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Captain D's Continues Rapid Southeast Expansion with New Lincolnton, North Carolina Restaurant

Captain D’s Continues Rapid Southeast Expansion with New Lincolnton, North Carolina Restaurant

Multi-Unit Franchisee, Shawn Eby, Opens Second Captain D’s Restaurant in Two Months Captain D’s, the nation’s leading fast casual seafood restaurant, announced today the opening of its newest franchised location in Lincolnton, North Carolina. Located at 1151 E. Main St., the Lincolnton restaurant marks Captain D’s 26th restaurant in the […]

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UP Inspired Kitchen Secures Whole30 Approved Partnership

UP Inspired Kitchen Secures Whole30 Approved Partnership

Chef-driven fast-casual concept in Frisco unveils Whole30-approved menu items designed to help guests Live UP to their health goals On the heels of its second anniversary, UP Inspired Kitchen today announced that it has become an official Whole30 Approved Partner. Whole30 is a 30-day dietary reset designed to help people […]

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Mountain Mike's Pizza Continues California North Bay Expansion

Mountain Mike’s Pizza Continues California North Bay Expansion

Family-Style Pizza Franchise Grows in Marin, Mendocino, Napa, Humboldt and Sonoma Counties Mountain Mike’s Pizza, LLC, a leading California-based family-style pizza chain known for serving “Pizza the way it oughta be!,” continues to significantly expand its footprint in the North Bay region of Northern California including Marin, Mendocino, Napa, Humboldt […]

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Kick off Summer Safely: Food Safety Tips for Memorial Day & Beyond

Kick off Summer Safely: Food Safety Tips for Memorial Day & Beyond

By Francine L. Shaw Francine L. Shaw, President Savvy Food Safety, Inc. Memorial Day weekend is the official summer kick-off, with parties, al fresco meals, barbeques and other warm weather celebrations.  As you prepare for your busy summer season – hosting guests and holding special summer events – it’s critical […]

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Restaurant Vendors Find New Leads for Restaurants Opening Soon

Restaurant Vendors Find New Leads for Restaurants Opening Soon

Flhip.com has released its latest restaurant openings report, providing restaurant vendors with a sampling of fresh sales and marketing leads that can be found on their website. Flhip provides regularly updated lead lists, allowing vendors to check for updates at any time.  To see leads in your sales area click […]

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Powderhorn Culinary Arts Show

Powderhorn Culinary Arts Show

A juried food and beverage competition for 60 bold and buzz-worthy culinary artists. Applications accepted through Monday, June 3rd, 2019 Finalists compete Saturday, October 19th, 2019; 12 pm – 5 pm Powderhorn Park Neighborhood Association (PPNA) is proud to present the first-annual Powderhorn Culinary Arts Show, a juried outdoor food […]

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Taco Bell Hotel Launching August 2019 - Adding A Spicy Twist To Summer Travel

Taco Bell Hotel Launching August 2019 – Adding A Spicy Twist To Summer Travel

A Tacoasis Resort of Food, Fun and All Things Taco Bell Awaits Fans in Palm Springs Get ready for “Bell”hops and Baja Blasts, fire sauce and sauce packet floaties, because the Taco Bell Hotel is coming and will give fans an unexpected and unforgettable trip of a lifetime. Beginning August […]

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Nathan's Famous Names James Walker Senior Vice President, Restaurants

Nathan’s Famous Names James Walker Senior Vice President, Restaurants

Industry Veteran to Oversee Nathan’s Famous Restaurants James Walker Nathan’s Famous announced today that it has hired James Walker, CFE, as the company’s Senior Vice President, Restaurants. Walker comes to Nathan’s Famous from Subway where he was Vice President, North America, overseeing all franchised restaurants in the U.S. and Canada. […]

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National Restaurant Association President & CEO Announces Retirement

National Restaurant Association President & CEO Announces Retirement

Dawn Sweeney to Lead the Association on Continued Growth Trajectory Through 2019 Dawn Sweeney After 12 years successfully leading one of Washington’s largest and most influential trade associations, advancing and protecting all aspects of the restaurant and foodservice industry, National Restaurant Association and National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation President & […]

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Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom Announces Opening of Newest Restaurant in Arizona

Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom Announces Opening of Newest Restaurant in Arizona

The Craft Beer Authority Brings Its Massive Craft Beer Assortment and Crave-able Pizza – Along With a Good Cause – to Chandler Residents Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom, known for its hand-crafted pizza, taproom fare, and its world class beer list of local and regional craft beer offerings, will open […]

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National Restaurant Association Welcomes New Executive Vice President of Public Affairs

National Restaurant Association Welcomes New Executive Vice President of Public Affairs

Sean Kennedy Brings 20 Years Policy and Advocacy Experience to the Table Sean Kennedy The National Restaurant Association has appointed Sean Kennedy as Executive Vice President of Public Affairs, the Association’s senior-most executive in the development and execution of its multi-year advocacy strategy. A government relations leader in both the […]

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Texas Barbecue Staple Expands North

Texas Barbecue Staple Expands North

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit continues to expand across the northern region of the U.S. with four new locations in New York, Montana, Colorado and Oregon expected to open in early 2020. “Dickey’s Barbecue Pit has been Texas family owned and operated since 1941 and our mission has always been to share […]

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Get Ready For Fajitas Like You've Never Seen Before With Applebee's New Loaded Fajitas

Get Ready For Fajitas Like You’ve Never Seen Before With Applebee’s New Loaded Fajitas

Hot queso and bacon is paired with a satisfying sizzle Did you hear that? That delicious sizzle sound and the mouthwatering smell can only mean one thing – Applebee’s NEW Loaded Fajitas are on the menu starting today at Applebee’s restaurants nationwide. Smothered with a hearty serving of hot queso […]

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The Greene Turtle Names Geovannie "Geo" Concepcion President/CEO

The Greene Turtle Names Geovannie “Geo” Concepcion President/CEO

Veteran Casual Dining Executive with Stellar Track Record Tapped to Take Mid-Atlantic Restaurant Chain to Next Stage of Growth and Success Geovannie “Geo” Concepcion The Board of Directors of The Greene Turtle announced that Geovannie “Geo” Concepcion, formerly COO of Minneapolis-based Famous Dave’s, has been tapped to serve as President/CEO […]

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