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Shrinking Tilted Kilt is Being Sold for $10

Tilted Kilt and its retracting unit count are being sold for $10. ARC Group, Inc., a restaurant holding company that owns 26-unit Dick’s Wings & Grill, outlined its plans to acquire the brand this week after first announcing the deal in June.

Bennigan’s Prepares to Land in Ohio

Steubenville, the town renowned as the birthplace of Dean Martin, the “King of Cool,” will soon have a new claim to fame with the arrival of Bennigan’s, the iconic brand beloved across the globe for its chef-driven, made-from-scratch American fare and friendly Irish hospitality.

Former Darden Vet Joins FoodFirst Global Restaurants

FoodFirst Global Restaurants, the owner of BRIO Tuscan Grille and BRAVO Cucina Italiana announced Dave Pickens, an industry veteran who’s worked his way up through restaurants, as its new president and chief operations officer.
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Red Robin Wants to Get Back to Being Red Robin

While Red Robin took steps to improve its service and marketing strategy during the third quarter, the results were still disappointing for the company, even with new training and systems in place. Chief executive Denny Marie Post said, “for now, we are, by no means, pleased with our performance through Q3, we are heartened by the energy and commitment of our teams as we have reengaged all of our frontline leaders and team members to regain our operational edge.

Boston’s Launches Dine to Donate Campaign in Honor of Veterans Day

Boston’s Pizza Restaurant & Sports Bar announced Tuesday the launch of its Dine to Donate campaign. In honor of Veterans Day on November 11, The Boston’s Pizza Foundation will donate up to 10 percent of all sales, up to $15,000, to The National Veterans Foundation (NVF)On Thursday, November 11, guests can come into any Boston’s location to participate in the Dine to Donate event to help support the NVF, an organization dedicated to creating public awareness programs that shine a light on the needs of America’s veterans.

Crafthouse Begins Franchising in National Growth Push

Crafthouse, the Virginia-based eatery known for its signature craft menu and a dedication to local craft beer, bourbon, scotch, wine and spirits, is now looking for franchisees to expand the popular brand nationwide.

GameWorks Investing in Popular Licensed Games

GameWorks, Inc., a full entertainment and dining experience for millennials, teens, and families with seven locations nationwide, announced today its considerable investment in some of the most popular arcade games across all its venues.

Bring Home Thanksgiving with Bob Evans Farmhouse Feast

With millions of Americans planning the perfect Thanksgiving meal, Bob Evans Restaurants commissioned a survey to find out just how much time, money and effort goes into preparation for the day and how the family-dining restaurant can be a one-stop-shop to cover everyone’s Thanksgiving needs.

Walk-On’s Expanding Into Tampa Area

Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar, a leading full-service family sports bar that provides gourmet takes on game day favorites, will soon be Tampa Bay’s go-to community restaurant next summer. The brand has gained a loyal following for employing the go-getter spirit of a walk-on athlete while providing superior service and mouthwatering All-American menu items with a taste of Louisiana.

California Pizza Kitchen Offering Complimentary Entrée on Veterans Day

California Pizza Kitchen will pay tribute to veterans and active duty members of the U.S. military this Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11, by offering them a complimentary entrée from CPK’s special Veterans Day menu at all participating California Pizza Kitchen locations nationwide.

Main Event Invites Veterans for Free Food, Fun on November 11

Main Event Entertainment is honoring the brave men and women that protect our freedom with a special offer this Veterans Day.On Sunday, November 11, the ultimate family entertainment destination will honor our nation’s veterans and active-duty military by inviting them to their nearest center for free food and fun all day.

Huddle House Unveils Overhauled Burger Menu

Huddle House has hit refresh on an American classic.The nation’s iconic neighborhood restaurant has rolled out a completely overhauled burger menu. The new burger line, named Big House Burgers and Melts, highlights quality ingredients to help Huddle House deliver on its mission of bringing friends and family together over delicious food, served from the heart.

Growing Lazy Dog Opens in Fresno

Recently named one of 2018’s Great Places To Work, Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar, the casual dining restaurant known for its handcrafted American food and drink, opened its doors to the Fresno community on October 29.