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Carlisle Acquires 46 Additional Wendy’s Restaurants

Carlisle, the tenth largest Wendy’s franchise organization, announced the acquisition of an additional 46 restaurants in Alabama and Florida from the Wendco Group, a Wendy’s franchise organization owned by Roger and Raisa Webb. “We are thrilled about adding the Wendco…
Father’s Day Restaurant Deals and Menus

Following is a list of restaurant chains offering special menus and deals for Father’s Day. Keep in mind that most offers are only valid on Father’s Day (Sunday, June 17, 2018), are dine-in only, can’t be used with other coupons…
Restaurant Marketing Ideas for July

With summer upon us, restaurant owners and operators are gearing up to help family and friends savor the season.  Independence Day will see party and picnic deals, of course, but the month of July offers many more restaurant marketing opportunities.…
Restaurant Marketing Ideas for June

Restaurant owners and operators will find many opportunities for marketing during June.  Father’s Day is one of the busiest days of the year for most restaurants, but your promotional activities don’t have to end there.  As June is also Entrepreneurs…
100 Best Brunch Restaurants in America for 2018

Just in time for Mother’s Day, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations, today unveiled the 100 Best Brunch Restaurants in America for 2018. From California cool brunch spots that embrace the outdoors including The Ivy in West…
Restaurant Marketing Ideas for May

According to the National Restaurant Association, Mother’s Day is the most popular day of the year to dine out.  But your restaurant marketing efforts don’t have to end there.  Savvy restaurant owners and operators know that there are many special…
These Restaurant Chains Are Serving up Easter Deals

Acapulco Restaurant and Cantina will serve a special Champagne Brunch Buffet with Ham and Tri-tip Carving Station on Sunday, April 1st between 9am and 3pm. $25.99 Adults / $8.99 Kids (Sun Valley, Montclair, Northridge and Moreno Valley). $26.99 Adults /$8.99…
100 Best Restaurants in America for a Big Night Out

Spring has sprung! For weary patrons eager to get back on the scene following a long winter, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of Bookings Holdings, Inc., has released its list of 100 Best Restaurants…
Restaurant Marketing Ideas for April

Restaurant owners and operators are always on the lookout for special events they can use in their online and offline marketing efforts. Tax Day, for example, has become an annual favorite as restaurants across the nation step up to offer…
Quaker Steak & Lube Rewards $25,000 Grand Prize

Family casual-dining restaurant Quaker Steak & Lube held a national $25,000 Holiday Sweepstakes promotion. From November 7 – December 31, 2017, guests purchasing $50 in Quaker Steak & Lube gift cards in participating restaurants received a $10 bonus card for…
Restaurant Chains Offer Valentine’s Day Deals and More

It’s love at first bite as restaurants prepare for Valentine’s Day.  Decadent deals and unique dining experiences await the hopelessly romantic.  RestaurantNews.com and Cupid have put together the following list of special offerings and menus at restaurant chains this year.…
100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America

As we approach the year’s biggest holiday for dining out with loved ones, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations, today unveiled the 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America for 2018. These awards reflect the combined opinions of…
What Restaurants Know About You Before You Walk In

Fine dining in the digital age is a wonderful, and oftentimes overwhelming, experience for diners. Social media has made it easy for diners to learn about the details of the restaurant ahead of time and reserve a table with a…
100 Best Restaurants in America for 2017

From impeccable service to one-of-a-kind dining experiences, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations, has revealed its 100 Best Restaurants in America list for 2017. The list of the 100 Best Restaurants in America reflects the combined opinions…
Pizza Hut Testing Booze Delivery

Pizza Hut has started testing beer delivery in Phoenix, Arizona and plans to expand that into wine delivery in 2018.
Rightsify Provides a New Way for Businesses to License and Play Music

Pasadena, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Rightsify is providing a new way for businesses to license and play music. Rightsify helps businesses save money on music while providing them with custom and expertly designed playlists for their brand, all while ensuring that artists…
Common New Management Mistakes to Avoid

Being a new bar or restaurant manager can be exciting, but it’s also a little scary! With so many new responsibilities, most people make a mistake or two along the way. However, by checking out the following tips, you can…
Restaurant Chains Open Thanksgiving Day 2017

RestaurantNews.com has put together the following list of some of the restaurant chains open on Thanksgiving Day to serve your family and friends. Be sure to call your local restaurant in advance to confirm participation and pricing. For those who…
Restaurants Offering Thanksgiving Meals for Carryout 2017

Following is a selection of restaurant chains offering full Thanksgiving meals, or select items, for carryout this year.  Please be sure to call ahead as some options sell out early. For those who would rather dine in at a restaurant…
The 100 Best Restaurants for Group Dining

Festive restaurants with energetic ambiance, warm hospitality, and crowd-pleasing menus rise to the top; Winning restaurants span 26 states; New York, Illinois, California, Nevada and DC claim most honorees Just in time for the holidays, OpenTable, the world’s leading provider…
Restaurant Marketing Ideas for December

Many restaurant owners have been making their marketing lists and checking them twice, knowing that shoppers are hungry for special holiday dining deals and experiences.  These operators realize that the holiday season is the perfect time of year to promote…
These Restaurant Chains Honor Our Nation’s Heroes for Veterans Day

Please share this link to help spread the word. America will celebrate Veterans Day on Saturday, November 11th this year, and many restaurant chains will be offering discounts and free meals to veterans and active duty military in appreciation for…
Leadership Management: 7 Things to Improve

You might use the words “leader” and “manager” interchangeably. After all, if you’re a great manager, aren’t you a great leader, too? Not necessarily! While management entails planning, coordinating, and keeping things running smoothly, leadership involves inspiring and motivating employees.…
Restaurant Marketing Ideas for November

Restaurant owners and operators have a lot to be thankful for with a bountiful feast of marketing ideas in November. For food related marketing, restaurants can explore traditional and contemporary recipes for Banana Pudding Lovers Month, Georgia Pecan Month, Peanut…
Restaurant Marketing Ideas for October

Coming up with fresh restaurant marketing ideas can sometimes be difficult for restaurant owners and operators.  Fortunately, October lays out a tasty selection of food focused days that offer up the right ingredients to help build your restaurant’s marketing menu.…
Hooters College Football – Win a Trip to Championship Games

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  This college football season, Hooters is offering fans a chance to win a trip to the championship game plus a chance to win tickets to one of each big six college bowl games. Winners of these bowl…
Del Taco CEO: Quality Over Quantity

Del Taco has taken the West Coast by storm. But just how big could this taco shop get? Jim Cramer sat down with John Cappasola, Del Taco’s CEO, to see if the restaurant chain could make you some cheddar.
Top 100 Scenic View Restaurants in America

Those in search of awe-inspiring views during their travels this summer need not limit themselves to trails, lookout points, or observation decks, as OpenTable, the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations and part of The Priceline Group, today unveiled…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 7/26/17

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). Wheaton, IL-based BUTTERFIELD’S PANCAKE HOUSE & RESTAURANT (founded 2000) has increased by 1…