Marketing & Promotions

Massachusetts Restaurant Association Announces Neighbor Awards

The Massachusetts Restaurant Association announced its 2017 Restaurant Neighbor Award state winners. These individuals and restaurant groups have demonstrated a dedicated commitment to serving their communities through outstanding charitable service and philanthropy and will advance to the national level to compete for the grand prize of $10,000 to support their favorite charity or non-profit.

Wild Wing Cafe Hosting an Anti-Valentine’s Day

Wild Wing Cafe is helping its customers celebrate Valentine’s Day, or in this case, Anti-Valentine’s Day.The 40-unit wing chain will be going a little wild by catering to both the broken-hearted and the newly smitten via a series of Anti-Valentine’s Day parties.

6 Smart Ways to Market Your Restaurant on Mobile

As a restaurant owner, you may be baffled about how to leverage mobile to get more traffic through your doors. You may have read the statistics showing steadily rising mobile phone and tablet use amongst consumers.

Applebee's Teaming Up with ESPN's "Mike & Mike"

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar has partnered with Pepsi and Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg of ESPN's sports-talk radio and television show "Mike & Mike" inviting Americans to join the "All-in Burger Debate" for a chance to win great prizes, including becoming a producer for a day on the "Mike & Mike" show.

Margaritas Mexican Restaurant Giving Away a Trip to Mexico—Margaritas Included

February 22 is National Margarita Day and Margaritas Mexican Restaurant is celebrating the namesake holiday in a big way this year by sending one lucky guest on a paid trip for two to Mexico. Guests will have to taste their way through six categories on the brand’s “Passport to Margaritas” menu, in hopes of making their dream getaway a reality.

Lobsterfest Makes its Triumphant Return to Red Lobster

Lobsterfest, the ultimate celebration of everything lobster, is back at Red Lobster for a limited time. During Lobsterfest, guests are invited to explore the largest variety of lobster dishes offered all year, including four brand new and five favorite lobster entrées that can be enjoyed in a variety of craveable preparations—including roasted, steamed, topped, grilled or stuffed.

Shoney’s Giving Away Hot Fudge Cake on Valentine’s Day

Nothing expresses love quite like chocolate and Shoney’s is giving is giving its signature and most popular dessert, Hot Fudge Cake, away for free on Valentine’s Day to guests who purchase its all you care to eat freshly prepared Special Food Bar, which features delectable classics, such as steak and seafood, fresh salad, fruit and much more.

Ruby Tuesday Giving Away Free Food for a Year

Ruby Tuesday announced a month-long “Sweet Sweeps” in February where five lucky sweepstakes entrants can win Free Ruby Tuesday for a Year. From February 1 through February 19, the company is also offering special pricing on entrée add-ons like lobster tail and grilled shrimp, bottles of featured wine, and $15 bonus cards for every $50 in Ruby Tuesday gift cards purchased.

bd’s Mongolian Grill Celebrates 25 Years with New Menu

In a culture where guests demand a completely customizable, personalized dining experience, popular create-your-own stir fry restaurant, bd’s Mongolian Grill, has stayed on top by embracing their “Stir It Up, Your Way” philosophy for the past 25 years.

Avocados From Mexico Bringing Good Fat to the Big Game

Avocados From Mexico will be dishing out worldly secrets during the first break of Big Game action February 5 on FOX. Back for its third consecutive ad, the brand will entertain football fans with a healthy message that plays off the cultural insight that we live in an age of over-sharing, where secrets are no longer kept.

Female Powerhouse Leads Restaurant Group Across State Lines

PlumpJack Group, a San Francisco-based hospitality company, opened Pendulum, the first newly built restaurant to Colorado’s Vail Village in eight years, in December. In addition, the group also re-opened a Vail favorite, White Bison, which features an updated menu, a new cocktail program, and an interior renovation.

DC's All-Purpose Pizzeria Offering Takeout Deal for Super Bowl

All-Purpose Pizzeria will offer a takeout special on Super Bowl Sunday. The special, which costs $40 and serves four to six people, is a Two Foot Italian Hoagie on house made bread with mortadella, capicola, pepperoni, prosciutto, shredded Lettuce, tomato, onion, salt & pepper, oregano, oil and vinegar.

O’Charley’s Unveils New Advertising Campaign

O’Charley’s, a popular regional restaurant company with locations across 20 states, announced the debut of its new advertising campaign. The campaign seeks to bring awareness to the company’s core pillars—quality, value, experience, and relationships—and how O’Charley’s is committed to delivering southern hospitality to the everyday dining experience.

Olive Garden's 'Never-Ending' Promotion Takes the Next Step

Olive Garden is introducing the next phase in “never ending” with its new Never Ending Classics promotion. Available in restaurants now, the new limited-time offer gives guests unlimited servings of their most loved Olive Garden menu items, starting at $11.