Industry Headlines from FSR magazine

  • FSR Exclusive Fitbits Fuel Latest Iteration of Employee Appreciation Programs [03-02-2015]

    Friday, March 6, marks Employee Appreciation Day. This is one in a two-part series of how restaurants are rewarding and encouraging their employees. Check back Thursday for part two.

    It’s not every restaurant that would make $100 investments in each of its employees’ health and...

  • A.J. Antunes & Co. Adds to Sales Team [03-01-2015]

    Foodservice equipment manufacturer A.J. Antunes & Co. has announced the promotion of Daniel Schmidt to the position of director of key accounts as well as the hiring of Sarah Bullock to the position of regional sales manager.

    Daniel Schmidt first joined A.J. Antunes & Co. in 2010...

  • AFFI Elects Officers And Board [02-28-2015]

    The American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) elected its officers and newest members of the AFFI Board of Directors.

    The elections took place at the AFFI Annual Meeting and Keynote Breakfast held in conjunction with the 2015 AFFI Frozen Food Convention (AFFI-CON) in Anaheim, Califoria.

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  • The Egg & I Expands in Houston [02-28-2015]

    Centennial, Colorado based The Egg & I Restaurants announced the opening of its 115th location in Houston on Monday, March 3rd.

    The restaurant opens at 6:00 a.m. and is located at 10603 W. Sam Houston Parkway North on the southbound side of the Beltway 8.

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  • Women's Foodservice Forum Announces Top Awards [02-27-2015]

    The Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF), a leadership development organization for women in the foodservice sector, announced the recipients of its top awards for 2015.

    These awards include The Fritzi Pikes Woods Trailblazer Award, SOAR Award, Volunteer of the Year Award, and Outstanding...

  • Hurricane Grill & Wings Grows In Florida [02-27-2015]

    Hurricane Grill & Wings, an island-inspired restaurant franchise, continued its home state expansion in Florida with a new location opening in Sunrise.

    This is the 41st location in the state of Florida for the concept, and the second location in the past two months opened in South...

  • Registration Opens for The CIA's Food Business School [02-27-2015]

    The Food Business School (FBS), the new center for executive and graduate education of The Culinary Institute of America, today opened registration for its spring 2015 session and announced a suite of innovative educational programs taught by expert faculty. 

    The...

  • ShopKeep Unveils Update to Sync Registers Wirelessly [02-27-2015]

    ShopKeep, the cloud-based technology provider with more than 16,000 registers in use by retail shops, restaurants, and other organizations, this week launched Serverless Sync. 

    The new feature allows merchants to open and close checks from multiple registers, with...

  • Chicago's Flat Top Grill Celebrates 20 Years [02-27-2015]

    To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Flat Top Grill plans to party all year long. 

    The pioneers of the fresh to order, DIY grill concept will continue to appeal to their customers' tastes by introducing new menu items, redesigning...

  • FSR Exclusive Peruvian Cuisine Combines the Best of Asian and South American Influences [02-25-2015]

    Editor’s Note: The Culinary Institute of America presents its 17th annual Worlds of Flavor conference April 22–24 at the Greystone campus. This year’s conference—themed Asia and the Theater of World Menus—brings chefs from around the world to...

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