Casual Dining http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/44074/more en BJ's 2Q net income falls 6.9% http://nrn.com/corporate-news/bjs-2q-net-income-falls-69 <div class="field-deck"> Same-store sales decrease impacts the bottom line </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Same-store sales decrease impacts the bottom line</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/bjs-2q-net-income-falls-69" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/bjs-2q-net-income-falls-69#comments Casual Dining Corporate News Latest Headlines BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery/Brewhouse/Pizza & Grill Same-store sales Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:45:00 +0000 112631 at http://nrn.com David Burke veteran joins The Melting Pot http://nrn.com/chef-insights/david-burke-veteran-joins-melting-pot <div class="field-deck"> Steakhouse and fine-dining expert Jason Miller intends to continue fondue chain’s culinary evolution </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Steakhouse and fine-dining expert Jason Miller intends to continue fondue chain’s culinary evolution</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/chef-insights/david-burke-veteran-joins-melting-pot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/chef-insights/david-burke-veteran-joins-melting-pot#comments Casual Dining Chef Insights Food Trends Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:36:00 +0000 112601 at http://nrn.com <p>Jason Miller</p> Cheesecake Factory 2Q net income rises 5% http://nrn.com/corporate-news/cheesecake-factory-2q-net-income-rises-5 <div class="field-deck"> Same-store sales positive for 18th consecutive quarter </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Same-store sales positive for 18th consecutive quarter</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/cheesecake-factory-2q-net-income-rises-5" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/cheesecake-factory-2q-net-income-rises-5#comments Casual Dining Corporate News Latest Headlines Same-store sales The Cheesecake Factory Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:55:00 +0000 112441 at http://nrn.com Activist investor continues to press Darden for changes http://nrn.com/casual-dining/activist-investor-continues-press-darden-changes <div class="field-deck"> Starboard Value cites ‘poor leadership, egregious entrenchment’ </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Starboard Value cites ‘poor leadership, egregious entrenchment’</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/casual-dining/activist-investor-continues-press-darden-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/casual-dining/activist-investor-continues-press-darden-changes#comments Casual Dining Corporate Latest Headlines Olive Garden Red Lobster Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:31:00 +0000 111681 at http://nrn.com Applebee's reassures guests on 'No Tech Tuesday' http://nrn.com/technology/applebees-reassures-guests-no-tech-tuesday <div class="field-deck"> Casual-dining operator says it won’t confiscate digital devices despite trying to trademark the term </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Casual-dining operator says it won’t confiscate digital devices despite trying to trademark the term</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/technology/applebees-reassures-guests-no-tech-tuesday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/technology/applebees-reassures-guests-no-tech-tuesday#comments Casual Dining Applebee's Latest Headlines Technology Tue, 15 Jul 2014 20:27:00 +0000 110861 at http://nrn.com Twin Peaks: In-house brewery could be key to success http://nrn.com/operations/twin-peaks-house-brewery-could-be-key-success <div class="node-body article-body">Craft beer operation reduces costs, boosts profit</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/operations/twin-peaks-house-brewery-could-be-key-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/operations/twin-peaks-house-brewery-could-be-key-success#comments Beer Casual Dining Beverage Trends Latest Headlines Operations Weekly Wrap Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 110671 at http://nrn.com <p>Twin Peaks&rsquo; Irving, Texas, unit includes a brewpub and silo.</p> Olive Garden unveils design revamp http://nrn.com/operations/olive-garden-unveils-design-revamp <div class="field-deck"> Brand refresh includes new logo, website, online ordering platform </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Brand refresh includes new logo, website, online ordering platform</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/operations/olive-garden-unveils-design-revamp" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/operations/olive-garden-unveils-design-revamp#comments Casual Dining Latest Headlines Operations Weekly Wrap Olive Garden Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:53:00 +0000 110391 at http://nrn.com TGI Fridays debuts Endless Appetizers http://nrn.com/food-trends/tgi-fridays-debuts-endless-appetizers <div class="field-deck"> Casual-dining chain offers unlimited servings on select starters </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Casual-dining chain offers unlimited servings on select starters</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/tgi-fridays-debuts-endless-appetizers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/tgi-fridays-debuts-endless-appetizers#comments Casual Dining Marketing Latest Headlines Food Trends Weekly Wrap T.G.I. Friday's Mon, 07 Jul 2014 21:07:00 +0000 110341 at http://nrn.com <p>Loaded Potato Skins</p> Abuelo's refreshes menu, look in 25th year http://nrn.com/casual-dining/abuelos-refreshes-menu-look-25th-year <div class="node-body article-body">Texas-based brand caters to customers' desire for bolder flavors, healthier options</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/casual-dining/abuelos-refreshes-menu-look-25th-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/casual-dining/abuelos-refreshes-menu-look-25th-year#comments Casual Dining Latest Headlines Operations Food Trends Mon, 07 Jul 2014 18:07:00 +0000 110301 at http://nrn.com <p>At Abuelo&#39;s in Plano, Texas, from left: Robert Lin, president; James Young, founder, chairman and CEO; Dirk Rambo, founder and COO; and Luis Sanchez, executive chef</p> Houlihan's prepares J. Gilbert's for franchising http://nrn.com/franchising/houlihans-prepares-j-gilberts-franchising <div class="node-body article-body">CFO Rob Ellis touts unit economics, business model</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/franchising/houlihans-prepares-j-gilberts-franchising" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/franchising/houlihans-prepares-j-gilberts-franchising#comments Casual Dining Franchising Latest Headlines Mon, 07 Jul 2014 17:58:00 +0000 110291 at http://nrn.com