The Fast Lane: Tips from Restaurant Chain Rapid Expansions

100 new units a year? 30 percent growth? No problem. From site modeling to sourcing chairs, these chains have rapid expansion down pat.

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10 Trends Fueling Green Restaurant Design Today

Sustainability now...

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Q&A with Jeff Sturgis, Chief Development Officer, McAlister’s Deli

A long-time franchising veteran of foodservice and non-foodservice concepts, as well as a former independent franchise consultant, Jeff Sturgis signed on with McAlister's Deli as chief development officer last September. 

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Consider This: Maintenance Services

Planned maintenance plays a key role in the safety and efficiency of any restaurant environment. Unfortunately, it also represents an area that some restaurant professionals try to cut quickly in an effort to save money.

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Otto's Tacos Brings LA-Inspired Taqueria to New York

Los Angeles natives Otto Cedeno and Chef Joe LoNigro have brought their L.A.-style taqueria, Otto's Tacos, to New York's East Village.

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Rock & Brews Rocks StubHub Center with New Venue-Friendly Design

Rock & Brews, the family-friendly restaurant brand co-founded by KISS front men Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons, has expanded into the stadium and arena segment.

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