Seeking Private Equity: Here's How

Small companies are taking a big bite of the PE pie. Here's how.

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Inspiration. Collaboration. Innovation.

The restaurant development community is a small but tight-knit group of chain executives, suppliers, vendors, and design and construction professionals. What makes this community so dynamic is the simple fact that each organization comes to market with a unique corporate culture that shapes their view of the industry, including where they look for inspiration, how they collaborate internally and externally, and their approach to innovation.

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Pizza Hut Tests New “Slice” Concept Stores

Pizza Hut introduced two new fast-casual concept stores featuring an all-new "pizza-by-the-slice" experience, digital menu boards, deck ovens and an open seating environment.

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Q&A with Bill Martens, Vice President, Development & Construction, Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group

Fresh out of grad school and armed with an MBA, Bill Martens launched his career in the finance department at Yum! Brands, where he spent nine years. Midway through his tenure there, however, the development bug bit Martens and he shifted his career to that side of the business. In 2008, he joined Del Frisco's Restaurant Group (DFRG) in Southlake, Texas, as director of development and in 2011 he advanced to vice president of development and construction. 

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Integrated Design the Key to Achieving Profitable Hospitality

At first glance, maximizing innovative retail, operating and concept design solutions may seem like three different disciplines. But following an integrated and holistic approach to design represents the best way to help brands optimize both profitability and customer hospitality to help support growth.

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How to: Manage Air Quality in Restaurants

Proactive Air Quality Management Is Mission Critical

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