Segments http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/46244/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 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 LYFE Kitchen readies first New York restaurant http://nrn.com/operations/lyfe-kitchen-readies-first-new-york-restaurant <div class="field-deck"> Cofounder Mike Donahue discusses the chain’s first unit in the Northeast </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cofounder Mike Donahue discusses the chain’s first unit in the Northeast</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/operations/lyfe-kitchen-readies-first-new-york-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/operations/lyfe-kitchen-readies-first-new-york-restaurant#comments Emerging Chains Fast Casual Latest Headlines Operations Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:05:00 +0000 120541 at http://nrn.com LYFE Kitchen Logan’s Roadhouse looks to cut costs http://nrn.com/corporate-news/logan-s-roadhouse-looks-cut-costs <div class="node-body article-body">CEO Sam Borgese says company will cut back advertising, new unit development</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/corporate-news/logan-s-roadhouse-looks-cut-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/corporate-news/logan-s-roadhouse-looks-cut-costs#comments Casual Dining Corporate News Latest Headlines Logan's Roadhouse Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:34:00 +0000 120481 at http://nrn.com Lazy Dog plots growth beyond California http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/lazy-dog-plots-growth-beyond-california <div class="field-deck"> Founder, CEO Chris Simms discusses the upscale-casual concept’s expansion plans </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Founder, CEO Chris Simms discusses the upscale-casual concept’s expansion plans</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/lazy-dog-plots-growth-beyond-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/lazy-dog-plots-growth-beyond-california#comments Casual Dining Emerging Chains Latest Headlines Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:52:00 +0000 120461 at http://nrn.com <p>Chris Simms, CEO</p> Lazy Dog