News and Articles About Food Businesses
John Parker recalls how his dad's BBQ joint, open in 1962, served black and white patrons alike. Today, he's keeping the legacy alive.
Jeremy Umland came up with a quick-serve sushi concept: Customers design their own rolls at the counter, then a kitchen full of automated machines helps cooks prepare them for takeout in just minutes.
Quick-serve restaurants are beefing up their menus with gourmet offerings in an effort to compete with their fast-casual counterparts.
Business-plan competitions can yield more than seed money for your bright idea -- they can also connect you with mentors, collaborators and investors.
Four factors that led to Fatburger's financial comeback.
Even among the seemingly endless variety of franchises, patterns emerge. Here are some macro trends that will be driving franchising this year.
It's been a long road to franchise success for Rosati's Pizza stores who squeak onto our ranking at number 499.
Our look at new directions in business and how they will affect you in the coming year -- and beyond.
A PGA player tees off to improve Native American health.
We drank and tasted our way through all the food submissions in this year's gift guide -- and deemed these the most delicious.
A spin on crowdfunding, Smallknot, asks customers to support local businesses.
Julia Erickson and Aaron Ingley were both ballet dancers and business students when they came up with an idea to keep dancers full between rehearsals.
With a little experience and their own money an American couple opens a wine bar and restaurant in the City of Light.
Innovators may grab the glory, but late-to-market companies can still finish first.
An Asian-focused food festival marketing company waited for the right moment to open.
Some of the challenges inherent in developing, starting and operating a successful mobile food business.
Franchising may not seem like an innovative endeavor, but these businesses are game changers.
The organic pizza franchise wants its eco-friendly mission to exist subtly in the background.
These entrepreneurs took on the Whole Foods challenge and won, demonstrating that a variety of approaches can help you make the cut.
Decades-old companies decide to give franchising a go.
Brewmaster Gregory Hall brings 'advanced' cider to the U.S.
How an immigrant family business grew by expanding their menu of Jamaican fast food.
Justin Gold founded his organic nut butter company after his roommates couldn't stop eating his homemade creations. His commitment to healthy foods makes him a finalist for Entrepreneur of 2012.
As more average folks and celebrities alike find reasons to go gluten-free, more business owners are reaping the rewards of this once niche market.
The Food Network show highlights some of the foundations of building a business.