Johnny Garlic’s is a dynamic California Pasta Grill that bursts with energy and a diversity of food choices that reflects the personalities of its owners Guy Fieri and Steve Gruber. Started in 1996, Johnny Garlic's has grown to three locations (Santa Rosa, Windsor and Roseville, California) and showcases the famous Tri Tip Dip sandwich, Fire-Roasted Quesadilla, Cajun Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo, The Tortilla Cake, Pesto Goat Cheese Pizza, and the famous Breathe Mint Pie for dessert. While the menu is
Given free rein, he built a smokehouse to cure meats, developed relationships with local livestock purveyors, and learned to cook entrails and offal under his old mentor, Roland Henin, who would drop by on occasional weekends. After three years at La Rive, unable to buy it from the owners, he left and moved to New York and then Paris, apprenticing at various Michelin-starred restaurants, including Taillevent, Guy Savoy, and Le Pré Catalan through 1983.After returning to America in 1984, he was hired as chef de cuisine at La Reserve in New York, before leaving to open Rakel in early 1987. Rakel's refined French cuisine catered to the expensive tastes of Wall Street executives and received a two-star review from the ''New York Times''. Its popularity waned as the stock market bottomed out and at the end of the 1980s, Keller left, unwilling to compromise his style of cooking to simple bistro fare.
Cat Cora is a well known Chef to most. She was born on April 3, 1967 in Jackson, Mississippi and raised in a Greek community. Both her grandfather and father were restaurateurs. When Cora was 15, she brought a business plan to her father and grandfather, knowing they could help her. Cora was inspired by Julia Child, Barbara Tropp, M.F.K.
Three gentlemen of the restaurant business founded Outback Steakhouse in 1987. Chris Sullivan, Bob Basham, and Tim Gannon put this company together in the efforts of producing the top of the line food at a fair price. In the beginning they expected to build five restaurants in one region of Florida, at the end of 1988 sales were $2.7 million from two restaurants and by the end of 1994 they had over 200 restaurants and sales of $594 million system wide. All three of the men had backgrounds in the restaurant business, Chris was a busboy, Bob was a dishwasher, and Tim was a chef. Chris and Bob moved up to executive roles in the Bennigans restaurant group, and found ambition to create their own restaurant.
Running head: Pricing and Communications Strategies 1 Pricing and Communications Strategies for the Southern Point on the Chesapeake Bay Keisha R. Walker Professor Yolanda Humphries Marketing 402: Strategic Market Pricing November 4, 2013 The Southern Point on the Chesapeake is a casual dining restaurant and bar located in Chick’s Beach, a Virginia Beach community. The restaurant is owned and operated by four sisters. Two are professionally certified in the culinary arts, one in business administration and the other in business law. Additionally there are 5 full-time and 6 part-time staff members. The Chick’s Beach area is known to the owners as a second home in spending summers here with their grandparents.
Franchising in the United States began in 1999, and Pita Pit Inc. was formed. The first U.S. store opened in Syracuse, New York, and the second in Moscow, Idaho. In April 2005, Pita Pit Inc. was acquired by Pita Pit USA, Inc. and the Pita Pit concept now boasts nearly 300 stores in North America. The Pita Pit connects healthy food with people seeking alternatives to the typical fast food choices. Its motto is “fresh thinking – healthy eating,” featuring a menu based on the customer’s choice of grilled meats, fresh vegetables, zesty sauces, and a pita rolled into a unique and convenient package.
Taco Bell Benefits Comprehensive Benefits Package is offered to all Taco Bell employees. * Employees start with 3 weeks paid vacation * Full-time employees are bonus eligible * Company-matching 401k plan * Glen Bell Scholarship Program * Tuition Reimbursement * Holiday and summer hours: Half-day Fridays * Finance * Food Innovation and Quality * Human Resources * Information Technology * Legal * Marketing * Operations * Restaurant Support Center Food Innovation and Quality The love of Taco Bell's food starts here. The Food Innovation Team creates and perfects new favorites, tastes, and products that satisfy customers and keep them coming back. They also test and engineer restaurant equipment,
IPO Project –Chipotle Mexican Grill, About company Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. and its subsidiaries has operated 1,084 restaurants in the United States, two in Toronto, Canada and one in London, England till December 31, 2010.Over the past five years, company has experienced grown up greatly and substantially, and expect to their big rally of 2011, new openings between 135 and 145 restaurants are expected to operate in 2011. Chipotle is working to change the way people think about and eat fast food by looking to fine-dining restaurants for inspiration. Chipotle use high quality ingredients, classic cooking methods to make good tasting food, have top performing people to take care of each customer, and make restaurants operationally
Buffalo Wild Wings The company I received Buffalo Wild Wings as my company. This franchised was established in 1982 with a restaurant in Columbus, OH. Since then, Buffalo Wild Wings has grown to have a store in every state in the U.S. and continue to open restaurants all around the world. They tried to reinvent restaurants by being the first restaurants with television and New York style wings. Along with sports and beer which were what the fans wanted.
They also advertise new products weekly to keep the market intrigued on what they’re selling next. Size and scale of the business McDonald's is the leading global foodservice retailer with more than 34,000 local restaurants serving nearly 69 million people in 118 countries each day. Ownership – McDonald’s cooperation is one of the largest chains of fast food restaurants in the world, headquartered in the United States operated by Richard and Maurice McDonald, the company began in the 1940’s as a barbeque restaurant until they changed the whole menu to hamburgers and fries in 1948. Businessman Ray Kroc joined the franchise in 1955; he decided he wanted to purchase the chain from the McDonald brothers as he oversaw its worldwide growth, serving around 68 million customers daily in 119 countries. A franchise is a legal authorization granted by the company to sell or distribute its goods or services in a certain area, there are different methods of operations depending on the product, but basically you can use the companies name and their logo, McDonalds is a public traded company, which means anyone can buy shares in McDonalds with limited