Newly Renovated Seaside Cantina Evokes the Feeling of a Beachside Resort

Laguna Beach, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  In keeping with its desire to serve up romantic fun and lasting memories, along with luscious simplicity inspired by Mexico’s West Coast cuisine, Las Brisas is unveiling its new Seaside Cantina; recently remodeled with improvements and…
El Torito Salutes Veterans with a Free Meal on Veterans Day

(RestaurantNews.com) WHO: All active and retired military personnel. WHAT: Select one complimentary item from a special Veterans Day menu featuring a 2-item combo: Carnitas Michoacan Pollo Fresco en Adobo Grilled Chicken Fajitas Grilled Steak Fajitas Chicken and Sour Cream Enchiladas…
Team Real Mex Restaurants Dominates the Culinary Clash Cooking Competition

Golden Glove Award for Best Tasting Food Highlights Real Mex Sweep Cypress, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  A culinary team from El Torito led Real Mex Restaurants to a dominating victory at the 2016 Western Food Expo’s “Culinary Clash” cooking competition.  Team Real…
Restaurant People Report 3/09/15

East Coast Wings & Grill recently named Stacey Kane as Vice President of Marketing. With more than 20 years of experience working with and building multi-unit restaurant chains, some of Kane’s previous positions in the industry include Global Director of…
Real Mex Names 35-Year Industry Veteran Bryan Lockwood As Chief Executive Officer

Cypress, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Real Mex Restaurants (“Real Mex” or the “Company”), the largest full service, casual dining Mexican restaurant chain in the United States, today announced that Bryan Lockwood has been appointed Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Lockwood is…
Real Mex Announces Leadership Appointments

Cypress, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Real Mex Restaurants (“Real Mex” or the “Company”), the largest full service, casual dining Mexican restaurant chain in the United States, today announced the following appointments: Blake Barnett to Chief Financial Officer; Rio Gueli to Executive Vice…

Cypress, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Real Mex Restaurants, the nation’s largest full-service, casual dining Mexican restaurant chain operator, today named veteran restaurant executive Charles E. Robinson as President & CEO.  Robinson, who will also serve on the Real Mex board of directors,…

National Restaurant Chain Bolsters Executive Team with Two Seasoned Industry Professionals Union City, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Chevys Fresh Mex, a national border cantina-style Mexican restaurant chain, announces an expanded leadership team with the promotion of Paul Martin to vice president of…

National Restaurant Chain Brings Back Popular “Two Kids Eat Free” Promotion for Limited Time Union City, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Chevys Fresh Mex, a national border cantina-style Mexican restaurant chain, announced today the rollout of new kids menus featuring healthy, seasonal items…

National Restaurant Chain Celebrates Summer with Watermelon Margaritas and Flaming Tequila Chicken Union City, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Chevys Fresh Mex, a national border cantina-style Mexican restaurant chain, will host a National Tequila Day Fiesta starting July 20 with special menu and…

National Restaurant Chain Simplifies Gluten-Free Ordering During Celiac Awareness Month Union City, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Chevys Fresh Mex, a national border cantina-style Mexican restaurant chain, announces a new gluten-free menu with entrees and a la carte items that cater to guests…

Sale to New Ownership Group Closes Cypress, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Real Mex Restaurants (“Real Mex” or “the Company”) said the previously approved sale of the Company’s assets to a newly created entity associated with certain of the Company’s noteholders closed today,…

When Chef Pepe Lopez of El Torito walks into a restaurant dining room, guests often tell him: I wasn’t sure if you were real. That statement has become an unfortunate metaphor for the chain, founded more than 50 years ago…