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Buffalo Wild Wings' CEO: Millennials are a Challenge

As management differences escalate between Buffalo Wild Wings and activist investor Marcato Capital prior to the company’s annual shareholder meeting June 2, CEO Sally Smith issued a letter defending the company’s approach.

Report: Guest Satisfaction Directly Affects Restaurant Sales

While same-store sales, traffic, and revenue remain drivers for restaurant performance, customer satisfaction could be the key to predicting the future. Simply, are guests satisfied? And are they coming back? The TDn2K company, White Box Social Intelligence, launched its “Restaurant Guest Satisfaction Snapshot" on Tuesday, which reveals insights based on consumer feedback and satisfaction from more than 193,000 units and 620 brands.

The Secret Behind America's Steakhouse Renaissance

Steakhouses are enjoying a renaissance these days. These newer renditions still boast the clubby vibe, stiff cocktails, and giant steaks that made classic steakhouses famous, but restaurateurs are putting a more contemporary spin on the concepts and menus, and chefs are stamping their own signatures on classic dishes.



Why Speed Still Rules in Restaurants

The 20 years from 1980 to 2000 were those of significant innovation and technical development here in the U.S., driven primarily by our constant pursuit of higher technology and more modern conveniences.