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Sonny’s Offering Free Sweet Tea on Iced Tea Day

Sonny’s guests can enjoy a complimentary sweet tea all day, at all 100 locations spanning eight states, on Iced Tea Day (June 10).The recipe for Sonny’s DIY Raspberry Peach Sweet Tea Sangria (this drink is not served at Sonny’s), created by Pitmaster Beth Kanupp is below:Ingredients:RaspberriesPeaches4 cups Sonny’s Sweet Tea½ cup Peach Schnapps1 bottle White wineDirections:Combine on all liquid ingredients and stir well.

Keith Potter Named Executive Chef at Ventana Big Sur

Ventana Big Sur, an Alila Resort, has appointed Keith Potter as executive chef of the luxury resort tucked between towering redwood trees and the California coastline in Big Sur. Potter, who brings over 15 years of culinary experience at acclaimed restaurants in Chicago, will oversee all food and beverage operations for the 59-room resort including its signature indoor-outdoor restaurant, The Sur House.

Hakkasan Group Appoints Chefs Andrew Yeo and Chen-Wei Chan

Hakkasan Group today announced the addition of two Executive Chefs to its corporate roster. Corporate Executive Chef Andrew Yeo is responsible for culinary worldwide of the Cantonese brands found within the Asian Luxury collection, including Hakkasan, Yauatcha and Ling Ling.

Square Adds Integrations with Postmates, DoorDash, Chowly

Square, Inc. today announced a new set of order management integrations for Square for Restaurants, enabling orders from Postmates, DoorDash, and POS integration solution Chowly to appear directly in a restaurant’s point of sale.

True Food Kitchen Taps Former Shake Shack Exec as First Chief People Officer

True Food Kitchen announced that Peggy Rubenzer has been named chief people officer to lead the brand's human resources and training function as the brand continues to grow. Rubenzer will be responsible for developing and executing people strategies that support the company's operational goals and help drive performance within the organization.

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse Launches Fundraiser for Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

BJ’s Restaurants is proud to partner with the Alzheimer’s Association for the second year to support those living with Alzheimer’s. June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness month, and the Alzheimer’s Association has designated June 21 as The Longest Day, dedicated to supporting and assisting all those affected by Alzheimer’s disease.

Bank of America Names Rich Watson New Restaurant Executive

Rich Watson was named Vice President and Senior Relationship Manager of the Restaurant Group at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He works with restaurant operating companies, franchisees and franchisors to deliver the full resources of the bank, including treasury, credit, investment banking, risk management, international, wealth management and advisory services and solutions.