Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries Continues North Carolina Expansion

Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries, a highly lauded All-American family-friendly diner, is scheduled to open a Fayetteville, North Carolina, location on October 24.

The 10 Essential College Restaurants

Bustling foot traffic, fervent fans, and vibrant surroundings turn these college eateries into powerhouse institutions.

Nancy Batista-Caswell to Open Oak + Rowan in November

At just 34-years old, Restaurateur Nancy Batista-Caswell, proprietor of Ceia Kitchen + Bar and BRINE located in Newburyport, Massachusetts, announced the opening of her highly anticipated third res

Rebranding Reinvigorates Cheddar’s Casual Café

When Aubrey Good and Doug Rogers opened the first Cheddar’s Casual Café in 1979, they never considered serving guests anything but scratch-made meals.

Tapping Into the Future of Wine

Sixty Vines built its restaurant around the once taboo concept of tap wine. The result? They're selling more, saving the planet, and appealing to every generation and price point.

The One Thing You Must Learn to Survive a Minimum Wage Increase
The One Thing You Must Learn to Survive a Minimum Wage Increase

Because you cannot overcome minimum wage increases with labor cuts alone

NoMad Chefs On How They're Inspiring the Next Generation

The NoMad hotel in the heart of New York City has roughly 100 kitchen employees, including line cooks, 15 sous chefs, and managers at different kitchen levels.

The Culinary Institute of America at Copia to Open in Mid-November

The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) at Copia is opening in mid-November.

Dallas' Kitchen LTO Re-Opens Next Week

Dallas’ Kitchen LTO (formerly in Trinity Groves) will re-open in Deep Ellum at 2901 Elm Street on October 25 with Executive Chef Josh Harmon and Melissa Ellis as the featured artist.

NYC's Kellari Taverna Partners with Monterey Bay Aquarium

New York City restaurant Kellari Taverna announced a formal partnership with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program, committing to serve only seafood caught or farmed in ocean-friendly way

Trump International's Sixteen Tells a Culinary Story

At Sixteen, Chef Thomas Lents lets the food write the narrative.

Michael Mina's Pizza & Burger Finds Permanent Home at Fontainebleau

Pizza & Burger by Michael Mina, the savory summer pop-up from nationally acclaimed star chef Michael Mina that took over Michael Mina 74 in June, will now have a permanent home at the iconic Fo

The Complete List of 2016 Great American Beer Festival Winners

The Great American Beer Festival, which took place in Denver from October 5—7, awarded 286 medals to some of the best commercial breweries in the U.S.

US Foods' Tipping Point Boosts Sales, Service at Independent Restaurants

Looking to close the gap between single-unit operators and large chains, US Foods' latest program standardizes training and improves operations.

Local Wine Isn't Reserved for California Anymore

A restaurant doesn’t need to reside in California to offer regional wines anymore. Discovering local vinos from surprising terroirs can be an explorative and profitable experience for dedicated operators.

5 Things Every Restaurateur Should Know About ACA Compliance
5 Things Every Restaurateur Should Know About ACA Compliance

Use these tips to avoid losing money on ACA fines

Restaurant Industry on Pace for Worst Year Since The Recession

The downturn for most of the restaurant industry continued during September.

Report: New Business Models in Food & Agriculture Could Add 80 Million Jobs

Companies could unlock $2.3 trillion a year in the food and agriculture sectors with an annual investment of $320 billion in sustainable business models by 2030, a seven-fold return on investment.

The Story Behind Staplehouse, Atlanta's Powerhouse New Restaurant

A James Beard finalist for Best New Restaurant, Staplehouse is living up to its renowned reputation and building a heartfelt legacy.

5 Dangerous Phrases Great Restaurant Leaders Never Say
5 Dangerous Phrases Great Restaurant Leaders Never Say

These phrases can damage your team and your reputation

Authentic Israeli Cuisine Simplified

Complex in history and culture, this cuisine exudes charm in its simplicity and authenticity of ingredients and preparation.

The Melting Pot Signs Franchise Agreement in Spokane

The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc., the world’s premier fondue restaurant and a leading polished casual dining franchise, announced it has signed its first “Path to Grow” program (

Buffalo Wings & Rings Unites for Breast Cancer Awareness

With a rapidly growing footprint, Buffalo Wings & Rings developed a company-wide program to give back—in a major way.

How Technology is Fixing the Audit Problem for Restaurants

It’s a concern that keeps multi-unit operators awake at night.

Ushering in a New Era of Mexican Spirits

The only thing hotter than Mexican cuisine may be the spirits that share the same cultural heritage—tequila and mezcal are still rising, but so are sotol and raicilla.

Ruby’s Diner Opening at Hollywood Casino Jamul

Ruby’s Diner, a family destination for burgers, fries, and shakes will be opening at the new Hollywood Casino Jamul-San Diego located in Jamul, around 20 minutes from downtown San Diego.

Thai Seafood Supplier Buys $575 Million Stake in Red Lobster

Seafood supplier Thai Union Group PCL purchased a minority stake in Red Lobster for $575 million, the companies reported Monday.

Denny’s Debuts Seasonal Menu, Including New Pumpkin Flavors

The long-awaited season of pumpkin, caramel, and cinnamon is finally here, and starting Tuesday, America can enjoy a taste of its favorite festive flavors drizzled, sprinkled, topped and cooked ins

P.F. Chang’s Looks to Boost Corporate Dining Footprint

Dinova, the only innovative, proprietary marketplace exclusively focused on connecting expense account diners to quality restaurants nationwide, announced today that P.F.

9 Hotels Where Food Takes Center Stage

The Staying Power of Great Hotel Restaurants

No longer just an on-site amenity, hotel restaurants have become destinations in their own right, attracting locals, tourists, and dining dollars into the hotel setting.

How to Recruit Top Talent to Support Your Bustling Holiday Season
How to Recruit Top Talent to Support The Holiday Season

Use these tactics to start preparing for the holiday rush now

Restaurants Close, Sales Slide at Ruby Tuesday

Ruby Tuesday lost nearly $40 million and closed 95 restaurants in the fiscal first quarter of 2017, the restaurant reported Friday.

The Restaurant Industry is Ripe for Gigging

The advantages of joining the gig workforce are obvious for chefs and restaurant professionals who want to travel the world.

The State of the Full-Service Restaurant Industry
Using Data to Boost Profitability

The state of the full-service industry and data you can use to improve the bottom line.

Bahama Breeze's New Menu Celebrates All Things Rum

Bahama Breeze recently kicked off its fourth annual Rumtoberfest, a celebration of all things rum.

Riviera Caterers Announces Iron Chef’s Tyler Lyne as Executive Chef

Riviera Caterers, the family-owned fourth-generation catering company supplying leading innovation in the event space across the nation, today revealed they have hired millennial mastermind, Tyler

The Future of Wholesale Beverage Ordering Arrives

Online platform SevenFifty is streamlining the complicated process of stocking and maintaining a thriving beverage program.

Financial Planning Should be a Tool in Every Chef’s Skill Set

The restaurant industry is a notoriously difficult place to do business.

P.F. Chang’s Fall Menu Includes Shrimp Tempura Sushi Roll

P.F. Chang’s is introducing a new fall menu October 4 in restaurants across the U.S.

Daily Changing Menu to Open in Newark Terminal

When United Airlines’ project to transform the airport experience at the airline’s Newark Terminal C hub is completed in early 2017, it will boast venues by some of the area’s mos

Chef Danyele McPherson opens Standard Service in Texas

Standard Service, by 8020 Hospitality, the group behind HG Sply Co. and Remedy, is set to open October 10 in Rockwall, Texas.

Bennigan’s Begins Construction on Sacramento Location

Bennigan’s, a casual-dining pioneer renowned for its chef-driven American fare and friendly Irish hospitality, is bringing its World Famous Monte Cristo and other signature favorites to the b

The Spirit of In-House Competition

An Applebee’s franchisee channels its staff’s creativity with a competition designed to boost employee morale and community engagement.

5 Steps to Better Brunch
5 Steps to Serving a Better Brunch

How to make sure your brunch is a success

On The Border Celebrates National Taco Day with 50-Cent Tacos

On The Border Mexican Grill & is serving 50-cent Mini Crispy Tacos all day at participating restaurants for National Taco Day celebration on Tuesday.

SALIDO Combines Multiple Platforms into a Single System

With a growing client base and increased funding, SALIDO is out to change the way restaurants do business.

Fort Worth's Clay Pigeon Builds a Restaurant Family

A strong team at Clay Pigeon frees Chef Paslay to open a second concept.

Texas Chef Marcus Paslay is a Food Purist

Chef Marcus Paslay keeps his kitchen real, using whole, raw products to create truly scratch-made dishes.

Bonefish Celebrates National Seafood Month with Dine & Discover Menu

The fresh fish experts at Bonefish Grill are catching the spirit of National Seafood Month this October, offering guests a celebratory Dine & Discover menu debuting on October 4 featuring seaso