Outlook 2009

THE YEAR AHEAD IS EXPECTED TO BE ANOTHER tough one for the restaurant industry as the U.S. recession continues to curtail consumer spending.

Operators, however, are a tenacious bunch. In Nation’s Restaurant News annual Outlook, savvy operators from across the country share both their expectations for 2009 and the strategic plans they are employing to spark sales, contain costs and position their operations for future growth.

In addition, data from the

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