News http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/46243/more en California Pizza Kitchen accelerates remodeling program http://nrn.com/casual-dining/california-pizza-kitchen-accelerates-remodeling-program <div class="node-body article-body">CEO G.J. Hart details casual-dining chain’s “Next Chapter”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/casual-dining/california-pizza-kitchen-accelerates-remodeling-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/casual-dining/california-pizza-kitchen-accelerates-remodeling-program#comments Casual Dining Latest Headlines California Pizza Kitchen Thu, 21 May 2015 21:05:00 +0000 134511 at http://nrn.com <p>The new look brought a fresh, contemporary design to CPK, with sustainable materials, open kitchens and freshness cues like an herb wall.</p> California Pizza Kitchen Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza promotes opening with social media giveaway http://nrn.com/social-media/blaze-fast-fire-d-pizza-promotes-opening-social-media-giveaway <div class="field-deck"> Fast-casual chain to offer pizza with proof of follow at new Texas restaurant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fast-casual chain to offer pizza with proof of follow at new Texas restaurant</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/social-media/blaze-fast-fire-d-pizza-promotes-opening-social-media-giveaway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/social-media/blaze-fast-fire-d-pizza-promotes-opening-social-media-giveaway#comments Social Media Fast Casual Latest Headlines Thu, 21 May 2015 19:21:00 +0000 134481 at http://nrn.com <p>Blaze&rsquo;s signature pizzas include the Green Stripe, priced at $7.95, with pesto drizzle over chicken, red peppers (this one without), garlic, mozzarella and arugula.</p> Photo: Ron Ruggless McDonald’s CEO defends employee pay increase http://nrn.com/quick-service/mcdonald-s-ceo-defends-employee-pay-increase <div class="field-deck"> McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook defends employee pay increase </div> <div class="node-body article-body">McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook defends employee pay increase</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/quick-service/mcdonald-s-ceo-defends-employee-pay-increase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/quick-service/mcdonald-s-ceo-defends-employee-pay-increase#comments H.R. & Training Latest Headlines Quick Service McDonald's Thu, 21 May 2015 18:44:00 +0000 134471 at http://nrn.com Beef ‘O’ Brady’s, Brass Tap COO talks remodeling, beer trends http://nrn.com/food-trends/beef-o-brady-s-brass-tap-coo-talks-remodeling-beer-trends <div class="field-deck"> Joe Uhl recently attended the NRA Show to seek operational solutions for the restaurants </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Joe Uhl recently attended the NRA Show to seek operational solutions for the restaurants</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/beef-o-brady-s-brass-tap-coo-talks-remodeling-beer-trends" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/beef-o-brady-s-brass-tap-coo-talks-remodeling-beer-trends#comments Beverage Trends Latest Headlines Food Trends Thu, 21 May 2015 17:26:00 +0000 134441 at http://nrn.com <p>Joe Uhl, COO of FSC Franchise Co. LLC</p> Photo: Bret Thorn Top 10 stories: US Foods lays off workers, KFC rebrands http://nrn.com/latest-headlines/top-10-stories-us-foods-lays-workers-kfc-rebrands <div class="node-body gallery-body">Take a look at NRN’s most popular stories</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/latest-headlines/top-10-stories-us-foods-lays-workers-kfc-rebrands" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/latest-headlines/top-10-stories-us-foods-lays-workers-kfc-rebrands#comments Photo Gallery Latest Headlines Thu, 21 May 2015 16:27:00 +0000 134431 at http://nrn.com LA operators mixed in response to proposed wage increase http://nrn.com/hr-training/la-operators-mixed-response-proposed-wage-increase <div class="field-deck"> City Council committee votes to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour </div> <div class="node-body article-body">City Council committee votes to raise minimum wage to $15 per hour</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/hr-training/la-operators-mixed-response-proposed-wage-increase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/hr-training/la-operators-mixed-response-proposed-wage-increase#comments H.R. & Training Government Latest Headlines Wed, 20 May 2015 20:50:00 +0000 134421 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Attendees optimistic as 2015 NRA Show winds down http://nrn.com/nra-show/attendees-optimistic-2015-nra-show-winds-down <div class="field-deck"> Annual foodservice conference draws record number of exhibitors </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Annual foodservice conference draws record number of exhibitors</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/nra-show/attendees-optimistic-2015-nra-show-winds-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/nra-show/attendees-optimistic-2015-nra-show-winds-down#comments NRA Show Latest Headlines Tue, 19 May 2015 17:03:00 +0000 134331 at http://nrn.com <p>Brent Greenwood (left) and Chris Eby, both senior managers for franchise development for Firehouse Subs.</p> Photo: Ron Ruggless Starbucks to create ‘music ecosystem’ with Spotify http://nrn.com/technology/starbucks-create-music-ecosystem-spotify <div class="field-deck"> Loyalty members can earn rewards with music-streaming subscriptions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Loyalty members can earn rewards with music-streaming subscriptions</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/technology/starbucks-create-music-ecosystem-spotify" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/technology/starbucks-create-music-ecosystem-spotify#comments Corporate News Latest Headlines Technology Quick Service Starbucks Coffee Tue, 19 May 2015 14:54:00 +0000 134321 at http://nrn.com Red Robin 1Q net income rises on brand enhancements http://nrn.com/corporate-news/red-robin-1q-net-income-rises-brand-enhancements <div class="field-deck"> Company completes remodeling efforts at 122 locations </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company completes remodeling efforts at 122 locations</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/red-robin-1q-net-income-rises-brand-enhancements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/red-robin-1q-net-income-rises-brand-enhancements#comments Casual Dining Corporate News Latest Headlines Red Robin Gourmet Burgers & Spirits Tue, 19 May 2015 14:31:00 +0000 134301 at http://nrn.com Twin Peaks parent revokes franchise after fatal Texas shooting http://nrn.com/franchising/twin-peaks-parent-revokes-franchise-agreement-after-fatal-texas-shooting <div class="field-deck"> Company says Waco, Texas, restaurant ignored warnings </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company says Waco, Texas, restaurant ignored warnings</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/twin-peaks-parent-revokes-franchise-agreement-after-fatal-texas-shooting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/twin-peaks-parent-revokes-franchise-agreement-after-fatal-texas-shooting#comments Casual Dining Franchising Latest Headlines Tue, 19 May 2015 14:05:00 +0000 134291 at http://nrn.com <p>Twin Peaks&rsquo; Irving, Texas, unit</p> Twin Peaks