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


Las Vegas Restaurant Franchise Focuses on Equal Opportunity and Provides Leadership Roles for Women!

LAS VEGAS, Nev., March 8, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ori’Zaba’s, one of Las Vegas’s most popular scratch Mexican food franchises, has become a leading voice – and employer – for women who seek leadership roles in the restaurant industry.

Frisky Cat Café Opening in St Augustine

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Feb. 11, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Frisky Cat Café is just a few short weeks away from being the first cat café in St Augustine. Never heard of a cat café? Now’s the chance to experience one. And, there are more coming to cities around the country. Frisky Cat Café is partnering with Bold Bean Coffee Roasters and will be located at 1092 S. Ponce De Leon.

Johnny Manhattan’s is the First Restaurant in Washington County to Offer a Keto Friendly Menu

HUBERTUS, Wis., Feb. 4, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Johnny Manhattan’s Steakhouse is announcing a keto diet friendly menu. The Milwaukee area supper club has been serving the greater Milwaukee area for more than twenty years, but still keeps up with dining trends and is one of the first in the area to create a menu that allows diners who are sticking to a very-low-carb, moderate-protein, and high-fat diet while out at a restaurant or supper club.

New Cat Cafe Combines Cats and Coffee – What’s Not to Like?

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla., Jan. 22, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Small Lives Matter Kitten Rescue Inc., a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization specializing in saving sick and orphaned kittens, announces that they are partnering with Whiskers Cafe, LLC and Bold Bean Coffee Roasters to open Frisky Cat Cafe at 1092 S. Ponce De Leon Blvd. in St. Augustine, Florida. It’s a first-of-its-kind cat cafe, combining a coffee beverage cafe with a cat lounge.

New Year! New Look! As of Jan. 1, Fuzzy’s Empanadas is now The Naked Empanada

WAKE FOREST, N.C., Jan. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Year! New Look! As of January 1, 2020, Fuzzy’s Empanadas is now The Naked Empanada. We’re not going anywhere – just shaking things up a bit. Fuzzy will still be the master mind behind your favorite empanadas.

He Knows Who’s Been Naughty or Nice and, More Importantly, Where to Escape the Crowds After Christmas – The Oasis at Death Valley

DEATH VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Santa’s discovered one of the best-kept secret hot spots in the United States – The Oasis at Death Valley, on the California/Nevada border, where the spring-fed pool is consistently 85 degrees, the weather is warm and it’s mostly sunny.

Whataburger Announces $100,000 Partnership with Drive Nation Sports to Increase Access to Youth Sports

DALLAS, Texas, Dec. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — To provide support to young athletes in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, Whataburger announced a three-year, $100,000 partnership with Drive Nation Sports. The partnership kicked off with a check presentation on Wednesday, Dec. 11.

Ball Drop Show Announces Annual New Year’s Eve Celebration with Exclusive Dinner Show Performances and Ultimate Ball Drop Views

NEW YORK, N.Y., Dec. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ball Drop Show at Bobby Van’s Times Square announces its annual New Year’s Eve gala celebration with a show featuring Cirque inspired performers and a world-class view of the iconic Times Square Ball Drop in New York City, including a four-course meal, a premium open bar with champagne toast and exclusive admission to the Ball Drop After Party to follow.

Whole Brain Consulting to Speak at The Hatchery December 2, 2019

CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chicago Illinois area’s William Madden, co-founder and senior partner of Whole Brain Consulting, is scheduled to present at The Hatchery from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on December 2, 2019.

Jean Hagan Brings Decades of Restaurant Operations Experience to the Culinary Institute of America as Newly Appointed Adjunct Professor

PASADENA, Calif., Nov. 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jean Hagan, Principal of KROST CPAs & Consultants and leader of the firm’s restaurant consulting practice, has recently taken on an additional title as Adjunct Professor of Restaurant Operations and Management Strategies at the Culinary Institute of America (CIA). Her first course, Operations and Management Strategies for the Restauranteur, began this fall.

Restaurant Veteran Launches Sustainable Latin-Based Delivery and Catering Service

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Nov. 15, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Longtime Las Vegas restaurateur Kori McClurg is on a mission to change and improve the way American’s eat. McClurg, who operates a chain of Ori’Zaba’s Scratch Mexican Grill restaurants in the Las Vegas area, is about to open “Melita’s Table,” a plant-based delivery and catering only kitchen concept to the Las Vegas community.

SwampFire Backwoods Bistro Debuts Steak and Shrimp Menus for Weekend Dining Friday, Nov. 15

FOLKSTON, Ga., Nov. 7, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SwampFire Backwoods Bistro, south Georgia’s sizzling new culinary experience, announces its ribbon cutting and opens its doors for the finest in regional dining on Friday, Nov. 15. (*UPDATED*)

Now That’s Just Grand: Introducing the Rail Baron Charter – Your Own Private Train

WILLIAMS, Ariz., Oct. 28, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Something special and truly unique just rolled onto the Grand Canyon Railway in Williams, Arizona: The Rail Baron Charter, a private train comprised of three ultra-luxurious 1940s and 1950s railcars.

Legacy Global Development in Talks with Major Hotel Brands to Operate Resort at Its Orchid Bay, Belize Property

SAN DIEGO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Legacy Global Development, the developer of the luxurious Orchid Bay, Belize community, today announced that they are talking with major hotel brands to be Orchid Bay’s new hotel operator.

Foxtail Coffee Co. Welcomes Scott Callahan, J.D. to Team as Co-Owner

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This week, Foxtail Coffee Co., a local chain serving organic and ethically-sourced coffee, added Scott Callahan to their owner and leadership team. Callahan, a real estate investor, lawyer and philanthropist in Winter Park, Fla., will also serve as general counsel to the company. He joins co-founders Alex Tchekmeian and Iain Yeakle in overseeing the expansion and continued success of the local string of cafes.

KROST CPAs & Consultants Partners with Nationally Recognized Executive Chef Phil Kastel

PASADENA, Calif., Sept, 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Los Angeles-based tax and accounting firm, KROST, recently brought on restaurant industry titan Chef Phil Kastel (co-creator of nationally recognized Public School gastropubs) who will serve as the firm’s Restaurant and Culinary Consultant. Established in 1939, KROST has a long history in the restaurant space.

Cogensia Releases New Customer Platform – CMP 3.0

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Cogensia is pleased to announce the release of Customer Management Platform (CMP) 3.0. This release is an industry-leading proprietary platform that integrates source data from all customer touchpoints to automate targeting and personalization throughout the customer lifecycle.

Restaurant Purchasing Report 2019 – Over 550 Independent Operators Share Their Experience and Insights Regarding Purchasing

PHOENIX, Ariz., Sept. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RestaurantOwner.com has published the report of their 2019 Restaurant Purchasing Survey. This report focuses on restaurant purchasing, summarizing input from over 550 independent operators regarding their purchasing, including where operators purchase, involvement in group purchasing organizations (GPOs), the prevalence and benefits of prime vendor relationships, and the rationale and satisfaction with prime vendors.

It’s Official: Los Angeles Has a New Spicy Chicken Sandwich Champion!

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 12, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Among all of the glitz and glamour that is so prevalent in the modern cuisine industry, one factor consistently and undeniably proves itself: that unforgettable, exquisite flavor will always reign superior in the hearts of food lovers. Take into account the groundbreaking story of Korea Town’s/LA’s newest gem, H Cafe – part of the H Hospitality Group.

Queen and Rook Game Cafe Announces First Location

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., June 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Philly Games Inc. announces its first location of Queen & Rook Game Cafe will be near the corner of 2nd and South Streets, at the site of the former Hikaru restaurant. Philadelphia’s newest player is getting ready to make its first move with a late Summer opening. They promise a game library of more than 1,000 new and vintage board games, a retail section, easy to share plates, local drafts and a full liquor license.

Buona Opens 25th Location in Glen Ellyn

GLEN ELLYN, Ill., June 19, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Buona announced today the opening of its newest location in Glen Ellyn, Illinois at 395 Roosevelt Road on June 19, 2019. The new restaurant is the family-owned group’s 25th location. To celebrate, Buona gave away free Italian beef sandwiches to all guests that were in line at the Glen Ellyn location before 10 a.m. on June 19.

Kevin Ach of EPIC to Moderate Executive Afternoon Session on Loss Prevention and Asset Protection at NRF Protect

ANAHEIM, Calif. and HOUSTON, Texas, June 6, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Kevin Ach, Vice President of Risk Assurance for EPIC’s Integrated Risk Solutions Practice will moderate the Executive Afternoon session on loss prevention at the National Retail Foundation’s “NRF Protect” Conference, June 11 in Anaheim, Calif.

Restaurant Delivery Report – Nearly 1,000 Independent Restaurant Operators Share Profitability and Challenges with Delivery

PHOENIX, Ariz., June 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RestaurantOwner.com’s published results of their 2019 Restaurant Delivery Survey focuses on the growing trend of restaurant delivery and summarizes input gathered from nearly 1,000 independent restaurant owners and operators regarding their experiences with self-delivery and third-party service providers, and their insights regarding restaurant delivery.

SoHo Gallery Cafe Seeks to Create Inclusive, Welcoming Community for NYC, International Artists

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 30, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new art-inspired cafe is taking residence in New York City’s SoHo neighborhood. By Name, a multi-purpose space located at 324 Bowery, is opening on June 5, 2019 with the goal of creating a contemporary art space for the community of local and international emerging artists contributing to the vibrancy of New York and beyond.

Ethically-Sourced Vanilla Now Available Online

ORLANDO, Fla., May 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bakers everywhere know the importance of using quality ingredients in their products. Take vanilla beans for example — their unique flavor can enhance the worlds of both savory and sweet foods. However, according to Native Vanilla, an Orlando-based vanilla provider, vanilla beans can be challenging to find, purchase and have delivered to your door in a timely manner

Thai Direct Bowls, The First Healthy, Gluten and Dairy Free Thai Restaurant in NYC

NEW YORK, N.Y., May 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Located in East Village, Thai Direct Bowls is the first healthy, gluten and dairy free Thai restaurant in New York City. Street Thai food reinvented for healthy eating, served in salad and rice bowl style, with authentic Thai flavors. All Thai bowls are gluten free and dairy free with vegan and vegetarian options

The Iconic Hospitality of New Orleans Has Transformed 15 South Ristorante on St. Armands Circle Into: THE VENUE, Music, Burgers, Bar

ST. ARMANDS CIRCLE, Fla., May 8, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Prepare to take your seat at the newest hotspot for Live Entertainment and mouth-watering dishes – right here in the heart of S. Blvd. of Presidents: THE VENUE – Music, Burgers, Bar.

Multi-Flow Industries, LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of Draft Beer Services of Atlanta, Georgia

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., May 3, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Following the acquisition of Lenox Martell (Boston) in 2017, Total Systems Control and Jordan’s Draft Services (Pittsburgh) and Main Street Beverage (Philadelphia) in 2018 and now Draft Beer Services of Atlanta, Multi-Flow is able to offer a full range of beverage dispensing and service solutions to its customers in seven new markets.

Supper on Penn Coming to Strip District

PITTSBURGH, Pa., April 23, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Specialty Group announces that experienced Chef Vincent Perri will be opening his restaurant concept “Supper on Penn” – that is currently in the Federal Galley until April 28 – to a permanent home on 1211 Penn Avenue in the Strip District.

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for THE KITCHEN DSM presented by the Justice League of Food (JLF)

DES MOINES, Iowa, April 4, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Justice League of Food will welcome supporters, partners, community leaders, and the general public to a Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration. Guests will include Governor Kim Reynolds.

The New ‘Monarch Theater’ Brings Pan Asian Cuisine and a Theatrical Flair to Williamsburg Restaurant Scene

BROOKLYN, N.Y., March 22, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A new restaurant has emerged in the former home of an avant garde theater in Williamsburg. Monarch Theater Restaurant, located at 146 Metropolitan Avenue, offers a unique and inspired collection of small- and large-plate Asian dishes, influenced by the cuisine of China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, and Thailand.

ENKI Brewing Launches Raspberry Bomb Saison, brewed for Pink Boots Collaboration Brew Day – a celebration of International Women’s Day

VICTORIA, Minn., Feb. 27, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ENKI Brewing Company announced the launch of Raspberry Bomb Saison (RBS) March 8 in its taproom, highlighting the exploding role of women in the beer business. ENKI Brewer, Kendra Gephart, created RBS using a blend of hops developed by the members of Pink Boots Society.

Denver and French Sister City Celebrate 70+ Years with Michelin Star Chef

DENVER, Colo., Feb. 20, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Denver Sister Cities International announces that Denver’s most food-savvy Francophiles will convene on March 4, 2019, at the French-inspired Coohills restaurant, a slow food-friendly eatery in LoDo, for a six-course meal with French wine pairings to honor the relationship of Brest, France, and its sister city, Denver.

Chateau Elan Hotel and Conference Center Is Rebranding Itself as, ‘Seven – Sebring Raceway Hotel’

SEBRING, Fla., Feb. 5, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — IMSA Properties and Shaner Hotel Group announced today that the Chateau Elan Hotel and Conference Center is currently undergoing rebranding and will be operating as, “Seven – Sebring Raceway Hotel” by March 2019.

Restaurant Results and Outlook Survey: Over 700 Independent Operators Share Their 2018 Results and Plans for 2019

PHOENIX, Ariz., Jan. 31, 2019 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RestaurantOwner.com has released the report of their 2019 Independent Restaurant Outlook Survey. This is the third consecutive Outlook Report which summarizes input gathered from over 700 independent restaurant owners and operators regarding their 2018 financial performance, as well as their optimism about 2019.

571 Grill and Draft House Continues to Impress Patrons both Near and Far

DAYTON, Ohio, Nov. 27, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The 571 Grill & Draft House in New Carlisle, Ohio has been in business for 18 years and the independently owned restaurant continues to carve out its name in the world of gastro pubs and draft houses. While some restaurant owners may sit on their laurels after what seemed to be an instant success with residents living north of Dayton, the owners of 571 Grill understand that you must either go big or go home.

How Much Does It Cost to Open a Restaurant? 350 Independent Restaurant Owners Share Their 2018 Startup Costs and Financial Performance

PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. 15, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RestaurantOwner.com has released the report of their 2018 Cost to Open a Restaurant Survey. The report summarizes input gathered from over 350 independent restaurant owners and operators regarding their startup costs as well as their financial performance.

Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn Unveils New Wine – Pit Master Reserve

OWENSBORO, Ky., Nov. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Two years in the making and the Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn is now ready to unveil a new sweet red wine that pairs perfectly with its award-winning barbecue. It’s called Pit Master Reserve and it’s produced by the most award-winning Kentucky winery too. It’ll make you swoon at the moon. (UPDATED)

The No. 1 Ramen restaurant in Japan MENYA MUSASHI NITEN ICHIRYU announces opening of its second North America location: in Seattle, WA

SEATTLE, Wash., Oct. 23, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The North America second location MENYA MUSASHI NITEN ICHIRYU Seattle is having a Grand Opening Special Event on Friday, November 9, 2018 in Capitol Hill, Seattle.

Calling all bands in Texas to participate in the Battle of the Bands hosted by Hub Streat Plano and Texas Select Radio

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Texas Select Radio announces the 2018 Battle of the Bands at Hub Streat, a full service Culinary Entertainment Center, featuring hand crafted cocktails, craft beer, a menu for every taste from a scratch kitchen, live entertainment and a dog friendly patio.