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New Exec Chef at Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square

The Lancaster County Convention Center and Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square has hired Chef Robert Rothfus Jr. as its executive chef.Before his promotion, Rothfus served for nearly three years as chef for the Penn Square Grille & Rendezvous Lounge at the Lancaster hotel.

Texas Roadhouse to Announce Q3 Earnings

Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (Nasdaq: TXRH - News) announced today that it will release third quarter 2011 financial results on Tuesday, November 1, 2011, after the market close.A conference call will follow at 5 p.

Military Appreciation Monday Returns to Golden Corral

On Monday, Nov. 14, Golden Corral will thank thousands of active-duty and retired United States Military personnel for their service with a free dinner buffet and beverage, while raising donations for the Disabled American Veterans (DAV).

ACF Teaches Cold Kitchen Skills in “Garde Manger”

The American Culinary Federation (ACF), the nation’s largest professional chefs organization, is pleased to announce its newest textbook, Garde Manger: Cold Kitchen Fundamentals, a companion to Baking Fundamentals and Culinary Fundamentals.

Chef Willix Climbs to New Heights with Latitude

Lauded Atlanta chef Micah Willix is thrilled to announce his new restaurant concept, Latitude, in Phipps Plaza. Long a veteran of Atlanta’s restaurant scene and former chef at Ecco, Willix brings a focused, ingredient-driven acumen to what promises to be one of the city’s most exciting openings of 2011.

Finalists for 2011 Best Practices Announced

People Report and sister company Black Box Intelligence announce the finalists for the 2011 Best Practices awards, to be presented Nov. 3, at the annual “People, Profits, Planet” summit for its members.

ezCater Brings No Risks, High Rewards to Restaurants

Briscoe Rodgers, president of online catering site ezCater, says the marketplace of online food ordering has really heated up in the past couple of years.Last week, ezCater announced its seed round financing of $630,000.

Employee Engagement Drops, but Workers Stay Put

Modern Survey's recent study of employee engagement levels in the U.S. workforce unveiled that even while employee engagement is sinking to new lows, only 21 percent of workers report that they are seeking new employment opportunities.

RIS Matches Fall Weather With Seasonal Ice Cream

Recent summerlike temperatures have prompted Pastry Chef Chris Kujala to roll out a new seasonal ice cream and sorbet take-out program at the popular West End destination, RIS, in Washington, D.C. Daily selections of ice cream and sorbet have been added to the popular ristogo menu, blending market fresh ingredients, seasonal spices, and the comfortable sophistication for which the neighborhood café is known.

Local Sports Shine at Cincinnati Johnny Rockets

Johnny Rockets unveiled a new restaurant design and custom menu options in Cincinnati's highly anticipated 18-acre development, The Banks. A grand opening celebration, with drawings, giveaways, samplings, and specials will take place in conjunction with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Oct.

No Slip and Fall Here: Keeping Floors Clean

Cintas Corporation launched its new comprehensive Safe Floor Program designed specifically for the foodservice industry. According to the National Floor Safety Institute, floor safety is a significant concern with more than three million foodservice employees and more than one million guests injured annually as a result of restaurant slips, falls, strains, and sprains.