At the beginning of 2021, you could count Darden CEO Gene Lee among the industry leaders skeptical of the long-term viability of the off-premises consumer.
In the spring of 2020, CraftWorks Holdings was bankrupt and on
The Restaurant Revitalization Fund was hailed as a banner win for operators—the culmination of months of lobbying and pleas from decimated restaurants across America.
At this point in the restaurant recovery, the Paycheck Protection Program and Restaurant Revitalization Fund are in operators’ rearview.
The restaurant industry’s recovery and labor challenges are running the same race today.
Did anybody ever imagine a bowling-themed concept generating 90 percent of its sales through food and beverage? Robert Thompson has long viewed brand creation through a different lens. ...
A bipartisan group in Congress continues to chase $60 billion in further restaurant aid.
Closure tallies continue to vary for restaurants at this chapter of the COVID-19 recovery.
Restaurant tipping regulations has always been a convoluted topic. And it’s currently even more so due to an uncertain future. This present state of flux isn’t unexpected, however.
Another twist in the SBA’s distribution of Restaurant Revitalization Fund grants took place midday Wednesday as an unknown number of previously approved applicants received rejection notices. ...