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Nominations Now Open for NRAEF's National Awards

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced the opening of nominations for their national awards highlighting the stars of the restaurant industry. The awards recognize the restaurant industry’s impact on diversity, community service and hospitality in local communities across the country.

How Twin Peaks Crafted a Winning Marketing Strategy

Editor’s note: This is the first of a monthly column with Rom Krupp, the founder and CEO of Marketing Vitals, an analytics software helping restaurants of all shapes and sizes.Since it launched 12 years ago, Twin Peaks is now an 80-location restaurant chain in 25 states.

Walk-On’s Debuts Ma’s Meatloaf for Burger of the Month

Burger? Not exactly. Just as delicious and savory? Absolutely. Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar is switching things up with November’s “Burger of the Month.” Instead of a classic burger patty, the restaurant will serve Ma’s Meatloaf from November 1­–30.

P.J.W. Restaurant Group Saluting Veterans with Free Wings

On Veterans Day, the P.J.W. Restaurant Group will say thank you to active duty and retired military personnel with free signature wings and desserts for veterans. P.J. Whelihan’s will be giving away free 10-piece orders of their famous wings at all 15 locations and The Pour House locations will also offer an order of their house wings.

Bob Evans Restaurants Offers Free Meals for Military on Veterans Day

Bob Evans Restaurants is celebrating Veterans Day this year by offering the choice of one of six free meals to veterans and active duty military personnel. This year, veterans and active duty military personnel will be able to select free breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu items on November 11, 2017, at all Bob Evans restaurants.

On The Border Offers Veterans Day Deals

After four years and more than 80,000 military members served, On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina announced it will be continuing its Veterans Day tradition of offering a free Choose 2 or Choose 3 Combo Meal to all active and retired military members on Saturday, November 11.

On The Border Offering 50 Percent Off Nachos for National Nacho Day

The first time nachos were served, it happened about 75 years ago in a little restaurant on the border between Eagle Pass, Texas, and Piedras Negras, Mexico. So, it’s only fitting that On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina is celebrating National Nacho Day with not one, but two authentic nacho tastes—for 50 percent off.

IHOP Brings Back Scary Face Pancakes and Free Offer

On Halloween, IHOP Restaurants is bringing back its spooky yearly treat for the youngest guests—Scary Face Pancakes will be free to children ages 12 and under from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 31, at participating IHOP locations nationwide.

Spaghetti Warehouse Offers Veterans Day Coupon Deal

For three days from Friday, November 10th, through Sunday, November 12th, Spaghetti Warehouse Restaurants Inc. is honoring our nation's veterans and active duty military personnel with a special, three-day buy one entrée, get one free coupon offer and is encouraging its guests to invite a veteran or active duty military member to lunch or dinner.

TripAdvisor Launches Sponsored Ads for Restaurants

TripAdvisor today launched TripAdvisor Ads for restaurants, offering owners the opportunity to promote their business to millions of potential diners by driving traffic to their TripAdvisor listing through sponsored placements.

Buffalo Wild Wings Announces Call of Duty: WWII Promotion

Today, Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. announced a partnership with video game publisher Activision ahead of the release of Call of Duty: WWII. From October 24 to November 30, Buffalo Wild Wings’ “Blazin’ Rewards” members can obtain and redeem codes for double multiplayer experience points (2XP) in the new installment of the blockbuster first–person shooter franchise.

SupHerb Farms Host Blindfolded Tasting Event

Food and beer have come together in a fascinating way in Turlock, California. SupHerb Farms hosted chefs from the San Francisco chapter of the American Culinary Federation (ACF) at Dust Bowl Brewing for a day of food and beer pairings, plus behind-the-scenes tours of each manufacturing facility.

Inside the Saga of Applebee's $1 Margaritas

A little known fact about Applebee’s now-fabled “Dollaritas” promotion is that the same deal broke records at Texas locations back in July. Apple Texas, a 65-unit operator and subsidiary of SSCP management, ran the promotion, which sells the chain’s 10-ounce margaritas for $1, during the summer before announcing it was returning in October.

Viña San Pedro Launches New U.S. Public Relations Campaign

Chile’s Viña San Pedro, a subsidiary of VSPT Wine Group, announced the launch of an integrated communications campaign in the United States to educate trade, press and consumers about the company’s focus wine brands: Gato Negro, 1865 and Cabo de Hornos.