Food Service Industry News

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07-17-2019
Hooters of America LLC Acquired by Nord Bay Capital and TriArtisan Capital Advisors
Hooters of America, LLC announced yesterday that Nord Bay Capital and its advisor TriArtisan Capital Advisors LLC have closed on a transaction to acquire HOA from H.I.G. Capital, Chanticleer Holdings (NASDAQ: BURG) and other investors. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. As part of the transaction, the selling entities will each retain a stake in the Company.

07-17-2019
Capriottis Sandwich Shop Opens Location in Las Vegas Ballpark
Capriotti's Sandwich Shop has recently opened a new location at Las Vegas Ballpark. The new Capriotti's location is located along the first baseline in Section 107 and serves hungry Aviators fans the brand's famous Thanksgiving sandwich, the Bobbie, along with warm cheesesteaks grilled-to-order.

07-17-2019
Diversified Restaurant Announces Restructuring Program and Management Changes
Diversified Restaurant Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: SAUC), one of the largest franchisees for Buffalo Wild Wings, announced yesterday that David G. Burke, President and CEO, and Phyllis Knight, Chief Financial Officer, resigned their positions with the Company as part of the Company’s efforts to restructure the business effective June 27, 2019. Mr. Burke also resigned his position as a Director at that time.

07-17-2019
Yvonne Wolf Joins National Restaurant Association As Executive Vice President Human Resources
Most recently, Yvonne held leadership roles with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), where she launched a new business and enabled cultural transformation. She designed organizational structures and human resources practices to attract, retain, and develop talent in the highly competitive healthcare field.

07-17-2019
Hard Rock International Opens The Doors Of Flagship Cafe in The Iconic Piccadilly Circus
Hard Rock Cafe Piccadilly Circus Shows Off a New Vision in the Brand's Founding City of London

07-17-2019
Restaurant Trends Growing And Emerging Concepts Change and Activity July 9 2019
Update from Restaurantdata.com on growing and emerging restaurant concepts

07-17-2019
Sun Holdings Marks Major Milestone With 1000th Store Opening
Newest Dallas Popeyes Grand Opening Celebration to be Held on July 10th

07-17-2019
Crate and Barrel and Cornerstone Restaurant Group Announce Opening of The Table at Crate
The global home retailer's first full-service restaurant creates an immersive brand experience beyond the traditional retail setting

07-17-2019
JOEY Restaurants Unveils Downtown Los Angeles Location
The Newest Addition to their Collection of Restaurants Will Occupy LA's Iconic Junction of 7th and South Hope Street

07-17-2019
ServingIntel Inc Is Pleased to Welcome Hollye LindquistHills
ServingIntel Inc. is pleased to announce our newest Senior Living Territory Account Manager, Hollye Lindquist-Hills.

07-17-2019
Another Broken Egg Cafe Opens in Auburn AL
Another Broken Egg Cafe in Auburn is located at the Corner of Bent Creek and Glenn and offers a complete carry-out catering menu.

07-17-2019
Brinker International Enters Into A Letter Of Intent To Acquire 116 Franchised Chilis Restaurants
Today, Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT announced it has executed a letter of intent to acquire 116 Chili's Grill & Bar restaurants from its 14-year franchisee, ERJ Dining.

07-17-2019
Chicken Salad Chick Prepares for Spartanburg Debut
Chicken Salad Chick announced today its continued expansion in South Carolina with a new restaurant slated to open in Spartanburg.

07-17-2019
Association Statement on CBO 15 Wage Analysis
National Restaurant Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs Sean Kennedy released the following statement regarding a Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analysis of a proposed $15 wage bill.

07-17-2019
Quaker Steak Lube Signs Franchise Agreement For New Restaurant Location
Quaker Steak & Lube has signed an agreement with new franchisees Brooke and Brandy Pidgeon to open a restaurant at the Timberlanes Complex in Salem, Ohio.

07-17-2019
Subway Restaurants to Expand Its New Look to Nearly Half of Its US Restaurants by the End of 2020
Thanks to a multi-million-dollar grant program that will cover about 25 percent of the redesign costs, Franchise Owners are investing to remodel even more restaurants over the next year. These remodeled locations will join the nearly 1,400 global remodels already completed and the nearly 900 global remodels currently underway.

07-17-2019
Arcos Dorados Expands Its Sustainable Beef Program in Brazil
The Company reaffirms its commitment to fostering sector development through its participation in Brazil’s Sustainable Livestock Working Group

07-17-2019
Mobile Calls in Hotels Restaurants Offices and Public Spaces Can Be Irritating to Other People
This problem can be reduced with the installation of a Storacall telephone hood designated for mobile phone use. By focusing mobile phone use to an acoustic hood, users can speak with increased privacy, quiet and reduced distraction from surrounding noisy environments whilst at the same time not disturbing and irritating other people with the conversation

07-17-2019
RecordBreaking 120 Restaurants Join Visit Orlandos Magical Dining for 2019
Visit Orlando's Magical Dining returns Aug. 23 - Sept. 30 where foodies can dine on haute cuisine from more than 120 fine dining restaurants offering a $35 three-course, prix fixe dinner menu.

07-17-2019
Churchs Chicken ReOpens Newly Reimaged Restaurant In San Antonio
The official grand re-opening is set to take place on Thursday, July 18th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at 8995 Grissom Road, San Antonio, TX 78251.