Industry Headlines from FSR magazine

  • Margaritaville Headed to Gatlinburg [12-23-2016]

    The laidback, welcoming atmosphere of Margaritaville is coming to Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Margaritaburg, LLC, a consortium of local investors, will build Margaritaville Resort in the Smokies at 539 Parkway in Gatlinburg.

    Developer and restaurateur Bob McManus serves as president of...

  • Registration Open for National Restaurant Association Show [12-23-2016]

    Registration is open for National Restaurant Association Restaurant Hotel-Motel Show 2017 (NRA Show). The event is taking place at Chicago’s McCormick Place for the largest annual foodservice trade show in the country from May 20 through May 23. Don’t miss this opportunity to join 67,000-plus...

  • San Fran's Dirty Habit Names New Executive Chef and Bar Manager [12-22-2016]

    Dirty Habit, San Francisco’s alluring bar and restaurant known for one of the City’s largest selections of small-batch whiskey and its rare outdoor patio, announced Thomas Weibull as Executive Chef and Raul Ayala as Bar Manager. The duo will introduce revived menus at the edgy destination,...

  • RAM Restaurant Group Opens 34th Location [12-22-2016]

    The RAM Restaurant and Brewery, known for sporting great food and frosty handcrafted beers, opened its fourth Oregon location in Medford at 165 Rossanley Drive on December 12. In 1972 the doors opened at the first RAM Pub in Salem. This “Deluxe Tavern” was the birth of an iconic Oregon...

  • Bob Evans Offering To-Go Feast for the Holidays [12-22-2016]

    Whether guests are looking to dine-in at a restaurant or enjoy a complete meal at home, Bob Evans can help prepare a delicious, stress-free holiday feast. Bob Evans also is partnering with The Emily Post Institute this holiday to offer consumers hosting and entertainment tips from the experts....

  • O’Charley’s Raises Over $91K for The Folded Flag Foundation [12-22-2016]

    O’Charley’s announced that with the support of its guests the classic American restaurant has donated $91,663 to The Folded Flag Foundation, an organization that provides scholarships and educational support grants to families of fallen soldiers. O’Charley’s executives gathered last night in the...

  • Top Chef Paul Qui's New Restaurant Will Open January 2 [12-21-2016]

    Kuneho, the highly anticipated Japanese kitchen and sushi bar by Top Chef and James Beard Award-winner Paul Qui, will open its doors to the public on January 2. Located in the buzzing East Austin neighborhood, Kuneho will preview its grand opening to the community December 27 to 30, showcasing a...

  • Chicago's Ronero Opening Wednesday Night for Dinner Service [12-21-2016]

    Ronero, the Latin American-inspired rum bar from Owner Nils Westlind and Executive Chef Cory Morris in Chicago, begins dinner service Wednesday, taking guests on a tour through Central and South America. From industry veteran Nils Westlind, Ronero draws inspiration from the culturally rich Latin...

  • IHOP and Applebee's Opening Combined Restaurant in Detroit [12-21-2016]

    DineEquity, Inc. announced plans Wednesday for a new location in Detroit that will for the first time leverage both its category leading brands, IHOP restaurants and Applebee's Grill and Bar in one restaurant destination to be at Millender Center in Detroit.

    DineEquity, Inc. is the...

  • Three Intro Alumni Combining for Pop-Up Concept [12-21-2016]

    Chef Stephen Gillanders, Chef CJ Jacobson, and Chef Aaron Martinez are coming together on December 28 and December 29 for a modern dim sum pop up at Chicago’s Intro. For two days only, these three former Intro visiting chefs are taking the entrepreneurial skills that they learned at Intro to...

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