Expansion

True Food Kitchen to Open in Bethesda on June 14

True Food Kitchen, famed restaurant brand from Fox Restaurant Concepts founder Sam Fox and integrative medicine expert and author Dr. Andrew Weil, is set to open June 14 in Bethesda, Maryland. The health-driven restaurant destination, located at Solaire Bethesda, 7100 Wisconsin Ave.

Chef Jonathan Waxman to Open First L.A. Restaurant

Westfield Corporation announced today that Jonathan Waxman's NYCA Restaurant Group will be bringing the world renowned chef's signature cuisine back to Southern California with a restaurant to open in Spring 2018.

Main Event Entertainment to Open in Gilbert, Arizona

Main Event Entertainment, the nation’s fastest-growing bowling-anchored dining and entertainment destination, is opening its third Phoenix-area center—located at 1735 S. San Tan Village Pkwy in Gilbert—on Tuesday, May 23.

Red, The Steakhouse Opening Indianapolis Location on May 20

Ranked by critics as one of the best steakhouses in the United States for more than eight years, Red, the Steakhouse is opening in Indianapolis on May 20, 2017.Noted by famed chef and TV host Michael Symon in Food Network magazine as serving “a perfect, delicious, prime, dry-aged piece of meat,” and heralded as “One of the five great steakhouses to visit in the United States” by Esquire, “Prime in every way” by USA Today, and #8 of “America’s 50 Best Steakhouses” by The Daily Meal, RED brings its innovative and careful approach to Indianapolis.

FINNEGANS to Open Downtown Minneapolis Brewery

FINNEGANS Brewing Company and Badger Hill Brewing Company announced a unique new partnership designed to bring FINNEGANS’ unique brand of philanthropy and Badger Hill’s commitment to innovative and quality brewing to even more people who drink like they care and care about what they drink.

Walk-On’s to Break Ground on 1st Alexandria Restaurant

Alexandria, Louisiana, will soon be home to an award-winning, family-friendly sports bar co-owned by NFL star Drew Brees.Baton Rouge-based Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar is hosting a special groundbreaking ceremony for its newest restaurant on May 12.

Chuy’s Expects to Open Up to 14 Restaurants in 2017

Chuy’s Holdings, Inc. announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 26, 2017.Highlights for the first quarter ended March 26 were as follows:Revenue increased 11.3 percent to $86.9 million from $78.

Bennigan's Opens 2nd Restaurant In Doha, Qatar

Bennigan’s is opening its second location in Doha, Qatar, on Monday, bringing its friendly Irish hospitality, craveable chef-driven food and innovative drinks to the Wakra Souq historical district.The new Bennigan’s will host a ribbon cutting ceremony on May 8 to celebrate its grand opening at Heritage Market Wakra, near the Peral Roundabout.

Big Whiskey’s Opens Newest Franchise in Kansas City

Big Whiskey’s American Restaurant & Bar will unveil its newest franchise location in Lee’s Summit, MO with a public grand opening during the May 19—21 weekend. H2B Restaurants LLC is the parent company’s second franchise to open since March and the first in a major metropolitan market.

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House Opens in Plano

Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. announced the opening of its award-winning Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House at the Legacy West development in Plano, Texas. The new restaurant, located on the northwest corner of Dallas North Tollway and Legacy Drive, marks the 13th Del Frisco’s Double Eagle and the third in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Ruby Tuesday Inks Deal to Open 5 Restaurants in Qatar

Ruby Tuesday announced that the company has signed a development agreement with Al Bairaq Trading Import & Export Co. W.L.L. to expand the brand’s presence into Qatar. The Qatari-based franchise group, owned and operated by Alaa Subhi Abbas, will open five restaurants in Qatar over the next five years.

A Premier Chicago Restaurant Group Targets National Expansion

When it came time for Chicago’s Rockit Ranch Productions to expand across state lines, CEO Billy Dec placed the group’s restaurant portfolio under a microscope. There was one concept that immediately surfaced and seemed perfectly suited for a trip to Nashville, Tennessee, this fall.

Roka Akor to Open First Texas Outpost in Summer

In summer 2017, Roka Akor will bring its award-winning Japanese robatayaki cuisine to a new outpost in Houston, TX. Managed by the innovative restaurant group JNK Concepts, Roka Akor has four thriving restaurant locations across the U.