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Famous Dave's Has a New Story to Tell

Roughly 18 months ago, Famous Dave’s was one transaction away having zero corporate stores. In the second quarter of fiscal 2019, the brand reacquired eight franchises to bring the company-run count to 29.

Outback's Steak and Unlimited Shrimp Deal Returns

For a limited time, Outback Steakhouse is offering Steak and Unlimited Shrimp. Guests can get a signature Center-Cut Sirloin or Victoria’s Filet paired with their choice of unlimited Crispy Shrimp or Garlic Herb Butter Shrimp, and two freshly made sides.

Buffalo Wild Wings Taps Quest for Waste and Recycling Program

Quest Resource Holding Corporation, a national leader in environmental reuse, recycling, and waste disposal services, announced that it added Buffalo Wild Wings to its portfolio of customers.Under the multi-year agreement, Quest will manage a comprehensive waste and recycling program to 516 Buffalo Wild Wings restaurants located throughout the United States.

Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar Fires Up Impressive Growth

Walk-On's Bistreaux & Bar reported high performance throughout the first half of 2019, having already opened five new restaurants across three states, and the franchise isn't slowing down. Recent agreements further rapid expansion plans with 30 signed deals spanning six states, with the brand initiating development deals in several new markets, like the Carolinas, Florida, and Georgia.

Ruby Tuesday Rolls Out Two New Dishes

To reach both current and new guests capitalizing on the Ruby Tuesday commitment to flavor and freshness, Ruby Tuesday is rolling out the flavor-filled Cheesy Crunch Burger and Honey Crunch Chicken Sandwich across 460 participating locations for a limited time only, August 19 through September 23.

At Denny’s, the Brand Revolution Continues

Family-dining chains around the country can relate to Denny’s plight. A lot can change in nearly seven decades. And while no legacy brand wants to drift from its brand values, holding steady, no matter how stubbornly, is a recipe for disaster, too.

Olive Garden Introduces a Lifetime Pasta Pass

Olive Garden is removing the limits on “never ending” this year with the return of its Never Ending Pasta Pass and the introduction of the first-of-its-kind Lifetime Pasta Pass. The Lifetime Pasta Pass includes a lifetime of unlimited servings of guests’ favorite pastas, homemade sauces and toppings, accompanied by unlimited soup or salad and breadsticks.