Restaurants

No Sibling Rivalry Here: These Franchisees Are Happily in Business Together
Franchise Players

No Sibling Rivalry Here: These Franchisees Are Happily in Business Together

Bill Nowak and Gail Gentry of Buffalo, New York, were chosen 'rookie of the year' by their Checkers franchisor.
Entrepreneur Staff
Star Ratings Matter Just as Much as (If Not More Than) Online Reviews
Reputation Management

Star Ratings Matter Just as Much as (If Not More Than) Online Reviews

Research shows how even an average 3-star rating for your business can hurt your bottom line.
Chris Campbell
Dinner Lab Drops Its Membership Paywall as It Looks to Triple Attendance
Dinner Lab

Dinner Lab Drops Its Membership Paywall as It Looks to Triple Attendance

The fast-growing dinner party startup will no longer require an annual membership fee.
Catherine Clifford
BentoBox, a Startup That Helps Restaurants Build Better Websites, Raises $1.2 Million
Fundraising

BentoBox, a Startup That Helps Restaurants Build Better Websites, Raises $1.2 Million

Clients include Danny Meyer's Hospitality Group, as well as New York City hotspots The Spotted Pig and The Breslin.
Laura Entis
This Baskin-Robbins Franchisee Has Made Ice Cream a Family Affair
Franchise Players

This Baskin-Robbins Franchisee Has Made Ice Cream a Family Affair

Chris Locher spent five years as director of operations of the chain's Eastern Region. Now, he's in business for himself -- with his wife and daughters as partners.
Entrepreneur Staff
Danny Meyer's Economically Nonsensical Solution to the Tipping 'Problem'
Wages

Danny Meyer's Economically Nonsensical Solution to the Tipping 'Problem'

In eliminating tipping at his restaurants, Danny Meyer just may have proven how necessary gratuities are.
Ray Hennessey
How Food Makers Are Convincing America to Eat Bugs
Food Businesses

How Food Makers Are Convincing America to Eat Bugs

A swarm of companies selling insect-based food items has descended upon the American market. Can they persuade consumers that eating bugs isn't a punishment?
Kate Taylor
11 Chains That Now Deliver (If You Live in a Certain Area)
Delivery

11 Chains That Now Deliver (If You Live in a Certain Area)

Your favorite restaurants are making it all too easy to get your fast-food (and fast-casual) fix.
Kate Taylor
Goodbye, Burgers. Hello, Wings: This Franchisee Had Good Reason to Quit McDonald's
Franchise Players

Goodbye, Burgers. Hello, Wings: This Franchisee Had Good Reason to Quit McDonald's

Marcus Teufel prepared for 10 years to be a McD's owner before taking a 180-degree turn.
Entrepreneur Staff
'Creating Smiles and Stories' for Customers Is Just One of This Mega-Franchisee's Goals
Franchise Players

'Creating Smiles and Stories' for Customers Is Just One of This Mega-Franchisee's Goals

With 74 western U.S. Dairy Queen locations, and 43 years as both franchisor and franchisee, Bill Spae is also focused on growth.
Entrepreneur Staff
Taco Shop Gives 4-Year-Old Cancer Patient the Keys to the Kitchen
Food Businesses

Taco Shop Gives 4-Year-Old Cancer Patient the Keys to the Kitchen

The pint-sized chef turned Babalu into 'Eden's Taco Shop' for a one-day fundraiser.
Kate Taylor
Jon Taffer's 3 Tips for Running a Bar or Restaurant
Ready To Launch

Jon Taffer's 3 Tips for Running a Bar or Restaurant

'This is a serious business. It's a hard business.'
Jason Fell
Brother-Franchisees Who Certainly 'Tasted' the Goods Before Committing
Franchise Players

Brother-Franchisees Who Certainly 'Tasted' the Goods Before Committing

Rahul and Rohit Arora worked at Blimpie restaurants as managers for 10 years before making the move to ownership.
Entrepreneur Staff
How This Startup Is Helping Restaurants Be More Efficient About Delivery
Food Delivery

How This Startup Is Helping Restaurants Be More Efficient About Delivery

DoorDash's web software and app offers restaurants on-demand delivery options using a team of Uber-style drivers.