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Check Out the Top 10 Food Trends for 2016
Food

Check Out the Top 10 Food Trends for 2016

From charred desserts to the proliferation of delivery apps, here are some developments in the food world to watch out for in the coming months.
Nina Zipkin
National Restaurant Association Sues New York City Over Sodium Warnings on Menus
Legal

National Restaurant Association Sues New York City Over Sodium Warnings on Menus

The new rule applies to restaurants with more than 15 locations nationwide and concession stands at some movie theaters and sports stadiums.
This Franchisee's Story Gives True Meaning to Today's Celebration of the American Worker
Franchise Players

This Franchisee's Story Gives True Meaning to Today's Celebration of the American Worker

Orphaned in Vietnam and adopted by an American church, Phong Huynh grew up in the El Pollo Loco company, rising from night porter to corporate director and, today, owner of 13 restaurants.
Entrepreneur Staff
From Franchisor to a Competitor's Franchisee: How a Hooters Owner Bounced Back
Career Change

From Franchisor to a Competitor's Franchisee: How a Hooters Owner Bounced Back

Former Hooters owner is back in business at Twin Peaks.
FDA Extends Deadlines for Chain Restaurant to Add Calorie Counts to Menus
Regulations

FDA Extends Deadlines for Chain Restaurant to Add Calorie Counts to Menus

There's still confusion on what adding calorie counts will actually mean for many food establishments.
Kate Taylor
What I've Learned Owning More than 100 Franchised Restaurants
Franchise Players

What I've Learned Owning More than 100 Franchised Restaurants

Brian Kelley owns 104 Hardee's, plus a handful of Jersey Mike's Subs and a couple of Blaze Pizzas. Here's his tips for other franchisees.
Kate Taylor
This Restaurant Will Give You $10,000 in Gift Cards If You Name Your Baby 'Quinoa'
Restaurants

This Restaurant Will Give You $10,000 in Gift Cards If You Name Your Baby 'Quinoa'

Can a trendy grain become a trendy baby name? BJ's Restaurants thinks so.
Kate Taylor
After a Fire, an Owner's Concern for His Employees Burns Bright
Franchisees

After a Fire, an Owner's Concern for His Employees Burns Bright

While his employees performed community services, the restaurant owner performed a charitable act of his own.
Father's Day at Golden Corral: A Franchisee Carries on His Dad's Tradition
Franchise Players

Father's Day at Golden Corral: A Franchisee Carries on His Dad's Tradition

Franchisee Billy Sewell not only runs restaurants, he raises money for the children of wounded, disabled and fallen military service members.
Entrepreneur Staff
Why Multi-Unit Franchise Ownership Is Now the Norm
Franchises

Why Multi-Unit Franchise Ownership Is Now the Norm

Once in the minority, multi-unit franchisees control more than 75 percent of franchised restaurants.
A Pretzel Franchise That Won't Leave Anyone Bent Out of Shape
Franchise Players

A Pretzel Franchise That Won't Leave Anyone Bent Out of Shape

This New York City firefighting franchise finds that with Philly Pretzel Factory there are mercifully few fires to put out.
Joan Oleck
Become a Franchisee at Age 21? Just Ask Hailey Nault. She Pulled It Off.
Franchise Players

Become a Franchisee at Age 21? Just Ask Hailey Nault. She Pulled It Off.

Grit and determination helped this young Canadian find a partner and own her own restaurant.
Joan Oleck
Chipotle Becomes the First National Restaurant Chain to Go GMO-Free
Sustainability

Chipotle Becomes the First National Restaurant Chain to Go GMO-Free

Two years after beginning to label GMOs on the menu, the burrito chain has stripped genetically modified ingredients from all offerings.
Kate Taylor
Business Meetings 101: How to Find the Perfect Restaurant
Meetings

Business Meetings 101: How to Find the Perfect Restaurant

The right venue ensures all parties are comfortable. The wrong one can lead to stress and poor decision-making.
Murray Newlands