Under CEO Brian Niccol, Chipotle has accelerated innovation. This year, it released cauliflower rice and quesadillas.
McDonald's hopes to cut 90% of the amount of virgin fossil fuel-based plastic it used in the toys in 2018.
Supply chain disruptions, a labor shortage and inflation pose challenges for restaurants, a Goldman Sachs survey of small business owners found.
In the second quarter, midtown Manhattan vacancies reached 19% of total space, according to Cushman & Wakefield data.
Restaurant tech start-up Agot AI has closed a $10 million funding round that will help the firm work toward its mission of improving fast-food order accuracy.
After workers at three Buffalo, New York, stores petitioned for a vote on whether to unionize, Starbucks asked the NLRB to let all 450 workers in the city vote.
Taco Bell is testing a 30-day pass for a free taco a day in Tucson, Arizona.
Impossible Foods launches fake chicken, Beyond Meat reboots its own. A war in fast-food sector over the chicken sandwich may be poised for a vegan wave.
Impossible Foods on Tuesday launched its meatless chicken nuggets in restaurants and announced plans to bring the new offering to supermarkets.
Many restaurant companies created spinoff virtual brands to help rejuvenate their sales during the pandemic and capitalize on the boom in digital ordering.
Burger King is taking its rewards program nationwide amid a broader push from the Restaurant Brands International chain to boost its U.S. business.
Sweetgreen co-founder and CEO Jonathan Neman wrote a LinkedIn post Tuesday connecting obesity to the ongoing pandemic, drawing backlash from social media users.
National Retail Federation Chief Economist Jack Kleinhenz said Wednesday that wage increases, driven by a tight labor market, could push up inflation.
After a dire 2020, the restaurant industry is staging a comeback, but headwinds will likely keep it from bouncing back to 2019 levels, a new report shows.
Big players in the industry like McDonald's and Chipotle have not yet mandated Covid-19 vaccines for restaurant staff.
Salad chain Sweetgreen announced Tuesday that it has bought Spyce, a Boston restaurant company that made a name for itself with its automated kitchen.
McDonald's tapped company veterans and a Petco executive to fill slots leading marketing efforts and its international markets.
Starbucks is kicking off autumn with the apple crisp macchiato, the latest limited-time addition to its seasonal lineup.
Wages for hourly limited-service restaurant workers climbed 10% in the second quarter compared with a year ago, according to a new report.
Restaurants have replaced their physical menus with QR codes, a change that many in the industry believe will stick around long after the pandemic.
Chipotle Mexican Grill announced Thursday that the burrito chain is testing meat-free chorizo in Indianapolis and Denver.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is facing his first lawsuit from restaurants for the executive order requiring proof of vaccination to dine indoors.
New York City will become the first major U.S. city to require proof of vaccination to eat indoors, starting Monday.
McDonald's on Wednesday told its corporate workforce that it is pushing back the reopening of its Chicago headquarter by more than a month.
Wendy's announced it will open 700 ghost kitchens across the U.S., U.K. and Canada by 2025 through a partnership with start-up Reef Technology.
Pizza Hut is now offering Beyond Meat's meat-free pepperoni as a topping in five U.S. cities.
The market is underestimating how much rising wages will take a bite out of Darden Restaurant's earnings, Evercore ISI says
The Covid delta variant and labor challenges are resulting in fewer orders of Beyond Meat products from restaurants.
Beyond Meat's shares fell in extended trading Thursday after the company reported a wider-than-expected loss for its second quarter.
Kroger, the nation's largest supermarket chain, and Kitchen United are partnering to put ghost kitchens inside grocery stores.