Industry Headlines from FSR magazine

  • Arooga's Offers Free Meal to Soldiers on Memorial Day [05-23-2015]

    Arooga’s is honoring America’s fallen military members this Memorial Day by inviting all veterans and active-duty military members to eat free on Monday, May 25, at all nine of its central Pennsylvania restaurants and its newest franchise location Uncasville, Connecticut, adjacent to the Mohegan...

  • Huddle House Sees Strong Growth in 50th Year [05-22-2015]

    Huddle House celebrated its 50th anniversary with one of the chain’s strongest years of growth ever, signing 21 new franchise agreements, opening eight new restaurants, completing 41 remodels and adding four new company operated restaurants through the acquisition of existing...

  • LM Restaurant Group Wins Growth Award For Fifth Year [05-22-2015]

    LM Restaurants, Inc. has been honored with a Steady Growth and Profitability Master Award from the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce at Raleigh BizCon at the Raleigh Convention Center in North Carolina. Amber Moshakos, vice president of corporate affairs at LM Restaurants, accepted the award...

  • Zuma NYC Showcases Signature Aesthetic [05-22-2015]

    Globally renowned modern Izakaya Japanese restaurant Zuma has arrived at 261 Madison Avenue in New York City. Lilker Associates Consulting Engineers helped convert half of the first ...

  • New Chili's Loyalty Program Combines Ease and Engagement [05-22-2015]

    Chili's Grill & Bar is introducing a state-of-the-art loyalty program, My Chili's Rewards, which leverages technology, personalization, and gaming to make earning and redeeming points easier and more engaging than ever before. Available at the brand's more than 800 company-owned restaurants...

  • Chefs Bike 300 Miles To End Childhood Hunger [05-21-2015]

    As a frequent bucket list item, cross-country or long distance cycling has a certain attraction to it. Picking up a new set of wheels comes with unfamiliar goals, and for most, an even longer list of benefits. Maybe it’s the sense of clarity that can be found on the open road or a newfound...

  • Quaker Steak & Lube Provides Sauces For Servicemembers [05-21-2015]

    The casual-dining franchise Quaker Steak & Lube, known for its Best Wings USA and more than 25 sauces, announces it signed a contract with brokerage groups to provide sauce to 135 commissaries on U.S. and international bases. The Lube is best known for its award-winning sauces, including the...

  • Legendary Restaurant Brands Signs 20-Unit Deal [05-21-2015]

    Legendary Restaurant Brands, owner of the iconic Bennigan’s and Steak and Ale brands, announces the signing of an exclusive Master Development Agreement that will bring 20 new restaurants to several new markets throughout the Americas.

    Conrado Rovira, franchise owner of two successful...

  • Boston's Aims For Big Expansion in Mexico [05-21-2015]

    With eight locations already established in Mexico and deals signed to bring nine additional units to the area, Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar, the casual-plus dining concept that combines a family-friendly restaurant and sports bar under one roof, is showing no sign of slowing down....

  • Salazar Named Managing Director of CIA, San Antonio [05-21-2015]

    Food and beverage executive Fernando Salazar has been named the new managing director of The Culinary Institute of America (CIA), San Antonio, effective June 1. He replaces David Kellaway, managing director for the past five years, who is moving to Colorado. Salazar has been involved with the...

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