Industry News

P.J.W. Restaurant Group Grows Corporate Tech Team

The P.J.W. Restaurant Group announced the hire of Dylan Maxwell as Senior Manager, Systems and Analytics. In this newly created role, Maxwell will serve as a critical member of the corporate team providing actionable insights into the financial, operational, and marketing programs to enhance customer satisfaction, grow revenue and increase productivity for the growing multi-concept operator responsible for P.

Executive Chef Nick Dostal Debuts New Menu at Chicago's Sixteen

Executive Chef Nick Dostal and the culinary team at Sixteen invite guests this spring to the two Michelin star, fine dining restaurant at Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago to relish Chef Dostal’s culinary creativity of a new contemporary American cuisine with distinctive wine pairings.

AllerTrain Announces 2017 Food Allergy Awards

AllerTrain by MenuTrinfo, a leading food allergy and gluten-free training program, will recognize outstanding leaders in the foodservice industry through the AllerTrain 2017 Food Allergy Awards. The awards will honor restaurants and universities that are at the forefront of food allergy safety standards and training.

Bar Rescue's Jon Taffer, Harbortouch Announce Partnership

Jon Taffer, executive producer and host of Spike TV's hit show Bar Rescue and foremost expert in the hospitality industry, announced a comprehensive partnership with Harbortouch, a leading national provider of point-of-sale (POS) systems and merchant services.

Toast Partners with Punchh to Build Superior Restaurant Experiences

Toast, the all-in-one restaurant technology platform and one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in the U.S., announced a partnership and integration between its Restaurant POS and Punchh’s Restaurant Marketing Cloud to deliver engagement, loyalty and unmatched customized restaurant experiences.

Antunes Launches New Flat Bread Toaster

Antunes, a family owned and operated company specializing in the manufacturing of foodservice equipment, has launched its GST-1H Flat Bread Toaster.The new Flat Bread Toaster uses Antunes’ award-winning toasting technology to quickly heat pitas, flatbreads and tortillas or cook raw tortillas.

The Anthony Restaurant and Lounge Opens in Greenwich Village

From the moment you enter The Anthony restaurant and lounge, you are transported into the glamour, grit and surprise of Greenwich Village in the 1950s. From the meaning behind the venue’s name to the intriguing mural on the wall and the hidden graffiti that reveals itself late at night, The Anthony is more than a restaurant or lounge.

Chicago's FIG & OLIVE to Launch Jazz Brunch Sundays

On April 2, FIG & OLIVE Chicago will launch its Jazz Brunch Sundays series offering guests a seasonal, French Riviera-style dining experience in the city’s prominent Gold Coast accompanied by live jazz music.