Restaurants

Owner of This Georgia Fried Chicken Joint Came Out a Winner After Corporate Bankruptcy
Franchise Players

Owner of This Georgia Fried Chicken Joint Came Out a Winner After Corporate Bankruptcy

By staying true to herself, Vickey Shelton kept the doors of her Mrs. Winner's Chicken and Biscuit restaurant open through tough financial times for the company.
Erin Schultz
'Hey, Dummy. Right Here. Right In Front of You!' Said My Calling in Life as I Made a Dirty Martini
Make More Happen

'Hey, Dummy. Right Here. Right In Front of You!' Said My Calling in Life as I Made a Dirty Martini

My entrepreneurial niche involved something I did over and over every day as a bartender.
Eric Tecosky
California Restaurant Industry Vet Finds a New Persona at Cutting-Edge Pizza Place
Franchise Players

California Restaurant Industry Vet Finds a New Persona at Cutting-Edge Pizza Place

Nick Ulrich says he loves the mom-and-pop feel of the build-it-yourself Persona Pizza franchise, which he runs with his brothers in his hometown of Santa Rosa.
Erin Schultz
Artisanal Craftspeople Are Making Healthy Cheeses With Compelling Histories
Artisanal Manufacturing

Artisanal Craftspeople Are Making Healthy Cheeses With Compelling Histories

Consumers are craving the backstory behind the products they buy, and Artisanal Cheese is trying to capitalize on that.
Tracy Byrnes
From Anheurser-Busch Sales Rep to Restaurateur, This Man Has Made a Career of Wings and Beer
Franchise Players

From Anheurser-Busch Sales Rep to Restaurateur, This Man Has Made a Career of Wings and Beer

Long-time franchisee Brent Weaver of North Carolina started out in sales for the beer giant before opening his own East Coast Wings & Grill 12 years ago.
Erin Schultz
NBA All-Star Ray Allen and Wife Are Opening an Organic Fast Food Restaurant
Franchise

NBA All-Star Ray Allen and Wife Are Opening an Organic Fast Food Restaurant

The establishment will be the first of its kind in the country.
Lindsay Friedman
This Franchisee Turned His After-School Job Into a Business
Franchise Players

This Franchisee Turned His After-School Job Into a Business

Amol Kohli has been working in the restaurant industry since he was 15. Now, as an adult, he's a restaurant franchisee. Here's how he climbed the ladder.
Carly Okyle
Pitch Switch: Changing Sales Tactics Made This Reservation App Appealing to Restaurants
Pitches

Pitch Switch: Changing Sales Tactics Made This Reservation App Appealing to Restaurants

Greg Hong learned to hone his sales pitch over drinks. Save yourself the money and learn from his story.
8 Chain Restaurants With Valentine's Day Deals
Valentine's Day

8 Chain Restaurants With Valentine's Day Deals

They may not be the most romantic locations your city has to offer, but if you play it right, you could win points for originality.
The Top 100 Restaurants in the U.S., According to Yelp Users
Restaurants

The Top 100 Restaurants in the U.S., According to Yelp Users

Eateries in one particular state dominated the list.
Lifelong Health Advocate Finds a Natural Fit With Jamba Juice
Franchise Players

Lifelong Health Advocate Finds a Natural Fit With Jamba Juice

Panos Joulios, a career-entrepreneur in the restaurant industry, loves promoting healthy living at his several juice joints across Arizona and California.
Erin Schultz
Service Industry Job Site Snagajob Raises $100 Million in Funding
Funding

Service Industry Job Site Snagajob Raises $100 Million in Funding

The influx of capital will be used, in part, to expand the company's mobile offerings.
Carly Okyle
OpenTable's 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America
Restaurants

OpenTable's 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America

Make sure to take your beau to a place with that special touch this Valentine's Day.
Lindsay Friedman
Tipping Point: Is It Time to Rethink Gratuity in Restaurants?
Radicals & Visionaries

Tipping Point: Is It Time to Rethink Gratuity in Restaurants?

There's a growing movement to eliminate gratuities for servers. What does this mean for the restaurant world?
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.