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Wirtshaus and Rasselbock Hosting Oktoberfest Celebrations

Oktoberfest at both of the Wirtshaus team’s restaurants and beer gardens—Wirtshaus and Rasselbock—will commence on September 22, with the celebration running through Saturday, October 27. Oktoberfest activities at both venues offer SoCal residents and visitors in Mid-City/Hollywood and Long Beach, a cover charge-free way to revel in the lengthy German holiday: there are NO cover charges to celebrate at either of the restaurant and bar locations.

US Foods Unveils Talk Shop Live! Series with Marcus Samuelsson

US Foods Holding Corp. announced that its popular panel discussion series, Talk Shop Live!, is returning this fall. The series is designed to help restaurant operators “Make It” by bringing together a diverse group of experts to share honest thoughts on culinary, social, cultural and economic factors in the food industry.

Morton’s The Steakhouse and The Mondavi Family to Host Special Event

In celebration of two significant milestones, Morton’s The Steakhouse and The Mondavi Family have joined forces for A Taste of Two Legends, a once-in-a-lifetime event commemorating the legendary steakhouse’s 40th anniversary and the 75th anniversary of the renowned wine-making family’s legacy in Napa Valley.

Children's Bureau to Host Cooking Demo by 9-year-old Food Activist

Nine-year-old Jangel Sedano, a 4th grader at Magnolia Elementary School, is a young chef who is passionate about teaching kids to cook, eat healthy and move away from junk food. After attending a Children's Bureau/Food Marketing Coalition meeting with his mom, he realized that unhealthy food habits had taken their toll on those around him, including his young neighbor who was overweight and obese.

El Fenix Celebrating 100 Years with Epic Party

Very few restaurant concepts have the staying power to celebrate even a decade of service. This September, Dallas’ own El Fenix Mexican Restaurant is turning 100!To celebrate, the originator of Tex-Mex, is throwing an epic birthday party on Thursday, Sept.

Hard Rock Cafe Honoring Freddie Mercury’s Birthday with One-Day Event

In honor of the 72nd birthday of legendary rock icon, Freddie Mercury, Hard Rock Cafes globally will host “Freddie for a Day” celebrations. The one-day event brings Freddie fans and staff together to honor the musician’s life and legacy, while raising awareness and funds for the Mercury Phoenix Trust.

Restaurants Join No Kid Hungry to Combat Childhood Hunger

This back-to-school season, millions of students in the United States will hit the books lacking an essential school supply—healthy food. No Kid Hungry, a national campaign to end childhood hunger in America, is coming together with more than 15,000 restaurants and their guests to help the 1 in 6 children in America living with hunger.

Seaport Food Lab Unveils Lineup of 2018 Chefs

The Howard Hughes Corporation unveiled the Seaport Food Lab 2018 Lineup presented by Chase Sapphire. The Seaport Food Lab—the Seaport District’s experiential hub for today’s leading culinary visionaries—celebrates its second year by bringing female creativity to the forefront.

Chicago Will be Home to the U.S. Pizza Museum this Summer

This summer, Chicago’s South Loop gets a whole lot cheesier when the U.S. Pizza Museum opens its doors at Roosevelt Collection (1146 S. Delano Court West). Starting with a grand opening celebration on Friday, August 10, the museum will be open throughout October on Fridays from 5-8 p.

Springer Mountain Farms Southern Wing Showdown Taking Place Sunday

The third annual Springer Mountain Farms Southern Wing Showdown, a favorite all-inclusive summer festival celebrating unique takes on a Southern staple is this Sunday, August 5 from 2-5 p.m. Sponsored by Springer Mountain Farms and Big Green Egg and produced by Taste of Atlanta, the event will feature creative talent from over 30 prominent Southeastern chefs from Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

Finalists Announced for 2018 NCRLA Chef Showdown

The North Carolina Restaurant & Lodging Association, creator and host of the annual NCRLA Chef Showdown presented by Got to be NC Agriculture, announced the 21 chefs selected to compete in its third annual cooking competition.