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A Time Of Transition: Key Considerations For CEOs After The Pandemic

By Roger David, CEO & President, GSR Brands A new year always brings hope for a bright future ahead, but the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic coupled with an increased national political divide have left many with…


Diner Franchise: The Importance of Family Dining Franchises

Family-style eateries have always been a staple of American restaurant culture but, now more than ever, the diner franchise offers a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs to get on board as families are ready to enjoy…


Gold Star’s National Chili Day Campaign Raises $17,000 for Freestore Foodbank

Ongoing partnership raised nearly $150,000 over five years Gold Star has made a $17,000 donation to the Freestore Foodbank’s childhood hunger programs following its fifth annual fundraising initiative that kicked off on National Chili Day…


Restaurant Franchise: Pros and Cons of Opening a Franchise

If you’re in the market to open a restaurant, franchising offers many advantages over going the independent route. Knowing exactly what you want out of an ownership experience will help you assess which path is…


Gold Star, Freestore Foodbank, Regional Leaders Team Up to Honor Flavor and Fight Hunger on National Chili Day

A portion of proceeds from every #13 combo sold for 13 days will benefit Freestore Foodbank’s Childhood Hunger Programs CINCINNATI – National Chili Day, set for Thursday, February 25, is about celebrating the flavor of…


SKIP THE FISH FRY: GOLD STAR SERVES UP VEGETARIAN CHILI USING PLANT-BASED BEYOND MEAT®️, PERFECT FOR LENT

Available at all locations, the vegetarian recipe is gluten-free, vegan and made using BEYOND MEAT®️ product Cincinnati – As Lent approaches, many Cincinnatians will abstain from eating meat on Fridays, but it doesn’t mean you…


Burger Franchise Opportunities: New Burger Restaurant Trends Shaping 2021

Nowadays, burger restaurants are more popular than ever, so if you choose to get into the business, it’s important to find an approach that sets you apart. Here are some of the up-and-coming trends that…


New Franchise Restaurants: What to Watch for in 2021

2020 was an absolute rollercoaster for the restaurant industry, causing many businesses to shutter because of health and safety regulations and then alter their approaches in order to reopen and continue business. With a focus…


Owning a Franchise Restaurant: The Pros and Cons

Is it better to open a franchise or start from scratch with your own restaurant? We weigh the pros and cons of each option so you can decide what’s best. If you have decided you…


The Rise of Comfort Food Franchises Across America

Now more than ever, Americans crave the soothing, cozy feeling that comfort foods can deliver. Folks enjoy the combined familiarity and convenience of comfort foods that restaurants can provide. We have an emotional connection to…