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While most segments of the restaurant industry continue to face challenges caused by the recession and slow pace of the ensuing recovery, fast-casual chains seem perfectly positioned for the prevailing economic and social climate, according to new research from Technomic, a Chicago-based foodservice market research firm.

Research by Restaurant Trajectory shows the industry could be in for a cooler summer.

The National Restaurant Association opens up the doors to its annual tradeshow on May 21 in Chicago's McCormick Place. The four-day event features an ambitious agenda that has a little something for most foodservice professionals.

Project Uses the LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification Process created by the U.S. Green Building Council

The mult-concept chain restaurant operator draws on its internal resources to restructure portions of the company's management team.

HTPG enhances its distribution capabilities through a new warehouse.

Foodservice industry veteran and former CFESA president Tina Reese moves up the corporate ladder at Commercial Appliance Parts and Service, Inc.

Foodservice industry veteran David Parsley brings his supply chain and logistics expertise to multi-concept operator Brinker International.

Brio Tuscan Grille, LongHorn Steakhouse, McCormick & Schmick's and a number of franchisees announced expansion news.

Foodservice industry veteran McGarry to step away from Paramount and FEDA roles.

Reps' report an acceleration of business activity to continue into the second quarter of 2011.

Rubio's promotes from within to fill the leadership vacancy created by Pittard's resignation.

Tundra Specialties continues to grow through this acquisition of a local company.

The NRA's RPI stood at 101 for March, the third time in four months it reached a level in excess of 100 signaling growth among the key industry indexes.