Restaurant Business

Want to Increase Your Tipped Employees' Pay Without Spending A Dime?

A richer color scheme encourages customers to tip a lot more.

Gene Marks

· 4 min read

CEO of Culinary School PlantLab Charged With Embezzling $2.4 Million

The 35 felony charges against Adam Zucker include money laundering and grand theft by embezzlement.

Hayden Field

· 7 min read

CEO of Culinary School Who 'Disappeared' Appears to Have Spent a Week in Jail

PlantLab CEO Adam Zucker said he'd been dealing with a 'catastrophic' personal issue for more than a week when his staff was unable to contact him. The time coincides with the arrest and incarceration of a person by the same name on embezzlement charges.

Hayden Field

· 9 min read

The CEO of a Culinary School Is Missing. Students Are Now on the Hook for Thousands Paid in Tuition.

PlantLab says its CEO, Adam Zucker -- a former colleague of celebrity chef Matthew Kenney -- is unreachable. They've canceled all upcoming classes.

Hayden Field

· 5 min read

How a Partner Behind the Famous Vegan Restaurant Chain By Chloe Moved Forward After a Lawsuit, Online Harassment and a Miscarriage

Samantha Wasser dealt with a number of personal and professional setbacks amidst helping launch By Chloe, a popular vegan fast-casual chain. She tells us her story.

Samantha Wasser

· 7 min read

This Entrepreneur Fought Her Neighbors for Her Right to Open Her First D.C. Restaurant and Won

It took this restaurant owner three times as long as expected to get her liquor license after a community battle with men who accused her of trying to open a brothel.

Rose Previte

· 5 min read

This Entrepreneur Borrowed $125,000 as a Teen, Then Used It to Build the $1 Billion Jersey Mike's Brand

Peter Cancro was just 17 when he bought the sandwich shop where he worked. Here's how he turned it into the billion-dollar chain of franchises that Jersey Mike's is today.

Hayden Field

· 7 min read

This Entrepreneur Built the Hottest Celebrity Spot on the Planet -- and a Brand With Staying Power

Andrew Medal chats with Mark Birnbaum about how his global restaurant group has become a Hollywood hotspot, and how to establish a brand that stays on top.

Andrew Medal

· 1 min read

The Dress Code for This New Restaurant Is Your Birthday Suit

Twin brothers in Paris left the insurance business to open a restaurant catering to nude vegans.

Gene Marks

· 3 min read

Ayesha Curry Has Gone From Food Blog to Food Empire: Here's How You Can, Too

You might not start with Curry's platform, but you can still use her strategies.

Danetha Doe

· 4 min read

Tech Is Accelerating a Boom In the Food Business

Technology is bringing new efficiencies, opportunities and profitability to agriculture and restaurant management.

Rahul Varshneya

· 4 min read