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DTT Expands Rollout of Enterprise Wide IHOP Franchise Relationships

Multi-unit IHOP owner, KJM IHOP, has selected DTT as their exclusive video surveillance and loss prevention vendor. DTT began rolling out systems into all 10 stores in September 2012. The group has plans for store expansion across Southern California and all future locations will also be equipped with DTT loss prevention managed services.

Buffalo Wild Wings New Ad Campaign, Mobile Game App All Part of Hoops Action

NCAA basketball fans have known for years that Buffalo Wild Wings is the best place to catch all of the action during NCAA March Madness. Hot wings and cold beverages are the perfect accompaniment to tournament excitement on big screens, and March has long been one of Buffalo Wild Wings busiest times of the year.

Johnny Rockets Lands in Ecuador

Arriving on schedule at the New Mariscal Sucre International Airport in Quito’s Tababela parish are two Johnny Rockets restaurants, dovetailing with the official unveiling of the brand new airport and representing the company’s first foray into Ecuador.

First Watch Restaurants Debuts in Carmel, Indiana

Award-winning breakfast, brunch, and lunch restaurant First Watch continued its expansion in the Indianapolis market with the opening of a restaurant in Carmel, Ind. The new 3,388 sq. ft. restaurant, located at 1950-15 E.

Complying with the Costly Affordable Care Act

Restaurateurs are searching for ways to mitigate increased costs when the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act takes effect in 2014 and any restaurant with 50 or more full-time employees is required by law to comply.

FIU Student Wins Red Robin Competition and Will Serve Burger at Burger Bash

Luciana Page, a Florida International University student, won the first-ever Red Robin Savory Scholar Contest earlier this month. For this challenge, FIU students were asked to submit their most crave-worthy burger recipe for a chance to win a $10,000 scholarship and the opportunity to serve their recipe at festival’s Amstel Light Burger Bash, taking place February 22.

COEX Innovation Awards Recognize Groundbreaking Foodservice Operators

For the third consecutive year, The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA) recognizes four outstanding foodservice chain operators through the COEX Innovation Awards. The winners will receive their awards during IFMA’s Chain Operators EXchange (COEX), March 3 to 6, 2013 at The Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas.

First Watch's Chris Tomasso Named a Top CMO by ExecRank

Award-winning breakfast, brunch, and lunch restaurant First Watch has announced chief marketing officer Chris Tomasso has been selected as a Top Private Company CMO for 2012.The rankings were compiled by ExecRank and the result of two years of research and feedback from evaluation committees and top chief marketing officers that yielded an algorithm for how to rank marketing executives based on their performance in 24 key areas.

Bennigan's Kicks Off 2013 With 20 New Restaurant Agreements

On the heels of another phenomenal year of growth in 2012, Bennigan’s Franchising Company is continuing to reinvent itself in the U.S. and on a global scale. The iconic brand announced the signing of five new franchise agreements and plans to develop 20 new restaurants.