Industry Headlines from FSR magazine

  • José Andrés Christens Pizzeria at SLS Las Vegas [08-30-2014]

    Celebrating the recent opening of Las Vegas’ newest resort and casino, SLS Las Vegas, world renowned chef José Andrés took to the kitchens of 800...

  • California Strawberry Commission Offers Holiday Recipes [08-30-2014]

    According to the National Restaurant Association, 71 percent of adults now try to eat healthier at restaurants than they did two years ago, and when parents dine out, increasingly they are looking for healthful options for their children.

    That makes California strawberries a natural...

  • Sales Down in Bob Evans Farms' Latest Quarter [08-29-2014]

    Bob Evans Farms, Inc. announced its financial results for the fiscal 2015 first quarter ended Friday, July 25, 2014. On a GAAP basis, the company reported a net loss of $1 million, compared with net income of $8.4 million, in the comparable period last year. 

    On an...

  • Leading Culinary Women Fundraise for James Beard Foundation [08-29-2014]

    On Monday, Sept. 22, some of the brightest stars in the culinary world will align for a night of food, wine, and fundraising for Friends of James Beard Benefit Dinner. 

    These leading ladies of the culinary world will join forces for a Friends of James Beard benefit...

  • Report: 43% of Industry Workers Live Below Twice the Poverty Line [08-29-2014]

    One of the largest labor sectors in the U.S., the restaurant industry, has nearly half of its workers living under the income threshold required for a family to make ends meet, among many terrible working conditions, according to a new report. 

    The...

  • Tyson Foods and Hillshire Brands Complete Merger [08-29-2014]

    Tyson Foods, Inc. today announced the completion of its merger with The Hillshire Brands Company, a transaction that positions Tyson Foods as a clear leader in the prepared foods business. In connection with the merger, shares of Hillshire Brands common stock will be delisted and...

  • Huddle House Commends Sales Growth at Company Convention [08-28-2014]

    Propelled by positive sales growth and the success of its Evolutions store design, Huddle House breakfast franchise had a record attendance of more than 400 guests at its 2014 convention in Atlanta.

    Focused on the theme "Raise the Bar," this year's event came as...

  • Denny's Adds Craft Cocktail Bar in First Manhattan Location [08-28-2014]

    Denny's today announced long-awaited plans to open its first-ever Manhattan location on Friday, Aug. 29, at 5 a.m. 

    Located at 150 Nassau St. at the gateway to New York's Financial District, the new location incorporates locally-inspired,...

  • Portion Sizes and Menu Variety Drive Lunch Traffic [08-28-2014]

    Consumers regularly eat lunch away from home, and on average, it is a couple of days a week. Operators have been focusing their efforts on gaining a larger share of lunch visits during this highly competitive daypart.

    Convenience and speed of service are key needs...

  • Melting Pot Throws Local Celebration in Tallahassee [08-28-2014]

    The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc. announced that it will commemorate the 35th anniversary of the brand's entry into one of its earliest markets, Tallahassee, Florida, with a local celebration this September. 

    The original Tallahassee location...

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