In a “devastating” move this week, celebrity chef Jamie Oliver put his restaurant group into administration, a form of bankruptcy in the U.K. It cited continuing struggles with debt and increasing competition in the market.
The franchisee-franchisor relationship runs deep at Boston’s. The pizza chain, whose parent company has a long history of success in Canada, believes it can reach similar heights in the U.S. by leaning on its operators.
Not a year goes by without the Italian category snagging several nods in the James Beard Foundation’s nomination. And this round, the 29th year and counting, was no different. Here are the Italian concepts who shined
Since opening more than 22 years ago just outside the gates of Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Rotolo’s Pizzeria has grown from a college bar and pizza joint to an established brand across four southern states.
In the restaurant industry, where concepts often burn out in less than a year, making it to five years—or even a decade—is a monumental feat. The Old Spaghetti Factory is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2019.