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How to Turn Around a Failing Restaurant - or Avoiding That in the First Place

How to Turn Around a Failing Restaurant – or Avoiding That in the First Place

Restaurants are like living things. They are born and, sooner or later, they die. Much as with people who mind their health, the variable that owners seek to control is the amount of time between those two events. For some restaurants, that period is tragically abbreviated. When a restaurant closes, […]

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Ovation Brands Closes 74 Underperforming Restaurants

Ovation Brands Closes 74 Underperforming Restaurants

Ovation Brands has released the following statement about the closing of 74 underperforming Old Country Buffet, Hometown Buffet, Ryan’s, Fire Mountain and Country Buffet restaurants: Ovation Brands was acquired by Food Management Partners in August 2015. Since that time, we have continued to execute former management’s operating plan to stabilize […]

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Breaking the curse of unlucky restaurant locations

Across South Florida, numerous locations stick out as unlucky addresses for restaurants — places with frequent turnover where nothing ever seems to stick. Restaurant flops can be blamed on lousy food, overpriced food, shoddy service, a flawed concept, lack of cash, inadequate parking, poor management, an off-the-beaten-path location or some […]

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How to close a restaurant

Each year, hundreds of city restaurants close forever, victims of high rents, economic cycles and fickle diners. So it should not have come as a surprise when restaurateur Danny Meyer announced in late September that he was pulling the plug on three-star Indian eatery Tabla, primarily because its exotic cuisine […]

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