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11/20/2017 08:33 AM
YO! Acquires North American Sushi Brand Bento Sushi in CAN$100m Deal
The acquisition values Bento at CAN $100 million and has been facilitated by Mayfair Equity Partners, who partnered with the YO! management team as part of a management buyout in 2015.

11/20/2017 07:53 AM
Denny’s Opens First Restaurant in Guatemala
Guatemala Marks the 13th Country in Denny’s Global Portfolio

11/20/2017 07:50 AM
FAT Brands Announces Master Franchise Deal for Fatburger and Buffalo’s Express in Utah and Colorado
Burger Brand Enters New Territory in the Mountain West Through Franchise Partner Fatty McGees LLC

11/17/2017 12:22 PM
IHOP Restaurants Launches New Online Ordering Platform Nationally
Will Also Test Delivery, Further Building on an Enhanced To-Go Program that Includes Packaging Designed Around Signature IHOP Pancakes

11/17/2017 12:17 PM
Fazoli's Capitalizes on Nationwide Growth and Success with the Addition of Three Franchise Veterans to Executive Team
Fast Casual Italian Chain Welcomes New Chief Development Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Marketing

11/17/2017 12:12 PM
The American Grilled Cheese Kitchen Boasts Solid Sales and Earnings in FY18
Expands Franchise Opportunities to Accelerate Company Growth

11/17/2017 10:00 AM
Zoës Kitchen Launches Employee Support Program - The Goodness Fund
Zoës Kitchen (NYSE: ZOES) announced today the launch of The Goodness Fund, a charitable program that provides monetary grants to Zoës Kitchen team members experiencing unforeseen emergencies that they are not financially prepared to deal with, such as serious illness, natural disaster, and other grave challenges.

11/15/2017 11:18 AM
Sibling Duo Open New Dickey's Barbecue Pit Location in Avondale
The new location will open on Thursday, November 16

11/15/2017 11:09 AM
Melt Shop Signs First Domestic Franchise Agreement
New Franchisee 717 Food Group Will Open Restaurant in Staten Island Mall in 2018

11/15/2017 11:05 AM
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Opens in Clarksville, Ind
Located at 1354 Veterans Parkway, the newest Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews restaurant will open on November 27 at 11 a.m.

11/15/2017 08:52 AM
FAT Brands to Acquire Hurricane Grill and Wings
FAT (Fresh. Authentic. Tasty.) Brands Inc. (NASDAQ:FAT) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Hurricane Grill & Wings for $12.5 million.

11/15/2017 07:24 AM
Oracle Hospitality Ushers Sports and Entertainment Marketplace to the Cloud
Fan Experience Taken To a Whole New Level Thanks to Next Generation Point-of-Sale, Venue Management Software and Strategic Relationships and Integrations

11/15/2017 06:04 AM
Martin Heierling Named Chief Culinary Officer for Sbe
Martin will lead sbe and subsidiary company Disruptive Restaurant Group's culinary strategy across its current brand portfolio, overseeing collaboration with sbe's concept chefs and more than 112 venues globally, including 26 Umami Burgers.

11/14/2017 10:28 AM
Texas De Brazil Opens Its 55th Brazilian-American Steakhouse In McAllen, Texas Today
This opening marks the 55th location to open globally and the eighth restaurant in the family-owned restaurant group's home state of Texas.

11/14/2017 10:26 AM
U.S. Foodservice Operators Challenged by Slow Third Quarter Sales
Technomic's tracking of quarterly public chain performance shows slower sales performance for many leading restaurant operators

11/14/2017 10:21 AM
Thomas Hipp Named Franchise Development Manager for Chicken Salad Chick
Hipp joins Carrie Evans, who was appointed as director of franchise development for Chicken Salad Chick last year. The duo will continue to focus on the brand's expansion efforts in order to achieve long-term development goals while staying true to the brand's core values.

11/14/2017 10:16 AM
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Tests New Delivery Concept in Downtown Chicago
Located at 328 North Michigan Ave., the new Red Robin Express test concept will operate without a traditional store front while offering the same restaurant menu items.

11/14/2017 10:12 AM
Restaurant Trends - Growing And Emerging Concepts - Change and Activity November 14, 2017
Update from on growing and emerging restaurant concepts

11/14/2017 08:13 AM
The Cheesecake Factory Opens in Carlsbad, California
The Cheesecake Factory of Carlsbad is located at 2525 El Camino Real, Suite 105, Carlsbad, CA 92008. The restaurant opens at 11:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, and at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

11/14/2017 07:52 AM
Aramark Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2017 Earnings
Sales +1%; Organic Sales +2% Operating Income +8%