The U.S. House of Representatives Tuesday passed the Save Local Business Act, a decision that the National Restaurant Association described as a win for restaurant owners. "We strongly applaud Congress for standing up for restaurants and small businesses across the...
Shakey's Pizza and Firehouse Subs are among the brands that have committed to registering nearly 500 restaurant and hotel apprentices in the Hospitality Sector Registered Apprenticeship program organized by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. The first-of-its-kind program was jointly...
Building a successful brand has three parts: storytelling, club making and country building, according to a branding expert at the National Restaurant Show.
The National Restaurant Association and its educational foundation have been pushing for more love from the feds for apprenticeships and this week they got their wishes.
Globalization has created opportunity for American brands in the U.K., where restaurants face many of the same challenges and opportunities as the U.S.
With rapid-fire delivery and an upbeat attitude, menu analyst and Kruse Co. owner, Nancy Kruse, last week told a standing room only crowd at the National Restaurant Association show in Chicago that these are rapidly changing times in food service, with a paradigm shift that is forcing restaurants to adapt or die.
It's almost impossible to see the two-miles of products and services at the NRA show, so in this two-part series, FastCasual highlights several that made their debuts at the show.
The editors of FastCasual, Pizza Marketplace, QSRWeb and Food Truck Operator share some highlights from the 2017 NRA show in Chicago.
The sands are shifting almost daily and almost on every front: That's the verdict from five restaurant industry leaders who shared their views Monday on the state of the industry at the National Restaurant Association show in Chicago Saturday.
There's a new food sheriff in town in the form of the federal government's new dietary guidelines, but many restaurants aren't going to find it difficult to offer menu items that meet those guidelines.
The RPI – a monthly composite index that tracks the health of and outlook for the U.S. restaurant industry – stood at 102.7 in January, which represented the fourth consecutive month above the level of 102.
States whose restaurant workforces represent the largest proportions of their overall employment include Nevada, with 16 percent; Hawaii, with 14 percent and Florida, with 12 percent. Nationally, the percentage is at about 10 percent.
Nine out of 10 workers surveyed say the restaurant industry is a good place to land a first job.
Heartland and the National Restaurant Association will host a Twitter chat on secure payment data for restaurants on Feb. 12 at 1 p.m. Eastern.
According to the NRA, Arizona is projected to post a close to 24 percent restaurant job increase and Florida and Texas each is projected to post over 22 percent gains over the 10-year period from 2015 to 2025. Georgia and Utah are expected to grow 21 percent.
The National Restaurant Association's (NRA) President and CEO Dawn Sweeney has been named one of 2015's "Most Powerful People in Food" by The Daily Meal for the third year in a row.
New restaurants are set to open in three of the five states the NRA predicts will have strong sales in 2015.
According to the National Restaurant Association's 2015 Restaurant Industry Forecast, Arizona and Florida are projected to post 4.9 percent sales increases. North Dakota and Texas follow at 4.8 percent, Colorado at 4.3 percent, and California and Utah at 3.9 percent.
It's been a busy week in Washington. From the State of the Union address to the Supreme Court to more on the minimum wage, here's a round-up of hot public policy topics for restaurants.
The restaurant industry posted its eighth consecutive monthly increase and strongest volume ever in December, adding 43,600 jobs.