Today's Restaurant News

Celebrate National Taco (John’s) Day with Free Beef Stuffed Grilled Tacos

Popular quick-service restaurant celebrates by giving away Taco & Chill Kits and premium Beef Stuffed Grilled Tacos Cheyenne, WY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Taco John’s is celebrating National Taco Day the only way it knows how … with bigger. better. bolder. offers that…
Walk-On’s Launches First App and Loyalty Program

Award-winning restaurant unveils multi-functional App and tiered rewards program Baton Rouge, LA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux is making it easier for loyal guests to enjoy its signature Cajun cuisine with the debut of its new App and Loyalty Program. Beginning…
Yes, Vendors, New Restaurants Are Opening Across the Country!

(RestaurantNews.com)  Flhip.com has released its latest restaurant openings report, providing restaurant vendors with a sampling of fresh sales and marketing leads that can be found on their website. Flhip provides regularly updated lead lists, allowing vendors to check for updates…
Pieology Opening in La Quinta Simply Dazzles Greater Coachella Valley

(RestaurantNews.com)  Pizza innovator Pieology is pleased to announce the opening of its newest location in La Quinta, serving California’s Greater Coachella Valley. “We’re here to serve individuality,” said owner Mike Sheehan. “With this opening, local diners can experience delicious handmade…
Panera Hires Lauren Cody as Chief of Staff and Chief Customer Officer

St. Louis, MO  (RestaurantNews.com)  Today, Panera Bread announces the appointment of Lauren Cody as Chief of Staff and Chief Customer Officer. A dynamic leader with global experience, Cody comes to the brand with more than two decades of experience in…
El Pollo Loco Launches Curbside Pickup in App for Faster and Easier Service

Exclusive Curbside Offer on National Taco Day Costa Mesa, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  El Pollo Loco, Inc. (“El Pollo Loco” or “Company”) (Nasdaq: LOCO), the nation’s leading fire-grilled chicken restaurant chain, today announced the national launch of its curbside pickup, giving customers…
Another Broken Egg Cafe Opens Strong in Columbia, S.C.

Limited dining has not been an obstacle to success for the brand’s newest location in South Carolina. Columbia, S.C.  (RestaurantNews.com)  Another Broken Egg Cafe® continues to grow amid the challenges and unprecedented times facing the restaurant industry, celebrating the grand…
$1 Tacos Are Back At Taco Cabana

Taco Cabana offers $1 tacos in celebration of National Taco Day San Antonio, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Celebrate National Taco Day at Taco Cabana! On Sunday, October 4, the brand is offering a selection of its popular tacos for $1. Guests can…
Ziggi’s Coffee Plays Matchmaker to New Franchisees

Former childhood friends reconnect at local Ziggi’s Coffee, later decide to join the franchise concept Longmont, CO  (RestaurantNews.com)  Ziggi’s Coffee (www.ZiggisCoffee.com) will be bringing three more units of its popular drive-thru business model to the Northern Colorado region and beyond…
Uncle Julio’s Names Dan Wheeler New CMO

Restaurant group lands industry veteran to support company’s next level of growth Irving, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Uncle Julio’s Restaurant Group has appointed noted industry marketer and innovator Dan Wheeler as Chief Marketing Officer. Wheeler brings more than 30 years of experience…
Marie Callender’s Kicks off Fall Season With Highly Awaited Pie Sale in October

Marie Callender’s Signature Pies Will Be Offered At Discounted Prices From October 1-31 Los Angeles, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Marie Callender’s, the Southern California-based restaurant chain known for its menu of classic American foods and expansive selection of freshly prepared pies, has…
Captain D’s Opens Second Texas Location This Year in Mount Pleasant

Multi-Unit Operator Accelerates Growth with Fast Casual Seafood Concept; New Restaurant Marks His Second Opening Within One Year Nashville, TN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Captain D’s, the nation’s leading fast casual seafood restaurant, announced today the opening of its newest franchised location in…
Golden Chick Appoints Howard Terry as Chief Marketing Officer

The former Senior VP of Marketing and QSR expert receives new title Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Golden Chick, the 193 unit Texas-based, fast-casual chicken franchise is proud to announce it has named industry veteran Howard Terry as its chief marketing officer,…
The future of bar design is here: Jon Taffer taps Krowne for an exclusive partnership to create the Taffer’s Tavern ‘Bar of the Future’ using innovative equipment and VR training programs

Industry-leading manufacturer Krowne used its virtual reality bar design capabilities and advanced robotic machinery to design and manufacture cutting-edge bars for the new Taffer’s Tavern franchise Las Vegas, NV  (RestaurantNews.com)  Taffer’s Tavern, the innovative tavern concept created by award-winning hospitality…
Your Pie Introduces Newest Craft Series Menu Selection

Athens, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Your Pie, the nation’s first fast-casual pizza franchise, announced its latest Craft Series menu selections, which include several items featuring a combination of sweet and spicy tastes. The Craft Series has been a seasonal feature of the…
Smokin’ Oak Wood-Fired Pizza Firing Up Second Colorado Location

Technology executive and personal trainer to open family-run Broomfield location Broomfield, CO  (RestaurantNews.com)  Smokin’ Oak Wood-Fired Pizza – a rapidly growing fast-casual wood-fired pizza concept – is opening its newest location in Broomfield. The new restaurant will be in the…