Carolyn Walkup

Articles by Carolyn Walkup
McD’s posts $1.1B profit, foreshadows value change 
OAK BROOK Ill. McDonald’s Dollar Menu will look different a year from now because of...
Technomic: Economic woes likely to carry over to 2009 
Prominent economic researchers and forecasters gathered here this month to warn restaurant operators they should...
Growing in a shrinking economy 
As competition has heated up amid a cooling of the economy, fast-casual chains are promoting...
Sandwich leaders face off with affordable luxuries 
The industry’s leading sandwich chains may also lead the most recession-resistant restaurant segment during economic...
College foodservice learning to live green 
Colleges and universities across the country are stepping up their eco-friendly practices in response to...
Yogurt chains yearn to establish strongholds in between the coasts 
Are sugar-loving Americans in the nation’s heartland ready for the tart taste of newfangled “natural”...
Operators, farms fight to stay afloat in flooded Midwest 
The Midwest’s restaurateurs, foodservice workers and diners, along with farmers there who were struggling to...
Despite a few sighs of frustration, spring produces many smiles for locavore chefs 
Spring is an especially happy season for restaurateurs in northern climates who are dedicated to...
Expanding chains unearth real estate bargains by not breaking ground 
High real estate costs have conspired with record-high prices for gas and commodities to slow...
Having Words With Sally Smith President And Chief Executive, Buffalo Wild Wings 
Sally Smith, who has served as president and chief executive of Buffalo Wild Wings for...
Franchisors waive fees, use other lures amid financing lag, battle for operators 
Franchisors of some quick-service concepts that boast low start-up costs say they are seeing no...
Peers fete Karatassos at Fine Dining Hall of Fame ceremony 
Fine-dining restaurateurs from coast to coast honored one of their own, Pano Karatassos, president of...
Peers fete Karatassos at Fine Dining Hall of Fame ceremony 
Chicago Fine-dining restaurateurs from coast to coast honored one of their own, Pano Karatassos, president...
McD vows to stick with Dollar Menu despite rampant commodity inflation 
McDonald’s executives have pledged to shareholders that the chain will stick with its value menu...
Big ideas in small packages help fast feeders 
It’s snack attack time in quick service....
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