Susan Holaday

Susan
Holaday
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Tres Ceviches at Pure Taqueria
Breakout Brands: Pure Taqueria 
Fast-casual Mexican-cuisine restaurant Pure Taqueria distinguishes itself with quality ingredients and a strong beverage program.
Breakout Brands: Chop't Creative Salad Co. 
The fast-casual chain is growing on demand for more healthful restaurant choices.
The Maharaja 
Entrepreneurs typically are risk takers who bet on their dreams. Such is the case for three friends who recently opened The Maharaja, a casual but elegant restaurant in the heart of Harvard Square in Cambridge, Mass.

NRN 50: Waste not 
Multiple uses for a single ingredient leads to fewer kitchen leftovers, more menu variety
NRN 50: Wake-up call 
Operators find bottom-line boon with breakfast and brunch
Great New Hampshire prepares two new brands for growth push 
Despite a business environment that’s led many restaurateurs to gripe and others to close their...
Six-unit Halfway Cafe concept positioning to go all the way 
DEDHAM Mass. There’s nothing halfway about outpacing the field in sales, and Halfway Cafe, a...
Wake up and smell the sizzlin’ daypart 
Once upon a time, the farmer’s wife would rise at dawn to collect the fresh...
Grab hold of a growing daypart 
Our mothers have been telling us for years that we shouldn’t eat between meals. Today,...
‘Inspired’ burritos drive growth for Boloco chain 
Just like the guy in that old song, John S. Pepper left his heart in...
Gourmet India concept aims for a steady rate of expansion 
The smells and flavors of our childhood become a part of us, helping define who...
Multiconcept operator Chow Fun welcomes challenges of 2008 
John Elkhay, whose title is “maestro” of the Chow Fun Food Group, draws on his...
Founder: Sweet success just beginning for Finale dessert chain 
Using a combination of luck and tenacity, two Harvard Business School graduates with a dream...
The NRN 50: Dressed down 
The fine-dining business has experienced many twists and turns over its long history, but never...
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