Today's Restaurant News

CHICAGO  (RestaurantNews.com)  Mediterranean items are becoming more prevalent on restaurant menus across numerous segments, as operators are able to position these items by taking advantage of growing consumer interest in ethnic cuisines, better-for-you fare, and vegetarian foods. “Mediterranean cuisine certainly…

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.  (RestaurantNews.com)  School districts dealing with shrinking budgets for academics, athletics and extracurricular activities have turned to fundraising to keep popular programs afloat. Restaurant.com announces fundraising solutions designed to help schools raise money quickly and easily through sales…

CHICAGO  (RestaurantNews.com)  GrubHub, a web and mobile service that connects diners to restaurants and simplifies online ordering for delivery and pick up, has raised $50 million in Series E funding to aggressively focus on its mobile development and acquire New…

CHICAGO  (RestaurantNews.com)  BluePay, an industry leader in secure payment processing solutions, helps restaurant merchants improve front-of-the-house service while streamlining their back-end accounting processes. With BluePay’s restaurant credit card processing services, diners can enjoy quick food service, and merchants can simplify…

DANVERS, Mass.  (RestaurantNews.com)  Fishery Products International, the leading US broad line foodservice seafood provider, today announced that it has expanded its ground-breaking FireRoasters™ line of flame-seared fillets to include two new Alaska Pollock versions featuring highly popular flavor profiles. The…

DALLAS, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  On The Border, a full-service, casual dining Mexican restaurant brand, has added a mobile component to its Club Cantina program. On The Border is using Key Ring Reward Cards’ mobile coupon and customer acquisition platform to introduce…

New Jersey (RestaurantNews.com) What: Liquor license is being sold at a public auction sale by order of US Bankruptcy Court Case No. 09-41153/JHW-Debtor SWBL, LLC. When: The auction sale will be conducted in Voorhees, NJ on Monday, October 30th @…

TCBY, the leading frozen yogurt concept, recently announced its strategic expansion agreement in northern Colorado. Salt Lake City  (RestaurantNews.com)  TCBY formed an agreement with Steve Lauer, owner of 15 Qdobas and six Subway restaurants, to open and/or franchise eight TCBY…

HIGHLANDS, N.C.  (RestaurantNews.com)  Highlands Culinary Weekend returns for the fifth season November 10 through 13, showcasing Highlands’ award winning restaurants, innovative chefs and a huge selection of wine varietals against the beautiful backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains. New Venue…

Greenwood Village, CO  (RestaurantNews.com)  Maui Wowi Hawaiian, http://www.mauiwowifranchising.com, an international gourmet Hawaiian coffee and fresh fruit smoothie company, grants Global Enterprises Holding Group the Master franchise rights for the countries of Egypt, Qatar, Bahrain, and United Arab Emirates to broaden…

Washington, D.C.  (RestaurantNews.com)  Applied Predictive Technologies (APT), announced today that Denny’s Corporation, one of the country’s largest full-service family restaurant chains, has signed an agreement to license APT’s Test & Learn Management System. Denny’s will use APT’s solution to test…

LANSDOWNE, Va.  (RestaurantNews.com)  Travelers visiting Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport can now enjoy their favorite street craze when they travel.  SSP America, the North American division of SSP, the leading operator of food and beverage brands in travel locations worldwide,…

CHICAGO  (RestaurantNews.com)  Few restaurants and caterers would be surprised to hear that catering orders for business and medical offices slipped during the economic downturn of the past three years. But what may be surprising is that breakfast and dinner catering…

Weilbaecher Enterprises Increases Order Accuracy and Productivity with NCR RealPOS 25 Point-of-Sale Solution and Documentor Software DULUTH, Ga.(RestaurantNews.com)  NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) today announced that a Popeye’s Louisiana Kitchen franchisee, Weilbaecher Enterprises, has deployed the NCR RealPOS™ 25 point-of-sale (POS)…

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  (RestaurantNews.com)  The California Restaurant Mutual Benefit Corporation (CRMBC) announced a new conviction as part of its intensified campaign against Workers’ Compensation fraud.  Jeanette Gallo pleaded no contest to one of the two felony counts of insurance fraud in…

Rapidly expanding wing chain awards three development agreements, including an 11-store deal with Tomahawk Brands, LLC, to grow Atlanta presence RICHARDSON, Texas  (RestaurantNews.com)  Wingstop announced today the company has signed multiple development agreements that will result in 15 new restaurants…