Industry Headlines from FSR magazine

  • Bob Evans Farms Supports Fight Against Type 1 Diabetes [04-14-2014]

    Bob Evans Farms, Inc. announced that it, with the support of their guests, is contributing more than $100,000 to JDRF to help fund type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. JDRF is the leading funder of T1D research in the nation. Type 1 diabetes, formerly known as juvenile diabetes, is an auto-immune...

  • FSR Exclusive Mercadito Hospitality Expands Portfolio in Major U.S. Cities [04-14-2014]

    Mercadito Hospitality is expanding rapidly, opening new concepts or forging new partnerships in Chicago, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Las Vegas.

    While partnerships with existing concepts will continue, the hospitality group is focused on building the flagship brand of...

  • Hard Rock Guests Sing for Free Dinner on Tax Day [04-14-2014]

    On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, or Tax Day, legendary rocker Bret Michaels will make an appearance at Hard Rock Cafe New York as Hard Rock Cafe opens up its stages to give fans a chance to "Sing for Your Supper."

    On Tax Day, guests will have the opportunity to...

  • Foraging Chef in Baltimore Shares Tips [04-12-2014]

    Foraging, a growing trend, has chefs taking off their whites, sliding on some boots, and heading into the forest in search of wild edibles to showcase in their dishes. Coupled with the push for locally sourced products, foraging hits the mark. 

    A budding...

  • NRAEF Celebrates Charity and Hard Work [04-11-2014]

    The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today its 2014 Restaurant Neighbor and Faces of Diversity American Dream award winners, who will be recognized at a gala on April 29, during the National Restaurant Association’s Public Affairs...

  • Johnny Rockets Lands Gig on TNT's "Inside Job" [04-11-2014]

    Global hamburger franchise Johnny Rockets was featured on the latest episode of TNT's new reality series, "Inside Job." Each week on "Inside Job," one of America's hottest companies invites four highly qualified job candidates to compete for an...

  • NRA Announces Winners in Kids LiveWell Recipe Challenge [04-11-2014]

    The National Restaurant Association announced the winners of the second annual Kids LiveWell Recipe Challenge, an initiative showcasing restaurants’ culinary ingenuity for creating healthful menu options for children. Sponsored by founding partner McCormick For Chefs, the Food Away From...

  • Yard House Updates Draft Selections [04-11-2014]

    New drafts are flowing at every Yard House as the restaurant introduces The Official Yard House 2014 Draft. Nationally, more than 1,000 new tap handles have been introduced based on beer trends such as the popularity of India Pale Ales (IPAs), expansion of the wheat and fruit beer...

  • FSR Exclusive Connecting Restaurateurs with Suppliers, Tate’s List Debuts in Seattle [04-11-2014]

    Tate’s List, an online service that connects restaurants and bars with local service providers, food purveyors, and beverage distributors, launches next week in Seattle. The platform was conceived and developed by Tate Rogers, a former owner of the Nectar Lounge, and is backed by...

  • New Orleans Restaurant and Seafood Market Earn Sustainable Certification [04-10-2014]

    Deanie's Seafood Restaurants and Seafood Market announces it is the first restaurant and seafood market in New Orleans to have earned Louisiana Wild Seafood Certification, guaranteeing its customers and patrons that the...