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Bruegger's celebrating Administrative Professionals Day with breakfast deal

Fri, 2014-04-18 13:40

Bruegger's Bagels is helping workplaces celebrate Administrative Professionals Day, April 23, by offering its Big Bagel Bundle for $9.99, according to a company press release. Each Big Bagel Bundle …



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Integrated marketing expert to keynote Fast Casual Executive Summit

Fri, 2014-04-18 11:15

Marketing guru Jeff Fromm, executive vice president of Barkley advertising agency and co-author of "Marketing to Millennials," will keynote the ninth annual Fast Casual Executive Summit, Oct. 12-14 …



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Smoothie King reports sales increases despite harsh winter

Fri, 2014-04-18 11:15

Smoothie King Franchises Inc., reported strong same-store sales growth of approximately 7.2 percent for the first quarter of 2014. "Many quick-serve concepts saw sales and traffic decline because of …



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NRA, EatStreet launch online ordering guide

Fri, 2014-04-18 10:45

The National Restaurant Association has partnered with EatStreet to release a free educational guide on online ordering and emerging restaurant technology trends. According to a news release, …



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Restaurant Assoc. conference to feature House Majority Leader Cantor

Fri, 2014-04-18 10:40

Eric Cantor, the U.S. House of Representatives Majority Leader, and Senator Joe Donnelly, will be the featured speakers during the National Restaurant Association's 28th annual Public Affairs …



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What Panera 2.0 means for all operators

Fri, 2014-04-18 09:10

By Noah Glass,Olo At Panera's Investor Day in late March, Chairman and CEO Ron Shaich charmed those gathered in Charlotte with a personal story of how he used to "skip the line" for breakfast at his …



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Red Mango CEO discusses social media strategy

Fri, 2014-04-18 04:17

In episode #036 of the Social Restaurant Podcast, I welcome Dan Kim, Founder and Chief Concept Officer of Red Mango. His brand and company have won more industry awards and honors than any other …



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Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza adds three new development commitments

Thu, 2014-04-17 12:05

Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza has signed three new area development agreements to open franchise restaurants in Boston, Dallas and Phoenix. The fast casual pizza chain now has commitments to build 252 …



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Toolkit published to help operators reduce food waste

Thu, 2014-04-17 12:05

The Food Waste Reduction Alliance has published the Best Practices and Emerging Solutions Toolkit to help foodservice businesses reduce food waste. The FWRA is a cross-sector industry initiative led …



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Jersey Mike's charity fundraiser nets record $2.1M

Thu, 2014-04-17 12:05

Jersey Mike's Subs announced today it raised an unprecedented $2.1 million for its 4th annual Month of Giving campaign, which ran through March. The money will go toward more than 100 different …



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TabbedOut expands hospitality reach with Merchant Warehouse partnership

Thu, 2014-04-17 10:45

Merchant Warehouse and TabbedOut have formed a partnership that will serve to co-market each company's payment solutions and make mobile payments, digital marketing and loyalty programs a reality for …



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Noodles & Co launches Spring menu

Thu, 2014-04-17 10:35

Noodles & Company has launched four springtime dishes that will be available for a limited time. The new items include a classic Margherita Flatbread, Backyard Barbecue Chicken Salad, Asparagus …



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Yumz now serving Greek yogurt

Thu, 2014-04-17 10:10

Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt has added Greek frozen yogurt to its menus, and to kick off the product launch, the chain is hosting in-store toga parties April 25-27 in all its stores, according to a …



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Juice It Up! goes all in with raw fusion

Thu, 2014-04-17 10:05

Juice It Up! is now offering its Raw Fusion handcrafted juice blend, available at all 80 stores nationwide for a limited time. Raw Fusion, prepared in a blender, fuses together fresh whole fruits and …



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Registration now open for free webinar: 'Integrating mobile apps with traditional marketing'

Thu, 2014-04-17 10:00

For many restaurants, having a branded mobile app is fairly new and is often underutilized or forgotten when planning traditional marketing campaigns. This lack of integration can lead to frustration …



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Chipotle: 'Special food culture' responsible for Q1 growth

Thu, 2014-04-17 09:20

Chipotle Mexican Grill today reported that its revenue increased by nearly 25 percent to $904.2 million during the first quarter, which ended March 31. Other Q1 highlights for 2014 as compared to the …



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'Healthy' goes beyond trendy

Thu, 2014-04-17 07:25

By Chef Cristi Shipley,Corporate Chef, Food IQ. There is growing evidence that health and wellness is quickly emerging as a serious focus for the future of foodservice. The National Restaurant …



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Coca-Cola donates $420K for NRAEF's student training programs

Wed, 2014-04-16 11:00

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation has received a $420,000 donation from The Coca-Cola Company to support NRAEF's various training programs in 2014, such as ProStart. …



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Social Integration launches reputation management platform for businesses

Wed, 2014-04-16 11:00

Social Integration has launched a single-point solution to help brands create, manage and monitor social activities. The centralized web platform caters to corporate-to-retail brands, or companies …



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B2C mobile messaging company adds Apple Passbook platform

Wed, 2014-04-16 10:55

Outspoken, a B2C mobile messaging company, announced the expansion of its mobile marketing platform to support Apple's Passbook application. According to a news release, Outspoken's clients will now …



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