Casual Dining http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44074/more en Yes, unemployment affects restaurant sales http://nrn.com/blog/yes-unemployment-affects-restaurant-sales <div class="node-body blog-body">Blog: Live in a west coast city with falling unemployment? Your restaurant sales are up</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/margin">On the Margin</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/blog/yes-unemployment-affects-restaurant-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/blog/yes-unemployment-affects-restaurant-sales#comments Casual Dining Same-store sales Quick Service On the Margin Mon, 17 Aug 2015 20:02:00 +0000 142181 at http://nrn.com Bill Lenehan named CEO of Darden’s real estate trust http://nrn.com/people/bill-lenehan-named-ceo-darden-s-real-estate-trust <div class="field-deck"> Real estate vet is Four Corners Property Trust's first chief executive </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Real estate vet is Four Corners Property Trust's first chief executive</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/people/bill-lenehan-named-ceo-darden-s-real-estate-trust" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/people/bill-lenehan-named-ceo-darden-s-real-estate-trust#comments Casual Dining Latest Headlines People Mon, 17 Aug 2015 16:37:00 +0000 142151 at http://nrn.com Report: Casual-dining traffic struggles in July http://nrn.com/millerpulse/report-casual-dining-traffic-struggles-july <div class="field-deck"> Overall same-store sales rise 3.4 percent; traffic inches up 0.4 percent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Overall same-store sales rise 3.4 percent; traffic inches up 0.4 percent</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/millerpulse/report-casual-dining-traffic-struggles-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/millerpulse/report-casual-dining-traffic-struggles-july#comments Finance Casual Dining MillerPulse Latest Headlines Fri, 14 Aug 2015 19:32:00 +0000 142101 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Logan’s Roadhouse names John Laporte CIO http://nrn.com/people/logan-s-roadhouse-names-john-laporte-cio <div class="field-deck"> Casual-dining chain hires former El Pollo Loco executive </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Casual-dining chain hires former El Pollo Loco executive</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/people/logan-s-roadhouse-names-john-laporte-cio" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/people/logan-s-roadhouse-names-john-laporte-cio#comments Casual Dining Latest Headlines People Technology Logan's Roadhouse Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:22:00 +0000 142061 at http://nrn.com <p>John Laporte</p> Logan's Roadhouse BJ’s turnaround goes back to basics http://nrn.com/casual-dining/bj-s-turnaround-goes-back-basics <div class="node-body article-body">CEO Greg Trojan outlines menu, operational updates</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/casual-dining/bj-s-turnaround-goes-back-basics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/casual-dining/bj-s-turnaround-goes-back-basics#comments Casual Dining Corporate News Latest Headlines BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery/Brewhouse/Pizza & Grill Thu, 13 Aug 2015 15:24:00 +0000 141941 at http://nrn.com <p>Chicken, Spinach and Quinoa Bowl from BJ&#39;s EnLIGHTened menu line.</p> BJ’s Fogo de Chao rolls out Sunday lunch http://nrn.com/operations/fogo-de-chao-rolls-out-sunday-lunch <div class="field-deck"> New daypart builds traffic, executives say </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New daypart builds traffic, executives say</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/operations/fogo-de-chao-rolls-out-sunday-lunch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/operations/fogo-de-chao-rolls-out-sunday-lunch#comments Casual Dining Latest Headlines Operations Wed, 12 Aug 2015 19:36:00 +0000 141921 at http://nrn.com Thinkstock Romano's Macaroni Grill to introduce brunch http://nrn.com/casual-dining/romanos-macaroni-grill-introduce-brunch <div class="field-deck"> Casual-dining chain’s new owners aim to continue building midday traffic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Casual-dining chain’s new owners aim to continue building midday traffic</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/casual-dining/romanos-macaroni-grill-introduce-brunch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/casual-dining/romanos-macaroni-grill-introduce-brunch#comments Casual Dining Latest Headlines Menu Romano's Macaroni Grill Tue, 11 Aug 2015 19:59:00 +0000 141861 at http://nrn.com <p>Romano&#39;s Macaroni Grill&#39;s new brunch menu includes Milanese Steak &amp; Eggs.</p> Photo courtesy Romano's Macaroni Grill Red Robin brand transformation drives 2Q traffic http://nrn.com/same-store-sales/red-robin-brand-transformation-drives-2q-traffic <div class="field-deck"> Ziosk tablet rollout to be complete before year’s end </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ziosk tablet rollout to be complete before year’s end</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/same-store-sales/red-robin-brand-transformation-drives-2q-traffic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/same-store-sales/red-robin-brand-transformation-drives-2q-traffic#comments Casual Dining Latest Headlines Same-store sales Operations Red Robin Gourmet Burgers & Spirits Tue, 11 Aug 2015 18:43:00 +0000 141821 at http://nrn.com <p>Red Robin&#39;s touchscreen Ziosk tablets</p> Red Robin Plan Check Kitchen founder takes offbeat marketing approach http://nrn.com/advertising/plan-check-founder-takes-unconventional-marketing-approach <div class="node-body article-body">Terry Heller draws on experience in hip-hop world to brand emerging restaurant</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/advertising/plan-check-founder-takes-unconventional-marketing-approach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/advertising/plan-check-founder-takes-unconventional-marketing-approach#comments Advertising Casual Dining Latest Headlines Food Trends Tue, 11 Aug 2015 14:52:00 +0000 141751 at http://nrn.com <p>Plan Check Fairfax interior</p> Plan Check Long John Silver’s names VP of culinary innovation http://nrn.com/people/long-john-silver-s-names-vp-culinary-innovation <div class="field-deck"> Peter Czizek one of several new executive appointments </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Peter Czizek one of several new executive appointments</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/people/long-john-silver-s-names-vp-culinary-innovation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/people/long-john-silver-s-names-vp-culinary-innovation#comments Casual Dining Latest Headlines People Quick Service Seafood Trends Long John Silver's Mon, 10 Aug 2015 20:14:00 +0000 141691 at http://nrn.com