Restaurants

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?
Your Server's Wide Waistline May Steer You Towards Dessert
Personal Health

Your Server's Wide Waistline May Steer You Towards Dessert

Diners who were served by a waiter with higher BMIs were more likely to end their meals with a sweet treat, according to study.
Laura Entis
5 Ways Your Restaurant Experience Will Change in 2016
Restaurants

5 Ways Your Restaurant Experience Will Change in 2016

Some of it is already happening: tablets replacing servers and ordering and prepaying for food with an app. Now it's time for restaurants to really embrace new technology.
Drew Hendricks
Starbucks Whips Up New Drink for Its Menu
Starbucks

Starbucks Whips Up New Drink for Its Menu

Following the release of its flat white, an espresso released last year, the latte macchiato is causing a stir with a bold taste and signature look.
Lindsay Friedman
Invoice Organization Made Easy: This Cloud-Based Solution Was Created in 2 Weeks
The Fix

Invoice Organization Made Easy: This Cloud-Based Solution Was Created in 2 Weeks

Plate iQ is helping a restaurant chain turns mountains of invoices into a more efficient operation.
Matt Villano
Chipotle Cooks Up New, Stricter Food Safety Rules Amid E. Coli Fiasco
Chipotle

Chipotle Cooks Up New, Stricter Food Safety Rules Amid E. Coli Fiasco

A dash of DNA testing here and a sprinkle of scalded onions there, and Chipotle just might save face yet.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Check Out the Top 10 Food Trends for 2016
Food

Check Out the Top 10 Food Trends for 2016

From charred desserts to the proliferation of delivery apps, here are some developments in the food world to watch out for in the coming months.
Nina Zipkin
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.