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Recruiting the Next Generation

Designing foodservice operations to meet the expectations of Millennials and other emerging generations remains a topic of constant discussion. Equally important, though is recruiting Millennials to become the next generation of restaurant and foodservice industry workers.

Travel Centers of America to Acquire Quaker Steak & Lube

Restaurant Performance Index Takes Tiny Step Back in September

66 percent of operators made a capital expenditure in the past three months.

Tellock Departs Manitowoc

Manitowoc Prepares to Shift Manufacturing from its Cleveland Plant

Multi-line foodservice equipment manufacturer also plans to shut a California distribution center.

Yum! Brands to Spin Off Its China Operation

Company strives to become a pure-play franchisor.

Trick or Treat: How to Determine the Right Equipment for the Job

Every piece of equipment offers many features and benefits but not all are right for every foodservice operation. When you find the right piece, it’s a treat. But when you spec the wrong item, operators can feel tricked. In honor of Halloween, we caught up with a couple of consultants to hear their thoughts on the key considerations when making informed specifying decisions to ensure operators enjoy more treats than tricks and steer clear from any ghastly situations.

Restaurant Performance Index Declined in August

Restaurant operators report softer sales and traffic levels. 

Restaurant Catering 101: First Steps for Foodservice Designers

Catering sales at restaurants are way up, according to a just-released study by Technomic. Sales for both consumer social and business catering — meaning drop-off catering platters at office buildings and other business-related locations — has increased 20 percent to a whopping $52.3 billion since 2012.

Taco Bell Makes a Run for Urban Markets

The quick-serve giant's cantina style restaurants will serve liquor and tapas-style menu items. 

Fuller Blasts to Leadership Position with Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

Former Johnny Rockets executive assumes leadership position with the coffee and tea-based concept.