Tag: international

Tech

DoorDash Plans Significant Canadian Expansion in 2019

7 months ago

The international market provides ample opportunity for expansion as U.S.-based companies continue to attempt to keep up their pace of rapid growth.

Operations

EU Bans Single-Use Plastics in Restaurants

8 months ago

Bans like these truly feel like they're for the greater good, even if the change can be painful for businesses.

Chains

IHOP Will Open in Pakistan This Year

8 months ago

With IHOP's problems in the U.S. all but resolved, the chain has full license to seek added revenue overseas.

Food

After Two Years, Farmacy Is Still Selling Its Plant-Based Hype Abroad

1 year ago

In a market not exactly known for its vegan fare, Camilla Fayed's Farmacy works to create pleasing dishes with only plant-based ingredients, hopefully inspiring other businesses to make small but meaningful changes, too.

Chains

Starbucks Bets on Delivery to Save Its China Business

1 year ago

As recovery strategies go, hooking people on delivery coffee isn't a terrible idea.

People

How Italy’s Pietro Leemann Elevated Vegetarian Cuisine — Thirty Years and Counting

1 year ago

Imagine pioneering elevated vegetarian cuisine thirty years ago in a fine dining restaurant in Italy. It took a few years to take off, but chef Pietro Leeman hasn't looked back since — nary a noodle or tomato in sight.

Chains

Freddy’s Prepares to Open Its First International Outpost in Dubai

2 years ago

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers serves an Americana-style experience and menu of burgers, fries and frozen treats, and it will bring its brand overseas for the first time, to Dubai. It’s a path that has become familiar for a number of U.S.-based chains.

Chains

New York’s Melt Shop Fills the Fast Casual Void in Kuwait

2 years ago

Melt Shop only opened its first international restaurant, in Kuwait, in January, and already debuted a second location there in April. CEO Spencer Rubin discussed what it takes for a budding chain to make an overseas debut.

Independents

Amass Chef Explains How to Hit the Money Spot With a Zero-Waste Restaurant

2 years ago

Zero-waste is the food world’s latest favorite catchphrase, but only a few restaurateurs are turning the trend into sustainable profits.

Food

Michelin Brings Attention to Under-the-Radar Japanese Cuisine

2 years ago

Restaurateurs have been having a hard time attracting tourists to the Tohoku region of Japan, but Michelin's new spotlight on Tohoku's samurai cuisine is helping to change that.

Chains

Taco Bell Says Australian Success Is Going to Drive ‘Explosive Growth’

2 years ago

We are not going to hate on Taco Bell's global ambitions, but we will point out that it's a long way from being a novelty hit with beer and margaritas to the type of growth it was once used to in the U.S.

Food

Why Global Restaurant Chains Embrace (Some) Local Flavors

2 years ago

Menu development is a painstaking process. When U.S. chains develop menu items for overseas locations, they must be even more conscious of striking a balance between brand consistency and familiar local flavors.