Silver Diner

Emerging Restaurant Chains Report

Emerging Chains ReportSilver DinerEarls Kitchen + BarThe CowfishView the SlideshowView the GalleryIn the highly competitive restaurant industry, votes are cast in dollars and diner loyalty. Winning a guest for a one-time meal doesn’t position a brand for success; instead, chefs and operators have to create meaningful dining-out experiences with menus and hospitality that encourage guests to return frequently and regularly.

Polished Silver

Emerging Chains ReportIntroductionEarls Kitchen + BarThe CowfishView the SlideshowView the GallerySilver DinerOpened: 1989, Rockville, MarylandCo-Founders: Bob Giaimo, president and CEO, Ype Von Hengst, executive chefLocations: 14 in Maryland, Virginia, and New JerseyAverage check: $14AUV: $3.

Taking Kids’ Menus To The Next Level

What’s InsideDesserts: Just the right sizeSteps to the futureThe kid-approved taste panelAn inviting children’s menu can be the difference between frequent family diners and parents who limit their visits to nights the babysitter is available.

Full Serves Lead New Kids Meal Initiative

It wasn’t Bring Your Child to Work Day, but that’s certainly what it felt like at the launch of the National Restaurant Association’s new healthy kids menu initiative “Kids LiveWell” in Washington, D.