P.F. Chang’s Data Breach Hits 33 Restaurants

P.F. Chang’s released a statement today from CEO Rick Federico addressing a nationwide data breach first reported in June.  The chain has posted a list of 33 restaurants that were involved in the breach, as well as answers to questions…
P.F. Chang’s Investigates Possible Data Breach

Nationwide chain P.F. Chang’s China Bistro said today that it is investigating claims of a data breach involving credit and debit card data reportedly stolen from restaurant locations nationwide. On June 9, thousands of newly-stolen credit and debit cards went…
P.F. Chang’s Unveils New Fall Seasonal Menu Nationwide

Bold, crisp, seasonal flavors highlighted in new dishes, desserts and cocktails Scottsdale, AZ  (RestaurantNews.com)  Today P.F. Chang’s is unveiling its new Fall Seasonal Menu at locations nationwide, bringing guests delicious new dishes, desserts and cocktails that capture the vibrant, fresh flavors…
P.F. Chang’s Introduces New Summer Seasonal Menu Nationwide

Fresh, bright, seasonal flavors highlighted in six new dishes and two new cocktails Scottsdale, AZ  (RestaurantNews.com)  Today P.F. Chang’s is unveiling its new Summer Seasonal Menu at locations nationwide, marking the largest culinary innovation to date in the restaurant’s 20-year…
Pei Wei Introduces Two New Lettuce Wraps

Fresh, seasonally-inspired lettuce wraps fulfill cravings for summer tastes Scottsdale, AZ  (RestaurantNews.com)  To celebrate the fresh, lighter tastes of summer, Pei Wei® Asian Diner is introducing two new lettuce wraps: Thai Chicken and Korean Steak. These limited-time offerings will be…

Scottsdale, AZ  (RestaurantNews.com)  P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFCB) today announced the appointment of Larry Ryback as Chief Operating Officer of the P.F. Chang’s concept, effective March 2012. Mr. Ryback has more than 20 years of restaurant operations experience…

Scottsdale, AZ  (RestaurantNews.com)  Kona Grill, Inc. (NASDAQ: KONA), an American grill and sushi bar, announced that Larry Ryback notified Kona Grill that he is resigning his position as chief operating officer effective March 2012 to become chief operating officer of…

Scottsdale, AZ  (RestaurantNews.com)  P.F. Chang’s China Bistro (NASDAQ: PFCB) has announced the re-opening of its location at the Irvine Spectrum Center. The restaurant has been rebuilt from the foundation up and offers one-of-a-kind architectural design, menu, service and music. The…

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFCB) today announced it has signed an exclusive development and licensing agreement with Alsea, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: ALSEA*), the leading quick service restaurant, coffee shop and casual dining operator in Latin America, to…

For a guy who founded a 200-restaurant chain with $1 billion in revenue a year, Philip Chiang seems pretty relaxed. He’s drinking coffee on the lanai of the P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, the one in the Hokua condominium near Ward,…

Technomic has examined the menus of over 100 independent restaurants to compile their new report on upcoming food trends. Beverages like coffee, soda and tea are being used as ingredients in dishes more than ever. These include pork chops brined…

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro Inc. is saying goodbye to the Bistro’s chief operating officer, Richard Tasman, at a time when the chain is hurting from losing customers to other upscale casual dining competitors. P.F. Chang’s, which also owns the quick…

The glitzy, upscale Chinese restaurant, which wooed investors last decade with its rapid growth story, still generates more sales dollars than most of its competition. However, it’s not doing so well compared to its own past performance, and other casual-dining…

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro has reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2011, which ended on July 3, 2011. Total revenues were $311.0 million in the second quarter of fiscal 2011 as compared to $312.8 million in the…

Pei Wei Asian Diner, the fast-casual restaurant concept by P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, brings its first Indiana location to Indianapolis’ Glendale Mall on April 25. Offering a fresh-to-order menu, Pei Wei uses a Mandarin-style wok-cooking process and features cuisine from…

Restaurants across the nation are stepping up to offer tax weary Americans a break this year with special deals and offers.  Following is a sampling of what restaurant guests can look forward to. Arby’s has declared Friday, April 15 as…

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro has announced a long-term licensing agreement with Interaction Asian Restaurants L.P. to develop and operate P.F. Chang’s China Bistro in the Canadian provinces of Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland.…

Maricopa County sheriff’s deputies arrested 26 people during a search of several Pei Wei Asian Diner locations Friday as part of an identity-theft investigation. Deputies arrested six of 12 employees at one restaurant on the corner of Seventh Street and…

Austin, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  On Tuesday, March 1, HotSchedules was honored as one of Central Texas’ Healthiest Employers by Seton and the Austin Business Journal.   The event and luncheon were hosted by Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell, and the award was presented by…

Austin, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Last Friday, HotSchedules sponsored and participated in the Trudy’s Bowl for Kids, the signature annual fundraising event for Big Brothers and Big Sisters (BBBS) of Central Texas.  The event was held at Highland Lanes and participants dressed in…

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFCB) today announced the appointment of restaurant industry veteran F. Lane Cardwell as President of P.F. Chang’s Bistro concept, effective March 1, 2011. Mr. Cardwell currently serves on the Company’s Board of Directors and…

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Inc. (NASDAQ: PFCB) today announced the promotion of KC Moylan from Chief Operating Officer to President of Pei Wei Asian Diner. In addition to his ongoing leadership and oversight of Pei Wei operations, Mr. Moylan will…