The Greene Turtle Sports Bar and Grille announced that, starting on World Turtle Day, May 23, its restaurants are going straw free, in an effort to protect marine life. Over 500 million plastic straws are used each day in the United States.
Culinary on-demand startup Kitchen United announced the grand opening of its 12,000-square-foot local food hub in Pasadena, California. The facility helps food businesses expand their delivery, takeout and catering operations.
The Pour House, a P.J.W. Restaurant Group restaurant with locations in North Wales and Exton, Pennsylvania, and Westmont, New Jersey, rolled out a new for spring brunch menu this month, plus a fresh menu of limited time offerings.
James Beard Award Winning chef Tom Colicchio, Crafted Hospitality, GFI Development Company, LLC and Cameron Group, LLC announced their collaboration to develop an approximately 40,000 square foot food hall and social recreation venue at their Gateway development in Kansas City.
A movement aimed at creating ‘FairKitchens’ by driving change in the restaurant industry has been launched by Unilever Food Solutions. Through partnering with chefs across the industry such as Michael Gulotta and Kat Kinsman, founder of the Chefs with Issues forum, the ‘FairKitchens’ movement seeks to stamp out the abusive and destructive culture of the past through solutions created by chefs, for chefs.
The Cowford Chophouse has launched its spring lunch, dinner, dessert, and cocktail menus. The menus feature recipes that have been updated to include seasonal ingredients and new recipes by the culinary and beverage teams, alongside menu staples that have become guest favorites since the restaurant opened in October 2017.
Shoney’s, the All-American iconic restaurant brand, will have a special offer for families during historically one of the first picnic get-together opportunities of the year on Memorial Day Weekend 2018 (Friday, May 25–Monday, May 28) by offering a 20 percent discount on Shoney’s signature Whole Strawberry Pies To-Go.
Unified Brands, a leading manufacturer of foodservice equipment, gave onlookers and industry insiders a fresh new way to experience its innovative lines of commercial kitchen equipment at the 2018 National Restaurant Association Show held at Chicago’s McCormick Place.
The James Beard Foundation (JBF), the country's preeminent culinary organization, announced that Padma Lakshmi, host and executive producer of Bravo’s James Beard Award–winning and Emmy award–winning Top Chef, will be the guest of honor at this year’s Chefs & Champagne on Saturday, July 28, 2018.
Cotton Patch Cafe celebrates summer with the introduction of all-American new menu items that harken to the season’s backyard cookouts, Fourth of July barbecues and family reunions, including ribs, burgers and more.
The Illinois Hotel & Lodging Association (IHLA) honored the hospitality industry’s finest at its 23rd annual Hospitality Awards Luncheon. Held in conjunction with the National Restaurant Association Restaurant-Hotel Show at McCormick Place, more than 400 professionals gathered to honor those who have made outstanding contributions to the hospitality industry in Illinois over the past year.