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The Top 10 Conferences Foodservice Pros Should Attend in 2019

10 Conferences Restaurant Pros Should Attend in 2019

10 Conferences Restaurant Pros Should Attend in 2019 You’ll be hard-pressed to find a restaurant professional who doesn’t describe their career as “fast-paced.” But taking the time to learn about industry trends, hear people’s success stories, and connect with others in your industry at restaurant conferences can have huge benefits — both personally and for […]

Is Steak ‘n Shake Refranchising It’s Restaurants?

Is Steak 'n Shake Refranchising It's Restaurants?

Steak ‘n Shake ‘Temporarily’ Closes 44 Restaurants YES. As traffic and sales continue to slide, Steak ‘n Shake head Sardar Biglari, CEO of Biglari Holdings, wrote earlier in the year the burger brand “failed customers by not being fast and friendly.” That first note was critical—an issue he believed stemmed from old equipment and ineffective […]

Chick-fil-A is Now the 3rd-Largest Restaurant Chain in America

Chick-fil-A.

Chick-fil-A is thriving. Chick-fil-A has whipped past rivals to become the third-largest restaurant chain in the US. The chicken chain’s massive growth in 2018 moved it into the No. 3 spot on the ranking of the largest restaurant chains in the US, with $10.46 billion in American systemwide sales, according to Nation’s Restaurant News analysis published […]

Top 250 Restaurant Chains in the U.S. 2019

Top 250 Restaurant Chains in the U.S. 2019

Check out the top 250 Restaurant Chains in America! What is a chain restaurant? A restaurant chain is a set of related restaurants in many different locations that are either under shared corporate ownership (e.g., McDonald’s in the U.S.) or franchising agreements. What defines a restaurant chain? A Restaurant Chain is any restaurant with a “headquarters” (usually in another state). Any restaurant with more than […]

Best Chains: Top 10 Restaurants of 2019

Top 10 Chain Restaurants 2019 USA

Best Chains: Top 10 Restaurants of 2019 selections were based off of TripAdvisor‘s recent research. They were successfully able to determine the Top 10 Chain restaurants in 3 overall categories. Chains: 10-50 locations, Chains: 51-100 locations, and Chains: 101+ locations. These rankings “are based on the quality, quantity and recency of reviews from TripAdvisor diners” within […]

How To Avoid Restaurant Failure

Restaurant failure

Restaurant Failure: What To Avoid Restaurant failure: The reality is, many of those that open their very first dining establishment do so without any ideas. Many also don’t know what they are getting themselves into. Avoid these mental pitfalls if you want your business to succeed! If Have A Good Location You Will Make a […]

March Marketing Ideas

March Marketing Ideas

March Marketing Ideas for Restaurants March can be a busy time for restaurants so here are some March restaurant marketing ideas! Attract new business while encouraging regular customers to return with fun ideas to celebrate the arrival of spring! March Madness March Madness is a great way to get customers to visit your restaurant throughout […]