FSR Features

Famous Dave's Stays Nimble in Face of COVID-19

When the COVID-19 pandemic started in March, Famous Dave’s made an early decision to close dining rooms—before it was even mandated in some cases—and a host of franchisees followed suit. ...

Darden Inches Closer to Life as Normal

Darden announced Tuesday that dine-in traffic at flagship brands Olive Garden and LongHorn Steakhouse has led to an improvement of more than 10 percentage points in same-store sales. ...

Don’t Let Mosquitoes Ruin Patio Reopenings

Warmer weather often entices patrons to visit restaurants, especially in the summertime when vacationers are scoping out new scenes. Not all of these visitors, however, benefit your bottom line. ...