Restaurant chain prospers by staying out of the street-side marketplace
Carmel-based CC Holdings manages dozens of restaurants and coffee shops, but few are in conventional locations.Read More
Fishers Test Kitchen helping young chefs give it a go
Three chefs will take up residency at the kitchen for one to two years, showcasing their food, gaining business skills, and building a local following in preparation for moving on to open their own locations.Read More
Chatham Tap taking over former Scotty’s site on Butler campus
It will be a third location for Chatham Tap, which opened its first site in 2007 at 719 Massachusetts Ave. in Indianapolis. A second location opened in 2010, at 8211 E. 116th St. in Fishers.Read More
Dora, Shapiro plan 6-story downtown hotel on South Meridian Street
Dora Hospitality Group is teaming with the owner of Shapiro’s Delicatessen to build the hotel at Meridian and Sycamore streets. The project will bring a new IHG hotel brand to Indianapolis.Read More
Wendy’s plans to relaunch a breakfast menu across the United States next year, it announced Tuesday. It plans to spend $20 million this year and help franchisees hire 20,000 employees to support the effort.
City development officials had concerns about the design of the brewpub’s proposed second location. Also this week: BrewDog, The District Tap, Nightmare on Edgewood
Host Mason King talks with Pete Batule, Upland’s chief operating officer, about the company’s growth, including its busy new brewpub in Fountain Square, and the line of sour beers that its selling across the country and overseas.
The new concept will occupy the entire top floor of one of the Pyramids office buildings. Also this week: Black Acre, Taste of Havana, Chef JJ’s Backyard and Gauchos Brazilian Steakhouse.
The fast-food giant said Wednesday that its franchisees have committed to provide the training—a combination of online work and in-person discussions—to 850,000 employees.
The new venture replaces another Mexican restaurant at the site. Also this week: Steak n Shake, Rise ‘n Roll Bakery, Hitherto Coffee & Gaming Parlour and BoxLunch.
The hedge fund manager, who gained control of the Indianapolis-based chain a decade ago, is facing challenges on many fronts—from declining customer traffic to a looming loan maturity.
Steak n Shake classified 103 of this year’s closures as “temporary,” and said it plans to reopen the stores under its new franchise partnership program.
Business has been slow to build at Beholder, which isn’t yet consistently profitable and has had to cut staffing to the bone.
Owner Bill Ficca said he plans to reopen the restaurant at 6319 Guilford Ave. after Labor Day with a new concept.
Speculation about where the first local Wahlburgers would open has been circulating since last August, when IBJ first reported that Wahlburgers, the restaurant concept by actors Mark and Donnie Wahlberg and their brother Paul, was planning to open an Indianapolis-area location.
Indianapolis-based Steak n Shake Inc. is facing more setbacks in its already-suffering financial situation due to a new legal settlement regarding overtime pay and a downgrade in its credit rating.
The corporate owner of many of the remaining Scotty’s Brewhouse restaurants said it had closed all of its operations. The decision leaves less than a handful of independently owned Scotty’s locations.
The assets of Thr3e Wise Men’s now-closed Broad Ripple location will be auctioned off next month. Also this week: Kopetsky Auto Wash, Hendricks County Bank and Trust, Chuy’s, Ross Dress for Less, more.