Fine-dining restaurateurs are likely to face a challenging new year as the U.S. economy loses steam and operators across all segments step up their efforts to lure spending-conscious consumers already wrestling with skyrocketing energy costs.Even with a spike in international tourism helping to buoy businesses in some gateway cities like New York, many upscale operators are finding themselves under pressure to maintain sales and traffic levels as the battle for the dining-out dollar ...
Register to view this article
It’s free but we need to know a little about you to continually improve our content.
Registering allows you to unlock a portion of our premium online content. You can access more in-depth stories and analysis, as well as news not found on any other website or any other media outlet. You also get free eNewsletters, blogs, real-time polls, archives and more.
Attention Print Subscribers: While you have already been granted free access to NRN we ask that you register now. We promise it will only take a few minutes!