Houlihan’s Restaurant + Bar Introduces New Limited-Time-Only Fall Menu

The Chef’s Test Kitchen Menu is the perfect way to kick off the fall season Leawood, KS  (RestaurantNews.com)  Known for their scratch-made cooking, the Houlihan’s chefs have once again delivered a palette pleasing, craveable fall menu that debuts today, October…
HRI, Inc. Strengthens Leadership with the Addition of  Three Industry Veterans

Chad Devorak Tapped as Senior Vice President of Operations Bill Leibengood Named Chief Marketing Officer Terry Harryman Joins the Organization as Chief Financial Officer  Leawood, KS  (RestaurantNews.com)  In an announcement made by Mike Archer, chief executive officer of Leawood, Kansas-based…
Houlihan’s Restaurant Debuts in Denton’s Rayzor Ranch

Leawood, KS  (RestaurantNews.com)  O’Reilly Hospitality Management LLC, a licensed franchisee of Houlihan’s Restaurants, Inc., announced the opening of their fourth Houlihan’s restaurant.  The newest Houlihan’s is located in the heart of north Texas’ up-and-coming Rayzor Ranch at the Embassy Suites…
Turkey, Stuffing and Football … But First, ‘Drinksgiving’ at Houlihan’s

Celebrate Thanksgiving Eve With $2 Drafts, $3 Wine and $5 LIT Pitchers Leawood, KS  (RestaurantNews.com)  To help you celebrate those impromptu reunions on Thanksgiving Eve, Houlihan’s is introducing ‘Drinksgiving.’  From 4 p.m. to close, participating Houlihan’s will offer $2 domestic…
Kansas City-Inspired Modern Steakhouse J. Gilbert’s Launches Franchise Model

Houlihan’s Restaurants, Inc. Begins Franchising J. Gilbert’s Wood-Fired Steaks & Seafood Kansas City  (RestaurantNews.com)  After two decades earning accolades from locals and operating as a hidden gem in Midwest and East Coast neighborhoods, J. Gilbert’s, one of five full-service restaurant…
Houlihan’s Steps up Franchise Expansion Plans with New Prototype Model

Modern Restaurant & Bar Brand Maintains Distinct Personality in Smaller Footprint Kansas City  (RestaurantNews.com)  Houlihan’s Restaurants, an American restaurant and bar known for its indie spirit, social bar scene and adaptable menu for modern lifestyles, is looking to expand its…
Restaurant News Bites 3/26/13

Even the biggest multinational restaurant chains need to reach consumers located near specific locations. This has given rise to hyperlocal marketing. These franchises need to discover ways to target customers in hundreds or thousands of discreet locations. Houlihan’s, a national…

Many restaurants are using social media to enhance an age-old marketing technique: Making customers and their experiences the face of their brand. Let’s YO Yogurt, which launched its first franchise location in Marlboro, N.J., and has about 30 more units…

“We’re pretty small and nimble. Up until [four] weeks ago, I was a one-man show for our digital marketing efforts,” said Natalie Bass, Houlihan’s digital marketing manager. Last month, it brought in a contract worker to assist. With 100 restaurants,…

When Houlihan’s launched its “small plates” menu in September 2009, what was supposed to be a hip selling point — tapas-style American classics at recession-friendly prices — turned out relatively tasteless. Customers complained that the white-bean hummus and pita was…

When Houlihan’s launched its “small plates” menu in September 2009, what was supposed to be a hip selling point — tapas-style American classics at recession-friendly prices — turned out relatively tasteless. Customers complained that the white-bean hummus and pita was…