When Jeff Sinelli founded his Which Wich sandwich chain, it was probably destined to have something a little offbeat about it after his success with a relatively unusual concept in his former chain, Genghis Grill. That kind of innovation is where we started our questioning with Sinelli.
This four-part series looks into the successes behind Toppers, Mooyah Burger, Slim Chickens and Which wich.
GE Capital U.S. is selling the bulk of its restaurant financing assets, which are worth about $1.4 billion.
The week that ended with the market-shaking news of Brexit, seems to have left pizza stocks relatively unchanged, though wheat commodity prices dropped sharply on the week.
Longtime pizza chain, Hungry Howie's and relative newcomer, MidiCi, take very different approaches to the category but still have something very fundamental in common.
The House Small Business Committee this week got an earful from the National Retail Federation on the Federal overtime regulations set to become effective Dec. 1. The NRF said the regulation will not only freeze hiring but will also lead to lay-offs and demotions.
Americans are feeling the love a little more these days for fast food, according to this year's customer satisfaction survey and index for the food service industry. But, as a nation, our true love is still heading out to a full-service restaurant for a meal.
Need some pinch-hitters to flesh out the spring hires that didn't work, or didn't last? Think about candidates who've had experience as camp counselors, or show those kinds of qualities because they are often both leaders and team players who work well in the restaurant setting.
Domestic franchisors, whether running one location or 100 in the U.S., face a challenging journey in the quest to go international.
Key ingredients used in pizza creation were all priced higher on the markets last week, though the cost of delivery was cheaper thanks to falling gasoline prices. Pizza stocks were mixed.
In what should serve as a cautionary tale for the entire foodservice industry, Panera Bread faces a $500,000 lawsuit over a grilled cheese sandwich contaminated with peanut butter.
Lots of action going on in pizza franchises this week. Here's a quick look at three that crossed our desks this morning.
Favorable commodity prices gives restaurants a chance to exercise their menu creativity with new offerings and LTOs.
The CEO of the Humane Society of the United States discusses why he believes that restaurant brands embracing animal exploitation will lose cusomers.
Persona Pizza may be small now as a chain, but its chef and co-founder has big plans and even bigger passion for his product.
The annual Harris Poll EquiTrends Restaurant Brands of the Year have been named as the result of the massive survey of Americans and restaurant preferences.
Easy entry for franchisees and portability for customers are helping Kono Pizza expand around the world.
A new poll finds there's a lot of confusion out in America's restaurant dining rooms about just what those menu items really are.
Within the food service industry, the growing trend toward upscale ingredients delivered quickly is not only changing the way restaurants do business, but it's also opening up great opportunities for smaller-scale vendors whose premium products address the desire of so many of us for a little sparkle with our Spam.
In part two of this series on a new food service sector that some have called "luxury QSR," the first official player in that category talks about the kind of research went into the birth of the brand and where it's headed.