Industry Headlines from FSR magazine

  • NC Competition Dining Series Unveils Greensboro Bracket [05-31-2016]

    The Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series, a single-elimination tournament highlighting the best of the state’s food, agriculture, and culinary talent, crowned a winning team for its Winston-Salem series.

  • The Royale, Magnificent Burgers Expands to All Wagyu Beef Menu [05-31-2016]

    The Royale, Magnificent Burgers, a joint venture between Apheleia Restaurant Group and Plan B, announced it is expanding its partnership with A BAR N Ranch, one of the top cattle ranches for Wagyu beef based in Sherman and Celina Texas.

  • Study Explores the Importance of Email Marketing ROI [05-31-2016]

    Paytronix Systems, Inc., a leading provider of reward program solutions to restaurants and retailers, Tuesday released the second brief in its Data Insights series, which explains that too often marketers swallow their profits with email campaigns that target “cannibals,” or guests who would...

  • The Cheesecake Factory Opens First Restaurant in South Carolina [05-31-2016]

    The Cheesecake Factory announced the opening of its newest restaurant in Greenville, South Carolina, at the Haywood Mall. 

  • FSR Exclusive With Successful Blueprint in Place, Tap House Grill is Primed for Expansion [05-31-2016]

    For most young restaurant companies, beginning to franchise the concept is a huge step. Even for operators who have experience in the field, there always can be surprises. 

  • Twelve Eighty—Inspired Dining Unveils New Look and Feel [05-27-2016]

    The Woodruff Arts Center’s Twelve Eighty—Inspired Dining restaurant, in partnership with Sterling Spoon Culinary Management, unveiled a new look and feel for the lounge with enhancements that include new menu options, furniture, and logo design. 

  • US Foods Holding Corp. Lists IPO on the New York Stock Exchange [05-27-2016]

    US Foods Holding Corp., a leading foodservice distributor in the U.S., began trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol “USFD,” after its initial public offering. US Foods raised $1.02 billion in gross proceeds and is the second U.S.

  • BUBBLYFEST By The Sea To Be Held in October [05-27-2016]

    BUBBLYFEST is announced its annual BUBBLYFEST By The Sea will be held October 6—8. Tickets are now on sale online. 

  • 2016 NRA Show and BAR16 Post Record Exhibit Space, Registration Growth [05-26-2016]

    The 97th annual National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show and the co-located BAR (Beverage Alcohol for Restaurants) at NRA Show, recently held at Chicago’s McCormick Place on May 21—24, posted record exhibit space and an uptick in total registration of more than 6 percent.

  • FSR Exclusive Upselling and Rewards Go Hand-in-Hand With New Platform [05-26-2016]

    Mark Guzzardo showed up late to the interview after his waffle maker caught fire. This is the kind of comment that makes fellow restaurant operators shake their heads with empathy. “There’s just a lot of stuff going on,” laughs Guzzardo, the owner of the Bierkeller Tavern in Taylor, Michigan.