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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.

Chuy's Benefits from a Smart Approach to Growth

At the back-end of 2018, Chuy’s put the brakes on new-market expansion. This wasn’t a reactionary decision as much as a preemptive one. The Tex-Mex chain was working internally on an eSite tool capable of presenting a psychographic profile of top areas.

Hooters Unveils All You Can Eat Wings for $15.99

Hooters is switching things up by making its weekly All You Can Eat Wings for $15.99 offer into an everyday occasion, through Monday, September 9.Hooters varieties of wings including, Smoked Wings, Original-Style Wings, Daytona Beach-Style Wings, Naked Wings and Boneless Wings can be tossed in your favorite of 15 craveable sauces or one of five dry rubs, including Texas BBQ, Caribbean Jerk and Garlic Habanero.

California Pizza Kitchen Names Scott Hargrove Global CMO

California Pizza Kitchen announced the appointment of Scott Hargrove as Executive Vice President and Global Chief Marketing Officer. Since joining CPK earlier this year, Hargrove is leading marketing and growth efforts of the 240-plus unit worldwide restaurant brand including brand and performance marketing, culinary innovation, social media, loyalty, communications and community engagement.

With CapitalSpring Investment, Buddy’s Expands Outside of Detroit

In early 2018, Buddy’s Pizza sold a majority stake to CapitalSpring, a private investment firm that invests exclusively in the restaurant industry. Thanks to CapitalSpring’s industry expertise and financial resources, Buddy’s is now expanding outside of Detroit—and even outside of Michigan—for the very first time.