All articles by Hemanth Kumar

Hemanth Kumar

Smoothie King names Camille Hymes as COO

Hymes has more than 20 years of foodservice and operations experience.

Chipotle ex-CEO Steve Ells to launch robot-powered fast food startup

The restaurants could operate with a footprint of nearly a third the size of locations operated by Sweetgreen and Shake Shack.

OpenTable and Shift4 partner to integrate data for restaurants

The integration allows restaurant operators to enhance revenues and reduce costs.

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers posts 5.6% rise in revenues for Q1

The company expects comparable restaurant revenue growth to be between 2% and 4% for 2023.

SpotOn launches new restaurant POS hardware suite

The SpotOn Restaurant will help restaurants streamline operations, improve staffing efficiency and reduce costs.

Inception Group secures loan to support expansion plans

The group will use the loan from OakNorth Bank to open additional sites.

Restaurant365 receives $135m in funding round to expand growth

The company will use the proceeds to drive product enhancements and expand its market share.

FAT Brands promotes Jenn Johnston to CMO as part of leadership changes

Prior to the promotion, Johnston served as FAT Brands’ quick service division president.

Blaze Pizza implements Qu’s commerce platform to support growth

The company uses Qu’s solution to get a holistic view of its operations and efficiency.

Nala Robotics unveils new autonomous products for sandwich and food bowls

The Bowl Bot and Sandwich Bot solutions will help restaurants expand their menu without additional labour costs.