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Papa John’s Founder Regrets Resigning as Chairman

3 months ago

That's what he regrets? We can think of a long list of regrettable actions that rank well above resigning.

People

Papa John’s Begins Removing Papa John From its Marketing

3 months ago

John Schnatter blamed kneeling NFL players on its declining performance last year, but his televangelist demeanor had been a turnoff for ages. When your food tastes bad and your mascot is a narcissist, it's hard to sell pizza.

Chains

Papa John’s Founder Out as Chairman After Latest Failure

3 months ago

It's unfortunate he was given enough responsibility within the company — after all that's happened — that it came to this. We've felt Schnatter had to go for a long time.

People

Dunkin’ Brands Gets a Brand New CEO

3 months ago

One of the new CEO's top priorities will be managing franchisee concerns around — what else — labor and staffing issues.

People

Better Pay for Restaurant Workers Means Higher Menu Prices for Diners

4 months ago

As much as consumers and restaurant operators don't want to see higher prices, they do need to rise. In the end, this will benefit everyone.

People

Chef Marcus Samuelsson Talks His New Series, ‘No Passport Required’

4 months ago

All you need to appreciate Eater’s new series on PBS is a willingness to listen. A decent appetite won’t hurt, though—not only for delicious food, but for knowledge and understanding of other, often marginalized, cultures, possibly in your own city.

People

Training Chefs to Be Policy Advocates (and Activists, Too)

4 months ago

We like to think chefs, restaurateurs, and political minds all want what's best for workers in the industry. In some cases, all it takes is a bit of education to get everyone on the same page.

Food

Restaurants Navigate the Rough Waters Between Sourcing and the Seafood Industry

4 months ago

As mounting issues surround seafood traceability and overfishing, sourcing sustainably caught fish and responsibly farmed shellfish is more important (and challenging) than ever for restaurateurs.

Operations

Millennials Are the Worst Tippers, Study Says

4 months ago

As multiple U.S. cities argue over the tip credit and minimum wage, both who tips and how they tip should be taken into account as we try to figure out the best way to fairly compensate employees.

Food

Portugal’s Best Chefs Can Finally Be Found in Portugal

4 months ago

In past years an influx of tourists would mean restaurants pandered to the worst common denominator. It's good news now that in many markets visitors want something local — and they're willing to pay for it.

Chains

McDonald’s Makes Its Executive Cuts Official

4 months ago

McDonald's should be careful not to sack too many execs outside of its headquarters. It needs people who understand what franchisees need. It doesn't want to be another Subway after all.

People

The Restaurant World Responds to Anthony Bourdain’s Death

4 months ago

In a few short years, Bourdain made interpersonal connections through food that would have been difficult or impossible any other way. If the outpouring of warmth following his death is any indication, what he accomplished won't fade away any time soon.