Chain Restaurants

Hopdoddy Burger Bar Sets Date for Bryan-College Station

Hopdoddy Burger Bar, known for its wide variety of high-quality burgers, fresh baked buns, local craft beer and hand cut Kennebec fries, will open its first location in Bryan-College Station on Monday, July 31, adjacent to Texas A&M University in Century Square.

Famous Toastery is Ready to Grow its Better-Breakfast Empire

There is a high rate of probability that during some part of Jeff Panella’s introduction to Famous Toastery his family was eating at the restaurant. In case he needed any more convincing, Panella could always turn to their well-researched testimony.

Fogo de Chão Pays Homage to its Roots with Revamped Design

Within the recently renovated Fogo de Chão in Beverly Hills, California, stands a 16-foot bas-relief rendition of the nearly 60-year-old monument O Laçador.The rendition is a nod to the gaucho monument constructed in Porto Alegre, Brazil, the home of the original Fogo de Chão location.

Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar Looking to Staff First Oklahoma Restaurant

Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar isn’t just bringing its award-winning, chef-driven burgers to Norman. It’s also adding more than 80 new jobs to the local economy.With its first restaurant in Oklahoma rapidly nearing completion, the popular Denver-based brand is seeking 80—90 candidates for multiple positions—including dishwashers, cooks, hosts, servers and bartenders—at its newest restaurant, which will be located at 2050 24th Ave.

Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar Debuts in San Antonio

San Antonio will get its first taste of Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar and its fresh Louisiana cuisine on July 17.The new restaurant, located at 1400 Pantheon Way in Hollywood Park, near San Antonio International Airport, will open at 11 a.

Twin Peaks Teams Up With Folds of Honor

Last month, Twin Peaks held its annual Miss Twin Peaks Contest at The Bomb Factory in Dallas where the 2017 winner was crowned.During the national contest, televised live to all stores around the country, Twin Peaks announced a major partnership with Folds of Honor, an organization that provides educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen and disabled service members.

Huddle House Building Momentum After Record Year

Driven by a new store model and revamped operations, Huddle House enjoyed its most impressive growth spurt in 15 years, the company announced Wednesday.In fiscal 2017, the iconic chain, which was founded 52 years ago, signed 36 new franchise agreements to open new locations across the country, and entered new markets across 14 states.

Hwy 55 Offering 99-Cent Hot Dogs on National Hot Dog Day

Even at Hwy 55, a retro burger, the Hot Dog will be front, center and less than a buck all day on July 19 at its 137 locations in 12 states.Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries today announced it will sell its famous fire-engine red Hot Dogs for 99 cents on National Hot Dog Day, which is determined annually by the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council depending upon the Congressional Calendar and the National Hot Dog Lunch on Capitol Hill.

Eat’n Park Honored for Best Food Allergy Training

Eat’n Park Hospitality Group Inc. won the 2017 Food Allergy Award in the Best Food Allergy Training category by AllerTrain. AllerTrain by MenuTrinfo is a leader in food allergy and gluten-free training.

Prominent Private-Equity Firm Buys Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q

Prominent private-equity firm Roark Capital Group added Alabama-based Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q to its portfolio. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.Roark Capital Group announced that its affiliate acquired a majority stake in the 37-unit chain, which started in 1985 and has since spread to seven states, including Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.

Firebirds Awarded TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

Thirty-six Firebirds Wood Fired Grill restaurants nationwide have received the prestigious 2017 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence. Additionally, Firebirds’ Niles, Ohio, and Bartlett, Tennessee, locations are each now TripAdvisor’s No.

Cooper’s Hawk to Open Ninth Chicago-Area Location

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants, a lifestyle brand that encompasses one of the largest Wine Clubs in the world, will open its ninth Chicago area location in Oak Park on July 17. The new restaurant is located at 950 Lake Street in downtown Oak Park.