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Trending this week: Taco Bell unveils development plan and more on when the Restaurant Revitalization Fund applications are opening up

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Taco Bell announced  development plans for the year and decade ahead, which “prioritize digital elements” for on-the-go customers, including a national rollout of the previously announced Go Mobile store prototype, and the grand opening of the first-ever drive-thru Cantina earlier this year.

Tara Comonte is stepping down as president and chief financial officer of Shake Shack Inc. to become CEO of a private company outside the restaurant industry. Her duties will be redistributed among current executives as a search for a replacement gets underway. 

Darden Restaurants Inc. said it was offering $17 million in one-time bonuses to hourly workers and raising the pay floor for its non-tipped employees as restaurant companies beginning to add back workers let go in the COVID-19 pandemic. 

To check out what else happened this past week, click through the gallery to see what was trending on Nation's Restaurant News.

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