Industry Headlines from FSR magazine

  • Eddie Merlot’s Opens 10th Location [04-24-2014]

    Eddie Merlot’s proudly announces the official opening of its landmark 10th location in downtown Pittsburgh. Eddie Merlot’s, known for its hand-cut prime beef, seafood, and an extensive collection of wines, begins dinner service this evening at 5 p.m., with the lounge area open to...

  • Denny's Invigorates Kids Options with Adventure Menu [04-23-2014]

    Denny's is taking kids on a flavorful, fun-filled journey with the introduction of its Adventure Menu, which includes a selection of customizable dishes and National Geographic Kids content. 

    With a variety of...

  • Award Recognizes Women Entrepreneurs in Foodservice [04-23-2014]

    The National Honey Board and Women Chefs & Restaurateurs have collaborated to establish the Laurey Masterton Golden Amulet Award, recognizing women entrepreneurs in the foodservice industry.

  • BJ's Restaurants Nominates Directors to Board [04-23-2014]

    BJ's Restaurants, Inc. will nominate three new, independent directors at its 2014 annual meeting. One of the directors has been appointed to the Board of Directors, effective immediately. 


  • FSR Exclusive Blind Dinner Tests Diners on Local Versus Commodity Proteins [04-23-2014]

    On May 21, Jeremy Ashby, chef of Azur Restaurant & Patio in Lexington, Kentucky, will challenge diners to test their palates with a Blind Dinner. While all food will be completely visible, the five-course meal purports to see if diners can tell the difference between large-scale commodity...

  • P.F. Chang's and DataSource Partner on Management Services [04-23-2014]

    DataSource, Inc., a managed services provider, announced it has signed an agreement with P.F. Chang's to provide supply chain management services, training materials, multi-channel marketing campaign support, and menu management technology.

  • Olive Garden Offers Special For Take Kids to Work Day [04-23-2014]

    Olive Garden invites families to celebrate and enjoy a special meal together on Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day on Thursday, April 24, and is offering one free children's menu item (for children under 12) for every adult entree purchased that day. 

  • FSR Exclusive Mango Mania: Tropical Fruit Trends Upward on Menus [04-22-2014]

    The mango is having a moment. Mangos were the sixth fastest-growing fruit on menus in 2013, thanks to consumers’ trending toward healthy dining, as well as their desire to try tropical and global flavors, according to a report by research firm Datassential.

  • Melting Pot Reveals Aggressive Expansion Plan [04-22-2014]

    Fondue restaurant franchise The Melting Pot Restaurants, Inc. announced plans to expand its footprint in select markets throughout the U.S. and Canada. 

  • Bar Louie Celebrates Two Years in Woodlands, Texas [04-22-2014]

    As Bar Louie approaches its second anniversary in The Woodlands, Texas, the restaurant announced today it will celebrate with a two-day event Thursday, April 24, and Friday, April 25. The anniversary bash will feature all-day food specials including the $1 burgers typically served...