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August 2017

DineEquity's President of International Steps Down

DineEquity Inc., the parent company of Applebee’s and IHOP, filed a brief document with the Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday announcing the resignation of Daniel del Olmo, the company’s president for international.

7 Benefits of Renting Point-of-Sale Hardware

Point-of-sale (software) serves as the foundation for any restaurant business. It not only allows a business to securely accept customer payments, it also keeps the flow of the restaurant or food establishment moving forward.

5 Ways to Find the Best Insurance for Your Restaurant

How much insurance does my business really need? What types of insurance do I need? What insurance can I get away without having? What is the bare minimum I can get away with for insurance? These are all very common question that insurance agents get asked when either a new business owner is looking to buy insurance coverage for the first time or a seasoned business owner is looking to renew their coverage.

How TGI Fridays Inspires True Guest Loyalty

There aren’t many restaurants on the planet that would trade an appetizer for an emoji. Welcome to just another afternoon at TGI Fridays.Caroline Masullo, the vice president of digital and e-commerce at the 500-plus-unit chain, says it wasn’t that long ago when the brand decided to take a helicopter look at its ROI.

Applebee's Hires Former Chili's Exec to Lead Culinary Turnaround

Another former Brinker executive has joined Applebee’s turnaround efforts. The DineEquity chain announced Tuesday that Stephen Bulgarelli, who spent the past five years as vice president of food and beverage at Chili’s, assumed the chief culinary officer role to head the culinary team at Applebee’s nearly 2,000-unit system.

NYC Hits the Brakes on Menu-Labeling Enforcement

New York City is doing something it isn’t exactly known for: Slowing down. The Big Apple reached an agreement with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration regarding the impending enforcement of the controversial menu-labeling law.

Alaska Crab Surimi Poké Bowl

Chef Kathy Casey worked with the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute to develop this Alaska Crab Surimi Poké bowl recipe. It features a delicious dressing and a variety of flavor options and toppings that can be mixed and matched.

Buffalo Wild Wings to Air Mayweather-McGregor Fight Despite Cost

Buffalo Wild Wings isn’t going to get caught with its gloves down this time around.The chicken wing chain plans to air Saturday’s blockbuster boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather at nearly half of its 1,250 or so restaurants, according to a report from Bloomberg.

Tony Roma's is Revamped, Reenergized, and Growing Again

At Tony Roma’s flagship location on humming International Drive in Orlando, Florida, some of the booths were tearing apart. Aging wall art hung in cramped, carpeted rooms. It was dark like your grandfather’s steakhouse.

Millennials Keep Driving the Breakfast Boom

Millennials must be morning people. That’s one deduction to draw from the prevalence of breakfast concepts among the FSR 50 (at least 10 percent of the list caters specifically to that daypart).

4 Things You Can Do to Fight Employee Turnover

Turnover among hourly workers is high. According to Forbes, the industry average of turnover for hourly workers is 107 percent. That means, on average, every hourly job turns once a year—and then some.