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Innovative Restaurateurs: Rick Bayless Is Still Stretching His Wings

3 months ago

After 32 years on the restaurant scene, you couldn’t blame Rick Bayless for kicking back. Instead, he’s rolling up his sleeves, minding each of his businesses — from airport locations to Chicago flagships — with care.

People

Interview: Alain Ducasse on Running a Successful Restaurant Empire

3 months ago

Alain Ducasse is a living legend with 20 Michelin stars and 30 restaurants bearing his name. Though he is famous for running France’s gilded dining rooms in its most expensive venues, the chef has recently expanded his business at a breakneck pace by focusing on multicultural cuisine and more affordable restaurant concepts.

People

Job Growth in U.S. Restaurants Remains Steady in April

3 months ago

Analysts forecasted a slowdown in job growth in April, especially after March numbers were revised down. But restaurants and the overall U.S. economy proved resilient.

People

The UAE’s Dining Scene Is Generating Plenty of Hype

3 months ago

Standards of dining out in The Middle East have been transformed over the past decade, thanks in large part to loads of new restaurant openings in the region by international chefs.

Sponsored

Five Things Restaurateurs Should Know About Millennial Business Travelers

4 months ago

With company money to spend, clients to entertain, and time to explore, the value of business travelers is often overlooked by restaurateurs. Due to their sheer size and spending power, millennial business travelers are an especially important audience that restaurateurs should get to know.

Chains

Yum China’s Female-Led Executive Ranks

5 months ago

Restaurant chains in the U.S. and other markets should take note of Yum China's promotion process.

Chains

Danny Trejo Proves Celebrity Restaurants Can Work

5 months ago

It was never Danny Trejo’s goal to open a chain of Mexican restaurants, but when the opportunity presented itself, he jumped at the chance. Now with only two other partners, he has a string of Trejo’s Tacos, Cantinas and Coffee & Donuts shops around Los Angeles, with more cities targeted for 2019.

People

Innovative Restaurateurs: Guiding Lettuce Entertain You’s Explosive Growth

5 months ago

Chicago’s most notable restaurant group now has 120 restaurants in nine states, but it is picky about the concepts it embraces.

Chains

Panera’s Ex-Owner in Legal Tussle Over Talent With New Owners

5 months ago

Shaich is clearly gearing up for his next act and he's getting the band back together.

Strategy

Skift Table’s Top Restaurant Marketers 2019

5 months ago

How do you get modern consumers to eat your burger, share photos of your food, or book a reservation? These leaders understand what it takes to market a restaurant brand to today's fickle diners. Competitors should take note.

People

Innovative Restaurateurs: Sam Fox Aims to Double the Size of His Empire by 2022

6 months ago

Sam Fox has always been a big deal out west. Now, he’s ready to replicate that success in new markets across the country.

Independents

Restaurant Megatrends 2019: Front of the House Hospitality Seriously Ups Its Game

6 months ago

After years of spotlighting the kitchen, front of house is rightfully getting its moment in the spotlight.