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Shuckin' Shack Opens 4th Location in Raleigh

Shuckin’ Shack Oyster Bar ended the year on a high note and picked up 2019 in stride. After opening their fourth triangle-area location in Raleigh, NC and the soon-to-open location in Statesboro GA, Shuckin’ Shack Franchising is proud to announce a partnership with a group in the Hickory area to bring “A Good Shuckin’ Time” to the North Carolina Foothills.

Breakfast Brunch Café Launches Franchise Opportunity

Breakfast Brunch Café announced that it will begin offering franchise opportunities to qualified candidates throughout the state of Texas and nationally in 2019. Founded in 2015, the company is led by independent founders who believe in maintaining a family environment that offers great service and locally sourced food made from scratch.

Upward Projects Taps Alex Taylor as Chief Operations Officer

Upward Projects, the locally grown Phoenix-based hospitality group with a cult-like following, announce the hiring of Alex Taylor as its new Chief Operations Officer. Founded in 2009, Upward Projects' portfolio features eight unique Postino WineCafé locations in Arizona, Colorado and Texas (with three new locations coming soon to Denver and Houston); plus Windsor & Churn, a pub-style neighborhood hangout with an adjoining nostalgic ice cream parlor; Federal Pizza, a wood-fired pizzeria and craft beer spot; and two Joyride Taco House locations featuring a stylish-yet-casual South-of-the-Border vibe.

The Cheesecake Factory Opens New Restaurants in Texas and Tennessee

The Cheesecake Factory, known for its extensive menu, generous portions and legendary desserts, today announced the opening of its newest restaurants in Chattanooga, Tennessee and Lubbock, Texas.With more than 250 menu selections including SkinnyLicious dishes with 590 calories or less and Saturday and Sunday Brunch—handmade, in-house with fresh ingredients—and more than 50 signature cheesecakes and desserts, The Cheesecake Factory’s opening provides exciting new choices for shoppers and area residents.