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Dole Combines Ancient Inspiration with Contemporary Menu Items

Dole Packaged Foods recently released its 2018 Fruit Pairings, an annual prediction of unique flavor trends. This year’s theme, “Ancient Inspirations,” pairs frozen DOLE fruit as blackberry, mango, cherry and pineapple with spices, grains and ingredients from around the globe.

Gordon Ramsay Unveils Opening Date for Atlantic City Steakhouse

Multi-Michelin-star Chef Gordon Ramsay and Caesars Entertainment are set to open Atlantic City’s first steakhouse concept at Harrah’s Resort over Memorial Day weekend. As of today, guests can begin placing reservations to be one of the first to experience Atlantic City’s most anticipated summer restaurant opening at the iconic seaside gaming destination.

Restaurateur Ian Tucker to Open Poitín in Houston

Poitín—located at 2313 Edwards Street in the heart of the burgeoning Washington Avenue Arts District—will open at Sawyer Yards on Monday, May 14th. The 9,600-square-foot full-service restaurant and bar is the brainchild of restaurateur Ian Tucker, who last year launched Balls Out Burger in the Heights following 16 years of experience owning and managing successful concepts in his native Dublin.

Takeout Technology Processes $1 Billion in 6.5 Months

At the start of 2018, SYNQ3 Restaurant Solutions’ steady incline of order transactions spiked, surpassing $3 billion. It took 53 months to reach the company’s first billion dollars in transactions processed, 16 for the second, and now 6.

P.F. Chang’s Opens First Restaurant in China

P.F. Chang’s, the full-service Asian restaurant industry leader known for its Farm to Wok food philosophy where every dish is made from scratch every day in every restaurant, announced the opening of its first restaurant in China at the No1 Mall on the iconic Nanjing Road in Shanghai.

Cooper’s Hawk Awards BMW to Top Performers

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants, a lifestyle brand centered around food and wine, announced results of its successful people development program, “Driving Development.” Presented annually to restaurant General Managers and Executive Kitchen Managers, the program, now in its second year, recognizes current and future leaders who have successfully fostered employee growth, advancement or promotion.

Toast Launches Handheld Toast Go for Restaurants

Toast unveiled Toast Go Tuesday, a fully integrated point-of-sale handheld custom-built for restaurants. Toast Go, designed by Toast, combines hardware, software, and payments in a beautiful device built to withstand the rigors of the restaurant industry.

Kids Eat for $1.99 Every Tuesday at El Fenix

El Fenix—the originator of Tex-Mex cuisine—is giving parents the perfect excuse to get out of the house and enjoy a meal with the niños.Every Tuesday from open to close, beginning May 1, El Fenix will offer its popular Kids Menu at a discounted price of just $1.