Industry Headlines from FSR magazine

  • Historical N.Y. Restaurant The Krebs Sets Re-Opening Date [07-24-2014]

    The Krebs in Skaneateles, New York, announced that after an extensive search and interview process from top candidates nationwide, it hired a general manager and executive chef to run the historic, newly renovated restaurant. 

    Daniel Reiser, formerly with Bann, Jean-Georges, and Gordon...

  • Olive Garden Serves Up 3-Course Alfredo Dinner [07-24-2014]

    Olive Garden is celebrating its popular, made-from-scratch Alfredo sauce with a new 3-Course Alfredo Italian Dinner, starting at $11.99 and available for a limited time. Here's how it works:

    Start with unlimited breadsticks and...

  • Libbey Partners with Schonwald to Expand Dinnerware Offerings [07-24-2014]

    Libbey Inc. and the German-based Schonwald have announced today an agreement in which Libbey will become the exclusive foodservice distributor of Schonwald dinnerware products to the U.S. and Canada , effective Jan. 1, 2015 .

    Through this exclusive agreement, Libbey...

  • Plan Check in L.A. Launches Children's Menu [07-24-2014]

    This week, Plan Check Kitchen + Bar launches a children’s menu, the brainchild of owner/founder Terry Heller and executive chef/partner Ernesto Uchimura. Served at both the Plan Check Sawtelle and Fairfax outposts, the children’s menu will offer creative, yet...

  • Spazzo in Washington Revamps Happy Hour [07-24-2014]

    Spazzo Italian Grill & Wine Bar in Redmond, Washington, is pleased to announce a new happy hour menu now offered daily in the lounge from 3 p.m. to close. Located in the Redmond Town Center, guests can enjoy exceptional Italian dining that has local,...

  • FSR Exclusive Shula's Celebrates 25th Anniversary in Style [07-24-2014]

    One of Dave Shula's favorite recurring incidents is seeing his father, legendary NFL coach Don Shula and namesake of the restaurant brand, react to people who identify him for his eatery.

    "People recognize him and they start talking to him, and when it's apparent they recognize him from...

  • On the Border Names New President [07-23-2014]

    On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina, which was recently acquired by Border Holdings, LLC, an affiliate of Argonne Capital Group, today announced the appointment of Ward Whitworth as president of On The Border.

    The move follows the resignation of On The Border...

  • Post-Recession U.S. Restaurant Traffic Remains Flat [07-23-2014]

    U.S. consumers made some 61 billion visits to restaurants in the year ending May 2014. 

    While there is question that 61 billion is a lot of visits, the issue is that consumers have been making that same amount of visits for quite a while now, and it’s still below the...

  • Sales Increase 12% for Del Frisco's in Q2 [07-23-2014]

    Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc., the owner and operator of the Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House, Sullivan's Steakhouse, and Del Frisco's Grille restaurant concepts, reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 17, 2014.

    Consolidated revenues...

  • Mercadito Hospitality Stirs Up Non-Alcoholic Libations [07-23-2014]

    Guests are invited to fill up on summer refreshment at one of the following Mercadito Hospitality locations offering a variety of fizzy and flavorful non-alcoholic libations. 

    Hand-crafted with fruit, herbs, and other ingredient combinations, the Tippling Bros. expertly deliver an...

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