Restaurant industry sees signs of light

As a recruiting agency that specializes in the hospitality industry for 20 years, Patrice & Associates has lived through the good, the bad and the ugly.  We’ve lived through 911, through gas lines, and through record unemployment.  Through it all, there has always been a constant thread – the restaurant industry always bounces back. People still eat out! There may be more items on the $1 menu or the Happy Hour menu, but people still eat out. Independent resaurants have been struggling and the chains may have closed some locations and opened others, but America loves to eat out!

Nations Restaurant News reports today that our industry is definitely on the rise. Two recent surveys forecast a slightly sunnier picture for the year ahead among both consumers and franchise business leaders, providing a glimpse of clearer skies for the restaurant industry. 

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