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Old Chicago Pizza Unveils New Design and Record-Breaking Pizza

Old Chicago Pizza and TapRoom, founded in Boulder in 1976, is unveiling a national brand redesign that includes a new look and feel of the restaurant’s atmosphere and a revamped menu featuring 40 new offerings focused on fresh, made-from-scratch ingredients.

TGI Fridays Sets the Stage for Summer of Music

TGI Fridays is launching the Red Hot Summer of Music, a summer-long celebration featuring an online contest in search of the best undiscovered musical artists, with three-time Grammy Award-winning artist and Creative Director for Malibu Red NE-YO, and some of YouTube’s top artists.

Huddle House Expands Leadership Team

Following three consecutive years of comp sales growth and the successful launch of a new contemporary restaurant prototype, Huddle House announced today it has hired Tyrone Counts as chief operating officer.

Brixx Wood Fired Pizza Expands into Georgia

The wood-fired taste born in the Carolinas is heading further south and preparing to open its first three locations in the state of Georgia this fall.  Brixx Wood Fired Pizza restaurants will open in the Atlanta suburbs of Peachtree City and Marietta, and in Athens, Georgia.

The Greene Turtle Opens to Strong Sales in New York

The Greene Turtle made its New York premiere May 14 with a new restaurant in Franklin Square on Long Island that was met with great enthusiasm by the local community. With the parking lot full, lines waiting outside as the casual dining restaurant/sports bar opened its doors, and a high and diverse volume of businesspeople, families, couples, sports fans, and other locals streaming in throughout the day, the new restaurant recorded very strong opening-day revenues to welcome the popular Maryland-based brand to the Northeast.

Hurricane Grill & Wings Opens in Texas

Hurricane Grill & Wings further expands in the Lone Star State with its first ever Houston location in Champions. The casual restaurant with a tropical atmosphere is known for its award-winning jumbo wings and bold dishes.

Buffalo Wild Wings Opens in Sault Saint Marie, Michigan

 Diversified Restaurant Holdings Inc. the creator, developer, and operator of  full-service, ultra-casual restaurant and bar Bagger Dave's Legendary Burger Tavern  and one of the largest franchisees for Buffalo Wild Wings has opened its latest Buffalo Wild Wings, in Sault Saint Marie, Michigan, at the Cascade Crossing Shopping Center.

Brinker International Acquiring 11 Chili’s from Canadian Franchisee

Brinker International signed an agreement with longtime Canadian franchise partner, Speedy Creek (2011) Ltd. Under the terms of the agreement, a subsidiary of Brinker will acquire 11 existing Chili's restaurants in the province of Alberta, which generate approximately $35 million in annual sales.

Ker’s WingHouse Bar & Grill Opens in Wesley Chapel

Sports celebrity Crawford Ker is bringing Ker’s WingHouse Bar & Grill to another Florida community. The sports-themed wing and casual-dining restaurant chain that was founded by Florida Gator and National Football League veteran Ker will host a grand opening celebration in Wesley Chapel on June 6 at 11 a.

Duffy’s Sports Grill Adds Healthier Options to Menu

Appetizers, entrees, and desserts under 580 calories have been added to the menu at Duffy’s Sports Grill, South Florida’s sports themed casual-dining restaurant chain.The latest version of Duffy’s menu includes additional “Healthy Options” items, bringing the total to 23 dishes that contain less than 580 calories each.