Industry Headlines from FSR magazine

  • Beard Foundation Honors Richard Melman and Michel Nischan [01-27-2015]

    The James Beard Foundation announced Jan. 26 that Richard Melman, renowned restaurateur, and Michel Nischan, acclaimed leader in the sustainable food movement, have been named the recipients of the 2015 James Beard Foundation Lifetime Achievement award and Humanitarian of the Year award,...

  • Hurricane Grill & Wings, Denny's Outsource IT Services [01-27-2015]

    Owners of Hurricane Grill & Wings and Denny’s franchises signed an agreement to outsource all IT services to Datum Corporation, a national technology consulting company specializing in the multi-unit restaurant industry.

    The contract encompasses eight Hurricane Grill & Wings as...

  • Chicago's Two Announces Executive Chef [01-27-2015]

    Two, Chicago’s West Town restaurant and recipient of the 2015 Michelin Guide’s Bib Gourmand, appointed Kevin Cuddihee to the role of Executive Chef.

    Cuddihee has been a part of the restaurant’s menu development since before the 2012 opening and has served as chef de cuisine for the past...

  • Bloomin' Brands Completes Sale of Roy's Restaurants [01-27-2015]

    Bloomin' Brands, Inc. closed the previously announced sale of Roy's to United Ohana, LLC, an affiliate of Sunil Dharod's SSCP Management Inc. 

    As of Jan. 26, 2015, United Ohana owns and operates all interests in the Roy's concept previously owned by Bloomin' Brands....

  • Hotel Hosts Confections Series With Local Chocolate Factory [01-27-2015]

    On Sunday, Feb. 8, in anticipation of Valentine’s Day, Pastry Chef Evan Sheridan will host the second Artisan Confections Series at the Umstead Hotel and Spa in Cary, North Carolina.

    The event will feature a cooking demonstration, tastings, and industry intelligence featuring Videri...

  • The Melting Pot Announced Strategic Growth Achievement and Plans [01-27-2015]

    The Melting Pot announced key achievements in its strategic growth plan, including operational and menu enhancements to build on its strong fondue foundation and position the brand for future international and domestic franchise development as the restaurant celebrates its 40th ...

  • Local Partners Open First Watch in Louisville [01-27-2015]

     

    Local restauranteur Tom Longshore and his partners Gary Holland and Ron Rosen opened Louisville, Kentucky's first First Watch restaurant.

    The restaurant, founded in 1983, features traditional breakfast, brunch, and lunch favorites alongside fresh recipes made with ingredients...

  • The Egg & I Opens in Coral Springs, Florida [01-27-2015]

    Centennial, Colorado based The Egg & I Restaurants opened its 112th location in Coral Springs, Florida on Jan. 26.

    On Jan. 31, the restaurant will donate 100 percent of all proceeds from its private, pre-opening training day to Wounded Warriors of South Florida. Wounded...

  • FSR Exclusive Cloud-Based POS Systems Offer Greater Security [01-27-2015]

    Earlier this month, Apriva, a provider of wireless transactions, gateway services, and secure information solutions, announced a partnership with POS on Cloud, a cloud-based point-of-sale technology for the restaurant and retail industries.

    Their partnership speaks...

  • Papagayo Guests Dine Free on Super Bowl Sunday if Patriots Win [01-26-2015]

    Papagayo, the Mexican-themed restaurant with four locations in the Boston area, is raising the stakes with its latest promotion. 

    Papagayo has decided to offer all guests that choose to watch the big game on Feb. 1, 2015, 100 percent free food if the New England...

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