Industry Headlines from FSR magazine

  • Tadich Grill Plans Washington, D.C., Location [12-18-2014]

    After years of guest requests, America’s third oldest, continuously operating restaurant, Tadich Grill, is opening on the East Coast in the first quarter of 2015. 

    The Washington, D.C., location will be on the corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and 10...

  • Hooters Accelerates Domestic and International Expansion [12-18-2014]

    Hooters of America, LLC, today announced a new domestic development agreement with Chandi Group USA to build multiple Hooters restaurants in the Palm Springs, Indio, Coachella, and Cathedral City, California, areas. 

    Headed by Nachattar Chandi, Chandi Group USA’s...

  • GuestMetrics Reports Rise in Food and Beverage Sales [12-18-2014]

    GuestMetrics, which collects check-level data from point-of-sale systems at more than 10,000 restaurants, reports trends for the four-week period that ended Nov. 30.

    Traffic in the on-premise channel was down 0.1 percent, which continues the improved trend over the past three months vs....

  • Paytronix Integrates with NCR POS System [12-17-2014]

    Paytronix Systems announced an agreement with NCR Corporation that enables the Paytronix Rewards platform to integrate with the NCR Aloha POS...

  • Specialty Food Foundation Awards Grants to Fight Hunger [12-17-2014]

    The Specialty Food Foundation has awarded $250,000 in grants to support innovative organizations in 10 states that are working to address hunger and improve food recovery. These are the first grants to be made by the Foundation, which was...

  • Son of a Butcher Tavern Primed for Chicago Debut [12-17-2014]

    Son of a Butcher Tavern, located at 2934 W. Diversey Ave. in Chicago’s burgeoning Logan Square neighborhood, is the latest venture by restaurateur Adolfo Garcia, slated to open in early 2015.

    An ancient trade and respected vocation, Son Of A Butcher celebrates...

  • Sales Up Across Darden's Portfolio in Latest Quarter [12-17-2014]

    Darden Restaurants, Inc. today reported its financial results for the second quarter ended Nov. 23, 2014.

    Key highlights for the second quarter include second-quarter total sales from continuing operations being $1.56 billion, a 4.9 percent increase from the $1.49...

  • Dave & Buster's Revenues Up 15% in Third Quarter [12-17-2014]

    Dave & Buster's Entertainment announced financial results for its third quarter of 2014, which ended Nov. 2, 2014. 

    The company also issued guidance for the full year 2014, which ends Feb. 1, 2015.

    Key highlights from the third quarter 2014...

  • ShopKeep Releases Apple Pay and Chip Card Reader [12-17-2014]

    ShopKeep, the cloud-based technology provider that works with more than 10,000 small business owners to manage retail shops and restaurants with iPads, today released its new Apple Pay and chip card reader. 

    This reader...

  • ChowNow Online Ordering Platform Integrates Apple Pay [12-17-2014]

    ChowNow, the online ordering solution known for its custom-built smartphone apps for restaurant clients, is bringing the convenience and simplicity of Apple Pay to thousands of local restaurants. 

    ChowNow is the first...

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