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Stocking Your Bar With Inventory
Startup Kit

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.
The Legal Side of Owning a Bar
Startup Kit

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.
Paula Deen Abruptly Shuts Down Restaurant Without Informing Employees
Paula Deen

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.
Laura Entis
Mario Batali's Eataly Forced to Close Wine Store for Six Months
Legal

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.
Geoff Weiss
Pasta Maker Barilla Opens First Restaurant, Aims to Be 'Italian Version of Chipotle'
Restaurant Business

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.
Kate Taylor
Paula Deen Starts Her Comeback With a Family-Style Restaurant Near Dollywood

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.
Catherine Clifford
How 'Raising the Roof' Heightened This Restaurant's Brand
Live Your Brand

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.
Melanie Spring
Desperate Measures: Olive Garden Revamps Menu as Investors Get Pushy
Restaurant Center

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.
Kate Taylor

Must-take Steps Before Launching Your Restaurant

Making connections and knowing your market are among the steps every budding restaurateur should take.
David Koji
Fast-Food Chains Are Suddenly Going Bananas Over Breakfast
Restaurant Business

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.
Kate Taylor
Why Are These High-Profile Franchises Suddenly Going Public?
Franchises

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.
How We Saved a Restaurant More Than $100,000 a Year
Growth Strategies

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.
David Koji
Overwhelmed by Applicants, a Restaurant Turns to a Niche Job Site
Growth Strategies

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.
John Patrick Pullen
A 7-Year-Old's Inspiring Dream to Be an Entrepreneur
Entrepreneurs

A 7-Year-Old's Inspiring Dream to Be an Entrepreneur

Want to start your own business? Get inspired by this boy's passion for food and business.
Jason Fell