Segments http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/46244/more en How Maggiano’s dropped calories, kept flavor on its menu http://nrn.com/food-trends/how-maggiano-s-dropped-calories-kept-flavor-menu <div class="node-body article-body">Chefs explain what went into creating the popular new Lighter Take dishes</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/food-trends/how-maggiano-s-dropped-calories-kept-flavor-menu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/food-trends/how-maggiano-s-dropped-calories-kept-flavor-menu#comments Casual Dining Maggiano's Little Italy Latest Headlines Food Trends Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:00:00 +0000 116421 at http://nrn.com Video: Inside Maggiano's Lighter Take menu http://nrn.com/health-nutrition/video-inside-maggianos-lighter-take-menu <div class="node-body article-body">See how diners responded to the casual-dining chain's new dishes</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/health-nutrition/video-inside-maggianos-lighter-take-menu" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/health-nutrition/video-inside-maggianos-lighter-take-menu#comments Casual Dining Maggiano's Little Italy Food Trends Health & Nutrition Fri, 19 Sep 2014 18:00:00 +0000 116311 at http://nrn.com Umami founder plans 3 new restaurant concepts http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/umami-founder-plans-3-new-restaurant-concepts <div class="field-deck"> AdVantage Restaurant Partners grows portfolio with Fat Noodle, Chop Daddy’s, Barberia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">AdVantage Restaurant Partners grows portfolio with Fat Noodle, Chop Daddy’s, Barberia</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/umami-founder-plans-3-new-restaurant-concepts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/umami-founder-plans-3-new-restaurant-concepts#comments Emerging Chains Latest Headlines Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:41:00 +0000 116361 at http://nrn.com <p>Adam Fleischman&#39;s empire began with Umami Burger.</p> Yum to change Banh Shop logo over controversy http://nrn.com/marketing/yum-change-banh-shop-logo-over-controversy <div class="field-deck"> Company apologizes to Vietnamese community over red star’s connotation of communist symbolism </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company apologizes to Vietnamese community over red star’s connotation of communist symbolism</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/marketing/yum-change-banh-shop-logo-over-controversy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/marketing/yum-change-banh-shop-logo-over-controversy#comments Marketing Fast Casual Latest Headlines Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:28:00 +0000 116351 at http://nrn.com <p>Yum says it will change all branding that depicts a red star.</p> Dairy Queen starts Blizzard social media battle http://nrn.com/social-media/dairy-queen-starts-blizzard-social-media-battle <div class="node-body article-body">Brand pits apple, pumpkin flavors against each other in new marketing campaign</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/social-media/dairy-queen-starts-blizzard-social-media-battle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/social-media/dairy-queen-starts-blizzard-social-media-battle#comments Social Media Latest Headlines Quick Service Dairy Queen Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:09:00 +0000 116341 at http://nrn.com Noodles & Company CEO optimistic on growth plans http://nrn.com/noodles-company/noodles-company-ceo-optimistic-growth-plans <div class="field-deck"> Kevin Reddy says fast-casual operator still has sights set on reaching 2,500 units </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kevin Reddy says fast-casual operator still has sights set on reaching 2,500 units</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/noodles-company/noodles-company-ceo-optimistic-growth-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/noodles-company/noodles-company-ceo-optimistic-growth-plans#comments Noodles & Company Fast Casual Operations Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:00:00 +0000 115741 at http://nrn.com McDonald's creates new customer experience, digital roles http://nrn.com/people/mcdonalds-creates-new-customer-experience-digital-roles <div class="field-deck"> Fred Ehle is first vice president–customer officer; Julia Vander Ploeg is first U.S. vice president–digital </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fred Ehle is first vice president–customer officer; Julia Vander Ploeg is first U.S. vice president–digital</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/people/mcdonalds-creates-new-customer-experience-digital-roles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/people/mcdonalds-creates-new-customer-experience-digital-roles#comments Latest Headlines People Quick Service McDonald's Wed, 17 Sep 2014 20:59:00 +0000 116241 at http://nrn.com Cracker Barrel tests regional pricing, implements new tech tools http://nrn.com/family-dining/cracker-barrel-tests-regional-pricing-implements-new-tech-tools <div class="field-deck"> Family-dining chain aims to boost check average, improve margins with new initiatives </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Family-dining chain aims to boost check average, improve margins with new initiatives</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/family-dining/cracker-barrel-tests-regional-pricing-implements-new-tech-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/family-dining/cracker-barrel-tests-regional-pricing-implements-new-tech-tools#comments Family Dining Latest Headlines Technology Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:39:00 +0000 116221 at http://nrn.com Asian Box seeks growth in challenging fast-casual segment http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/asian-box-seeks-growth-challenging-fast-casual-segment <div class="field-deck"> CEO Frank Klein outlines the chain’s plans, challenges to expansion </div> <div class="node-body article-body">CEO Frank Klein outlines the chain’s plans, challenges to expansion</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/asian-box-seeks-growth-challenging-fast-casual-segment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/asian-box-seeks-growth-challenging-fast-casual-segment#comments Emerging Chains Fast Casual Operations Registration Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:30:00 +0000 115971 at http://nrn.com <p>Frank Klein</p> Asian Box Pizza Hut to open delivery units in South Africa http://nrn.com/international/pizza-hut-open-delivery-units-south-africa <div class="field-deck"> Yum division sees it as springboard into emerging markets </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Yum division sees it as springboard into emerging markets</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://nrn.com/international/pizza-hut-open-delivery-units-south-africa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/international/pizza-hut-open-delivery-units-south-africa#comments International Latest Headlines Quick Service Pizza Hut Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:40:00 +0000 116191 at http://nrn.com