Featured Operators http://restaurant-hospitality.com/taxonomy/term/6605/more en Will Porano Pasta be the next fast-casual juggernaut? http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/will-porano-pasta-be-next-fast-casual-juggernaut <div class="node-body gallery-body">Porano Pasta is chef Gerard Craft's take on Italian fast casual</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/will-porano-pasta-be-next-fast-casual-juggernaut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/will-porano-pasta-be-next-fast-casual-juggernaut#comments Featured Operators New Restaurant Concepts Thu, 28 Jan 2016 20:00:00 +0000 51201 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Kornick, Morton plan DMK's future http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/kornick-morton-plan-dmks-future <div class="node-body article-body">Multi-concept operator DMK Restaurants has a great pedigree and history of opening some of Chicago's coolest concepts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/kornick-morton-plan-dmks-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/kornick-morton-plan-dmks-future#comments Owner Interviews Featured Operators Tue, 26 Jan 2016 18:08:00 +0000 51141 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>David Morton and Michael Kornick</p> Lindsey Becker Stephane Bombet takes measured approach to growth http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/stephane-bombet-takes-measured-approach-growth <div class="field-deck"> The prolific restaurateur talks about the competitive L.A. market, and his two new concepts, Viviane and Hanjip. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bombet Hospitality Group recently opened two noteworthy additions to the Los Angeles dining scene, Viviane and Hanjip</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/stephane-bombet-takes-measured-approach-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/stephane-bombet-takes-measured-approach-growth#comments Owner Interviews Featured Operators New Restaurant Concepts Tue, 26 Jan 2016 15:49:00 +0000 51121 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Stephane Bombet</p> Bombet Hospitality Group Moby opens restaurant for a cause http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/moby-opens-restaurant-cause <div class="node-body article-body">Singer-songwriter Moby has launched Little Pine, a vegan bistro where all proceeds fund animal welfare causes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/moby-opens-restaurant-cause" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/moby-opens-restaurant-cause#comments Owner Interviews Featured Operators Fri, 22 Jan 2016 15:27:00 +0000 51011 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>&quot;It has to advance the cause of veganism, and it has to look nice, and the music has to be good.&quot;<em>&mdash;Moby</em></p> Little Pine Bill Chait stepping down at Sprout LA http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/bill-chait-stepping-down-sprout-la <div class="field-deck"> He’ll leave behind one of Southern California’s premier multi-concept companies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bill Chait is leaving one of Southern California’s premier multi-concept companies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/bill-chait-stepping-down-sprout-la" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/bill-chait-stepping-down-sprout-la#comments Featured Operators Mon, 04 Jan 2016 15:43:00 +0000 50481 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Chait founded the Louise&rsquo;s Trattoria chain and has partnered with some of LA&#39;s top chef/owners.</p> Sierra Prescott Chicago’s Gene & Georgetti opens second location http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/chicago-s-gene-georgetti-opens-second-location <div class="field-deck"> Why—after 75 years—the Durpetti family has decided to expand. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Durpetti family has decided, after 75 years, to expand with a second Gene & Georgetti's steakhouse.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/chicago-s-gene-georgetti-opens-second-location" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/owner-interviews/chicago-s-gene-georgetti-opens-second-location#comments Owner Interviews Featured Operators New Restaurant Concepts Fri, 30 Oct 2015 15:30:00 +0000 47941 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Gene &amp; Georgetti, Rosemont, IL.</p> Carasco Photography The Chew’s Carla Hall to open NYC restaurant http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/chew-s-carla-hall-open-nyc-restaurant <div class="field-deck"> Her fast-casual operation will put contemporary twist on Nashville-style fried chicken. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Her fast-casual operation will put contemporary twist on Nashville-style fried chicken.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/chew-s-carla-hall-open-nyc-restaurant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/new-restaurant-concepts/chew-s-carla-hall-open-nyc-restaurant#comments Owner Interviews Featured Operators New Restaurant Concepts Wed, 21 Oct 2015 14:00:00 +0000 48001 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>How Nashville (and now Brooklyn) does fried chicken: Carla Hall&#39;s is marinated in pickle brine, pressure-fried and doused in a chili oil-based sauce.</p> Carla Hall’s Southern Kitchen Facelift complete at L.A. landmark Clifton’s Cafeteria http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/facelift-complete-la-landmark-clifton-s-cafeteria <div class="field-deck"> Pet project for a five-year process for owner, local history groups </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Clifton Cafeteria in Los Angeles has a new look.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/facelift-complete-la-landmark-clifton-s-cafeteria" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/facelift-complete-la-landmark-clifton-s-cafeteria#comments Featured Operators Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:00:00 +0000 48031 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Ryan Tanaka Souvla elevates the simple gyro in San Francisco http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/souvla-elevates-simple-gyro-san-francisco <div class="field-deck"> Charles Bililies has fused his fine dining training and Greek roots in a casual dining venture. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Charles Bililies; San Francisco restaurant offers a refined interpretation of the classic Greek souvlaki</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/souvla-elevates-simple-gyro-san-francisco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/souvla-elevates-simple-gyro-san-francisco#comments Owner Interviews Featured Operators Tue, 01 Sep 2015 14:00:00 +0000 46961 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com <p>Diners at the counter can watch the spit-roasting of Souvla&#39;s meats.</p> Kassie Borreson How operators are coping with higher costs http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/how-operators-are-coping-higher-costs <div class="field-deck"> Commodity price hikes, rent inflation and minimum wage are pelting restaurant owners with new costs. How to cope? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Commodity price hikes, rent inflation and minimum wage are pelting restaurant owners with new costs. How to cope?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/how-operators-are-coping-higher-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://restaurant-hospitality.com/featured-operators/how-operators-are-coping-higher-costs#comments Featured Operators Gated Mon, 10 Aug 2015 14:45:00 +0000 45621 at http://restaurant-hospitality.com Thinkstock