Operations http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6587/more en 2014 RH 25: One Five Hospitality http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-one-five-hospitality <div class="node-body article-body">“Be true to yourself—you can’t fake it or people will know.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-one-five-hospitality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-one-five-hospitality#comments RH 25 Featured Operators Gated Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:00:00 +0000 35311 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 2014 RH 25: Little Wisco http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-little-wisco <div class="node-body article-body">Gabriel Stulman's collective of small restaurants are disarmingly friendly and welcoming in a Midwestern sort of way</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-little-wisco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-little-wisco#comments RH 25 Featured Operators Gated Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:00:00 +0000 35301 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 2014 RH 25: Andy Ricker Restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-andy-ricker-restaurants <div class="node-body article-body">Pok Pok has the audacity to offer Thai dishes that you won’t find anywhere in this country</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-andy-ricker-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-andy-ricker-restaurants#comments RH 25 Featured Operators Gated Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:00:00 +0000 35291 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 2014 RH 25: Ethan Stowell Restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-ethan-stowell-restaurants <div class="node-body article-body">Stowell is as much a mentor as a boss</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-ethan-stowell-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-ethan-stowell-restaurants#comments RH 25 Featured Operators Gated Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:00:00 +0000 35281 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com 2014 RH 25: Tom Douglas Restaurants http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-tom-douglas-restaurants <div class="node-body article-body">Tom Douglas helped put Seattle on the culinary map</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-tom-douglas-restaurants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/rh-25/2014-rh-25-tom-douglas-restaurants#comments RH 25 Featured Operators Gated Tue, 23 Sep 2014 22:00:00 +0000 35271 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Yelp forced to manage its own reputation http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/yelp-forced-manage-its-own-reputation <div class="field-deck"> A series of spats involving the restaurant review site have thrust its legitimacy and objectivity back into the spotlight. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A series of spats involving the restaurant review site have thrust its legitimacy and objectivity back into the spotlight.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/yelp-forced-manage-its-own-reputation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/yelp-forced-manage-its-own-reputation#comments Marketing Consumer Trends Social Media Lawsuits Marketing Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:40:00 +0000 35361 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Olive Garden: Battle of the breadsticks http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/olive-garden-battle-breadsticks <div class="field-deck"> Darden’s activist investors say the company’s flagship Italian concept needs a serious makeover. Management says one is already underway. Who will prevail? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A scathing 296-page assessment of Darden Restaurants issued by Starboard Value, the hedge fund that owns more than $500 million worth of Darden stock, questions the quality of Olive Garden’s food.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/olive-garden-battle-breadsticks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/olive-garden-battle-breadsticks#comments Eat Beat Food Trends Featured Operators Consumer Trends Finance Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:00:00 +0000 35341 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com How to manage fluctuating produce prices http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-manage-fluctuating-produce-prices <div class="field-deck"> Restaurants can prepare for unstable pricing to reduce the impact on their bottom line. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Restaurants can prepare for fluid price changes to reduce the impact on their bottom line.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-manage-fluctuating-produce-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/how/how-manage-fluctuating-produce-prices#comments Management Tips Eat Beat Food Trends How To Finance Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:00:00 +0000 35331 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Freeimages.com Smith & Wollensky: Primed for growth http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/smith-wollensky-primed-growth <div class="node-body article-body">A casual spinoff and the first international location are on the horizon for this revered group.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/smith-wollensky-primed-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/smith-wollensky-primed-growth#comments Eat Beat Featured Operators Gated Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 35261 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>The first Wollensky&rsquo;s Grill will fill out the lower level of the company&rsquo;s popular Chicago site.</p> Examining this season’s restaurant promo strategies http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/examining-season-s-restaurant-promo-strategies <div class="field-deck"> Casual dining chains are getting creative with their promotions this fall, but one multi-concept operator might have a smarter way to build current and future business. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Casual dining chains are getting creative with their promotions this fall, but one multi-concept operator might have a smarter way to build current and future business. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/examining-season-s-restaurant-promo-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/marketing/examining-season-s-restaurant-promo-strategies#comments Management Tips Marketing Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:43:00 +0000 35231 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Lettuce Entertain You recently held its 2014 Taste of Lettuce River North at its downtown Chicago Wildfire unit.</p> Wildfire Chicago