Despite results that “performed below our internal expectations,” Cracker Barrel raised its earnings guidance for the fiscal year following its third-quarter report. Sandra B. Cochran, the company’s president and CEO, said during a conference call that marketing and advertising didn’t deliver the sales and traffic the brand hoped.
As casual dining chains struggle to maintain market share, many brands are looking to off-premise occasions to cushion against ongoing challenges in the segment. Executives from several large casual dining chains pressed the growing importance of carry-out and delivery orders in recent quarterly earnings calls with investors.
Hickory Tavern, the social gathering spot, where the neighborhood is drawn by a lively bar, great food and a passion for entertainment and sports, will honor America’s fallen military members on Memorial Day (May 29) at all 27 locations in 16 communities by offering a free hamburger to all veterans and active duty military.
Denny’s Corporation today announced the appointment of Michael Furlow as senior vice president of information technology and chief information officer (CIO). Mr. Furlow is a seasoned restaurant executive with more than 30 years of restaurant and technology experience at several restaurant brands, including most recently as CIO at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers.
Springtime in New York just got a whole lot more interesting. Forget the federal government, the Big Apple announced Thursday that it plans to enforce the same calorie-labeling laws recently delayed (again) by the Food and Drug Administration.
Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries, the highly and widely celebrated retro family-friendly diner and the Official Restaurant of National Hamburger Day, is ready to make company history on that day - Sunday, May 28, 2017 - with $.
Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group welcomed General Manager Sherwin Levitis and Executive Chef Christopher Dertinger as the team leading both management and culinary operations at Del Frisco’s Grille Brookfield Place.
Virginia is for lovers and Chesapeake, Virginia is going to love Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries, the highly lauded All-American family-friendly diner, which is set to open its second Virginia location on Monday, May 26.
Ignite Restaurant Group’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings revealed some alarming sales declines during what appears to be a transitional period for the parent company of Joe’s Crab Shack and Brick House Tavern.
In the next 12 to 24 months, company-owned Famous Dave’s will be a thing of the past. But in the meantime, the chain could close additional stores, CEO Mike Lister said in a conference call.The 173-unit chain reported comparable-restaurant sales declines of 4.
Main Event Entertainment, the nation’s fastest-growing bowling-anchored dining and entertainment destination, is opening its third Phoenix-area center—located at 1735 S. San Tan Village Pkwy in Gilbert—on Tuesday, May 23.
Wild Wing Cafe, the destination for “hot wings, cold beer and good times,” announced that it will open a new Gastonia, North Carolina, location in Franklin Square. This opening will be the company’s third corporate location in the greater Charlotte area, and its first in Gastonia.
Red Robin CEO Denny Marie Post addressed the “hot topic of off-premise” business during the company’s first-quarter earnings call on Tuesday afternoon. The conversation took place as shares of Red Robin jumped more than 15 percent in late trading following a better-than-expected report and boosted guidance.
Memorable events require delicious cuisine, and for those with a busy schedule, BRIO Tuscan Grille offers the perfect solution to make any event with four to 50 guests unforgettable. BRIO’s new Catering Packages, presenting only the finest and freshest ingredients, include Catering Pans, Family Bundles, Catering Bundles and Create Your Own Pasta Station options.
Brand equity is no longer movement-proof. The shifting demographics of the restaurant industry are finally catching up with companies, shows Harris Poll’s 29th edition of its annual EquiTrend Study. The data, which is collected from more than 100,000 U.