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Restaurant Chain Growth Report 5/23/17

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 5/23/17

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Camp Pendleton, CA-based ROBERTO’S VERY MEXICAN FOOD (founded 1964) has increased by 1 unit, from 4 to 5 (25% growth). These quick serve […]

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Restaurant Chain Growth Report 5/16/17

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 5/16/17

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Racine, WI-based O & H DANISH BAKERY (founded 1949) has increased by 1 unit, from 4 to 5 (25% growth). This quick serve […]

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Q&A: Recognizing the Industry Leaders for Food Allergy Safety & Training

Q&A: Recognizing the Industry Leaders for Food Allergy Safety & Training

You’d be hard pressed these days to find a restaurant or university dining hall that hasn’t encountered a guest with a food allergy or intolerance.  Roughly 15 million Americans have food allergies and the most severe reactions can be fatal. Some food establishments may view special dietary requests as a […]

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Brand Drivers in QSR: All About the Experience

Brand Drivers in QSR: All About the Experience

New study highlights the sharp contrast between stated intent and actual drivers of brand choice in QSR Lunch is about menu selection, familiarity and comfort; dinner is a chance to seek out new experiences A new report by Catapult Marketing finds the experience-driven marketplace includes consumer selection of where to […]

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Q&A: Menu Labeling Delay from the Experts

Q&A: Menu Labeling Delay from the Experts

With Claire Willis, Director of Nutrition at MenuTrinfo,LLC As the FDA delays menu labeling yet one more time Claire Willis, the Director of Nutrition for MenuTrinfo, sits for questions to add some clarity mixed in with a little speculation. Restauranteurs are just simply trying to understand what others in the […]

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Restaurant Chain Growth Report 5/09/17

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 5/09/17

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Washington, DC-based GOOD STUFF EATERY (founded 2008) has increased by 1 unit, from 5 to 6 (20% growth). These fast casual burger restaurants […]

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Restaurant Chain Growth Report 5/02/17

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 5/02/17

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). San Jose, CA-based PHO HOA NOODLE SOUP (founded 1983) has increased by 12 units, from 60 to 72 (20% growth). These quick serve […]

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Restaurant Chain Growth Report 4/25/17

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 4/25/17

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). California-based STEFANO’S SOLAR POWERED PIZZA has increased by 1 unit, from 3 to 4 (33% growth). This fast casual pizzeria is open for […]

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Restaurant Chain Growth Report 4/18/17

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 4/18/17

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Austin, TX-based PLUCKERS WING BAR (founded 1995) has increased by 1 unit for the Pluckers Wing Bar concept, from 17 to 18 (6% […]

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Clay Raymer Joins Sandelman as National Sales Manager

Clay Raymer Joins Sandelman as National Sales Manager

Clay Raymer has joined Sandelman as the new National Sales Manager. He will be leading all sales efforts, and is based out of Chicago. Clay cut his teeth in the restaurant industry working for both fast-food and casual-dining restaurant chains as a student.  After graduation, Clay joined Kansas City ad […]

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From the Challenges of Technology, Delivery and Labor Costs, to Sparse Growth Possibilities, the Restaurant Industry Faces a Defining Moment, Says AlixPartners Study

From the Challenges of Technology, Delivery and Labor Costs, to Sparse Growth Possibilities, the Restaurant Industry Faces a Defining Moment, Says AlixPartners Study

Consumer survey shows that travel and other experiences are replacing dining-out. High-frequency diners who patronize fast-food and fast-casual establishments at least twice weekly intend to cut back their visits by 8% and 13%, respectively, over the next 12 months Among those planning to dine out less in the coming 12 […]

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Restaurant Chain Growth Report 4/11/17

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 4/11/17

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Olyphant, PA-based WALL STREET DELI (founded 2002) has increased by 1 unit, from 7 to 8 (14% growth). These fast casual sandwich restaurants […]

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Restaurant Chain Growth Report 4/04/17

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 4/04/17

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Charlotte, NC-based SHOWMAR’S RESTAURANT (founded 1982) has increased by 2 units, from 30 to 32 (7% growth). These family style American restaurants are […]

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Denver's Pot Industry Has Unexpected Downside for Restaurants

Denver’s Pot Industry Has Unexpected Downside for Restaurants

Restaurant workers in the Mile High City are asking: Why work in a stressful kitchen when you can make $22 an hour in a greenhouse? It’s hard to think of an American city that isn’t experiencing a restaurant boom these days. Put Denver at the top of that list: By […]

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