Restaurant group wants feds to revamp proposed overtime policy proposal

The proposed new federal overtime rules are not sitting well with the National Council of Chain Restaurants.

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Are you 'CONNECTING' with your customers?

The CONNECT 2015 Mobile Innovation Summit will teach restaurant operators and retailers how to provide customers with mobile connections to help build a loyal fan base.

Receiving 101: Control and Safety

Whoever is in charge of receiving should follow a standard set of rules in order to maintain the safety of food and ensure you protect your bottom line.

5 ways surveillance can improve restaurant ops

The advancements in video surveillance over recent years have made it possible for restaurant managers to document restaurant operations, observe customer traffic, keep a close eye on cash handling, make sure safety protocols are met, track food inventory and monitor employee behavior.

IPO or No? Top considerations for restaurants thinking about going public

Last year saw a marked increase in restaurants exploring going public, with around half a dozen concepts taking the plunge with an IPO. When is it time for a brand to go public?

Creating franchise-friendly supply chains

A well-managed supply chain accomplishes three vital goals that are critical to a franchisee’s operations and bottom line:

Debunking Top 5 restaurant EMV myths

While it’s important to make the transition to EMV to avoid liability and minimize risk, restaurant operators should proceed with careful consideration to avoid falling for third-party scare tactics.

Fiesta Group's CEO chats about what it takes to run a thriving restaurant

Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana have seen explosive growth, which CEO Tim Taft attributes to innovation, technology and great customer service.

3 ways restaurants can use automation to drive business value

Exactly how is IT automation helping restaurants?

Tips for saving money with merchant service providers

Checkout our list of things to look out for in merchant services to make sure you’re keeping more of your hard earned profits.

Industry gears up for NRA show

The restaurant industry’s biggest show of the year is kicking off Saturday when tens of thousands of restaurant operators and vendors meet in Chicago for the NRA event.

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NEWS


NY restaurant owners to governor: Keep NY open for business

More than 100 restaurant owners and operators representing hundreds of restaurants across New York sent a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo imploring him to keep New York open for business.

Online menu maker upgrades platform

Online menu maker iMenuPro has upgraded its platform to help restaurateurs and small business owners create menus without investing enormous amounts of time and energy.

Togo’s seeking 'fastest sandwich maker'

Togo's Eateries has announced the return of the National Sandwich Making Contest, a competition to find the chain's fastest sandwich maker in the United States.

Noodles & Co names Mark A. Mears as CMO

Noodles & Company has named Mark A. Mears as its EVP and chief marketing officer effective July 20.

Five Guys investors take bite out of Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint announced today that S&S Group LLC is joining the Uncle Maddio’s team as minority stakeholders in the company and will serve on its board of directors.

Chain restaurants want health care law reform

The National Council of Chain Restaurants supports court's ruling.

Webinar download available: 'Why You Can't Afford to Miss the Fast Casual Pizza Revolution'

A free webinar, "Why You Can't Afford to Miss the Fast Casual Pizza Revolution," is now available for download.

OrderSnapp launches free POS for pizzerias, small restaurants

The tablet is designed for startups looking to control investment costs and current restaurant owners who want to avoid expensive upgrades on old POS systems.

Noodles & Co president leaving to become CEO of casual brand

Noodles & Company has announced the resignation of Keith Kinsey, president and COO.

Zoës searching for new CFO

Zoës Kitchen has announced the resignation of Jason Morgan, CFO and SVP.

Togo's improves POS security with fingerprint readers

Togo’s has deployed fingerprint readers to help increase security, improve accountability and reduce fraud at the POS.

Juice It Up! adds VP of engineering

Juice It Up! has hired David Bird as its new VP of construction and engineering.

Corner Bakery names former Pepsi exec as CMO

Corner Bakery Cafe has appointed Justin Lambeth as CMO.

Sales down at Cosi

Così Inc. reported this month that its estimated systemwide comparable restaurant sales are down for the 2015 Period 5.

Now trading: Wingstop

Wingstop opened for trading this month on the Nasdaq Stock Market.

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