It is not easy to own and run a restaurant business.
When Rachel Cope finds a gap in the market, her first instinct is to fill it. And in the up-and-coming Oklahoma City restaurant market, there have been plenty of gaps to fill.
The newest restaurant in the Italian Village Restaurants group, Vivere, is over 30 years old.
Trademarks, patents, and other legal protections are often associated with inventions, artistic works, and images—but not so much with restaurants.
At first glance, East Coast Wings + Grill’s growth plan might seem bold, perhaps even ambitious: Take a 35-unit chicken-wing chain and build it beyond 100 restaurants.
When Dave Goldman finds something he’s passionate about, his first instinct is to run with it. Take his career in the foodservice industry.
Even as momentum has slowed in the fast-casual sector, full-service operators and chefs continue to enter the quick-service fray en masse.
Changes are afoot at Beef ‘O’ Brady’s and its sister concept, The Brass Tap. In August, CapitalSpring acquired a majority stake in FSC Franchising Co. LLC, the franchisor of the two chains.