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Restaurant industry projected to add 525,000 summer jobs

- General News
This is the first time on record that demand has reached this level two summers in a row.

Bad weather hurts January restaurant performance

- General News
January offered little clarity in terms of the current health of the restaurant industry from a year-over-year growth perspective.

Mush Foods releases restaurant-ready mushroom blends

- General News
Mush Foods announced the launch of 50Cut, a unique line of chef-crafted mushroom root blends that improve nutrition

Clean Eatz puts up $25,000 for fitness challenge

- General News
Clean Eatz, the health food restaurant and online meal plan franchise, is getting ready to kick off its annual WeChangeLivez (WCL) Challenge.

Restaurants post sales and traffic growth in November

- General News
By several accounts, November was a pretty encouraging month for restaurants. For the second consecutive month, year-over-year (YoY) same-store sales and traffic growth accelerated, bringing much-needed optimism to the industry after September’s discouraging dip in performance.

Consumers choose restaurants for the holidays

- General News
Two-thirds of adults surveyed plan to eat out during the next several weeks, and nearly half plan to order takeout or delivery.

Restaurant report shows strong summer, concern for traffic erosion amid challenges

- General News
Restaurant sales and traffic growth slowed down during July but remained stronger than the growth rates posted by the industry back in April and May.

How foodservice will look different in 2030 

- Analysis
The foodservice landscape will look different in 2030 as Generation Z commands more influence and market share. 

IFPA Foodservice Conference 2023 sets new records

- General News
International Fresh Produce Association (IFPA) welcomed produce suppliers, foodservice innovators, award winning chefs, K-12 professionals, menu planners and more to Foodservice Conference this week. 

U.S. restaurant industry holds steady with May traffic

- General News
Quick service restaurants (QSRs) have historically represented the majority share of U.S. restaurant industry traffic, which means as quick service goes, so goes the industry.