Restaurants Need to Brace for Tough Times

By: Larry F. Harris, CEO Food Management Partners, Inc. With the compression of legacy brands, spiraling labor costs and now the latest coronavirus fears, small to midsized restaurant concepts are feeling the squeeze more than ever.  As a result, the…
Ovation Brands Closes 74 Underperforming Restaurants

Ovation Brands has released the following statement about the closing of 74 underperforming Old Country Buffet, Hometown Buffet, Ryan’s, Fire Mountain and Country Buffet restaurants: (RestaurantNews.com)  Ovation Brands was acquired by Food Management Partners in August 2015. Since that time,…
Don Pablo’s Returns to Texas Roots with Acquisition by Food Management Partners

San Antonio, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Don Pablo’s is returning to its Texas roots with the acquisition of the brand by Food Management Partners (FMP) from Atlanta-based Rita Restaurant Corporation. A San Antonio-based restaurant management and development group, Food Management Partners is…