Alicia Kelso / Alicia has been a professional journalist for 15 years. Her work with FastCasual.com, QSRweb.com and PizzaMarketplace.com has been featured in publications around the world, including NPR, Good Morning America, Voice of Russia radio, Consumerist.com and Franchise Asia magazine.
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FAQ's about the FDA's final menu regulations

The FDA will consider details throughout the next year, and will continue to solicit input on how to properly monitor these regulations.

Pizza operators get their wish with FDA's final menu labeling regulations

The FDA's ruling mandates menu labeling by the slice, not the whole pie. Pizza restaurants do have to say how many slices are in a pizza.

Cheese prices drop well below $2 mark

Heading into the busiest travel day of the year, gas prices have fallen for 60 consecutive days.

Restaurant organizations apprehensive about Obama's executive action on immigration

It has been estimated that about 20 percent of chefs, head cooks and cooks in the restaurant industry are undocumented immigrants.

Pizza Hut franchisee: High confidence in brand relaunch despite minimal testing

NPC International CEO said the menu changes are in response to consumer demand for more flavor, customization.

Good news for cheese prices after rough year

Gas prices are down more than a quarter from a month ago.

How Papa Murphy's controlled record-high cheese prices in Q3

The company's CEO believes the company has the potential to triple its domestic footprint.

Startup aims to help restaurants clear hyperlocal produce hurdles

OtherShip Foods offers 10- and 20-foot containers that use hydroponics technology to grow produce on site.

Sales, staff needed to execute successful catering program

If you want to move the needle, teach everyone in your organization how to sell.

Mobile payments: Where the consumers are going

To approach mobile payments, make sure your guests want it, that you have the right infrastructure in place and that you have a plan for the data you can collect.

With wintry weather knocking, gas prices remain low

Natural gas spot prices respond to winter's tease with an uptick.

How some restaurant operators plan to navigate higher minimum wages

Restaurant patrons across age groups and political orientations support increasing the minimum wage and adjusting it annually for inflation.

Papa John's POS rollout to be completed by Q1

The company remains bullish on North China and is focused on shifting its marketing and menu strategies to support growth in the market.

Proteins take menu, marketing spotlight despite historically high costs

The trend is largely driven by millennials, who look at price value differently; they want it to be worth what they pay and they’re not willing to compromise on taste.

Prognostication: 2015 menu trends

Beverages, micro-local, crowdsourcing and increased competition from nontraditional foodservice outlets are all expected to shape the restaurant landscape in 2015.

Domino's riding strong Q3 momentum

Gas prices tumble 30 cents in one month.

Pizza concept preps for 120%-plus sales boost on Halloween

Topper’s Pizza CEO says Canadian consumers are becoming more adventurous with their orders.

Keys to success: Hard work, excellence, flexibility

The best-selling author believes we've lost touch with too many old school ideas and that work has become a four-letter word.

How to make more money and have more fun: An unconventional perspective

The best-selling author believes hard work and excellence are the two keys needed for success.

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