Chain News & Profiles includes news on chain restaurants, operations, profiles, trend pieces and new concepts.
Despite the challenging economy, several chain restaurant concepts continue to ink new development agreements and expand their presence into new markets. And, in this week's chain operating report, one iconic concept makes history.
Producing freshly prepared menu items in an efficient kitchen helps this Southwestern grille and cantina-themed restaurant chain compete successfully in the quick-service burrito channel.
One casual-dining chain adds better-for-you menu options while several others look to expand their reach both domestically and abroad in this week's Chain Operating Report.
Caribou and Cheesecake Factory explore new venues and markets, Del Frisco's Restaurant Group reports operating results for the second quarter and much more in this week's chain operating report.
A vibrant, refreshed look paired with a new, more efficient prototype has this chain poised to take a bigger bite out of the sandwich segment.
This week's chain operating report takes a look at a couple of chains' IPOs, expansion plans for several players and some transaction news.