Restaurant Industry Outlook Improves as Restaurant Performance Index Stood Above 100 for 4th Consecutive Month

Restaurant operators reported positive same-store sales for the ninth consecutive month; Operators expect sales and staffing levels to rise in the coming months Washington  (All News Wire)  Bolstered by positive same-store sales and traffic results and an optimistic outlook among restaurant operators, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) remained above 100 for the […]

Top Restaurant News of 2011

Stick a fork in it.  2011 is done.  And almost every media outlet in the world has put together some type of Top Stories list. has been serving up online restaurant news for over 12 years, but for the first time they’ve stepped up to the Year in  Review buffet. Following is a list […]

Restaurant Industry Projected to Add 425,000 New Summer Jobs

Despite the struggling economy and mostly pessimistic job outlook, there will soon be a flush of new summer jobs if indications are correct. The National Restaurant Association has released new projections that show that as many as half a million new summer jobs may be created this season. The restaurant industry sees a large increase […]

Restaurants Prepare for Busy Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is coming up and a recent survey conducted by the National Restaurant Association suggests that mothers are hungry for a nice meal that they do not have to prepare. It is estimated that over 75 million Americans will be taking their mothers out for dinner this coming Mother’s Day. The National Restaurant Association […]

Diners Show Restaurants Some Love on Valentine’s Day

Seventy million people in the United States will hold their Valentine’s Day celebrations this year in a restaurant, says a survey conducted by the National Restaurant Association. Findings from the new poll indicate that around 31 percent, or almost a third, of American consumers plan on going out to dine on February the 14th. Sharing […]

Restaurant Gift Cards Forecasted to Be a Popular Choice This Holiday Season

As the end of the year holidays draw near, the annual tradition of gift giving is on many consumers’ minds. Determining what gift a relative or friend would appreciate the most can be difficult and even stressful. This process is especially hard for gift givers with a large family or many friends. Gift cards and […]

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