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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.

Carmello’s Celebrates 30 Years with 30 Percent Off

Carmello’s of Historic Manassas, Virginia, is turning 30 on February 6. In celebration, Carmello’s will offer 30 percent off all food from February 6 through February 12, located at 9108 Center Street in Manassas.

100 Best Restaurant Practices

Whether you find these innovations inspirational or aspirational, they represent ideas and practices on the rise. Some are already moving into mainstream settings—applicable for operators with one location or hundreds, in casual to fine dining.

For First Time, Friendly’s Introducing Bottomless Pancakes

Friendly’s, the operator of over 260 restaurants in 14 states, introduced Bottomless Pancakes to its breakfast menu for the first time in the brand’s 81-year history.Additionally, Friendly’s restaurants will continue to serve families an exceptional morning value by permanently offering an unbeatable 50 percent Off Breakfast deal at each restaurant location, available Monday through Friday during regular breakfast hours.

P.F. Chang’s Giving Away Over $1M Prizes for Chinese New Year

In true Chinese New Year tradition, P.F. Chang’s is spreading good luck and fortune across the U.S. by giving away more than one million prize-filled red envelopes now through February 2. Inside each red envelope, restaurant guests will find a special Chinese New Year offer.

All You Can Eat Pancakes are Back at IHOP

IHOP announced the return of All You Can Eat Pancakes, which lets guests dig into unlimited orders of its freshly made, world-famous Buttermilk Pancakes for a great price, throughout the entire month of January.

Nominations Now Open for the 2017 RAMMY Awards

Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington announced that The 35th Annual RAMMY Awards will return to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on July 30. Award nominations are now open through February 3, kicking off a full season that celebrates the region’s outstanding restaurants.

The Challenge of Refreshing a Legacy Brand

Ken Peters and the team at Nocturnal Branding turned in a 149-page report—on 13-by-19-inch paper—to Macayo’s. If that seems a bit excessive, consider this: That’s just a shade over two pages for every year the legendary Arizona Mexican chain has been open.

TGI Fridays Partners with FandangoNOW to Offer Dinner and a Movie

TGI Fridays is making it easy to stay in and chill by partnering with FandangoNOW to give some hungry film fans a free movie rental with every online order of $25 or more. Date night or family night, Fridays makes staying cozy at home with a flick and a meal as easy as one click.