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Maggiano’s Announces Lineup of Family-Style Meals

Maggiano’s Little Italy is continuing to celebrate the holiday season by providing delicious options for upscale winter gatherings with family-style dine-in, carryout options and winter menu features for December! In the spirit of togetherness, Maggiano’s will also have their doors open to anyone who doesn’t feel like turning on the oven this Christmas Eve, New Year’s […]

Denny’s Names FINN Partners and Mindshare New Agencies of Record

Denny’s Corporation announced the appointment of two new agency partners. FINN Partners, the full-service marketing and communications company, was named as public relations and brand communications agency of record, effective August 1, 2023. Mindshare, the media services company that is part of GroupM and WPP, was named as U.S. media agency of record, effective October […]

Interface Systems Names Sean Foley Chief Revenue Officer and Sunita Mani CMO

Interface Systems, a leading managed service provider delivering business security, managed network, UCaaS, and business intelligence solutions to distributed enterprises, announced that Sean Foley has been appointed to the role of Chief Revenue Officer and Sunita Mani to the role of Chief Marketing Officer. Over the last decade, Foley was instrumental in building Interface’s Customer […]

Foundry’s Computerworld Names Dine Brands as Best Places to Work in IT

Foundry’s Computerworld names Dine Brands Global as a 2024 Best Places to Work in IT, ranking No. 11 among small organizations. This award recognizes the top organizations that provide great benefits, a diverse work environment, and opportunities for advancement. This marks a milestone moment in Dine’s continued effort to provide world-class experiences for corporate team members. […]

IHOP Releases Menu Items Inspired by Upcoming ‘Wonka’ Movie

IHOP announced it is celebrating the magic of Warner Bros. Pictures’ Wonka with a lineup of limited time only offerings inspired by the new film. IHOP is a must-experience dining destination this holiday season with fun, exclusive menu items and offers that need to be tasted to be believed. Through this partnership, nine whimsical food and beverage […]

New Botrista Report Shows Gen Z Values Craft Beverages

In a world riddled with economic uncertainties, the dining industry is undergoing a remarkable transformation, propelled by Gen Z’s insatiable appetite for unique experiences and penchant for affordable, small indulgences.  Gen Z, the largest and most diverse generation with a staggering spending power of $360 billion, craves diversity and personality in their dining experiences. In […]

Hooters Offering Special Cyber Monday Gift Card Promotion

Hooters announced a special Cyber Monday gift card promotion, sure to spice up any holiday season. This year, Hooters is kicking off Cyber Monday with a limited-time offer designed to bring joy and deliciousness to loyal customers during this festive season. On Monday November 27, 2023, for every $100 gift card purchased on the […]

Popmenu Survey: One-Third of Guests Plan to Order Out on Thanksgiving

Inspired by convenience and cost savings, one-third of consumers (32%) plan to order takeout/delivery for Thanksgiving dinner this year while 17% plan to dine in person at a restaurant. Consumers under the age of 35 are the most likely to lean on restaurants with 42% planning to order takeout/delivery for Turkey Day and 20% planning […]

Shuckin’ Shack Raises $80K for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Shuckin’ Shack Raises $80K for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society After a month-long community party that spanned 16 cities and 3,500 miles, Shuckin’ Shack, the oyster bar franchise, is celebrating $80,000 raised for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). Its 2023 Fresh & Raw Tour, presented in partnership with Truist, was a major hit, spotlighting […]

Black Bear Diner Opens First Location in Fort Worth

Black Bear Diner announced that it has officially opened the doors to its first diner in Fort Worth, Texas. Family-dining restaurant brand, Black Bear Diner, officially opened in Alliance, a town within Fort Worth, TX. Located at 9501 N. Freeway, the corporate-owned diner is 5,001 sq. ft and has a seating capacity of 154. The […]

The Cheesecake Factory Announces Gift Card Bonus Offer

 The Cheesecake Factory, known for its extensive menu, generous portions and legendary desserts, is making holiday shopping sweeter with a special gift card offer: Beginning Monday, November 20 through the end of the year, for every $50 worth of gift cards purchased online, guests will receive a $15 bonus card that can be redeemed beginning January […]

Rock N Roll Sushi Donates $16,500 to Local High School

Rock N Roll Sushi wrapped up their initial Reach and Teach fundraiser with a check donation for $16,500 on Thursday, at Jackson High School in Jackson, Ala. Rock N Roll Sushi just launched their relationship this fall with the non-profit as a way to support student musicians and entrepreneurs, while staying true to their brand’s culture and love […]

Dae Gee Korean BBQ Opens First U.S. Franchise in Fort Wayne

Dae Gee Korean BBQ has opened its first U.S. franchised location in Fort Wayne, Indiana. “When looking for a franchise brand to bring to Fort Wayne, Dae Gee was the only concept that really stood out to us,” says franchise owner Sam Choe. “We’re excited to bring Dae Gee’s great food, endless flavors, and interactive […]

Spicin Foods Launches New Website

Spicin Foods, a leading developer and  manufacturer of pantry staple sauces, marinades, and salsas, announced the launch of its new website and e-commerce platform at   Designed to awaken senses and introduce customers to bold flavors, the new Spicin Foods website showcases ways that their sauces, marinades, and salsas can elevate everyday culinary experiences. The […]

ConverseNow Starts Partnership with ItsaCheckmate

ConverseNow, a leading provider of AI-powered conversational ordering solutions for restaurants, announced a partnership with ItsaCheckmate, a leading first and third-party online ordering technology. The partnership will enable ConverseNow to integrate its AI-powered ordering platform quickly and easily with dozens of POS systems, significantly reducing onboarding time for new customers. Addressing a key challenge for restaurants: […]

Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain Announces Culinary Partnership with Heirloom Hospitality

Hilton Burlington Lake Champlain, soon to be Hotel Champlain, a Curio Collection by Hilton property, has announced a new culinary partnership with Heirloom Hospitality, helmed by Chef Eric Warnstedt. Together the hospitality partners will introduce the seafood-focused spot, Original Skiff Fish + Oyster. Construction of the restaurant will begin in November with an opening date […]