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People

French Chef Paul Bocuse Dies at Age 91

2 hours ago

Calling Bocuse "influential" doesn't begin to cover it.

Independents

Taste Test: New York City’s $50 Cup of Coffee

24 hours ago

A $50 cup of coffee may not be worth it for buyers, but it is certainly worth much more than that in terms of marketing.

Food

Panera Thinks Runny Yolks Will Help It Beat McDonald’s at Breakfast

1 day ago

Panera has certainly set high standards, but it's consistency across its operations that remains the real challenge.

Design

Restaurant Megatrends 2018: Design Has a ‘More Is More’ Moment

2 days ago

Distinctive elements will dominate in restaurant design through 2018. Bold color choices, stand-out patterns, text-heavy neon signage, and witty branding will shape identities for new spaces, and the perceptions of those who experience them— virtually or otherwise.

Sponsored

New eBook: What Can You Do With a Hospitality Degree?

2 days ago

A new eBook from Johnson & Wales University’s College of Online Education lets data, successful students and alumni in the field, and a distinguished professor answer how a degree can make all the difference.

Independents

Restaurant Megatrends 2018: Restaurants Use Experiences to Fight Delivery Boom

2 days ago

The in-restaurant experience is changing, and it’s a direct result of new technologies aimed at making our lives simpler. Sometimes the tech creates a threat, as has happened with delivery. And sometimes it creates opportunity, as we see in the ways smart restaurants are addressing said threat.

People

Chef Q&A: Maaemo’s Success Starts With Its Staff

3 days ago

Bang respects but rejects today's celebrated chef culture, however, his commitment to the essentials and transparency around his decisions have (rightly) exalted him and Maaemo to the role models they are today.

Operations

The Megatrends Defining Restaurants in 2018

3 days ago

These are the ideas that will shape the year ahead in restaurants from tech to design to finance and beyond.

Tech

Skift Table Newsletter Is Now Published 5 Days a Week

4 days ago

Don’t miss out on all the news you need to better understand the business of dining out.

Chains

McDonald’s Packaging Will Go Sustainable, Recyclable by 2025

4 days ago

The one-two punch of this initiative may be what makes it successful. All the recyclable packaging in the world won't help if no one actually, you know, recycles it.

Operations

Tax Changes Mean More Power Lunches, Less Sporting Events

5 days ago

We have a hard time feeling too bad for corporate season ticket holders. Plus, the potential upside for the restaurant business is encouraging.

Chains

Chef Massimo Bottura Has a New Restaurant Inside a Gucci Store in Florence

1 week ago

The distance between a restaurant in a Gucci store in Italy and one in a Las Vegas resort is much shorter than geography would lead one to believe.