Latest Headlines http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44071/more en Texas Roadhouse COO to retire http://nrn.com/people/texas-roadhouse-coo-retire <div class="field-deck"> Steve Ortiz to become a franchisee in the San Diego area </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Steve Ortiz to become a franchisee in the San Diego area</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/people/texas-roadhouse-coo-retire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/people/texas-roadhouse-coo-retire#comments Casual Dining Latest Headlines People Texas Roadhouse Wed, 26 Nov 2014 19:43:00 +0000 120751 at http://nrn.com <p>Steve Ortiz</p> Photo: Texas Roadhouse Cheddar’s CEO expects slower growth http://nrn.com/cheddars/cheddar-s-ceo-expects-slower-growth <div class="field-deck"> Ian Baines says chain will focus on fine-tuning the guest experience </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ian Baines says chain will focus on fine-tuning the guest experience</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/cheddars/cheddar-s-ceo-expects-slower-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/cheddars/cheddar-s-ceo-expects-slower-growth#comments Casual Dining Corporate News Latest Headlines Cheddar's Wed, 26 Nov 2014 17:37:00 +0000 120731 at http://nrn.com <p>Ian Baines, chief executive of Cheddar&#39;s Casual Caf&eacute;</p> Photo: Cheddar's Casual Café Boston’s Restaurant streamlines menu http://nrn.com/casual-dining/boston-s-restaurant-streamlines-menu <div class="node-body article-body">Updated offerings include housemade hamburger and sauces, thin-crust pizza, lighter items</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/casual-dining/boston-s-restaurant-streamlines-menu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/casual-dining/boston-s-restaurant-streamlines-menu#comments Casual Dining Latest Headlines Food Trends Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:46:00 +0000 120691 at http://nrn.com <p>Baked bucatini with meatballs</p> Photo: Boston’s Restaurant Dog Haus turns to franchising for growth http://nrn.com/fast-casual/dog-haus-turns-franchising-growth <div class="field-deck"> Founding partner Hagop Giragossian discusses the fast-casual concept’s expansion plans </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Founding partner Hagop Giragossian discusses the fast-casual concept’s expansion plans</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/fast-casual/dog-haus-turns-franchising-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/fast-casual/dog-haus-turns-franchising-growth#comments Emerging Chains Fast Casual Latest Headlines Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:00:00 +0000 120671 at http://nrn.com <p>(From left to right) &ndash; Quasim Riaz, Hagop Giragossian, Andr&eacute; Vener)</p> Dog Haus Cracker Barrel 1Q profit rises 25.3% http://nrn.com/corporate-news/cracker-barrel-1q-profit-rises-253 <div class="field-deck"> Family-dining chain positioned to grab travelers as gas prices drop </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Family-dining chain positioned to grab travelers as gas prices drop</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/cracker-barrel-1q-profit-rises-253" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/cracker-barrel-1q-profit-rises-253#comments Corporate News Family Dining Latest Headlines Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:14:00 +0000 120661 at http://nrn.com FDA publishes menu labeling rules http://nrn.com/government/fda-publishes-menu-labeling-rules <div class="field-deck"> Long-awaited regulations give restaurant chains a year to post calorie counts </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Long-awaited regulations give restaurant chains a year to post calorie counts</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/government/fda-publishes-menu-labeling-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/government/fda-publishes-menu-labeling-rules#comments Government Latest Headlines Menu Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:08:00 +0000 120641 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Dunkin’ Donuts continues California expansion http://nrn.com/dunkin-donuts/dunkin-donuts-continues-california-expansion <div class="field-deck"> Five new agreements will bring 63 more locations to West Coast </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Five new agreements will bring 63 more locations to West Coast</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/dunkin-donuts/dunkin-donuts-continues-california-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/dunkin-donuts/dunkin-donuts-continues-california-expansion#comments Beverage Trends Franchising Latest Headlines Dunkin' Donuts Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:28:00 +0000 120621 at http://nrn.com Restaurant Marketing Watch: Operators try to stand out with gift card offers http://nrn.com/advertising/restaurant-marketing-watch-operators-try-stand-out-gift-card-offers <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurants angle to get larger piece of overall gift card purchases with special offers, features</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/advertising/restaurant-marketing-watch-operators-try-stand-out-gift-card-offers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/advertising/restaurant-marketing-watch-operators-try-stand-out-gift-card-offers#comments Advertising Consumer Trends Applebee's Latest Headlines Panda Express Starbucks Coffee Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:17:00 +0000 120611 at http://nrn.com Steak ’n Shake: Franchise expenses weigh on 2014 profit http://nrn.com/corporate-news/steak-n-shake-franchise-expenses-weigh-2014-profit <div class="field-deck"> Chain trades near-term earnings for higher long-term cash flows, parent Biglari Holdings says </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chain trades near-term earnings for higher long-term cash flows, parent Biglari Holdings says</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/steak-n-shake-franchise-expenses-weigh-2014-profit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/steak-n-shake-franchise-expenses-weigh-2014-profit#comments Corporate News Family Dining Latest Headlines Segments Steak n Shake Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:12:00 +0000 120591 at http://nrn.com Cracker Barrel gears up for busiest day of year http://nrn.com/cracker-barrel-old-country-store/cracker-barrel-gears-busiest-day-year <div class="node-body article-body">Family-dining chain sells 1.4 million meals over Thanksgiving week</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/cracker-barrel-old-country-store/cracker-barrel-gears-busiest-day-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/cracker-barrel-old-country-store/cracker-barrel-gears-busiest-day-year#comments Family Dining Latest Headlines Food Trends Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:08:00 +0000 120571 at http://nrn.com <p>Tony Guadagno, vice president for restaurant operations</p> Cracker Barrel