Sizzler

Sizzler Offering Hand-Carved Turkey on Thanksgiving

Friends and family can gather around Sizzler’s table for a traditional Thanksgiving feast with hand-carved turkey on November 24 at participating locations.The special Thanksgiving Platter features slices of freshly roasted turkey breast with stuffing, green beans, mashed potatoes, gravy, sweet potatoes with maple topping and cranberry sauce.

Sizzler Announces Further Franchise Expansion throughout San Francisco Bay Area

Sizzler, the 55-year-old family-casual steakhouse, has announced its second multi-unit franchise agreement for the San Francisco Bay Area. Restaurant developer Anil Yadav will open six new Sizzler restaurants in the market and remodel six existing restaurants in Concord, Albany, Colma, San Jose, Redwood City, and Daly City.

Restaurant Revivals

What’s InsideRecognize change is neededAssess relevance with consumers and the competitionHave a vision, create a planGenerate involvement throughout the organizationExecute and deliver resultsBe patientIn September 2010, Steve Carley walked into a corporate storm — the swirling funnel-cloud-type of storm that ultimately brings a company to its knees.

Bottomline Boosters

At its height in the 1980s, Sizzler was a $1 billion powerhouse with more than 600 units nationwide.As the millennium neared, however, the family steakhouse chain encountered hard times, including a 1996 bankruptcy.

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.

When It Comes To Salads Almost Anything Goes

Restaurants are pulling out all the stops to ensure that salads are bold and beautiful these days.Toppings such as spicy nuts, pureed purple onions and crispy potatoes are just a few of the complements that chefs are using to liven up the greens.