US restaurants may be facing the toughest new year in recent memory, but opportunities are still present for operators that know how to focus their efforts where it really counts – on the consumer....

The financial turmoil of 2008 hurt some restaurants as consumers sought to save money by eating at home more often. The impact was fortunately softer in Australia than America where the restaurant industry,...

Research identifying greater concerns for the restaurant industry, as a result of a downturn in consumer spending, compared to other food industry sectors, appears to be on the mark. The latest retail...

Eating out, takeaways and nights in the pub will be among the first activities to be chopped by UK consumers in the wake of the downturn but restaurants are better placed to survive the economic turbulence...

Restaurateurs on the Gold Coast are suggesting laws be put in place to stop amateurs from trying to emulate the likes of Gordon Ramsay and Jamie Oliver on a whim. The proposal has come following a noticeable...