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.
In this first of a three-part series, we take a closer look at the chain that claims it's inventing a new restaurant sector that combines speed and quality into an idea that some industry analysts say the market is clamoring for.
It was an up week for the price of all commodities last week, although Domino's and Papa John's stocks fell.
Summer is just around the corner and so are the odors inherent when warmer weather and food mix at your restaurant. Here are six tips from the maintenance experts at Cintas to keep down the stink this summer.
I'm introducing myself as the new Food Editor of this site, as well as starting us off with a handful of my observations about YOU, from this year's NRA meeting in Chicago.
Prices were up for just about everything this week, except for natural gas in the Northeastern U.S. and Domino's, both of which fell.
As the issue of joint responsibility for employee wages and other workplace issues winds its way through the docket with the NLRB, the battles lines appear to be steepening on both sides.
In part two of this series on global markets for restaurateurs, Euromonitor International shares discussed what global restaurateurs must keep in mind when designing their outlets overseas.
The suit claims that because of the under-calculated hours, employees at the franchises named were not compensated for more than $500,000.
Cooking up a pizzeria environment refresh can be a tall order for some brands.
Big data can be a game-changer for restaurateurs, helping them understand the unseen drivers behind sales.