Gordon Biersch

Craftworks Commits to Franchise Growth with Hiring of New VP

CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries announced Mark Belanger has joined its executive team as vice president of global franchise operations and development. In his new role, Belanger will be responsible for leading the national franchise growth efforts for casual-dining leader Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom, as well as growing the presence of the company’s other brands—Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurants, Rock Bottom Restaurants & Breweries, and ChopHouse & Brewery.

Gordon Biersch Dishes Out Free Garlic Fries on April 19

Gordon Biersch will celebrate National Garlic Day on April 19 by offering guests a free, regular-sized order of its legendary garlic fries with any purchase.Gordon Biersch's garlic fries are tossed in olive oil and seasoned with freshly chopped garlic and parsley.

Gordon Biersch Releases Chef-Driven Menu

Gordon Biersch, an upscale casual brewery restaurant specializing in handcrafted German lagers brewed in-house, unveiled today its new, chef-driven menu, featuring made-from-scratch, seasonal recipes across the brand's food, beer, and cocktail offerings.

Gordon Biersch Offers Limited-Time FestBier Menu

Gordon Biersch, an upscale casual brewery restaurant specializing in handcrafted German lagers brewed in-house, is celebrating fall with its annual, limited-time FestBier menu through Oct. 19, 2014. This year, Gordon Biersch locations nationwide are offering "The Best of the Fest," the brand's traditional German food items that have its signature Gordon Biersch flavors.

CraftWorks Hires Exec Chef to Lead Innovation

CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, Inc., announced that the company will evolve its historic craft brewery and restaurant brands with the addition of Stan Frankenthaler, who joins the team as chief officer of food, beverage, and strategic supply.

CraftWorks Selects ServiceChannel to Provide Facility Services to 140 Locations

ServiceChannel, the market leader in facility service management solutions, announced that CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries Inc. has chosen its technology platform to streamline its facility management processes across its 140 locations including its largest brands, Old Chicago, Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurants, and Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery.

Longhorn Raises Spirits With VeeV Açaí

VeeV Açaí Spirit is now available at one of the most popular U.S. restaurant groups, Longhorn Steakhouse, at more than 370 locations of the upscale-casual dining chain specializing in American West grilling.

Craftworks Restaurants Implement Ctuit RADAR

Ctuit Software, the leader in business intelligence software for restaurants, announced that Craftworks Restaurants & Breweries (Craftworks), owners of restaurants that range from traditional, casual-dining concepts to fine-dining, white tablecloth establishments, deployed Ctuit RADAR in all of its 137 locations.

Light Entrees Fly Off Gordon Biersch Menu

Lighter menu items, introduced six weeks ago at Gordon Biersch, are outselling regular menu items six to one.“It’s just incredible the response we’ve received,” says Sean McLendon, corporate research chef for CraftWorks, which owns the 30-unit restaurant chain along with 13 other restaurant brands.

10 New Healthy Dishes at Gordon Biersch

Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurants today introduced 10 new "Lighter Side" menu options, most clocking in at less than 575 calories.The brewery restaurant launched its latest menu offerings in all 29 nationwide locations on August 30th, 2011.