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Bagger Dave's Opens in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Diversified Restaurant Holdins opened its newest Bagger Dave's in Fort Wayne, Indiana on Sunday, December 15."We accomplished our aggressive Bagger Dave's expansion plans with the opening of our seventh location this year," says Michael Ansley, president and CEO.

Hesperia Opens its First Wingstop

Wing enthusiasts of San Bernardino County now have a new location to satisfy their wing fix! Wingstop, the award-winning chicken wing chain with 600-plus restaurants, opens its first location in Hesperia, California.

Freebirds World Burrito Celebrates Christmas

On December 15th, Freebirds World Burrito, the fast casual burrito concept owned by Tavistock Restaurants, celebrated Christmas a few weeks early with nearly 60 disadvantaged children at Arms of Hope, a not-for-profit Christian care organization that assists children and single-mother families in need.

Quaker Steak & Lube Continues Corporate Expansion

Quaker Steak & Lube, known for its Best Wings USA and more than 25 sauces, announced the acquisition of five restaurants in North Carolina, Indiana, and Virginia. Previously owned by 3G Management, the Quaker Steak & Lube restaurants in Concord, North Carolina; Fort Wayne, Indiana; and Newport News, Harrisonburg, and Fredericksburg, Virginia, are corporate owned and operated.

Drinks Americas Announces Day of the Dead Craft Beer

Drinks Americas a leading U.S. broker for authentic Mexican craft beer announces their newest brand Day of the Dead Craft Beer is now being served at 25 Taco Mac Sports Grills.Taco Mac Sports Grill is a family-friendly casual dining restaurant serving delicious, All-American grill favorites, the largest selection of craft, imported, and domestic beers on draft, and the best sports watching environment anywhere.

Buffalo Wild Wings Names Director of Culinary Innovation

Buffalo Wild Wings, the destination for wings, beer and sports, has named award-winning chef Amy Smith director of culinary innovation. Smith will be responsible for creating, executing, and overseeing an annual product development plan and ensuring it aligns with restaurant operations.

New Hooters Restaurant Opens in Pretoria, South Africa

Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. a minority holder in the privately held parent company of the Hooters brand Hooters Of America, and a franchisee of international Hooters restaurants, has announced the grand opening of its Hooters restaurant in South Africa's fifth largest city and capital, Pretoria.

Bennigan’s Builds Dream Team

As Bennigan’s wraps up another banner year of growth and looks ahead to an even busier 2014, the company has added to the infrastructure and management team at its global restaurant support office.

Sandell Asset Spars with Bob Evans' Management Team

There is no meeting of the minds for Sandell Asset Management Corporation and Bob Evans Farms, Inc.Sandell Asset, a major shareholder of Bob Evans Farms, is urging the company’s board of directors to split off the Bob Evans Foods business from the restaurant chain, arguing that it devalues the company.

Max Brenner International Opens in Japan

Max Brenner International, the worldwide Chocolate Bar brand based in New York City, announced the opening of its Max Brenner Chocolate Bar in Japan on November 30th. The brand's newest location is located in the fashionable Omotesando Hills section of Tokyo and will be followed next month by a second location adjacent to the city's famous Tokyo Skytree, the tallest tower in the world.

First Mama Fu’s Opens in Cleveland

As the fast-paced, national growth of the fast-casual Asian segment continues to gain popularity throughout the country, Mama Fu’s is feeding consumer demand for freshly prepared Asian cuisine with their expansion into the Midwest, opening the first Mama Fu’s location in Ohio on December 13th.