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Jun 17, 2016

Tender Greens builds infrastructure for growth

Heads of operations and development in newly created positions....More
Jun 14, 2016

Pizza Hut reprises Triple Treat Box for summer

The pizza giant offers special package for two pizzas, breadsticks and cookie deal....More
Jun 07, 2016

Wall Street sees less negative sales ahead for Chipotle

Blog: Wall Street analyst predicts sales improvement for Chipotle Mexican Grill in May, June....More
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May 25, 2016

When I met Sally, the Salad Robot

Blog: Casabots displays new computerized salad maker at NRA Show....More
May 11, 2016

Chipotle hired big-gun food-safety experts2

Report reveals Chipotle hired top food-safety experts as consultants and implies that small farms are being cut from chain's supplier family....More
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May 03, 2016

Whataburger art contest comes through with flying colors

Blog: Whataburger draws on adult coloring book trend for art contest....More
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Apr 05, 2016

Sonic offers a square deal on Instagram

Blog: Drive-In operator to offer Instagram-tailored #SquareShakes in Coachella promotion....More
Apr 01, 2016

Should Chipotle Mexican Grill own the term 'better burger'?2

Blog: Chipotle Mexican Grill's attempt to trademark the term "better burger" could be a challenge, regardless of any new concept that may follow....More
Mar 29, 2016

Latest buzz: Beehives at Texas Roadhouse

Blog: Casual-dining chain installs hives near Kentucky support center....More
Mar 24, 2016

Howard Schultz: A vocal presidential non-candidate1

Blog: The chairman and CEO has said he is not running for president, but he sure sounds like it....More
Mar 23, 2016

Hospitality turnover rose to 72.1% in 20152

Blog: Restaurant and accommodations sector saw fifth consecutive year of increases, Bureau of Labor Statistics reports....More
Mar 15, 2016

Shake Shack vs. In-N-Out Burger: Let the comparisons begin1

Blog: New York chain opens first of three Los Angeles restaurants....More
Mar 11, 2016

Restaurants serve up a slice of Pi Day

Blog: Brands from Pizza Hut to Bojangles' give 3/14/16 special promotional consideration this year....More
Mar 03, 2016

As internships go, World of Beer taps a top-notch offer

World of Beer offers three paid internships for social-savvy brew fans....More
Feb 24, 2016

Burger King ignites a dog fight1

Burger King's hot dog debut ignites a wiener war with 7-Eleven, Checkers & Rally's and Wienerschnitzel....More
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