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What's America's Most Frequented Restaurant Chain?

Often when publicly traded brands report quarterly results, the performance is relative to their own success or troubles. Same-store sales, traffic—these indicators measure year-over-year progress or declines, and stack over fiscal calendars to paint a picture of a chain’s financial health.

Doug Thompson Named COO at Texas Roadhouse

For all intents and purposes, Doug Thompson helmed the chief operating officer role at Texas Roadhouse for the past three years, ever since Steve Ortiz’s 2015 retirement. The 540-unit chain made the change official August 23.

What Top Restaurants are Doing to Win The Labor War

When The Cheesecake Factory announced its second-quarter earnings in August, its stock dipped 14 percent the next day. That happened despite the fact that its same-store sales rose 1.4 percent and revenue jumped 4 percent.

Squeezed by Labor, Texas Roadhouse Won't Change What it Stands For

Texas Roadhouse has battled labor inflation for some time now. That’s not an uncommon thread throughout the industry, especially as unemployment continues to drop and the market tightens. Brands have lifted prices, or turned to technology, like kiosks and tablets, to lessen the burden in many cases.

Report: Texas Roadhouse is No. 1 in Customer Satisfaction

Given Texas Roadhouse’s sizzling sales of late, it’s no surprise to see the 558-unit chain scoring big with guests on this year’s American Customer Satisfaction Index. Texas Roadhouse notched an 83 (out of 100) to lead all full-service brands studied in the annual report.

Texas Roadhouse Promotes Tonya Robinson to CFO

Texas Roadhouse announced a key executive change, and it’s coming from within. The 558-unit, Louisville-based chain promoted Tonya Robinson to chief financial officer, replacing company president Scott Colosi, who served in the interim role since 2015.

Texas Roadhouse Continues to Fire Up Impressive Results

Kent Taylor didn’t need a lot of superlatives to explain Texas Roadhouse’s red-hot April. “When I opened my Christmas presents at Christmas, and I got something I’m not sure I expected, I was [just] happy to see it.

Here's Why Texas Roadhouse is Cooking the Competition

Texas Roadhouse isn’t immune to some of the crunches facing casual dining. The 527-unit brand stared down labor inflation in 2017 and raised prices about 0.3 percent across its U.S. system. But, as chief executive officer Kent Taylor put it Tuesday afternoon during a conference call, Texas Roadhouse is “feeling some very cool vibes for 2018.

Thriving Texas Roadhouse Has Big Growth Plans for 2017

Shares of Texas Roadhouse soared to record highs Tuesday as investors digested the casual dining company’s better-than-expected first-quarter results. While Texas Roadhouse surprised analysts with the numbers, how it got there was far from complicated, executives explained in a conference call.

Texas Roadhouse Launches Kenny Chesney-Inspired Drink

Louisville-based Texas Roadhouse and Blue Chair Bay Rum have launched an exclusive specialty drink with big flavor just in time for summer.“Kenny’s Cooler,” which was created by Texas Roadhouse, is available in 476 restaurants nationwide.