Margaritaville Goes to the Smoky Mountains, Olive Garden Rolls Out Remodel and Much More

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July 10, 2014

Margaritaville Interior

Margaritaville Brings its Brand of Cool to the Smoky Mountains

There may be no ocean in sight, but it has to be good karma that the newest Margaritaville restaurant calls home a new Pigeon Forge, Tenn., retail and entertainment development known as The Island.

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Wingstop Interior

Chain Development News

International expansion is on the menu for restaurant chains 16 Handles, Small Cakes and Wingstop. Also, an iconic Chicago-area chain gets a new investor, while Dunkin’ heads west.

Restaurant Development Professionals on the Move

Arby’s, Cici’s and East Coast Wings add development professionals, while restaurant design firm api(+) bolsters its team.

Michael Abt

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.

Development Trends for July

This month rd+d takes a look at c-store traffic levels, the role atmosphere plays when consumers choose a limited service restaurant, global restaurant industry growth and more.

Retractable Roofs Dazzle, Whatever the Weather

Birreria Rooftop Restaurant

Some operators now bring the outdoors in, maximizing seating capacity year round and adding a major wow factor to their designs with highly engineered retractable roofs. We take a look at some show-stopping examples.

Manitowoc KithenCare

Grand Rapids Chair Company: Cubes take over QSRs

Amerlux lights

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