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On the Cutting Edge: Joachim Splichal 
Joachim Splichal now shares oversight of some 60 restaurants and foodservice operations in performing arts...
Having Words With: Christine Specht, President and Chief Operationg Officer, Cousin Subs 
Christine Specht is the second generation to head 151-unit Cousins Subs, co-founded in 1972 by...
Operators deck the malls with holiday LTOs to counteract dismal shopping projections 
With holiday shopping sprees likely to be reduced this season, restaurants in retail malls and...
Economic woes have steakhouse players adopting new strategies 
As the economy continues to take a toll on discretionary expenses such as restaurant meals,...
Restaurants don’t discount deals’ benefits 
From Wall Street to West Hollywood, operators are fighting dwindling customer traffic and courting penny-pinching...
Restaurant Advertising Awards honor excellence in TV, radio spots 
Nation’s Restaurant News honored the year’s most creative television and radio commercials with its Restaurant...
SPIRIT Award honorees feted for hiring, retention practices 
A relentless dedication to hiring, developing and rewarding the right people is the way to...
McD scores amid downturn, but doubts persist about espresso, Dollar Menu plans 
As independent and chain restaurants nationwide struggled in recent months amid dwindling traffic and waning...
What’s Hot In: Western Michigan 
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On The Menu: C-House and C-Bar 
C-House, the recently opened American seafood restaurant and chop house in Chicago’s boutique Affinia Hotel,...
Prexy: Little Caesars finding franchisees from ranks of auto industry layoffs 
With 2,415 units in the United States, Little Caesars Pizza is continuing to grow in...
Operators capitalize as more guests ‘do lunch’ 
Despite economic turmoil that seems to escalate daily, many moderately priced full-service restaurants that cater...
Creative events and package deals let operators take advantage of fall tourism 
This year has been especially challenging for restaurants that depend on travelers for a good...
Yum touts 2009 menu makeovers as U.S. operating profits plummet 
Foodservice behemoth Yum! Brands Inc., following its disclosure of a 15.5-percent drop in third-quarter U.S....
Chicago’s Epic Burger serves up ‘more mindful’ menu in quest to minimize its carbon footprint 
It’s not easy operating an eco-friendly burger joint, but at David Friedman’s Epic Burger restaurant,...
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