Trending Tables: The era of the multiconcept operator

January 26, 2017

To offset high costs and a shrinking labor pool, every restauranteur these days would seem to need deep pockets, multiple revenue streams, and a good deal of experience.

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Maybe that’s why so many of this class of Trending Tables are operators’ third or fourth restaurants, the latest unit of a small chain or even an upscale version of Taco Bell in Las Vegas.

San Francisco has no shortage of excellent independent restaurants, but even so, the third unit of