ServSafe Releases Reopening Guidance Video for All Restaurant Employees

Video includes best practices for safety, hygiene, cleaning and disinfecting, and social distancing Chicago, IL  (RestaurantNews.com)  ServSafe, the nation’s leader in food safety training, today released ServSafe Reopening Guidance: COVID-19 Precautions, the third video to help restaurant and foodservice employees…
AllerTrain Announces the Winners of the 2020 Allergy Awards

Fort Collins, CO  (RestaurantNews.com)  AllerTrain™ by MenuTrinfo® LLC, hosted its fourth annual allergy awards and selected winners in 9 distinguished categories. Despite the current state of the world with COVID-19, the team at AllerTrain found it crucial to celebrate the…
Restaurant Employment Falls to Lowest Level Since 1989

In two months, the industry lost more jobs than any other industry Washington, DC  (RestaurantNews.com)  The restaurant industry lost more than three decades of jobs in the last two months, according to National Restaurant Association analysis of preliminary data released…
Association Reports: Restaurant Industry Has Lost Two-Thirds of Workforce

National Restaurant Association Calls for Congress to Enact “Blueprint for Recovery” to Help Industry Survive Washington, DC  (RestaurantNews.com)  From beloved corner diners, to favorite independent restaurants to well-known chains, the entire restaurant industry has lost two-thirds of its workforce, more…
Restaurants Tell Congress: Programs Not Providing Desperately Needed Relief

Washington, DC  (RestaurantNews.com)  The National Restaurant Association told Congressional leaders that COVID-19 relief funds were envisioned as a vital tool to help restaurants bridge the crisis, but there are increasing warning signs that more relief will be needed to help…
Restaurants to Congress: We Need Relief Now!

Washington, DC  (RestaurantNews.com)  Today, the National Restaurant Association called on President Trump and congressional leaders to provide immediate relief in the wake of government-mandated operational changes.  The large-scale closures and restrictions on gatherings have created an economic hardship that will…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 03/03/20

(RestaurantNews.com)   RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit OperatorsConcepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). New York, NY-based THE SMITH RESTAURANT & BAR (founded 2001) has increased…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 02/25/20

(RestaurantNews.com)   RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit OperatorsConcepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). South Carolina-based EGGS UP GRILL (founded 1986) has increased by 10 units…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 02/18/20

(RestaurantNews.com)   RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit OperatorsConcepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Fresno, CA-based DELI DELICIOUS (founded 1995) has increased by 3 units, from…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 02/11/20

(RestaurantNews.com)   RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit OperatorsConcepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Syracuse, NY-based CORELIFE EATERY (founded 2015) has increased by 22 units, from…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 02/04/20

(RestaurantNews.com)   RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit OperatorsConcepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Boise, ID-based BITTERCREEK ALEHOUSE (founded 2002) has added a new concept called…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 01/28/20

(RestaurantNews.com)   RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit OperatorsConcepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). North Vancouver, BC-based BEAN AROUND THE WORLD COFFEES (founded 1990) has increased…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 07/09/19

(RestaurantNews.com)   RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Dallas, TX-based POLLO REGIO (founded 2018) has increased by 3 units,…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 06/25/19

(RestaurantNews.com)   RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Thomasville, NC-based COOK OUT (founded 1989) has increased by 14 units,…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 06/18/19

(RestaurantNews.com)   RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Costa Mesa, CA-based LAZY DOG RESTAURANT & BAR (founded 2003) has…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 06/13/19

(RestaurantNews.com)   RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Salt Lake City, UT-based CAFE RIO (founded 1997) has increased by…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 06/04/19

(RestaurantNews.com)   RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Portland, ME-based AROMA JOE’S (founded 2000) has increased by 3 units,…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 05/28/19

(RestaurantNews.com)   RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Las Vegas, NV-based HASH HOUSE A GO GO (founded 2000) has…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 05/21/19

(RestaurantNews.com)   RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). PA-based MIKE & TONY’S GYROS has increased by 1 unit, from…
National Restaurant Association President & CEO Announces Retirement

Dawn Sweeney to Lead the Association on Continued Growth Trajectory Through 2019 Washington, DC  (RestaurantNews.com)  After 12 years successfully leading one of Washington’s largest and most influential trade associations, advancing and protecting all aspects of the restaurant and foodservice industry,…
AllerTrain Announces the Winners of the 2019 Allergy Awards

Fort Collins, CO  (RestaurantNews.com)  AllerTrain™ by MenuTrinfo® LLC, hosted its third annual allergy awards and selected winners in 7 distinguished categories. The AllerTrain™ team selected winners from universities and restaurants across the country to recognize outstanding restaurant and university leaders…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 05/14/19

(RestaurantNews.com)   RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Toledo, OH-based MARCO’S PIZZA (founded 1978) has increased by 105 units,…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 05/07/19

(RestaurantNews.com)   RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Illinois-based MARISCOS EL AMIGO has increased by 1 unit, from 2…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 04/30/19

(RestaurantNews.com)   RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Austin, TX-based THUNDERCLOUD SUBS (founded 1975) has increased by 2 units,…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 04/23/19

(RestaurantNews.com)   RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Connecticut-based WING IT ON (founded 2011) has increased by 1 unit,…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 04/16/19

(RestaurantNews.com)   RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Greensboro, NC-based BISCUITVILLE (founded 1966) has increased by 1 unit, from…