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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
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
Why Running a Restaurant Doesn't Have to Rule Your Life
Growth Strategies

Why Running a Restaurant Doesn't Have to Rule Your Life

Using the right tools and strategies to run your business will give you more time to be with your family.
David Koji
4 Ways to Draw Customers Into Your Restaurant
Growth Strategies

4 Ways to Draw Customers Into Your Restaurant

An experienced 'Top Chef' restaurant owner shares some of his secrets to success.
Stefan Richter
How Pizza Hut Made a Comeback
Franchises

How Pizza Hut Made a Comeback

Lower prices and a new restaurant design propel Pizza Hut back into the top 10 on this year's Franchise 500 List.
Beyond the Food Truck: Six Ideas for Mobile Food Businesses
Starting a Business

Beyond the Food Truck: Six Ideas for Mobile Food Businesses

If you want to start a food business, but don't have the dough for a full restaurant, check out these mobile options.
Two Urban Farmers Test the 'Eat Local' Business
Starting a Business

Two Urban Farmers Test the 'Eat Local' Business

More people are exploring microfarming as a way to become their own boss. A look at two moonlighting gardeners in Cleveland.
Bruce Schoenfeld
The Farm-to-Table Founding Fathers
Starting a Business

The Farm-to-Table Founding Fathers

How a Silicon Valley veteran and an English-bred chef helped define the farm-to-table movement.
Bruce Schoenfeld
The Economist at the Forefront of the Farm-to-Table Movement
Starting a Business

The Economist at the Forefront of the Farm-to-Table Movement

This business analyst is an unlikely leader in the economics of food localization.
Bruce Schoenfeld
How the Farm-to-Table Movement Is Helping Grow the Economy
Starting a Business

How the Farm-to-Table Movement Is Helping Grow the Economy

Producing and using locally sourced food is becoming a sustainable business. Call it Foodie Inc.
Bruce Schoenfeld
The Innovators: Union Square Hospitality Group's Danny Meyer
Growth Strategies

The Innovators: Union Square Hospitality Group's Danny Meyer

The New York restaurateur talks about starting and growing a successful business.