Elizabeth Baxter, Scott Hudler join Torchy’s Tacos executive team Torchy’s Tacos is beefing up its executive team. The 60-unit chain has hired Scott Hudler and Elizabeth Baxter. Hudler will be […]
Measuring Restaurant Performance by Season report reveals chains’ best seasons Now that winter is in full blast, restaurant operators are looking ahead to spring and 2019 as a time for change and renewal. But fast-casual operators won’t […]
DoorDash, Cruise to test self-driving delivery at restaurants, grocers Through a new partnership, Cruise and DoorDash will be testing autonomous deliveries in San Francisco. According to a joint announcement by […]
Beyond Famous Star will walk fine line at meat-lovers’ chain Carl’s Jr has launched the Beyond Famous Star sandwich, utilizing the Beyond Burger patty, made with all plant-based ingredients and free of GMOs, gluten and soy, and packing 20 […]
Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group considers possible sale after acquisition of Barteca, activist letter Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group announced today that it will complete a strategic review, including the possible sale […]
Extrapolating today’s food trends for applicability in 2019 is not the easiest of tasks so the National Restaurant Association (NRA) works with the American Culinary Federation (ACF) to build a […]
Jack in the Box for sale could add to billions spent on restaurant acquisitions in past two years Jack in the Box announced that it could be put up for sale, based […]
Sonic is now part of the Roark Capital portfolio of restaurant companies with Inspire Brands finalizing its acquisition of the $2.3B deal for the quick-service drive-in chain. Inspire Brands is led by Paul Brown and Sonic will be led by Claudia San Pedro, serving as Sonic president, announced post-acquisition agreement. Cliff Hudson will be a senior advisor to Sonic until next March for transition purchases.