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Feb 16, 2017, 07:02 ET Johnny Rockets Reaches International Growth Milestones

Johnny Rockets continues to experience international growth, opening new restaurants in Latin America and Asia and signing development deals to...


Feb 16, 2017, 06:00 ET BJ's Restaurants, Inc. to Honor Unsung Heroes on Random Acts of Kindness Day with Lunch

BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ: BJRI) announced that team members from its 188 BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse® locations nationwide will deliver a...


Feb 16, 2017, 06:00 ET The Wendy's Company Reports Preliminary 2016 Results; Announces 2017 Outlook and Updates 2020 Goals

The Wendy's Company (NASDAQ: WEN) today reported preliminary unaudited results for the fourth quarter and full year ended January 1, 2017. The...


Feb 15, 2017, 14:22 ET KNEAD Hospitality + Design And Chef Roberto Santibañez Bring Mi Vida To The Wharf

Officials from Hoffman-Madison Waterfront (HMW), the developer of The Wharf, a $2 billion, mile-long neighborhood located on DC's Southwest...


Feb 15, 2017, 13:51 ET On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina® Tips its Sombrero To National Margarita Day

On the rocks or frozen, margaritas continue to be the America's #1 Cocktail… especially on National Margarita Day. This year, On The Border Mexican...


Feb 15, 2017, 12:00 ET The Institute of Culinary Education and The New School Announce Zero Waste Food Conference

The Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) and The New School announce the launch of the Zero Waste Food conference, an exploration of sustainable...


Feb 15, 2017, 11:09 ET Air Force Veteran Duo Opens Their Fourth Dickey's Barbecue Pit

Dickey's Barbecue Pit opens in La Junta Thursday, February 16 with four weeks of specials and giveaways, including free barbecue for a year for...


Feb 15, 2017, 09:39 ET Steak 'N Shake To Return As Sponsor Of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing's Indy Car Entry For Third Season

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that Steak 'n Shake, a classic American brand and home of the original Steakburger™ and...


Feb 15, 2017, 09:30 ET Church's Chicken® promotes Chris Ward to Vice President of Supply Chain

As part of its renewed commitment to another 65 years as one of the country's top quick-service chicken brands, Church's Chicken® announced the...


Feb 15, 2017, 09:00 ET Legacy Hall Unveils Plans For Onsite Brewery And Taproom

As if Legacy Hall could possibly get any cooler ... The massive European-style food hall now rising in Plano's booming Legacy West development...


Feb 15, 2017, 09:00 ET RCI Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend on Common Stock

RCI Hospitality Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: RICK) announced it has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.03 per common share for the Fiscal...


Feb 15, 2017, 09:00 ET Kids Play Safe Announces Partnership with Chuck E. Cheese's®

Today, Kids Play Safe, a research organization committed to protecting the health, safety and well-being of children, and Chuck E. Cheese's®...


Feb 15, 2017, 09:00 ET Alison Krauss Partners with Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® to Release Exclusive Version of New Album "Windy City"

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® today announced Alison Krauss as its latest artist to release an album under its Spotlight Music Program. The...


Feb 15, 2017, 08:45 ET Local Teens Face Off in Premier Youth Culinary, Restaurant Management Competition

Future master chefs and entrepreneurs are going head-to-head in the kitchen and the board room at the 2017 Washington ProStart Invitational. The...


Feb 15, 2017, 08:00 ET TGI Fridays™ Endless Apps® Are Now Truly Endless

That sound you hear? It's America rejoicing as TGI Fridays announces the return of the perpetual fan favorite, Endless Apps, as a permanent feature...


Feb 15, 2017, 08:00 ET Boom or Bust? Over 500 Independent Restaurant Owners Voice Their Thoughts on 2017

RestaurantOwner.com released the results of their 2017 Independent Restaurant Outlook Survey. The results summarize input gathered from over 500...


Feb 14, 2017, 17:21 ET Flanigan's Reports Earnings

FLANIGAN'S ENTERPRISES, INC., (NYSE Alternext US: BDL) owners and operators of the "Flanigan's Seafood Bar and Grill" restaurants and "Big Daddy's"...


Feb 14, 2017, 14:44 ET Wendy's Raises Bar on Chicken Quality

Today, Wendy's is further enhancing the flavor and tenderness of its chicken by partnering with its suppliers to use 20 percent smaller birds—far...


Feb 14, 2017, 12:00 ET Oracle Hospitality Research Identifies Drivers for Consumer Loyalty and Impact of Technology on Hotel and Restaurant Guest Experience

Today Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) announced the findings of two research initiatives aimed at identifying the consumer drivers for loyalty in the food and...


Feb 14, 2017, 11:49 ET Maplewood Twin Peaks Restaurant Opens Today

Twin Peaks, known for made-from-scratch food, ultimate sports lodge atmosphere, and the coldest beer served anywhere, unveiled its newest...


Feb 14, 2017, 10:36 ET Have You Heard What's Percolating?

Classic Rock Coffee Company, based in Springfield, Missouri, is excited to announce that it has awarded the Area Franchise Development Rights for...


Feb 14, 2017, 10:30 ET Pizza Hut franchisee selects Delaget as loss prevention, reporting, and payroll partner

MP2 Enterprises, a Pizza Hut franchisee with 19 locations, today announced a partnership with Delaget, LLC, the only data analytics and business...


Feb 14, 2017, 07:38 ET Today Is National Donor Day

Donate Life and Marco's Pizza have partnered together to create an interesting way to send a message of both love and life at the same time....


Feb 13, 2017, 18:00 ET DineEquity, Inc. to Host Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2016 Earnings Conference Call on March 1, 2017

DineEquity, Inc. (NYSE: DIN), the parent company of Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar® and IHOP® restaurants, will announce its fourth...


Feb 13, 2017, 16:36 ET Carnival Dream Undergoes Multi-Million-Dollar Renovation, Emerges With Exciting New Dining And Bar Concepts

The New Orleans-based Carnival Dream recently completed an extensive makeover that added a variety of exciting food and beverage...