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Red Lobster Announces Cedar-Plank Seafood Entrees

Red Lobster is introducing its Cedar-Plank Seafood event, a new, limited-time offering featuring a variety of new seafood combinations prepared with flavors inspired by summer. Guests can choose from a lineup of five seasonal entrées, including three new cedar-plank seafood dishes and two classic favorites.

Community Comes First at Snooze, an A.M. Eatery

When Snooze, an A.M. Eatery opens in a new market, CEO David Birzon wants the restaurant to become a part of the community’s fabric instead of just another breakfast chain. The biggest endorsement the brand receives, he says, is when guests realize it’s actually part of a bigger brand.

Perkins Announces 2018 Franchisee of the Year

At its annual Brand Conference attended by nearly 500 owners, managers and business partners, Perkins Restaurant & Bakery announced that Ms. Dowm Hawley, Owner/Operator of the Perkins located at 1700 Old Trolley Road in Summerville, South Carolina is the recipient of the company's most prestigious award, "Franchisee of the Year.

Kona Grill Could Be on Verge of Bankruptcy

The situation could go from bad to worse for Kona Grill. In the company’s annual report, filed April 16, Kona Grill revealed it might be on the verge of bankruptcy, despite what happens during its current strategic review.

The Cheesecake Factory Celebrates Easter with Free Slices of Cheesecake

The Cheesecake Factory is delivering treats this week in celebration of spring. Wednesday through Easter Sunday on April 21, guests will be treated to one complimentary slice of The Cheesecake Factory’s famous Reese’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake Cheesecake or Hershey’s Chocolate Bar Cheesecake with their Cheesecake Factory delivery order of $30 or more through DoorDash by using promo code “SPRINGTREAT” at checkout.

The Cheesecake Factory Opens in Oxnard, California

The Cheesecake Factory announced the opening of its newest restaurant in Oxnard, California.With more than 200 menu selections including SkinnyLicious dishes with 590 calories or less and Saturday and Sunday Brunch – handmade, in-house with fresh ingredients – and more than 50 signature cheesecakes and desserts, The Cheesecake Factory’s opening provides exciting new choices for shoppers and area residents.

Hickory Tavern Hiring for Morrisville Opening

Charlotte-based Hickory Tavern will open their 28th store company-wide in late May at 3201 Village Market Place in Morrisville. In preparation for their opening, Hickory Tavern will be interviewing for hosts, servers, bartenders, line cooks and more throughout the month of April.

What is Rising Minimum Wage Doing to Restaurants?

In 2018, economists from Miami and Trinity Universities used Congressional Budget Office methodology to measure the effect a $15 federal minimum wage might have on the workforce. They found, if implemented in 2020, it would reduce employment by roughly two million jobs.