Food Service Industry News
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08-10-2012Culinary Institute of Virginia Announces Campus Discovery Day
ECPI Universitys School of Culinary Arts, Culinary Institute of Virginia, is pleased to announce Campus Discovery Day, an open house to be held at 2428 Almeda Avenue in Norfolk on Saturday, August 11, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
08-10-2012Custom Aprons 20 Discount off White 100 Cotton Crooked Brook Old School Chef Aprons 808 Thru 815
Although all Crooked Brook aprons are made to order, they have various styles and sizes that were production overruns; these are the mens and womens aprons they offer at a discount. From 8/08 thru 8/15, Crooked Brook Apron Style #700, 36"W x 26"L, in White, 10 oz., 100% cotton, is now on sale for $12.00 each, while supplies last. These are mid-calf length, rugged, heavy duty Old School chef aprons, not the cheap, spun-poly ones supplied by the linen company.
08-10-2012Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc Second Quarter 2012 Total Revenues Increased 63
Comparable restaurant sales increased 7.8% at Pollo Tropical and 4.5% at Taco Cabana
08-10-2012First IHOP Opens in the Middle East
DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE: DIN), the parent company of IHOP Restaurants and Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar,announced the opening of the first IHOP restaurant in the Middle East, an IHOP in The Mall of the Emirates, in the Al Barsha district of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
08-10-2012Food Channel Releases Top Ten Trends In Chocolate Report For 2012
Respected trends forecast takes on the world of chocolate
08-10-2012Jack in the Box Inc Reports Third Quarter FY 2012 Earnings Updates Guidance for FY 2012
During fiscal 2012, the company has been engaged in a comprehensive review of its organization structure, including evaluating opportunities for outsourcing, restructuring of certain functions and workforce reductions.
08-10-2012Los Angeles Bistro To Open With Help From SBA Funds
TMC Financing, a leading Certified Development Company (CDC) providing Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 real estate financing in California and Nevada, announced that Lime Restaurant Holdings, LLC has purchased a $2,875,000 building located at 832-840 South Spring Street, Los Angeles, California.
08-10-2012McDonalds Reports Global Comparable Sales Decline For July
U.S. down 0.1% - Europe down 0.6% - Asia/Pacific, Middle East and Africa down 1.5%
08-10-2012Pollo Tropical Enters into Development Agreement in India
Pollo Tropical® announced it has entered into its first franchise development agreement outside the Western Hemisphere - a 10-unit deal to bring the popular quick-casual chain of tropical flame-grilled chicken restaurants to northern India.
08-10-2012Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Second Quarter Revenues Up 37
Total revenues increased 3.7% to $223.7 million; Company-owned comparable restaurant net revenues increased 0.8%
08-10-2012Seagars Prime Steaks Seafood Receives Esteemed Best of Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator Magazine
For the ninth consecutive year, Seagars Prime Steaks & Seafood at Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort & Spa has been honored with the Best of Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator magazine.
08-10-2012Starbucks Accelerates Mobile Payments Leadership by Choosing Square for Payments
Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ:SBUX) and Square announced a broad innovative partnership to bring the best possible payment experience to both sides of the Starbucks counter.
08-10-2012The Cheesecake Factory Announces Changes to Its Board of Directors
Douglas L. Schmick joined the Companys Board of Directors, effective August 1, 2012 to fill the vacancy created by Mr. Gregorys retirement.
08-10-2012Brinker International Reports Increases In Fourth Quarter And Full Year Fiscal 2012 EPS
Chili's comparable restaurant sales increased 2.2 percent, representing the fifth consecutive quarterly increase, and customer traffic increased 1.2 percent, representing the sixth consecutive quarterly increase
08-10-2012Dominos Pizza Reinventing Itself on the Road Asking Consumers to Help Design the Ultimate Delivery Vehicle
In an unprecedented move, Domino's will launch the first national television campaign around consumers designing a pizza delivery vehicle
08-10-2012New Dunkin Donuts Restaurant Opens At Ft Bliss US Army Base In Ft Bliss TX
Dunkin' Donuts Restaurant Keeps Members of U.S. Military Base Running with Fresh, Fast and Affordable Foods and Beverages
08-10-2012New Togos Opens In Pasadena To Satisfy Local Cravings For Seriously Stacked Sandwiches
Recently, Togo's marked its 40th anniversary with more than 250 locations open on the west coast of the United States.
08-10-2012Pizza Patron Opens Up San Diego Market for Development
Pizza Patrón has opened up the San Diego DMA for development. Currently, the chain has one location and plans to expand to 15 more in the area.
08-10-2012Tim Hortons Cafe Bake Shop and TASSIMO to Offer Tims Coffee One Cup at a Time
TASSIMO is one of the fastest growing on-demand single serve beverage brands in North America.
08-10-2012Tim Hortons Inc Announces 2012 Second Quarter Results
Cold drink category experienced strong growth, supported by new product introductions and an unseasonably warm spring in several markets