Industry Headlines from FSR magazine

  • Site Selection Technology SiteZeus Secures Additional Funding [04-24-2015]

    SiteZeus, a business centered on site selection technology for emerging and established brands, announced it has secured $2.2 million in funding from Chris Sullivan, Bloomin’ Brands partner and co-founder of Outback Steakhouse, as well as Baldwin Beach Capital.

    SiteZeus has raised $2.65...

  • Quaker Steak & Lube Coming To Cedar Point Amusement Park [04-24-2015]

    The casual-dining franchise Quaker Steak & Lube announced it signed a franchise development agreement with Cedar Fair to develop a new restaurant at Cedar Point amusement park and resort in Sandusky, Ohio.

    The restaurant marks the 18th Quaker Steak & Lube location in Ohio and will...

  • FSR Exclusive N.Y. Library Transcribing Historical Menus, One Dish at a Time [04-23-2015]

    What was a popular dessert during the Civil War? How much did a beer cost in 1929? What happened to boiled tongue, roast goose, and other popular dishes of ages past?

    These questions and more are being answered by a project from the New York Public Library. In “What’s on the Menu,”...

  • Wild Wing Cafe To Celebrate 12th Georgia Location [04-23-2015]

    Wild Wing Cafe is preparing to celebrate its new Hamilton Mill, Georgia restaurant.

    The brand that lives by the motto “Hot Wings, Cold Beer, Good Times” announced the grand opening of the latest Wild Wing Cafe location in Dacula. The new restaurant will be the second location for local...

  • NRAEF Announces Winners of High School Culinary and Business Competition [04-23-2015]

    Students enrolled in the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s (NRAEF) ProStart program tested their mettle in a sophisticated, real-world culinary and business management competition focused on the restaurant and foodservice sector.

    Held for three days in Anaheim,...

  • Smyth of Milwaukee To Host Mother's Day Brunch Buffet [04-23-2015]

    Smyth, located in The Iron Horse Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, invites guests to a special Mother’s Day brunch celebration May 10 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Moms and families alike can experience a lavish buffet with a plethora of options. Organized by stations, guests can enjoy seafood...

  • Another Broken Egg Cafe Announces May Giveaway for National Egg Month [04-23-2015]

    To celebrate National Egg Month in May, Another Broken Egg Cafe, which cracks an average of 580,000 eggs each month, is offering the chance to win a summer vacation package to the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort and Spa in Florida.

    With egg sales tending to drop after Easter, National...

  • Del Frisco's Grille To Open at Waterfront Corporate Location in Hoboken, NJ [04-23-2015]

    SJP Properties, one of the New York metropolitan area’s most active development companies, announced it has signed a lease with Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group to open Del Frisco’s Grille, an upscale modern American bar and grill, in Hoboken, New Jersey.

    Del Frisco’s Grille will occupy...

  • Sysco Files Memorandum Opposing FTC's Motion to Block Merger [04-22-2015]

    Sysco Corporation filed a memorandum opposing the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) effort to block its proposed merger with US Foods, a transaction that would make the U.S. foodservice distribution industry more competitive.

    Sysco filed the memorandum yesterday...

  • FSR Exclusive Chili's to Debut Waitlist Mobile App in Partnership with NoWait [04-22-2015]

    Chili's Grill & Bar today announced a partnership with NoWait, the wait list management system that will power the brand's new mobile waitlisting app.

    The partnership will enable Chili's guests to search nearby locations and join the waitlist remotely, track their place in line, and...

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