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Food

Study Finds Food Recalls Are Up Significantly Since 2013

2 days ago

Researchers aren’t sure if the rise in recalls is due to a more contaminated food supply or because new technology makes it easier to catch bacteria in products. Either way, we are screwed.

Chains

Domino’s CFO: Our New Expansion Strategy Hurt Comparable Sales in 2018

3 days ago

It's clear the pizza chain has placed greater emphasis on net sales and order count than on comparable store sales.

Sponsored

How Restaurateurs Are Tackling Staffing Issues

4 months ago

Staffing is a hot-button issue for chefs and restaurateurs across the country, with shortages hitting critical mass in larger markets like New York and San Francisco. If it’s not hiring for the core kitchen crew, it’s looking for flexible skilled staff to help fill immediate needs. For help on the fly, chefs like Andrew Corrigan are turning to Pared for help.

Independents

Restaurant Wine Lists Are Finally Getting Shorter

3 days ago

Nobody likes to stare down a hefty book of wine choices at a restaurant and pretend like they know what they're doing. Shorter, more tightly curated wine lists make more sense for staff and diners alike.

Tech

OpenTable Encourages Diners to Travel With Its New Loyalty Play

3 days ago

This is a prime example of "Why didn't they think of this sooner?"

Operations

Restaurant Megatrends 2019: Labor Crunch Determines In-Restaurant Changes

3 days ago

From sourcing smart technology integrations to managing staff more effectively, operators are rethinking how their restaurants are run in the face of rising labor costs and an ongoing war for industry talent.

Chains

Starbucks No Longer Dominates the Coffee Market in China

4 days ago

One-year-old startup Luckin' Coffee is making huge gains in China with an easy, straightforward strategy: sell cheaper coffee than Starbucks and be consistently faster on pick-up and delivery.

Chains

Shake Shack Plans to Launch Food Trucks in February

4 days ago

Shake Shack's food trucks are a smart play to boost company sales in the lucrative private events and catering space.

Tech

Yelp’s Underwhelming Performance Is Frustrating a Top Investor

4 days ago

This isn't the first time SQN Investors has made recommendations to help Yelp increase value for shareholders. The review site's failure to add many new accounts recently has investors antsy.