American Blue Ribbon Holdings President/CEO Hazem Ouf Resigns

He grew ABRH into America’s eighth largest restaurant group in seven years Nashville, TN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Hazem Ouf today announced  that he has resigned his position as president/CEO and vice chairman of American Blue Ribbon Holdings (ABRH) effective October 1, 2016. Ouf…
American Blue Ribbon Holdings Names Ned R. Lidvall as President of O’Charley’s

After national search, 30-year industry veteran joins American Blue Ribbon Holdings’ expanding executive team to take reins of O’Charley’s, its largest brand, during time of continued revitalization and consistent sales growth Nashville, TN  (RestaurantNews.com)  American Blue Ribbon Holdings (ABRH), one…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 06/09/15

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Nashville, TN-based VILLAGE INN has increased by 4 units, from 206 to 210…
American Blue Ribbon Holdings Names Jeffery Kent as Chief Information Officer

Kent to Lead Strategic Information Technology Efforts throughout Nationwide Footprint of Diversified Restaurant Holding Company Nashville, TN  (RestaurantNews.com)  American Blue Ribbon Holdings (ABRH), one of the largest full service restaurant holding companies in the United States, today announced the hiring…
Village Inn Expands with New Restaurants in Arizona, Florida and Virginia

Denver, CO  (RestaurantNews.com)  Village Inn, the family-dining brand known for serving quality breakfast all day and The Best Pie in America®, has continued to expand throughout 2014, most recently opening or breaking ground on six new restaurants. They include: Company…
New Village Inn Restaurant Comes to Chesapeake, Virginia

Village Inn expands presence in Tidewater area Chesapeake, VA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Village Inn, the family-dining brand known for serving quality breakfast all day and The Best Pie in America®, has announced another Village Inn restaurant is on the way in 2015,…
Two New Village Inn Restaurants Break Ground

New franchise location in Texas and new company-owned location in Arizona anchor family-dining brand’s expanding footprint Denver, CO  (RestaurantNews.com)  Village Inn, the family-dining brand known for serving quality breakfast all day and The Best Pie in America®, has broken ground…
Village Inn Begins 2014 with 12 New Franchise Agreements

Denver, CO  (RestaurantNews.com)  Village Inn, the family-dining brand known for serving quality breakfast all day and The Best Pie in America®, is revving up its franchising efforts in 2014 beginning with the announcement that six different Village Inn franchise partners…
Village Inn Honors George Babb as Franchise Partner of the Year

Denver, CO  (RestaurantNews.com)  Village Inn, the family-dining brand known for serving quality breakfast all day and The Best Pie in America® , has announced the recognition of George Babb as the recipient of the company’s prestigious Franchise Partner of the…
Kids Eat Free at These Restaurants

Following is a list of restaurant chains with current “kids eat free” promotions.  Some offers are for a limited time and may vary by location, so please remember to call ahead to confirm. Bob Evans has launched a new kids…
Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub Names Veteran Company Operator as New President

Charlie Noyes to take over popular casual dining restaurant during time of momentum with launch of a new restaurant, and remodeling campaign. Woburn, MA  (RestaurantNews.com)  New England-based casual dining restaurant chain Ninety Nine Restaurant & Pub today announced that its…

Nashville, TN  (RestaurantNews.com)  As previously announced, J. Alexander’s Corporation (NASDAQ: JAX) has entered into an agreement with Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE: FNF) to merge the Company with a subsidiary of American Blue Ribbon Holdings, Inc. (“ABRH”), a newly-formed, indirect…