Virtual restaurants are invisible, but their numbers are growing during the pandemic. They are delivery-only brands that seem to be local restaurants or separate chains, but are owned by and operated out of the kitchens of giant chains. Some are more transparent about their true identity and origins than others. […]
Congrats – we’re one Friday closer to the end of the month! Like many companies, the BI team was mostly out of the office last Friday to celebrate Juneteenth, but we’re back again this week with The Drive Thru, your weekly round-up of everything that’s happening in restaurants and retail. […]
Chuck E. Cheese filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on June 25. It is just the latest brand once beloved by millennials to face its downfall. A number of now-nostalgic brands like Limited Too and Claire’s filed for bankruptcy in recent years, along with brands that couldn’t compete with technological innovations […]
CEC Entertainment, the parent company of Chuck E. Cheese, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Thursday. Chuck E. Cheese’s finances have been in freefall since the start of the pandemic, with mounting debt and thrice-downgraded credit scores. Chuck E. Cheese’s brand of dinnertainment is one of many dine-in concepts […]
The internet was outraged after a diner discovered a pizza she thought she ordered from a local pizzeria had actually come from Chuck E. Cheese. But virtual, delivery-only restaurants are more common than many people may realise, and the pandemic may be the perfect business landscape for them to take […]
A Reddit user was surprised to discover that the pizza she ordered last month from what she thought was a local pizzeria called Pasqually’s Pizza actually came from Chuck E. Cheese. A Chuck E. Cheese representative told Business Insider that Pasqually’s Pizza & Wings is a new, delivery-only premium pizza […]
Chuck E. Cheese’s parent company, CEC Entertainment, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Thursday citing pandemic-related reasons. Chuck E. Cheese was originally created by Atari cofounder Nolan Bushnell to serve as the cigar-chewing mascot at Pizza Time Theatre in 1977. Chuck E. Cheese grew into a beloved chain, known in […]
Chuck E. Cheese – the mascot of arcade and pizza chain Chuck E. Cheese’s – compared bitcoin to the chain’s prize tokens. On Tuesday, Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover tweeted: “Chuck E Cheese tokens are cool and all but I’d rather earn Bitcoin.” “To each his own fake currency…” Chuck […]
Chuck E. Cheese's is ditching its iconic...
Chuck E. Cheese's trademark slogan is "Where...
Pepper spray came out.
One woman is even holding a baby.
Crazy parents, puke, and more.
NEW YORK (AP) — Chuck E. Cheese has been given the pink slip.
[credit provider=”WikiMedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Chuckepizza.jpg”] Chuck E. Cheese has it all: games, slides, tubes, pizza and a giant rat.But a former gameroom employee recently took to Reddit to share some disgusting insights into kiddie dreamland.
The Ogilvy Group is laying off almost 60 staffers in its New York and West Coast offices this week since clients have cut their budgets.
Yes, Chuck E. Cheese. The kiddie restaurant started by Atari founder Nolan Bushnell, and home to many a loud single-digit birthday party, apparently brings out the worst in parents. And, we’re not just talking food fights. The local police in Chuck E. Cheese towns know it well.