"We have to adapt every single thing we do," one eatery owner says.
Haidilao's IPO comes at a time when hot pot chains are expanding globally.
High rent prices, a need for downsizing and even sexual misconduct allegations have driven high-profile eateries out of business.
Chef and entrepreneur Peter Hoffman says there are risks he didn't take, "but there’s also the work towards coming to accept that — this is enough."
The National Restaurant association projects that sales will grow by 4 percent this year. Celebrity chefs and Instagram foodie streams all point to an industry on the upswing. But staffing restaurants isn’t easy these days. Susan Spicer runs three restaurants…
And that's part of the reason he loves it.
Demand for “clean” protein, a “pork craze” and cheap prices are fueling high meat consumption in 2018.
In the restaurant industry, people of color are more likely to hold lower-paying, back-of-house jobs, but some restaurants are trying to change that.
Amazon's HQ1 neighborhood empties out at night, so some restaurant owners aren't finding the dining market they expected.