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Hospitality News – including restaurant, hotel, clubs, casino, spa, meetings, and related hospitality industry news from the Send2Press Newswire service.


Kiosk Association Announces May 2022 News – NRA Chicago Preview

​DENVER, Colo., May 17, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — May 2022 Self-Service News – Association of Kiosk Manufacturers. Since 1996, for 26 years serving the self-service technology market. Here is our collected information for the upcoming National Restaurant Show in Chicago.

KIS Technologies launches partnership with Payfactory to simplify payment processing and enhance client experience

PLANO, Texas, May 4, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — KIS Technologies, LLC, a leading provider of kiosks, ticketing and parking technology, announces a new partnership with Payfactory. The collaboration meets KIS Technologies’ goals to accelerate the payment process, expedite onboarding and offer a higher level of service to clients.

Event Factory Rentals is Here to Serve Fresno County Customers

FRESNO, Calif., April 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Since first opening its doors in 2015, Event Factory Rentals in Fresno has quickly become a go-to company for those in need of restroom accommodations and temp fencing for outdoor events. Local homeowners and businesses alike have come to depend on them because they offer the best products and service at the best prices around.

Weldon, Williams & Lick, Inc. Names Evan Gitomer as Firm’s First Chief Revenue Officer

FORT SMITH, Ark., April 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weldon, Williams & Lick, Inc. (WW&L), a visionary provider of ticketing and custom security printed solutions, announced today that it has appointed Evan Gitomer as its first Chief Revenue Officer, effective immediately. In this newly created role, Evan will oversee and develop the go-to-market team and strategy to support growth at the company.

Kiosk Association April 2022 Restaurant Tech Trends with Panera and Chipotle + NRA Preview

​DENVER, Colo., April 27, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — April 2022 Self-Service: The Kiosk Association is pleased to announce we are sponsoring a restaurant tech deep dive with Panera Bread and Chipotle digital strategy officers as part of Nations Restaurant News (NRN). Topics include interactive digital, robotics, pickup lockers for delivery services, EV chargers and more.

Executive Chef and Restaurateur Engages the Discount Travel Industry

LAS VEGAS, Nev., April 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chef Dominic Tedesco who has published in Clean Eating, Salsa magazine & Las Vegas Review, and multiple news interviews, is interested in expanding his interests in travel. He has been an Executive Chef & Celebrity Chef, and owns the restaurant, “Unique Eats,” in Las Vegas.

COYOTAS Tortillas is Naturally San Diego’s Pitch Slam People’s Choice!

SAN DIEGO, Calif., April 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On April 7, at the “Naturally San Diego” 2nd Annual Pitch Slam, “COYOTAS” Cassava Tortillas, took the People’s Choice Award in this Shark Tank style event, showcasing Southern California’s emerging and promising natural products companies and their owners in front of a board of experts and a live audience. The sole purpose of this event is for the local community to support and drive growth in their industry.

Springhill Suites By Marriott Opens Its Doors in Willow Park, Texas

WILLOW PARK, Texas, April 12, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Marriott International announced today that the SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Willow Park, Texas is open effective April 8, 2022. The 88-suite hotel, located at 500 Shops Boulevard, and, will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by AHS Hotel Group, LLC of Arlington, Texas.

Pompano Beach CRA announces RFP: Seeks Restaurant Operator for New Florida Destination

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., April 11, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pompano Beach CRA has announced a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a Master Operator to renovate the historic McNab House and garage, construct a new kitchen, improve the surrounding area for outdoor dining, and design the dining program. The nationwide search invites commercial real estate professionals, with their restaurateur partners, and professional restaurant operators to submit proposals.

Participating Applebee’s Restaurants in Florida and Georgia Announce Special Late-Night, One Dollar Drink Offer for the Entire Month of April

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., April 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill + Bar is welcoming spring with a special $1 late night drink every evening in April from 10 pm to close. Starting today, and running through April 30, guests can enjoy a tasty $1 Long Island Iced Tea, as well as select half-priced appetizers, at participating Applebee’s® restaurants in Florida and Georgia* that are owned and operated by local franchisee Doherty Enterprises.

Participating Applebee’s® Restaurants on Long Island, N.Y. Announce Special Late-Night, One Dollar Drink Offer for the Entire Month of April

LONG ISLAND, N.Y., April 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill + Bar is welcoming spring with a special $1 late-night drink every evening in April from 10 p.m. to close at participating restaurants on Long Island, N.Y.* Starting today and running through April 30, guests can enjoy a tasty $1 Long Island Iced Tea, as well as select half-priced appetizers, at Applebee’s® restaurants on Long Island that are owned and operated by local franchisee Doherty Enterprises.

Participating N.J. Applebee’s® Announces Special Late-Night, One Dollar Drink Offer for the Entire Month of April

ALLENDALE, N.J., April 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar is welcoming back spring with a special $1 late night drink every evening in April from 10 p.m. to close. Starting today, and running through April 30, 2022, guests can enjoy a tasty Dollarita ($1 margarita) as well as select half-priced appetizers, at Applebee’s® restaurants in New Jersey that are owned and operated by local franchisee Doherty Enterprises.

ProfitMax Chemical asks supermarkets, laundries, restaurants and hotels if the cleaning and sanitizing product companies they use are as clean as the products they are selling?

ABILENE, Texas, March 21, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ProfitMax Chemical is asking owners, managers and department heads to consider taking a little closer look into the cleaning products, the companies manufacturing those cleaning products, and the companies supplying those products to ensure all are objectively as clean as they claim to be.

El Pollo Grill is THE San Diego Mexican Food Spot for 2022 Foodies

CHULA VISTA, Calif., March 2, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The team at El Pollo Grill knows that a new year brings with it new opportunities for patrons to have wonderful culinary adventures at their 3 dining establishments (Lemon Grove, Otay Ranch, and Bonita Rd. in Chula Vista). Although the focus is on the future, El Pollo Grill has a rich history that continues to shape the business.

Long Island Applebee’s Locations Announce 6th Annual Above and ‘BEE’yond Teacher Essay Contest

LONG ISLAND, N.Y., Feb. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar has announced and is accepting nominations for its 6th annual Above and “BEE”yond Teacher Essay Contest, which recognizes top teachers – as nominated by their students – by rewarding them with a sponsorship check and end-of-year class party. The contest is being offered at Applebee’s restaurants on Long Island owned and operated by local franchisee Doherty Enterprises.

Applebee’s Locations Announce 6th Annual Above and ‘BEE’yond Teacher Essay Contest in Florida and Georgia

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar has announced and is accepting nominations for its 6th annual Above and “BEE”yond Teacher Essay Contest, which recognizes top teachers – as nominated by their students – by rewarding them with a sponsorship check and end-of-year class party. The contest is being offered at Applebee’s restaurants in Florida and Georgia owned and operated by local franchisee Doherty Enterprises.

New Jersey Applebee’s Locations Announce 6th Annual Above and ‘BEE’yond Teacher Essay Contest

ALLENDALE, N.J., Feb. 15, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar has announced and is accepting nominations for its 6th annual Above and “BEE”yond Teacher Essay Contest, which recognizes top teachers – as nominated by their students – by rewarding them with a sponsorship check and end-of-year class party. The contest is being offered at Applebee’s restaurants in New Jersey owned and operated by local franchisee Doherty Enterprises.

Houston Embroidery Service Releases: ‘Check Out These 10 Best Promo Products for Restaurant Business’

HOUSTON, Texas, Jan. 19, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As part of their endeavors to assist restaurants in increasing their overall brand image through the incorporation of promotional products, Houston Embroidery Service team have published their brand-new blog providing restaurant owners with a helpful list of promotional products that is sure to positively increase the eatery’s brand image, as well as its overall guest satisfaction.

Ghaben Partners Bring the Caribbean to the Bay Area with New Miami Inspired Restaurant

WALNUT CREEK, Calif., Jan. 13, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ghaben Partners is excited to announce the grand opening of LITA, a celebration of cultures and flavors influenced by the melting pot of Miami, slated to open January 20, 2022. While contemporary Caribbean cuisine is often overlooked in modern fine dining, LITA will prove that these flavors are undeniably decadent.

Olea Kiosks®, Inc. Announces Promotion of Daniel Olea to Director of Sales, Accelerating its Sales and Strategic Focus

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 7, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Olea Kiosks®, Inc., a visionary provider of innovative self-service kiosk solutions, today announced the expanded role of Daniel Olea to Director of Sales. Olea Kiosks, is a self-service kiosk solution provider for the attractions and entertainment, healthcare and hospitality industries.

Koala Has Best Year in Platform History While Bringing a Premium Ordering Experience to Restaurant Brands Nationwide

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 6, 2022 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Throughout the year, attitudes towards ordering styles changed, and Koala supported leading restaurant brands as they navigated the various waves of consumer preferences and COVID-19, offering a seamless user experience that provides comprehensive management capabilities for clients – leading to Koala’s highest growth year netting 2.8x year-over-year transaction growth.

Kiosk News from Industry Group and Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA) for Nov. 2021

​DENVER, Colo., Nov. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — November news from the Industry Group and Kiosk Association. Events and Features This Month: First Responder Lockers and Kiosk; Bill Payment Kiosk Review; and McDonalds Deploys Accessibility to self-order kiosks.

AJ’s Grayton Beach Hosts Fourth Annual S’mores with Santa

GRAYTON BEACH, Fla., Nov. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mr. Claus comes early this year at AJ’s Grayton Beach Fourth Annual “S’mores with Santa” event. This free family activity is set to kick off on Wednesday, November 24 from 4 p.m. till 7 p.m. and is the ideal way to get into the holiday spirit.

AJ’s Feeds the Community this Thanksgiving 2021

DESTIN, Fla., Nov. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — For the sixth year, AJ’s on the Bayou, will host a free Thanksgiving Day meal from 11 a.m. till 4 p.m. Last year, the waterfront restaurant served close to 1,000 meals. “We open up our doors to everyone, to ensure that no one is alone or hungry for the holiday,” says Keith Waters, Director of Operations for AJ’s.

Revolutionary Restroom Organizer Protects Purses and Phones at Stalls and Urinals

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Sept. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Increased awareness of germs and bacteria has changed our behavior regarding contact and hygiene. These changes are notable regarding the use of commercial restrooms, which 60% of Americans visit at least once a week. StallStash, a restroom partition shelf, improves the safety and comfort of restroom visits by keeping belongings clean, close, and safe.

Kiosk Industry Event News from Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA)

​DENVER, Colo., Sept. 15, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — September news for the Kiosk Association. InfoComm (AVIXA) is the biggest digital signage AV show in the U.S. KMA is an official media partner. See a list of exhibitors and information. We have rated this as a “green light” for safety given the safety protocols exceed the recommended CDC guidelines.

Tres Amigos Grill introduces their new menu item Chef John’s Street Tacos for Taco Tuesday

WINTER GARDEN, Fla., Sept. 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tres Amigos Grill in Winter Garden known for creating, grilling and serving a fusion of Tex-Mex, Grilled and Mexican Style offerings announces the addition of Chef John’s Street Tacos to its menu.

International Branded Product Solutions Agency LR Paris Appoints Lee Rolnick as Head of Sales for North America

NEW YORK, N.Y., Aug. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LR Paris announced the appointment of Lee Rolnick as Head of Sales for the North American Market. Founded in 1959, LR Paris is the leading agency providing fully integrated, Branded Products Solutions.

Kiosk Manufacturer Association August Updates: Vaccine Kiosks, Tradeshows and ADA News

DENVER, Colo., Aug. 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — August news for the Kiosk Association. KMA Kiosk Association is pleased to announce new Co-Chairmen of ADA Committee along with trade show info and vaccine passport kiosk information.

CEO/President of the California Black Chamber of Commerce, Jay King, Liaisons Critical Support for Small Business Landmark, Hawkins House of Burgers

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — When Hawkins House of Burgers restaurateur Cynthia Hawkins found herself on the other end of a Caltrans state issued decree requiring the removal of part of their building, former Compton resident A.K. King, got wind of the dilemma via social media and reached out to Jay King, the CEO/President of the California Black Chamber of Commerce.

Dining Out Jersey’s First Annual Foodie Expo

PARAMUS, N.J., July 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dining Out Media LLC will be hosting the 1st Annual Dining Out Jersey Foodie Expo on Thursday July 15, 2021 from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. at The Terrace at Biagio’s in Paramus, N.J. The event will feature North Jersey’s best restaurants, gourmet food shops, BBQ, craft beer, wine, and spirits, as well as celebrity guests, music, and other food-related vendors.

AJ’s on the Bayou to Host Free Firework Show at Stars and Stripes Celebration

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla., June 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The folks at AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar know that there’s no better way to kick off the summer than with a live firework show along Florida’s Emerald Coast. That’s why it’s excited to host a free firework show at AJ’s on the Bayou, one of its four popular locations.

Kiosk Association Exhibiting at Major Retail and Restaurant Events: NRF Retail Converge and NRN CREATE

DENVER, Colo., June 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Unattended Self-Service and Kiosk Association is participating in two major upcoming events for Retail and Restaurants in the next week – NRF Retail Converge and CREATE by Nations Restaurant News. Learn from speakers such as CVS, Walgreens, Macys, Alibaba and others at Retail Converge.

Introducing The Morgan Resort & Spa, St. Maarten’s Newest Luxury Boutique Hotel – Steps from Maho Beach

SIMPSON BAY, St. Maarten, June 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The island of St. Maarten is world renowned for its beautiful beaches, festive nightlife and epicurean experiences galore. With today’s grand opening of The Morgan Resort & Spa, travelers now have another great reason to visit the destination, just in time for summer.

Owner of AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar Ranked as one of the Country’s Most Influential Restaurant Executives

DESTIN, Fla., May 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In 2020, readers of “Nation’s Restaurant News” had a chance to weigh in on who they considered leaders in the restaurant industry. The people have spoken and Florida’s own Alan Laird, owner of AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar, ranked number 37 out of 500 submissions in the category for “Most Influential Restaurant Executives in the Country” on its “Power List 2020.”

Kiosk Association Restaurant Kiosks and Menu Boards

DENVER, Colo., April 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — National Restaurant Association has launched Show To Go and the Kiosk Association is a participant. The online show runs thru August 2021. We have eight showcases online: QSR Self-Order, Touchless Controls, Outdoor Menu Boards, ClearConnect full suite solution, Restaurant Kiosks, gigantic digital signage (LVCC), large digital signs and touchscreens.

Singing Dog Vanilla Introduces Organic Double Strength Pure Vanilla Extract for the home user

EUGENE, Ore., March 31, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Singing Dog Vanilla is introducing an Organic Double Strength Pure Vanilla Extract to the retail market for use in making ice cream and boosting the vanilla flavor in baked goods. Until this launch, Singing Dog Vanilla’s double strength vanilla extract was only available in commercial volumes for ice cream manufacturers and large food manufacturers.

SuiteAmerica Named Move For Hunger 2020 Corporate Housing Company Of The Year

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif., March 24, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — During the 2020 CHPA Tower of Excellence Awards, SuiteAmerica was named Move For Hunger’s 2020 Corporate Housing Company of the Year. SuiteAmerica considers it a great honor and is deeply humbled to be able to provide for those in need.

Newly-Passed Restaurant Revitalization Fund and Restaurant Tax Relief Strategies by Ace Plus Tax Resolution

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — James Cha, a CPA and a Certified Tax Resolution Specialist from Ace Plus Tax Resolution, underlines the newly enacted restaurant revitalization fund, recent tax challenges the restaurant industry is facing, and tax relief strategies.

Jeremy Lawson Joins EPIC Contingency Risk Practice as Managing Principal

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and AUSTIN, Texas, March 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Jeremy “Jez” Lawson has joined the firm as Managing Principal of its expanding Contingency Risk Practice group.