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01-23-2015
184 Million Americans to Watch 2015 Super Bowl According to NRF Survey
Average Fan to Spend 14% More for Patriots/Seahawks Match-Up

01-23-2015
77th Fuzzys Taco Shop Opens in Austin Texas
Located in Austin, Texas, this the third Fuzzy's Taco Shop to open in Travis County within the past four years, joining locations in Cedar Park and in Austin on 'The Drag' near the University of Texas.

01-23-2015
77th Fuzzys Taco Shop Opens in Austin Texas
Located in Austin, Texas, this the third Fuzzy's Taco Shop to open in Travis County within the past four years, joining locations in Cedar Park and in Austin on 'The Drag' near the University of Texas.

01-23-2015
Captain Ds Sees Significant Grilled Menu Sales Growth During First Month of 2015
The Nashville, Tennessee-based seafood chain has seen over a 25% increase in grilled menu item sales over last January.

01-23-2015
Country Style Cooking Restaurant Chain Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2014 Results
The Company currently anticipates that it will meet its previously announced 2014 fourth quarter financial guidance of net revenue in the range of RMB 355-375 million ($57.8-$61.1 million), representing year-over-year growth of between approximately 5.5% and 11.5%.

01-23-2015
Country Style Cooking Restaurant Chain Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter 2014 Results
The Company currently anticipates that it will meet its previously announced 2014 fourth quarter financial guidance of net revenue in the range of RMB 355-375 million ($57.8-$61.1 million), representing year-over-year growth of between approximately 5.5% and 11.5%.

01-23-2015
Critically Acclaimed FineDining Brand J Gilberts to Franchise in Six New Markets
Kansas City-Inspired Steakhouse Announces Growth Strategy as Fine-Dining Segment Thrives

01-23-2015
Del Taco Inks Deals to Enter the Northeastern US
Del Taco announced that it will enter into the Northeast region with the signing of two development agreements in New Jersey, slated to begin opening in 2016. Currently with 550 restaurants in 16 states, this latest expansion supports the company's strategic growth initiatives to bring Del Taco's fresh, made-to-order Mexican and American favorites to new guests across the country.

01-23-2015
Frischs Restaurants Files Civil Lawsuit Against Former Officer
Frisch's Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE MKT: FRS), announced today that it has filed a civil lawsuit against a former officer for allegedly defrauding the Company and embezzling a currently estimated $3.3 million over a multi-year period.

01-23-2015
Great Wraps Expands Into Boston
Great Wraps franchisee Fred Gamble and partners are seeking real estate that will introduce the fast casual brand to the metro Boston area.

01-23-2015
Great Wraps Expands Into Boston
Great Wraps franchisee Fred Gamble and partners are seeking real estate that will introduce the fast casual brand to the metro Boston area.

01-23-2015
Hooters Takes Flight in Asia with 30Location Development Agreement
After introducing the world-famous restaurant concept to Thailand with the opening of Hooters Phuket, international franchisee Destination Resorts Co., Ltd., has set sights on Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, as well as Hong Kong and Macau.

01-23-2015
McAlisters Deli Reports Strong Franchise Growth and Menu Development
McAlister's opened 19 new restaurants in 2014 and expanded the brand to several new markets, including Columbus and Dayton, Ohio; Evansville, Ind.; Pooler, Ga.; and The Villages, Fla. The company also signed 12 development agreements representing 77 future locations, up 18 percent over 2013.

01-23-2015
MOD Pizza to Expand Brand to East Coast and Midwest in 2015
MOD Pizza will substantially increase its footprint in the U.S. with company and partner expansion throughout the East Coast and Midwest in 2015. The original super fast pizza brand will open its first East Coast store in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania in March.

01-23-2015
National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Develops FirstEver Food And Beverage Service Competency Model
Model Recognizes Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Necessary to Chart and Achieve Career Success in the Restaurant and Foodservice Industry

01-23-2015
National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Develops FirstEver Food And Beverage Service Competency Model
Model Recognizes Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Necessary to Chart and Achieve Career Success in the Restaurant and Foodservice Industry

01-23-2015
Reserve Interactive Launches Reserve Cloudsm
New Web-Based Software Marks Company’s Biggest Release In History

01-23-2015
Restaurant Trends Growing And Emerging Concepts Change and Activity January 20 2015
Update from Restaurantchains.net on growing and emerging restaurant concepts

01-23-2015
Ruths Hospitality Group Inc Completes Sale of Mitchells Restaurants to Landrys Inc
Ruth’s Hospitality Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:RUTH) today announced that it has completed its previously announced sale of substantially all of the assets related to the Mitchell’s Fish Market and Mitchell’s/Cameron’s Steakhouse businesses.

01-23-2015
Shake Shack Inc Announces Launch of Proposed Initial Public Offering
Shake Shack Inc. today announced that it has commenced an initial public offering of 5,000,000 shares of its Class A common stock pursuant to a registration statement filed on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.