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Bennigan’s to open second restaurant with new design

Nation's Restaurant News - Tue, 2014-04-15 14:30
Florida unit modeled after existing location in Fayetteville, Tenn.

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MenuMasters 2014: Joe's Crab Shack

Nation's Restaurant News - Tue, 2014-04-15 14:16
Back-to-roots crab-focused menu refresh drives repeat visits Back-to-roots crab-focused menu refresh drives repeat visits

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Marco’s Pizza promotes Bryon Stephens to president

Nation's Restaurant News - Tue, 2014-04-15 14:12
Stephens was previously COO at the pizza chain Stephens was previously COO at the pizza chain

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MenuMasters 2014: Wendy's

Nation's Restaurant News - Tue, 2014-04-15 13:21
Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger combines customer favorites for winning product Pretzel Bacon Cheeseburger combines customer favorites for winning product

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MenuMasters 2014: McDonald's

Nation's Restaurant News - Tue, 2014-04-15 13:08
Portable Premium McWraps give chain runway for innovation Portable Premium McWraps give chain runway for innovation

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Restaurants can expect more lawsuits

Nation's Restaurant News - Tue, 2014-04-15 12:15
Union-backed class-action suits can hurt reputations, spur costly changes Union-backed class-action suits can hurt reputations, spur costly changes

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Economists: Global GDP growth on the rise, but BRICs disappoint

AutoNews - Tue, 2014-04-15 12:14
The global economy will do 'fairly well' in the coming years, with the United States economy leading the way, while Europe 'has turned a corner,' a leading economist said.
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Technomic extends restaurant brand tracking tool to reflect blurred channels

FastCasual.com - Tue, 2014-04-15 12:10

To keep up with the blurring distinctions between restaurants and retailers, Technomic has expanded its online Consumer Brand Metrics tracking tool to include ongoing consumer assessments and …



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MenuMasters 2014: First Watch

Nation's Restaurant News - Tue, 2014-04-15 12:09
Quinoa Power Bowl combines superfood with popular flavors for top-selling dish Quinoa Power Bowl combines superfood with popular flavors for top-selling dish

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Restaurant industry posts solid sales gain in March

FastCasual.com - Tue, 2014-04-15 12:05

The National Restaurant Association announced that industry sales figures were up solidly in March, after a soft winter. Chief Economist Bruce Grindy said in a news release that eating and drinking …



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McAlister's Inks Multiunit Deal for Cleveland Area

QSR Magazine - Tue, 2014-04-15 11:48
Exclusive Brief:  no

McAlister's Deli announced the signing of a development agreement with an experienced multiunit operator to develop three restaurants in the Cleveland, Ohio, area—the brand’s first locations in the market.

Gary Master, owner and operator of three Houlihan’s and six Wendy’s restaurants, will open three McAlister’s locations in the Cleveland market over the next two years, with the first anticipated to open in late fall 2014. Master is targeting the Westlake and Strongsville areas for expansion.

News and information presented in this release has not been corroborated by QSR, Food News Media, or Journalistic, Inc.

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Rita’s Italian Ice Lands in Kansas

QSR Magazine - Tue, 2014-04-15 11:46
Exclusive Brief:  no

Rita’s Italian Ice, the Italian ice concept with over 600 stores in 23 states, has awarded franchise and area development agreements for Kansas and the Kansas City area, which extends to the Missouri side of the city, to franchisees and local residents Jay Miller, Jeff Miller, and Pat Reilly. Having had Rita’s while living in Philadelphia, these three local Wichita, Kansas, residents decided to become franchisees and bring Rita’s to the state. The team also owns a Five Guys Burgers and Fries unit near where the first Rita’s store is now open in Wichita.

News and information presented in this release has not been corroborated by QSR, Food News Media, or Journalistic, Inc.

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Pro-Tesla bill appears dead in Arizona Senate

AutoNews - Tue, 2014-04-15 11:33
A bill that would have allowed electric-vehicle maker Tesla Motors to sell cars at its factory-owned showrooms in Arizona appears to be dead in the state's Senate.
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Ford of Europe sales rise 12% in March on German, UK demand

AutoNews - Tue, 2014-04-15 10:53
Ford said European car sales increased 12 percent in March, the 10th straight monthly gain, as customers snapped up small vehicles and compact SUVs.
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Denihan Hospitality Group Unveils Plans To Operate Under Two New Business Units; Announces Executive Leadership Changes

Hotel Interactive - Tue, 2014-04-15 09:57
Denihan Hospitality Group, a full-service hotel management and development company that owns and operates boutique hotels in major US markets, has ...

Panda Express Raises Funds for Washington Mudslide Relief

QSR Magazine - Tue, 2014-04-15 09:56
Exclusive Brief:  no

Panda Restaurant Group Inc., parent company of Panda Express, is collecting donations in 69 stores in Washington and nearby locations to assist victims of the Washington mudslide, which recently devastated the rural town of Oso, Washington, in Snohomish County.

News and information presented in this release has not been corroborated by QSR, Food News Media, or Journalistic, Inc.

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Investment proves to be key to success for Resorts Casino Hotel

Hotel Interactive - Tue, 2014-04-15 09:54
Resorts Casino Hotel celebrated a landmark year in 2013 with the completion of more than $70 million in renovations,  creating a ...

Pizza Hut Eases Consumers' Tax Day Stress with Promotion

QSR Magazine - Tue, 2014-04-15 09:52
Exclusive Brief:  no

Life is full of deadlines, but none are quite as notorious as April 15: Tax Day. To help ease stress for all those last-minute filers, Pizza Hut is issuing an online deal that makes mealtime less hectic and easier on the wallet.

As an ode to the 1099 tax form, Americans can order a large pizza and one of three signature Pizza Hut sides—Breadsticks, Chocolate Dunkers, or Cinnamon Sticks—for $10.99, for online orders on April 15.  Customers must enter the promo code TAXDAY to get the deal.

News and information presented in this release has not been corroborated by QSR, Food News Media, or Journalistic, Inc.

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Gemini Real Estate Advisors Expands Its Jade Hotel Brand By Acquiring Hotels In New York City’s Seaport And Miami Beach, Florida

Hotel Interactive - Tue, 2014-04-15 09:51
Gemini Real Estate Advisors announced that it has acquired two new properties that will become part of Gemini’s growing Jade Hotel ...

Rockbridge Acquires Cliff House Resort & Spa

Hotel Interactive - Tue, 2014-04-15 09:49
Rockbridge, a leading hotel investment firm, announces today the acquisition of The Cliff House Resort & Spa, a historic 166-room resort ...