Restaurants

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The CEO of a Company That Owns More Than 100 Wendy's Allegedly Used $1 Million in PPP Loans on a New House in Montana

Sandi Adler, a former vice president at Starboard, claims she was fired after taking issue with CEO Andrew Levy's plans to "defraud the United States and the Small Business Association."

The Rise and Fall of Chuck E. Cheese, Which Just Filed for Bankruptcy

The chain's parent company, CEC Entertainment, filed for Chapter 11 on Thursday, citing pandemic-related reasons.

Free Webinar: How Can Restaurants Thrive In Today's New Normal

Join chef and restaurateur Peter Merriman as he discusses reopening strategies, rethinking business models, resetting diners' expectations and more.

9 Bloody Brilliant Ways Businesses Are Navigating Meat Prices

Everyone from hot-dog distributors to French restaurants are finding innovative solutions.

Win $1,000 to DoorDash and Support Your Favorite Restaurants From Home

Restaurants are reopening, but who wants to rush back?

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Restaurants are businesses that make and sell food. Chain restaurants are a business model where a series of restaurants are owned and operated by a single parent company. Some well-known chain restaurants include Outback Steakhouse, Red Robin and P.F. Chang’s.