Texas Roadhouse's operating strategy
n Butchers and bakers at every location
n Unlimited free peanuts and freshly-baked bread
n Performance-based manager compensation for individual restaurant managers and multi-restaurant supervisors.
n A majority of menu offerings consist of made-from-scratch entree and side items that are based on proprietary recipes and prepared daily.
n Focus on dinner. In most restaurants, operating hours are limited to dinner only during the weekdays offer more consistent food and service to guests.
n Competitive prices for food and beverages. Guest checks average $15.44 at company units in 2012.
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