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09/20/2018 01:20 PM
Dickey's Barbecue Pit Coming Soon to Kapolei, Hawaii
Dickey's Barbecue Pit franchisee Danny Malabot brings the first Dickey's Barbecue Pit location to Kapolei, Hawaii.


09/20/2018 12:33 PM
Miso Robotics Enhances Miso AI Platform to Include Frying Skills
NSF International issues full certification for kitchen assistant product line to prepare food in commercial kitchens


09/20/2018 11:15 AM
Fatburger and Buffalo's Express to Open First Co-Branded Restaurant in Arizona
The restaurant, to be located at 28255 N Tatum Blvd., Ste 1, Cave Creek, AZ 85331, will be the first Fatburger and Buffalo's Express co-branded location to open in Arizona.


09/20/2018 11:12 AM
Shauna K. Smith Named President for Four Foods Group
Since co-founding FFG in 2008, Shauna was directly involved with day-to-day operations of the company’s first Kneaders Bakery and Café restaurant. After operating in every capacity of the restaurant on a day-to-day basis for the first year, she began directing all of FFG’s buying and merchandising of the retail operations inside the company’s 50 Kneaders restaurants.


09/20/2018 11:02 AM
EzCater Appoints Chief Strategy Officer and Chief Sales Officer
ezCater, the world’s largest online marketplace for business catering, today announced it has hired James (Jay) Rosenstock as Chief Strategy Officer and Mike O’Hanlon as Chief Sales Officer.


09/20/2018 10:55 AM
Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill to Open on October 29 at Troy, Michigan, Location
J. Alexander's Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: JAX) said today it will open a new Stoney River Steakhouse and Grill on October 29 in Troy, MI at 155 West Big Beaver Road in the Columbia Center campus.


09/19/2018 11:25 AM
Captain D's Signs Franchise Development Agreements to Propel Aggressive Expansion in the Midwest and Southeast
This growth will bring three new restaurants to the greater Detroit area; three to Tulsa, Oklahoma; three to Southeast Georgia; and six to the greater Chicagoland/Northwest Indiana region, which will mark Captain D's first locations in the Chicago market.


09/19/2018 11:01 AM
RAVE Restaurant Group Names New President and Chief Accounting & Administrative Officer
RAVE Restaurant Group, the parent company for Pizza Inn and Pie Five Pizza Co., today announced internal promotions including Bob Bafundo to President of RAVE and Andrea Allen to Chief Accounting and Administrative Officer.


09/19/2018 11:00 AM
Restaurant Trends - Growing And Emerging Concepts - Change and Activity September 18, 2018
Update from Restaurantchains.net on growing and emerging restaurant concepts


09/19/2018 10:59 AM
From Tikka Masala to Congee, Campus Dining Trends Go Beyond Chicken Tenders & Pizza
Sodexo, Which Runs Dining Services at More Than 600 U.S. Colleges and Universities, Names Top Dining Trends


09/19/2018 10:43 AM
Just as restaurant operators try to balance technological efficiency and guest experience, the National Restaurant Association is working to provide compelling content and unique experience for its Restaurant Innovation Summit.


09/18/2018 12:17 PM
Noodles & Company Adds Maternity Leave Transition Program To Parental Benefits Package
Noodles & Company's package adds unique phase-out, phase-in benefit to make maternity leave transition easier for team members


09/17/2018 12:20 PM
PJ's Signs Multi-unit Agreement for Maryland
PJ's Coffee of New Orleans has announced the signing of a multi-unit agreement to bring five locations to Maryland, northern Virginia and Washington D.C. within the next four years. The first location as part of the agreement is projected to open in Silver Spring, Md. in September of this year.


09/17/2018 12:01 PM
Lyle Tick Named President for Buffalo Wild Wings
Prior to joining Buffalo Wild Wings, Tick was Managing Director for Walgreens Boots Alliance beauty brands business in the Americas.


09/17/2018 11:29 AM
John Mountford, age 56, has served as the Company's Vice President of Culinary Operations since 2016. He joined the Company in 2010 and served as an Area Supervisor of Operations from 2010 to 2013 and as a Director of Culinary Operations from 2013 to 2016.


09/13/2018 01:43 PM
Chicken Salad Chick Opens in Pensacola, Florida
Located at 5050 Bayou Boulevard, the Pensacola restaurant will open on September 19th and marks the brand's third location along the Florida Gulf Coast and 17th location in the state.


09/13/2018 01:17 PM
Innovator Serves As Mentor for Farm to Fork Movement
As a mentor for Techstars' new initiative, Perry Quinn is helping educate restaurateurs to embrace disruption rather than avoid it.


09/13/2018 01:10 PM
Central Kitchen and Other Detroit-Area Restaurants Accelerate the Plant-Based Food Movement
Plant-based meat from Impossible Foods will debut today at Central Kitchen + Bar, the popular eatery at the heart of Detroit’s thriving restaurant renaissance, near Campus Martius and across from Cadillac Square.


09/13/2018 11:02 AM
ServSafe Workplace Debuts with Sexual Harassment Training Suites for Hospitality and Restaurants
Sexual Harassment Prevention in the Restaurant Industry and Sexual Harassment Prevention in the Hospitality Industry are interactive, digital training programs that address sexual harassment and the harmful impact it has on individuals and businesses. There are employee and manager versions for each program.


09/12/2018 03:08 PM
Barberitos to Open New Vidalia; Georgia Location in October
Vidalia's first Barberitos restaurant, located at 2105 First Street, is scheduled to open on October 1, 2018. Located in a newly developed space next to Starbucks, the Vidalia location will offer farm-fresh food for customers seeking a healthy and flavorful quick-service option for lunch and dinner.