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Double the Carryout Order, Not Price at Maggiano's

Maggiano's Little Italy guests can now double the portion on any carryout order for appetizers, salads, pastas, desserts and more without doubling the price. Known for its made-from-scratch, classic Italian-American dishes served family style, a visit to Maggiano's is reminiscent of a Sunday night visit to grandmother's (nonna's) house where there was plenty of food to go around and enough leftovers for everyone to take some home too.

The Paramount Group Names Amy Unell First Chief Operating Officer

The Paramount Group, Chicago’s premier hospitality and lifestyle group, announced Amy Unell as the first-ever Chief Operating Officer for the company. In partnership with CEO Jodi Fyfe, Unell will oversee the operational side of each brand within the Paramount family including Paramount Events, Eden, The Lakewood, Lake Street Staffing, HighGround, Spaces at 1756, West Lake Market and Paramount Fresh.

Walk-On’s to Drop in West Monroe on August 27

The people of Ouachita Parish will no longer have to drive to Shreveport or Bossier City to get their Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar fix. The Baton Rouge-based restaurant is bringing its signature Louisiana-inspired menu served in a family-friendly atmosphere to West Monroe on Monday, August 27.

FLAT Equalizers Earn FER Smallwares Recognition

This week Food Service Equipment Reports announced their 2018 winners in the Smallwares & Tabletop Competition. FLAT Equalizers were among the new products that earned top honors in the competition, which is designed to showcase the foodservice industry’s newest and most innovative products.

Mountain Mike’s Opens in Moreno Valley

Mountain Mike’s Pizza, LLC, a leading California-based family-style pizza chain, announced it is open for business in Moreno Valley, California. Located on the corner of Iris Avenue and Lasselle Street in the Lakeside Plaza Shopping Center, this is the first Moreno Valley restaurant and the chain’s fourth Inland Empire location.

Bennigan’s Growing Again with North Dakota Opening

Bennigan’s is known for the emotional connection people worldwide have to the iconic, 42-year-old brand, and that bond will be reinforced yet again when its newest restaurant opens in Mandan, North Dakota, on August 20.

Famous Toastery Plans More Growth After Banner Run

Famous Toastery, a better-breakfast brand based in Charlotte, North Carolina, has big plans for the remainder of 2018. Building on momentum gained during the first half of the year and a recent ranking on Inc.

Boston’s Pizza Unveils New Appetizer Lineup

This fall, Boston’s Pizza Restaurant & Sports Bar is changing the game with new and delicious starters sure to mend any team rivalries. The casual dining concept, which combines a family-friendly restaurant and sports bar under one roof, has announced its new appetizer lineup will be rushing the field at all locations starting Monday, August 13.

Bazati Plans August Opening in Atlanta's Common Ground Development

Bazati is set to open later this month inside the Common Ground development along the Atlanta BeltLine’s Eastside Trail. The 7,000-square-foot space is housed inside a 1940s industrial warehouse and will serve as a destination for lounging, sipping, shopping, reading and dining.

Red Lobster Offering Free Delivery, Extra Cheddar Bay Biscuits on August 27

Red Lobster is offering free delivery and six additional free Cheddar Bay Biscuits with every order placed through DoorDash on August 27 in honor of “Just Because Day.”Whether you’re craving a tender Maine lobster tail, sweet Snow crab legs or crispy fried shrimp, seafood-lovers can enjoy freshly-prepared seafood delivered for free straight to their doorstep from close to 400 Red Lobster locations through its recently expanded partnership with DoorDash.