Just in time for the big game, Olive Garden’s newest appetizer is “Loaded Pasta Chips.” What looks like lasagna noodles are cut chip-sized, then fried and topped with Italian cheeses, meat sauce, cherry peppers, and an alfredo drizzle.
MSC Retail announced the forthcoming opening of Franklin’s Table Food Hall, a 10,000-square foot food hall with seven best in class Philadelphia food operators, situated on the main campus of the University of Pennsylvania.
San Jamar continues to be an industry leader in providing premium, innovative solutions for the foodservice industry that are smart, safe, and sanitary. In that spirit, San Jamar announced the launch of its newest product, Modular Bulk FIFO Dispenser.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store announced its newest location in Victorville, California, the first Cracker Barrel store to open in the Golden State. Starting Monday, February 5, Cracker Barrel will open its doors to families in Victorville, who will experience a restaurant that combines dining and shopping as a seamless experience in a relaxing, comfortable environment.
Love is in the air at California Pizza Kitchen with the return of its Sweet Deal for Two Valentine’s Day promotion. From February 14-18, CPK invites guests to share the love over a freshly prepared meal from its “Sweet Deal for Two” prix fixe menu, which includes the choice of an appetizer, two entrées and a dessert, for just $35.
The Illinois Restaurant Association held its Annual Board Meeting at the Union League Club of Chicago. The afternoon included the installation of new members of the Association’s Board of Directors and Advisory Council, a highly anticipated keynote speaker and the organization’s annual awards presentation.
Four new local culinary vendors will join the FOODHALL at Crockett Row when it opens later this year in Forth Worth, Texas. Chef Grady Spears and the teams behind Tokyo Café, Press Waffle Co. and Not Just Q are the latest operators to join previously announced vendors Knife Burger by John Tesar and The Dapper Doughnut.
An all-star, two-sport pro athlete just announced his availability to be drafted into a whole new league: Food Sport. The winning team? Food Champs, as World Food Championships announced today that it is teaming up with Heisman Trophy winner Vincent “Bo” Jackson to make history in 2018.
Poitín, a high energy, elegant new restaurant and bar concept by Irish-turned-Houston restaurateur Ian Tucker, will feature cross-cultural cuisine, vibrant cocktails, and a globally-curated wine list when it opens as the anchor tenant at Sawyer Yards in the heart of the Washington Avenue Arts District in spring/summer 2018.
The International Foodservice Distributors Association, recently announced that Major Products was named the 2018 IFDA Partner of the Year. The announcement, made at the opening reception of the 2018 IFDA Partners Executive Forum, marks the second year in a row that Major Products has received this distinction.
Scotty’s Brewhouse, the Indiana based craft beer sports bar, is launching a new campaign February 1st it hopes will help No Kid Hungry provide over 600,000 meals this year to children facing hunger throughout the United States.