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Five Things Restaurateurs Should Know About Millennial Business Travelers

5 days 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

2 weeks 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

3 weeks 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

4 weeks 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

4 weeks 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

1 month 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.

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

2 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

2 months ago

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

Operations

Restaurant Megatrends 2019: Restaurants Finally Create Healthier Work Cultures

2 months ago

After a rough 2018, the restaurant industry has made some progress toward better employee treatment across the board.

Operations

Restaurant Megatrends 2019: Labor Crunch Determines In-Restaurant Changes

2 months 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.

People

U.S. Government Shutdown Means Restaurants Can’t Vet Workers

2 months ago

Despite the headaches here, the worst-case scenario is a few people get a job and do some good work before they are "found out."

People

Interview: Michelin’s Old Boss Has New Culinary Goals at Jumeirah

2 months ago

What happens when a culinary tastemaker is handed the reins of a young culinary empire with deep pockets? We're about to find out.