Monthly Archives: September 2021

What the NBA’s unvaccinated players can lose this season

What the NBA’s unvaccinated players can lose this season

The vaccination of several marquee players has become the biggest storyline in the NBA at the start of a new season. While reports estimate that 90 percent of NBA players are vaccinated against Covid-19, a vocal minority of players who have yet to receive the vaccine drew headlines for their curious comments about receiving the […]

Yelp adds virtual restaurant attribute to help reduce customer confusion

Yelp adds virtual restaurant attribute to help reduce customer confusion

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Yelp has rolled out a number of profile attributes for restaurants, ranging from vaccine-related notices to attributes for LGBTQ and Asian-owned businesses. Now, Yelp is rolling out a Virtual Kitchens attribute for ghost kitchens, virtual restaurants and virtual food courts to identify themselves to potential customers and cut down […]

Why aren’t there more Native American restaurants? | Sean Sherman

Why aren’t there more Native American restaurants? | Sean Sherman

When you think of North American cuisine, do Indigenous foods come to mind? Chef Sean Sherman serves up an essential history lesson that explains the absence of Native American culinary traditions across the continent, highlighting why revitalizing Indigenous education sits at the center of a better diet and healthier relationship with the planet.

Papa John’s Announces Brand’s Largest Domestic Development Deal Ever With Leading Multi-Brand Franchisee Operator Sun Holdings

Papa John’s Announces Brand’s Largest Domestic Development Deal Ever With Leading Multi-Brand Franchisee Operator Sun Holdings

Sun Holdings to oversee opening of 100 stores through 2029, targeting high-growth Texas markets Founded by Guillermo Perales in 1997, Sun Holdings supports multiple brands and concepts, with over 1,000 locations across 12 states Second major development deal announced this quarter is another sign of Papa John’s brand momentum and accelerating development opportunity Louisville, KY […]

Restaurants to Congress: Our Recovery is Moving in Reverse

Restaurants to Congress: Our Recovery is Moving in Reverse

New data shows delta variant bringing greater instability to restaurants, likely extending recovery through 2022 Washington, DC  (RestaurantNews.com)  The National Restaurant Association today sent a letter to Congressional leaders sharing discouraging new operator survey findings and warning of harm that provisions of the Build Back Better Act (BBBA) could inflict on restaurant industry rebuilding. In […]

Ledo Pizza Celebrates National Pizza Month by Supporting Local Charities

Ledo Pizza Celebrates National Pizza Month by Supporting Local Charities

Popular Maryland-based pizza brand to donate a portion of sales for all 18-inch pizzas sold in the month of October to cancer-fighting organizations Annapolis, MD  (RestaurantNews.com)  Committed to giving back to the communities it serves, Ledo Pizza is bringing back its limited-time Pink Pizza Box fundraiser during National Pizza Month! Throughout October, the Maryland-based pizza […]

Mountain Mike’s Pizza Proudly Opens in Brea

Mountain Mike’s Pizza Proudly Opens in Brea

The New Mountain Mike’s Pizza Brea, California Crew Leading Family-Style Pizza Chain Continues Impressive Growth Throughout Orange County Newport Beach, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Mountain Mike’s Pizza, a leading California-based family-style pizza chain for more than 40 years, known for its legendary crispy, curly pepperonis, Mountain-sized pizzas, and dough made fresh daily, is excited to announce that […]

Layne’s Chicken Fingers Targets Jacksonville, Florida for Brand Expansion

Layne’s Chicken Fingers Targets Jacksonville, Florida for Brand Expansion

CEO Garrett Reed highlights a lucrative market for prospective franchisees and discusses the brand’s proven business model. Jacksonville, FL  (RestaurantNews.com)  Layne’s Chicken Fingers, an emerging Texas-based franchise, is seeking a team of dedicated franchisees in Jacksonville, Florida to expand its loyal following. The brand seeks to open 100 units across the country by 2025, with […]

Restaurant owners issue call for action against hospitality restrictions

Restaurant owners issue call for action against hospitality restrictions

This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Author of the article: Kathleen Saylors Publishing date: Sep 28, 2021  •  12 hours ago  •  3 minute read  •  5 Comments Matt Komsa, owner of The G.O.A.T. Tap and Eatery in LaSalle is shown at the establishment on Wednesday September 1, 2021. Photo by […]

How employers steal from workers –

How employers steal from workers –

When you work, you expect to be paid for it. Except, for millions of Americans employed across a range of industries like restaurants and construction, that’s not always the case. Anthropologist Rebecca Galemba explores the multibillion-dollar problem of wage theft and how employers get away with it, highlighting the changes needed for them to pay […]