Q&A: Michael Abt, CEO of Huddle House

Founded in 1964, Huddle House is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year by rolling out a new prototype and adding new units. We touched based with CEO Michael Abt to talk about the longstanding brand. 

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Q&A with Tiffany Toliver, Director of Development for World of Beer Franchising

Founded in 2007, World of Beer (WOB) began as a retail store but became a neighborhood gathering spot for beer lovers.

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Chili's Wraps Tabletop Tablet Rollout in Company-Owned Units

Less than eight months after announcing a partnership with Ziosk to bring tabletop tablets to all company-owned restaurants, Chili's Grill & Bar has completed the largest rollout of tabletop tablets in the U.S., installing more than 45,000 tablets in 823 company-owned Chili's restaurants.

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Food for Thought: Julia Monk on How Millennials Drive Hospitality Design Trends

NeoCon, the world's largest trade show and conference dedicated to the commercial design industry, wrapped up in Chicago this week. Prior to the start of the show, its management tapped the NeoCon advisory committee of top commercial designers to share insights on what's hot right now and what lies ahead across key industry sectors.

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Homestyle Dining Debuts Fresh-Casual Bo's Steak & Grill

On May 20 Homestyle Dining, Inc., parent of steakhouse brands Ponderosa and Bonanza, launched Bo's Steak & Grill, its new "fresh-casual" concept, in Lindale, Texas.

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A Q&A with Cameron Cumming, Vice President of Franchise Marketing and Recruitment for Marco's Pizza

Marco's Pizza opened 109 new locations across the country in 2013 and increased system-wide sales by more than 32 percent, resulting from a growth strategy that focused on implementing best practices and efficient systems and building a positive company culture. Overall, the approach contributed to doubling the company's size in five years.

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