restaurants Embrace Full Nose-to-Tail Meat Eating

10 hours ago

We're just glad the article mentions on multiple occasions that the rest of the world has been doing this for a long time.

Sponsored

Free Report: Restaurateurs Look to Stop Online Fraud Before It Starts

5 months ago

With fraudsters targeting the food and beverage industry in new and creative ways, companies must take every precaution to protect themselves and their customers. Many are turning to Forter for identity-based fraud prevention that protects e-commerce merchants during every stage of the customer lifecycle.

Independents

How World-Renowned Tartine Bakery Tackled Its Most Ambitious Project Yet

2 days ago

Tartine Bakery has been a San Francisco staple since 2002, but now it’s a global brand, with seven locations around the world. Here’s how (and why) it tackled its largest and most ambitious project to date: an expansive 40,000-square-foot bakery, cafe, and restaurant complex in Los Angeles.

Marketing

There’s Another Restaurant Awards Show on the Way

4 days ago

The cheeky categories and promises to be different (no doubt learned the hard way by the World's 50 Best founder) actually make this awards show sound fun.

Chains

Starbucks Will Open an All-Day Restaurant in Shanghai

4 days ago

Starbucks' renewed focus on China comes as it has rethought strategies in other global markets. Where laissez faire works in Europe, it doesn't in China.

Chains

Starbucks and Politics Probably Aren’t a Good Mix

5 days ago

We think the concern here is overblown, especially at this point. Where are the coffee drinkers going to go, Dunkin'?

Operations

Restaurant Chains Push Back Against New York’s Proposed Cashless Ban

6 days ago

The restaurant operators are urging local government to consider the operational efficiencies that going cashless provides, while local government urges operators to consider the larger implications of closing off their restaurants to customers who don't have easy access to bank accounts. At least at this point, it doesn't exactly sound like either side is listening to the other.

Chains

Taco Bell Nearly Doubles Television Advertising Spend in January

6 days ago

Last month called for the restaurant industry to recharge its TV marketing efforts after a slow holiday period. Taco Bell just did so better than anyone else.