Latest Headlines http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44071/more en Potbelly 1Q profit rises on same-store sales gains http://nrn.com/corporate-news/potbelly-1q-profit-rises-same-store-sales-gains <div class="field-deck"> Same-store sales grew 3.7 percent at company-operated restaurants </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Same-store sales grew 3.7 percent at company-operated restaurants</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/potbelly-1q-profit-rises-same-store-sales-gains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/potbelly-1q-profit-rises-same-store-sales-gains#comments Corporate News Fast Casual Latest Headlines Tue, 03 May 2016 20:30:00 +0000 165081 at http://nrn.com CIA conference highlights emerging culinary trends http://nrn.com/dessert-trends/cia-conference-highlights-emerging-culinary-trends <div class="field-deck"> Gochujang and compound butter on display, along with simplicity, complexity and balance </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Gochujang and compound butter on display, along with simplicity, complexity and balance</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/dessert-trends/cia-conference-highlights-emerging-culinary-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/dessert-trends/cia-conference-highlights-emerging-culinary-trends#comments Latest Headlines Dessert Trends Tue, 03 May 2016 19:27:00 +0000 165071 at http://nrn.com KBP Foods acquires 91 KFC, Taco Bell restaurants http://nrn.com/franchising/kbp-foods-acquires-91-kfc-taco-bell-restaurants <div class="field-deck"> Yum! Brands franchisee now operates 361 locations </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Yum! Brands franchisee now operates 361 locations</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/kbp-foods-acquires-91-kfc-taco-bell-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/kbp-foods-acquires-91-kfc-taco-bell-restaurants#comments Franchising Latest Headlines Mergers-Acquisitions Quick Service KFC Taco Bell Tue, 03 May 2016 18:55:00 +0000 165061 at http://nrn.com FDA releases final menu labeling guidance http://nrn.com/health-nutrition/fda-releases-final-menu-labeling-guidance <div class="field-deck"> Latest release highly anticipated as final step to implementing menu labeling regulations </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Latest release highly anticipated as final step to implementing menu labeling regulations</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/health-nutrition/fda-releases-final-menu-labeling-guidance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/health-nutrition/fda-releases-final-menu-labeling-guidance#comments Government Latest Headlines Health & Nutrition Tue, 03 May 2016 18:18:00 +0000 165041 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Daniela Soto-Innes of Cosme named Beard Foundation Rising Star http://nrn.com/people/daniela-soto-innes-cosme-named-beard-foundation-rising-star <div class="field-deck"> Shaya of New Orleans named best new restaurant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Shaya of New Orleans named best new restaurant</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/people/daniela-soto-innes-cosme-named-beard-foundation-rising-star" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/people/daniela-soto-innes-cosme-named-beard-foundation-rising-star#comments Latest Headlines Fine Dining People Tue, 03 May 2016 16:18:00 +0000 165021 at http://nrn.com Bravo Brio works to boost traffic after 1Q sales drop http://nrn.com/same-store-sales/bravo-brio-works-boost-traffic-after-1q-sales-drop <div class="field-deck"> Company hopes limited-time offers will get customers in the door </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company hopes limited-time offers will get customers in the door</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/same-store-sales/bravo-brio-works-boost-traffic-after-1q-sales-drop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/same-store-sales/bravo-brio-works-boost-traffic-after-1q-sales-drop#comments Casual Dining Latest Headlines Same-store sales Food Trends Operations Tue, 03 May 2016 15:41:00 +0000 165001 at http://nrn.com Denny’s expects benefit from brand revitalization program http://nrn.com/dennys/denny-s-expects-benefit-brand-revitalization-program <div class="field-deck"> Family-dining chain’s profit increased 16.6 percent in first quarter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Family-dining chain’s profit increased 16.6 percent in first quarter</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/dennys/denny-s-expects-benefit-brand-revitalization-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/dennys/denny-s-expects-benefit-brand-revitalization-program#comments Family Dining Latest Headlines Same-store sales Denny's Mon, 02 May 2016 20:51:00 +0000 164951 at http://nrn.com Del Taco 1Q same-store sales rise despite traffic decline http://nrn.com/quick-service/del-taco-1q-same-store-sales-rise-despite-traffic-decline <div class="field-deck"> Brand has been evolving to offer more premium menu items </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Brand has been evolving to offer more premium menu items</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/quick-service/del-taco-1q-same-store-sales-rise-despite-traffic-decline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/quick-service/del-taco-1q-same-store-sales-rise-despite-traffic-decline#comments Latest Headlines Same-store sales Quick Service Del Taco Mon, 02 May 2016 20:46:00 +0000 164941 at http://nrn.com El Pollo Loco names new chief development officer http://nrn.com/people/el-pollo-loco-names-new-chief-development-officer <div class="field-deck"> John Dawson, formerly Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf CEO, to spearhead marketing and franchise sales </div> <div class="node-body article-body">John Dawson, formerly Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf CEO, to spearhead marketing and franchise sales</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/people/el-pollo-loco-names-new-chief-development-officer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/people/el-pollo-loco-names-new-chief-development-officer#comments Latest Headlines People Quick Service El Pollo Loco Mon, 02 May 2016 20:30:00 +0000 164921 at http://nrn.com Tom Ryan named chief brand officer at Smashburger http://nrn.com/people/tom-ryan-named-chief-brand-officer-smashburger <div class="field-deck"> Brand cofounder had been chief concept officer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Brand cofounder had been chief concept officer </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/people/tom-ryan-named-chief-brand-officer-smashburger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/people/tom-ryan-named-chief-brand-officer-smashburger#comments Emerging Chains Fast Casual Latest Headlines People Mon, 02 May 2016 20:25:00 +0000 164931 at http://nrn.com <p>Tom Ryan, Smashburger chief brand officer</p> <p><em>Photo: Smashburger</em></p>