Industry Headlines from FSR magazine

  • Old Town Pour House Redesigns for Maryland Location [03-26-2015]

    Old Town Pour House in Gaithersburg, Maryland, a restaurant brand helmed by Chicago-based Bottleneck Management, introduced a craft Pour House design scheme in its first location outside of the Chicago area.

    The group worked closely with design firm Dacre and Youngquist to create the...

  • José Meza Appointed Executive Chef at St. Regis Punta Mita [03-26-2015]

    The St. Regis Punta Mita Resort, located in Mexico’s most exclusive beach community along the coast of the Riviera Nayarit, is pleased to announce the appointment of José Meza as executive chef of the property’s signature restaurant, Carolina.

    Under the direction of Chef Meza, the...

  • New York Tavern To Celebrate Thomas Jefferson, American Heritage [03-26-2015]

    It is not uncommon for restaurants to focus on the local and seasonal, but Chapter One in New York aims tells a deeper story—the heritage of American food and drink.

    Chapter One American Tavern in the West Village announced the next installment of its Heritage Dinner Series. Executive...

  • Texas de Brazil NYC Participates in Time Out for Hunger [03-26-2015]

    Texas de Brazil is pleased to announce its New York City location as a participant in the 12th annual Time Out For Hunger campaign. 

    Time Out For Hunger is a partnership between Time Out New York and the Food Bank For New York City who partner to...

  • ShopKeep Launches Integrated Payments [03-26-2015]

    ShopKeep, the cloud-based technology provider with more than 16,000 registers in use by retail shops, restaurants, and other organizations, introduced ShopKeep Payments. 

    ShopKeep Payments is a fully customizable payment processing solution for retail shops,...

  • FSR Exclusive How Fogo de Chão Brings Authentic Brazil to the U.S. [03-26-2015]

    Started more than 35 years ago in Brazil, Fogo de Chão aims to bring the culinary methods and tastes of southern Brazil to its nine locations in its home country, one in Puerto Rico, and 25 units in the U.S. It's one of a few international brands that has made a name for itself by expanding into...

  • Heinz and Kraft Foods Announce Merger [03-25-2015]

    H.J. Heinz Company and Kraft Foods Group, Inc. today announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement to create The Kraft Heinz Company, forming the third largest food and beverage company in North America with an unparalleled portfolio of iconic brands.

    ...
  • Another Broken Egg Cafe To Develop Five Locations In Tennessee [03-25-2015]

    Another Broken Egg Café announced the signing of a five-store development agreement for Tennessee in 2015.

    With the first location slated to open at 208 Commerce Street in Nashville by July, and plans to open up to two additional locations over the next couple of years.

    Leading the...

  • Technomic: Menu-Focused Brands Finding Greater Success [03-25-2015]

    The 500 largest restaurant chains in the United States accelerated their cumulative sales growth in 2014 to a 4 percent increase, totaling an estimated $274.4 billion. 

    But some of the biggest brands among them, namely Subway and McDonald's, lost ground to focused-...

  • Chicken Wing Prices Rise with March Madness [03-25-2015]

    March Madness has again gripped the nation, along with madness for chicken wings, as sports bars and sports-themed restaurants serve platefuls of poultry to hungry customers who gather to watch the basketball games on TV.

    But restaurant operators are paying higher...

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