Pei Wei Names John ‘J.’ Hedrick New CEO

Veteran operations executive to lead business growth, drive enhanced guest experience Scottsdale, AZ  (RestaurantNews.com)  Pei Wei, the leader in delivering a handcrafted, Pan-Asian culinary experience, has named John “J.” Hedrick as its new CEO. He joined the company on Jan.…
Pei Wei Launches New App

New loyalty app enhances customer experience at more than 200 locations nationwide Scottsdale, AZ  (RestaurantNews.com)  Pei Wei Asian Diner, the fast-casual restaurant known for its freshly made ancient Asian cooking, today announced the release of its all-new smartphone app. Designed…
Pei Wei Debuts New Design and Dishes in Tulsa

Local response will help guide changes at 200+ restaurants nationwide Tulsa, OK  (RestaurantNews.com)  Pei Wei, the leader in Asian-inspired fast casual cuisine, taps Tulsa as its test market for the introduction of a new restaurant design and menu additions that…
Pei Wei to Open 200th Location in Richardson, Texas on Oct. 26

Asian-inspired restaurant to offer prizes, great food, and the chance to win free Pei Wei gift cards and concert tickets Scottsdale, AZ  (RestaurantNews.com)  Good fortune and delicious food are coming to Richardson, Texas, as Pei Wei, the fast-casual restaurant known…
Clay Dover joins Pei Wei as Chief Marketing Officer

Newly created position filled by industry veteran Scottsdale, AZ  (RestaurantNews.com)  Pei Wei, the fast-casual restaurant known for its bold, fresh and affordable Asian-inspired menu, has hired restaurant marketing executive Clay Dover as its first Chief Marketing Officer. In this new…
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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

ATLANTA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Coca-Cola Freestyle®, The Coca-Cola Company’s exciting new interactive fountain dispenser, called Coca-Cola Freestyle®, is available for the first time in Phoenix. Arizona-based Pei Wei Asian Diner, a long time Coca-Cola customer, will be the first in the area…

Chicago’s North Side is getting a new takeout option with Pei Wei Asian Diner’s opening next week. But its arrival is a sign of the times for the restaurant industry, which is seeing a shift in consumers’ dining habits. As…