Industry Headlines from FSR magazine

  • Casio and MicroSale Partner for Point of Sale Systems [10-31-2014]

    Casio America, a leading point-of-sale (POS) system supplier, announced its partnership with MicroSale to help quick service restaurants streamline costs and increase efficiency.

    Casio enlisted MicroSale, a restaurant software company, to create a feature-rich software application called...

  • Branding Bootcamp Offered by Union Square Hospitality Exec [10-31-2014]

    Food+Tech Connect partnered with ShopKeep, a provider of small business technology, to offer 25 full scholarships to The Power of Brand: Growing Your Restaurant, taught by former Union Square Hospitality Group chief marketing officer Felicia Stingone.

    "In today's increasingly competitive...

  • Ocean Prime Opens in Beverly Hills [10-31-2014]

    Cameron Mitchell Restaurants announced the opening of its modern American supper club Ocean Prime in Beverly Hills, California.

    Its first foray into Southern California, Ocean Prime is located at 9595 Wilshire Boulevard at the apex of Wilshire, Dayton Way and Camden Drive. Serving lunch...

  • Hilton College Highlights Beverage Management With Wine Lab [10-31-2014]

    In a country where chefs are the rock stars of restaurants, wine is making huge strides in terms of sales.

    Recent articles indicate that the U.S. ranks highest in wine consumption, edging out those more traditionally associated with the grape, such as Italy and France. 

    Now, the...

  • Tony Roma's Opens Second Ireland Location [10-31-2014]

    Tony Roma’s announced the opening of its second Ireland location in Naas, County Kildare.

    The new restaurant follows the highly successful Belfast location, which opened August 2005, and affirms the company’s focus on strengthening the brand’s international base in existing and new...

  • Boston's Targets Upstate New York For Expansion [10-30-2014]

    After relaunching franchise development efforts across the U.S., Dallas-based Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar identified upstate New York as a major expansion hub.

    Responding to consumer demands to bring the brand to their town, Boston’s unveiled its plans to bring eight to 10...

  • Hotel Arts Barcelona Crafts White Truffle-Tasting Menus [10-30-2014]

    Starting in November, Hotel Arts Barcelona will be serving two delectable white truffle-tasting menus expertly paired with a selection of exclusive wines.

    This sought-after delicacy comes into season next month and will be the central...

  • NRA Hires VP of Strategic Alliances [10-30-2014]

    TheNational Restaurant Association(NRA) announced the hiring of JeffreyCaloreas senior vice president of strategic alliances.

    In this new role,Calorewill be responsible for the strategic direction, development, and management of the Association’s relationships throughout the supplier...

  • Harlow's Combines Holiday Flavors With Local Ingredients [10-30-2014]

    Harlow's is warming up to the holidays with seasonally inspired fall dishes.

    Executive Chef Aaron Anderson utilizes locally sourced and naturally produced ingredients this holiday season for true Californian farm to table cuisine. 

    "The holiday season brings warmth and comfort, and...

  • Red Robin Offers Halloween Treats [10-30-2014]

    All Hallows' Eve is a time for candy, ghost stories, costumes, and vampires. Avoiding the living dead can be a real pain in the neck so this Halloween, Red Robin Gourmet Burgers is launching "Vampire Fighters Fries."

    The new garlic herbed fries feature Red Robin's signature bottomless...