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kptv.com - Kandra Kent - Soaring food prices another punch to restaurant industry
Soaring food prices another punch to restaurant industry
KPTV.com

PORTLAND, Ore. (KPTV) - What restaurants are dishing out is eating away at profit, as the price of goods soars and supply chain issues make it more difficult to shop around. Restaurant managers told Fox 12 it's becoming increasingly difficult to…

techcrunch.com - Tage Kene-Okafor - Vendease gets $3.2M to help hotels and restaurants buy food supplies in Africa
Vendease gets $3.2M to help hotels and restaurants buy food supplies in Africa
TechCrunch

Vendease, an online marketplace that allows restaurants and other food businesses to buy supplies straight from manufacturers and farms, has raised a seed round of $3.2 million, the company confirmed to TechCrunch. The news is coming seven months…

bloomberg.com - Leslie Patton - Popeyes Is Closing Some Restaurants Early on Staff Shortages
Popeyes Is Closing Some Restaurants Early on Staff Shortages
Bloomberg

Its chicken sandwich may be a hit, but Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen can't get enough workers to sell it. Almost 40% of Popeyes locations have been forced to curtail operations as a result of the labor shortage sweeping the industry, forcing the…

wsj.com - Charley Grant - Inflation Pinches Restaurants, but Customers Seem Willing to Split the Check
Inflation Pinches Restaurants, but Customers Seem Willing to Split the Check
Wall Street Journal

Inflation is making casual-dining shareholders sick to their stomachs. Relief is likely on the way. Brinker International, owner of Chili's, said last Tuesday that it earned 34 cents a share on an adjusted basis in its fiscal first quarter, which…

indiatimes.com - Ratna Bhushan - Restaurant industry contracts 53% due to pandemic: NRAI
Restaurant industry contracts 53% due to pandemic: NRAI
India Times

The food services industry witnessed a massive decline of 53% in FY2021 compared to the previous financial year, reeling under the impact of the pandemic, a new report released by industry body NRAI, which represents over 5 lakh restaurants, said.

ajc.com - Yvonne Zusel - Celebrate Halloween at these metro Atlanta restaurants and bars
Celebrate Halloween at these metro Atlanta restaurants and bars
ajc

HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern. All of the restaurant's locations will host brunch and dinner costume contests on Oct. 30, with brunch starting at 11 a.m. and dinner starting at 5 p.m. When finished eating, guests enter the contest by turning in their…

reuters.com - Reshma George - Lower appetite for Burger King, staff crunch hit Restaurant Brands' sales
Lower appetite for Burger King, staff crunch hit Restaurant Brands' sales
Reuters

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Burger King and Tim Hortons are struggling with a staffing crunch and the Delta variant keeping coffee-loving office workers at home, causing parent Restaurant Brands International Inc (QSR.TO), to miss estimates for quarterly…

nikkei.com - Staff Writer - Japan's restaurants and hotels welcome life after state of emergency
Japan's restaurants and hotels welcome life after state of emergency
日本経済新聞

TOKYO -- As Japan slowly opens up its economy after a lengthy emergency declaration, the restaurant and tourism industries are beginning to see the light at the end of the tunnel. 'We can finally stay open until late at night,' said Kazunari…

boston.com - Tiffani Faison to close Tiger Mama, open new restaurant in the same space
Tiffani Faison to close Tiger Mama, open new restaurant in the same space
Boston.com

One of Tiffani Faison's Fenway restaurants will close for good this weekend, but the award-winning chef already has plans to flip the space into a brand new concept in 2022. On Oct. 29, Tiger Mama will host its last regular service, then reopen for…

eater.com - Ashok Selvam - Chicago's First Indian Tasting Menu Restaurant to Open in Wicker Park
Chicago's First Indian Tasting Menu Restaurant to Open in Wicker Park
Eater

Wazwan, the ambitious South Asian restaurant that popped up in August in Wicker Park, is permanently staying on Division Street. This is not only good news for fans of Zubair Mohajir's spicy chicken sandwiches and burgers, but also for the chef's…

10tv.com - Clay Gordon - Hiring restaurant workers during the 'Great Resignation
Hiring restaurant workers during the 'Great Resignation
10tv.com

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Will the doors open tomorrow? It's a question many restaurant owners in Ohio have to ask themselves when they close for the night. It's a situation Vick's Gourmet Pizza in Reynoldsburg has not come across since first opening…

fox17online.com - Lauren Edwards - 'Every week it's a challenge:' Restaurant industry impacted by supply chain crisis
'Every week it's a challenge:' Restaurant industry impacted by supply chain crisis
WXMI

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. —,Restaurants nationwide continue to face a variety challenges since opening back up. First, it was the labor shortage. Now, it's the supply chain crisis. Fred's Italian Restaurant on Plainfield is feeling the impact.

seattlepi.com - Naomi Tomky - Best bets for Seattle Restaurant Week
Best bets for Seattle Restaurant Week
seattlepi.com

For the next two weeks, Seattle Restaurant Week highlights the local dining scene with special $20 lunches, and dinner deals for $35 or $50. Once an annual promotion that highlighted only high-end restaurants, the current version shows off a wide…

heraldtribune.com - Wade Tatangelo - The best rooftop bars and restaurants in Sarasota-Bradenton for drinks, food, amazing views
The best rooftop bars and restaurants in Sarasota-Bradenton for drinks, food, amazing views
Sarasota Herald-Tribune

While we love our Florida beach bars and beachfront restaurants, we're also fond of drinking and perhaps dining on a fabulous rooftop. A mere five years ago, though, there were few to none to be found in Sarasota and Manatee counties. Fortunately…

business-standard.com - Ritwik Sharma - Indian restaurant industry shrank 53% in pandemic year: NRAI report
Indian restaurant industry shrank 53% in pandemic year: NRAI report
Busienss Standard

The restaurant business worldwide was one of the hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Indian food services market was no exception, as it witnessed 53 per cent degrowth in FY2021 compared to the previous fiscal, a report by the National…

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