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Can Seafood Chains Keep Pace with Competitors?

A look at the ranking of the top 500 restaurant chains in the U.S. reveals that the country is burger and pizza happy, increasingly dines on tacos and enchiladas, and can’t resist chicken wings. But whatever happened to America’s love of seafood, including shrimp, lobster, and fish at full-service eateries? Of the top 500 eateries, it takes awhile to get to full-dining seafood specialists such as Red Lobster, the 32nd largest restaurant chain, Bonefish Grill at 74 and Legal Seafood at 151.

Taco Mac’s Brewniversity Graduates First 'Beer Guru'

Drinking beer has its rewards. Just ask Terry Philp, who recently became the first person to earn 10,000 credits and Beer Guru status in Taco Mac’s Brewniversity. For more than a decade, the Tyrone, Georgia, resident has been a dedicated participant in the popular program that encourages patrons to expand their palates by providing credits for each new beer tried.

Romano's Macaroni Grill Reduces Food Costs with New Platform

CrunchTime! Information Systems, Inc., a leading back-of-house operations platform provider, announced that Romano's Macaroni Grill has completed its implementation of CrunchTime’s Restaurant Management Platform across all locations, and in doing so reduced its food cost variance to below 2 percent.

Shula’s Hires Rohini Moradi as Corporate Director of Bars

Shula’s Restaurant Group, the brand collection behind Shula’s Steak House and 347 Grille by Coach Shula, has expanded their recently appointed management team to include Rohini Moradi, who will now serve as Corporate Director of Bars for the group’s entire collection of restaurants.

Another Broken Egg Cafe Opened June 17 in Auburn

Another Broken Egg Cafe celebrated its official grand opening on Monday, June 17, to hungry fans in Auburn, Alabama. The highly anticipated grand opening followed a booming Friends & Family Weekend where the cafe served more than 600 patrons and earned over $6,400 for the Lee County Humane Society and the EAMC Foundation.

Buffalo Wild Wings Serving Conor McGregor's Whiskey Nationwide

Buffalo Wild Wings is teaming up with Conor McGregor to bring his record-breaking Proper No. Twelve Irish Whiskey to sports bars across the U.S. Proper No. Twelve’s Triple Distilled Irish Whiskey is an ultra-smooth blend of golden grain and single malt with hints of vanilla, honey and toasted wood for a rich complexity.