Restaurant business

Boost Your Restaurant Business With Five Local Marketing Tips | modern restaurant management

The pandemic has ravaged many businesses across the country and few industries have been hit harder than the restaurant industry. Thousands and thousands of restaurants have been forced to close for safety reasons, some permanently. Now more than ever, restaurateurs need to improve restaurant management to survive these uncertain times. Consumers and customers have changed […]

Restaurant business

In Conversation with Anil Pandey: How to Manage Restaurant Operations During COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has forced many restaurateurs to close their stores for the time being and the rest of us to limit activities outside the home. While everyone is looking for different ways to spend their free time, this could be a great opportunity for you to analyze some marketing activities in your restaurant to […]

Restaurant business

Veteran restaurant business owners are eligible for the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund

The US Small Business Administration will begin registration at 9 a.m. on April 30 and open applications at noon on May 3 for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund. During the first 21 days the program is open, the SBA will prioritize funding applications from veterans, as well as businesses owned and controlled by women and socially […]

Restaurant business

TravelCenters of America completes sale of self-catering business

WESTLAKE, Ohio – TravelCenters of America Inc. (TA) is no longer a stand-alone restaurant business. The travel center operator has completed the sale of 42 locations primarily under the Quaker Steak & Lube brand for aggregate proceeds of $5 million. “This strategic divestment is an important step in supporting TA’s strategy to be a more […]

Restaurant business

It’s a lockdown for us as the catering industry is closed today: Anurag Katriar, Chairman, NRAI

We were one of those industries that were quite on their own and nothing changed, Anurag Katriar says in an interview with ET Now. Edited excerpts: ET Now: What is the impact of the second wave of COVID and all the curfews and restrictions that have been imposed on the restaurant industry? The wave itself […]

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Ninja City plans to reopen indoor food service in Cleveland, with expansion to Columbus underway

CLEVELAND, Ohio – The light at the end of the pandemic tunnel shines for Bac Nguyen and Dylan Fallon. The business partners have scheduled the reopening of interior service to Ninja City in the Gordon Square neighborhood of Cleveland. They thrive in a huge ghost kitchen setup in Columbus. And they are increasing the distribution […]

Restaurant business

Are high rents draining restaurant activities

This has always been a double whammy for restaurateurs. Not only are they bogged down by rising food prices, but high rents are also eating away at their thin margins. Studies indicate that restaurant rents in India have increased by 40-45% and for a number of stand-alone restaurants, this is becoming unsustainable. For a restaurant, […]

Restaurant business

Increase in food deliveries but decline in overall catering activity

Night curfew restrictions and standards to only allow parcel service from restaurants have been a boon for online food delivery chains as there is a huge surge in online deliveries; however, the hospitality industry is still facing losses. Abbas Ali, Director of Good Luck Cafe, said: “Online orders have increased, but business has been severely […]

Restaurant business

A couple embarks on the restaurant business

A prolific home cook who spent years in the restaurant business as an administrator mixes his talents to create “eclectic comfort food” at his own restaurant. Stefen Bosworth and his partner Ron Rois have roots in the Pacific Northwest, although they have spent the past 25 years living and working in the Chicago area. In […]

Restaurant business

Illegal home kitchens undermine restaurant business, Winnipeg cafe owner says

One weekday afternoon, the tables at Yafa Café are empty. The Portage Avenue cafe in Winnipeg, which sells Arabic food and sweets, has felt the brunt of government-mandated closures and a current provincial requirement that restaurant guests must be from the same household. But it’s not just restrictions meant to curb the spread of COVID-19 […]