Food Service Industry News

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06-28-2018
Chef Tony Mantuano To Debut Terralina Crafted Italian
Inspired by the lifestyle of Italy's Lake District, the newest restaurant at Disney Springs will offer authentic Italian flavors, spirits and lakefront views, opening June 28

06-28-2018
Dawn Sweeney Cheers Association Health Plan Expansion
Expanding AHPs will allow smaller and mid-sized businesses to offer employees benefits on par with larger companies, says Dawn Sweeney.

06-28-2018
Original ChopShop to Continue Restaurant Expansion in Phoenix and Dallas With Senior Credit Facility
The funding package will allow Original ChopShop, which currently has eight locations, to open another eight to 10 new restaurants by the end of 2019. Expansion will primarily focus on the existing markets of Phoenix and Dallas, with the potential for a new market in late 2019.

06-28-2018
Peetaposs Coffee Expands ReadytoDrink Portfolio
Brand Introduces a Line of Four Premium Shelf-Stable Iced Espresso Cans Made with Clean Ingredients and Low Sugar

06-28-2018
The Coffee Bean Tea Leaf to Open 100 Franchise Locations in New York
The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf announced today that it is returning to New York City through its new franchisee, Hudson River Coffee & Tea, a venture of operators, developers and real estate experts.

06-28-2018
United Franchise Groupaposs Jon Smith Subs Preps for Entry into Australia
Texas Roadhouse, Chick-fil-A lead among full-service and fast food restaurants

06-28-2018
Dunkinapos Donuts Appoints Publicis Media As New Media Agency of Record
Dunkin' Donuts today announced the selection of a unit within Publicis Media as the agency partner for its U.S. media buying and planning. The team, a bespoke unit of Publicis dedicated and named for Dunkin' Donuts, will pull resources from across Publicis Groupe's Digitas and Blue 449 to handle the account.

06-28-2018
New Menus Technology Fuel Rise in Restaurant Customer Satisfaction
Texas Roadhouse, Chick-fil-A lead among full-service and fast food restaurants

06-28-2018
Rebecca Miller Named Senior Vice President of Marketing for On The Border Mexican Grill Cantina
On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina has promoted Rebecca Miller to Senior Vice President of Marketing. In her new role, Miller will oversee all Marketing initiatives as well as Culinary Innovation, Guest Relations and Catering. She reports to Matt Hood, President and CEO of On The Border.

06-28-2018
Smoothie King Inks 60Unit Expansion Deal
Franchise agreement to bring brand to new Midwest and central Florida markets

06-07-2018
Captain Ds Opens in White House Tennessee
Located at 631 TN Highway 76 East, this new restaurant marks the brand's 72nd location in the state.

06-07-2018
Dana Wagner Named Chief Legal Officer for Impossible Foods
Former Square General Counsel and senior counsel with Google and the Justice Department joins the growing startup team as Chief Legal Officer

06-07-2018
MAGNUM Ice Cream Brings Dipping Bar Back to New York
The MAGNUM dipping bar experience allows guests to create custom MAGNUM bars by selecting silky vanilla bean or rich chocolate ice cream bars to be hand-dipped in their choice of dark, milk or white chocolate, each made with real Belgian chocolate.

06-07-2018
New Program Aims to Prevent Sexual Harassment
It is aimed at ending unacceptable behaviors and practices that endanger the safety and well-being of employees, and undermine the success of our industry’s businesses.

06-07-2018
Scholarship Endowment Created in Memory of George Minutaglio Jr
Carrabba's Italian Grill and FIU Partner to provide assistance to first-generation students

06-07-2018
Alvaro Valeriani Named SVP of Sales and Marketing for Sbe
Prior to joining sbe, Alvaro was responsible for the sales and marketing operation of full service Hyatt hotels and resorts in Latin America and the Caribbean. He brings over twenty years of expertise in the hotel, experiences and destination sales and marketing space.

06-07-2018
Captain Ds Opens in Overland Missouri
Located at 9387 Page Ave., the new restaurant is the brand's first location in Overland and 16th overall in the state, and has created approximately 60 new jobs in the community.

06-07-2018
Illegal Burger Restaurants Announces 10 Increase in Q1 Sales Year Over Year
West Coast Ventures Group Corp. (OTCQB: WCVC) announced today that Company online marketing and advertising initiatives are generating higher year over year sales.

06-07-2018
Wheres the Beef Plantbased Protein Trends Flourish at Restaurant Show
Plant-based protein is no longer just for vegetarians. Exhibitors at the National Restaurant Association Show promoted the health and sustainability benefits of bratwurst, breakfast sausage, sliders and even egg-substitutes made from plant proteins.

06-07-2018
Bottle Bond Kitchen and Bar Officially Opens at the Bardstown Bourbon Company
First distillery on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail to feature a full-service restaurant, bar and vintage whiskey library curated by renowned whiskey expert Fred Minnick