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Rustling Up Resiliency: Top Chains Make Big Gains Despite Pandemic

Explore how major restaurant chains have managed to boost sales despite COVID-19 and learn what to expect as they continue to build on their success.

Socially Delectable: Foodservice Operators Savor Social and Digital Channels

Learn how the COVID-19 shift to social and digital channels resulted in pop-up restaurants on Instagram and a gold rush of consumer data for top chains.

Restaurant Rock Stars: Serving Up Hope and Help During the Pandemic

COVID-19 plunged the restaurant industry into a dark period, yet the best in people shined through. Read 3 inspiring profiles of resiliency and goodwill.

Restaurants Redux: Foodservice Preps for Post-Pandemic Profits

Explore how the stimulus package, rising COVID-19 vaccination rates and the return of dine-in services are poised to make business bloom this spring.

Sales Surge: Consumers Dig In to Foodservice Despite Pandemic

Learn why sales at Texas Roadhouse and Jack in the Box have sizzled during COVID-19 and how these brands have made the leap from surviving to thriving.

Restaurant Revenue Reimagined: Pandemic Dishes Out Disruption

Learn how pandemic-propelled innovation continues to reshape the restaurant industry, with menu enhancements and artificial intelligence at drive-thrus.

Sizzling Sales: Burger Chains Post Beefy Gains

McDonald's and Wendy's exemplify the trend of fast-food restaurants accelerating sales during COVID-19. Learn how the burger giants eat up market share.

Snacking Comes of Age: Understand Generational Preferences to Position Your Menu for Success

Snacking has increased in recent years. Here’s how to customize your offerings to satisfy the unique preferences of every generation.

Opportunity Is Served: Foodservice Gets Taste of Better Days Ahead

As foodservice transitions away from the COVID-19 crisis, operators enter a new era of opportunity. Explore key factors leading to a feast of sales.

Taste of Success: Building on Foodservice Wins in 2020

Explore the innovations, from off-premises to ghost kitchens to blended meals, that helped restaurants survive in 2020 and could help them thrive in 2021.

No Chickening Out: Big Chains Dig in to Win the Chicken Sandwich Wars

Sales of chicken sandwiches continue to soar as chains step up efforts to capitalize on the trend. Explore the latest chicken sandwich product launches.

Business Booster: COVID-19 Vaccine Poised to Give Foodservice Sales a Shot in the Arm

With the COVID-19 vaccine on the horizon, restaurant operations prep for another seismic shift. Explore the vaccine's implications for the industry.

Kitchen Heat: A Look Back at a Pressure-Cooker Year

Despite the disastrous impact of COVID-19, the foodservice industry rallied with menu innovation and technological advances. Explore three key trends.

The Skinny on Foodservice Innovation: Trim the Fat, Beef Up Technology

Learn how the COVID-19 has compelled major restaurant chains to trim menus and integrate technology to manage margins more effectively and increase sales.

Foodservice Turns Inside Out: Restaurants Reinvent Themselves for Off-Premises Business

Learn how Taco Bell, Shack Shake and other fast casual chains are reinventing their restaurant formats to accommodate off-premise business growth.

Can’t Curb the Enthusiasm: Foodservice Consumers Brake for Curbside Pickup

Curbside pickup is claiming a growing share of off-premise business. Learn how the trend is impacting the foodservice and how chains are adapting.

Hungry for Digital Sales: Pandemic Continues to Propel Foodservice Innovation Forward

The pandemic continues to transform foodservice with a shift to off-premise sales. Learn how Chic-Fil-A and Captain D's are adapting to the new norm.

Back to Basics: A Second Helping of Tried and True Feeds the Bottom Line

Major chains like Burger King and McDonald's are revisiting and reinventing basics of the customer experience. Learn how they're making the old new again.

Power to the Pizza! A Foodservice Staple Continues to Drive Profits with Delivery

Pizza chains such as Papa John's and Marco's Pizza continue to show the bottom-line importance of menu innovation and delivery technology during COVID-19.

Off-Premises Foodservice Here to Stay as Dining Rooms Reopen

Even as consumers return to onsite dining, off-premise channels continue to grow. Learn how DoorDash drives growth and expands the reach of restaurants.

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