Restaurant Business The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Restaurant Business en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:00:00 GMT Tasty Turnaround: How Restaurant Chain Dig Inn Wants to Change the Way America Eats Adam Eskin took over a gym-rat focused food chain and has turned it into a farm-to-table restaurant with nine locations and counting. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford This New Orleans Food-Tech Startup Is Turning the Tables on the Restaurant Industry New Orleans-based meal-experience company Dinner Lab depends on participants giving their honest feedback on every course. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:00:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Food Truck Fare Is Getting Pricier. Here's Why. Food trucks saw a boom in the recession, but as competition has grown so have the costs for consumers. Sat, 28 Jun 2014 16:30:00 GMT Bo McMillan Could Rising Costs Mean the End of Craft Beer Brewers? With the increased price of hops, craft beer makers could end up being sold to beverage giants. Sat, 31 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT Arjun Kharpal From Independent Business Owner to Franchisee Don Robinson has been an independent restaurant owner -- twice -- but has come to the realization that being a franchisee plays to his strengths. Sat, 12 Apr 2014 16:00:00 GMT Jason Daley Mistakes to Avoid When Running Your Bar An insider's look at the kinds of problems you may encounter--and how to overcome them--on your quest to operate a successful bar Fri, 11 Apr 2014 18:30:00 GMT Entrepreneur Press and Liane Cassavoy Who You Need to Hire to Work at Your Bar The most important aspect of a successful bar is its personnel. From manager to busboy and bartender to dishwasher, these people will have a huge effect on how smoothly your operation runs. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 14:30:00 GMT Entrepreneur Press and Liane Cassavoy Choosing the Right Cashiering System for Your Bar These quick tips can help you decide just what accounting system will work best for your bar. Wed, 09 Apr 2014 17:00:00 GMT Entrepreneur Press and Liane Cassavoy Stocking Your Bar With Inventory Before you open your doors to the public, you've got to have drinks on hand to satisfy those thirsty crowds. Here's how to determine what you'll need. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:30:00 GMT Entrepreneur Press and Liane Cassavoy The Legal Side of Owning a Bar Find out what type of paperwork you need to file and the laws you have to follow to keep your bar on the right side of the law. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:30:00 GMT Entrepreneur Press and Liane Cassavoy Paula Deen Abruptly Shuts Down Restaurant Without Informing Employees The former Food Network star shuttered Uncle Bubba's Seafood and Oyster House, which she co-owned with her brother for over 10 years. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 16:35:00 GMT Laura Entis Mario Batali's Eataly Forced to Close Wine Store for Six Months Eataly violated a code that prohibits businesses from concurrently operating a wine store while importing or manufacturing one's own wines. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 16:44:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Pasta Maker Barilla Opens First Restaurant, Aims to Be 'Italian Version of Chipotle' It's not often that a packaged food brand opens a restaurant, but that's exactly what the 138-year-old Barilla company is doing. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:32:00 GMT Kate Taylor Paula Deen Starts Her Comeback With a Family-Style Restaurant Near Dollywood Hoping to rebuild her badly tarnished career, the former Food Network star is opening a massive eatery in a tourist town in Tennessee. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 16:58:00 GMT Catherine Clifford How 'Raising the Roof' Heightened This Restaurant's Brand The restaurant 1905 encompasses its brand in everything -- from its employees to expanding its physical presence. Thu, 27 Feb 2014 11:00:00 GMT Melanie Spring Desperate Measures: Olive Garden Revamps Menu as Investors Get Pushy Olive Garden added 20 new items to its menu, as investors call for its parent company to shed the struggling chain. Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:12:00 GMT Kate Taylor Fast-Food Chains Are Suddenly Going Bananas Over Breakfast From Taco Bell's new Waffle Tacos to McDonald's potential extended breakfast hours, chains are giving breakfast lovers something to talk about. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:06:00 GMT Kate Taylor Why Are These High-Profile Franchises Suddenly Going Public? With a number of high-profile IPOs, franchises are having a moment in the Wall Street spotlight. Thu, 16 Jan 2014 17:00:00 GMT Jason Daley How We Saved a Restaurant More Than $100,000 a Year While owning a restaurant can be a dream come true for entrepreneurs, there can also be costly pitfalls that can lead to failure. Here are three simple steps to set you up for success. Thu, 09 Jan 2014 15:00:00 GMT David Koji Overwhelmed by Applicants, a Restaurant Turns to a Niche Job Site After a mediocre experience with Craiglist, a French-Californian restaurant posts an ad on PoachedJobs (a job site for food and beverage industries) and achieves stellar results. Thu, 21 Nov 2013 17:30:00 GMT John Patrick Pullen