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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.

New York City Takes ‘Closed’ Signs Down, Businesses Open Safer, Stronger

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., March 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hospitality businesses including dining establishments, the event industry, and the rest of New York City’s businesses are not only poised for a strong comeback, it’s already underway. The Academy for Hospitality Arts (AHA) will be presenting on COVID-19 safety at a free virtual conference next week as a part of this mission.

AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar Announces its Spring Fling Cobia Tournament Dates

DESTIN, Fla., March 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s time to break out that fishing gear. AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar is hosting its Spring Fling Cobia Tournament from April 2-3, 2021. And, this year’s event benefits two of its favorite non-profits, the Destin Fishing Museum and Kids on the Coast Foundation. Proceeds from the tournament will be split between the two.

Clear Sky Resorts Launches Unique Luxury Sky Domes at two National Parks in Western U.S. in 2021

TEMPE, Ariz., March 2, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Clear Sky Resorts announces the launch of America’s first and only resort of its kind with the June 2021 grand openings of our properties at two of the most coveted vacation destinations in the West – Grand Canyon National Park and Glacier National Park.

Ori’Zaba’s Scratch Mexican Grill Gives Parents the Break They Deserve with Family Friendly Sundays

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Feb. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ori’Zaba’s Scratch Mexican Grill has created a new, welcoming atmosphere for families every Sunday. The upgraded Sunday dining experience, gives busy parents a much-needed break from daily meal prep, giving kids a yummy dine-in experience where they can be themselves; pajamas and comfy attire are encouraged!

Las Vegas Latin Ghost Kitchen, Melita’s Table, Defies Odds And Expands Offering Dine-In Restaurant Experience In 2021

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Feb. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Melita’s Table, a popular ghost kitchen serving authentic and original Latin meals, has expanded from delivery-only, to now offer a restaurant dining experience.

EATYALL Launches New Program that Provides Resources to Chefs and Sampling Opportunities for Farmers

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss., Feb. 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EATYALL founders, Andy and Marianna Chapman, plan to send hundreds of Chef Care Packages to hardworking chefs in 2021. The Chapmans have built relationships with chefs around the globe for over a decade, assisting them in their search for better ingredients.

Eternal NYC Restaurant Week: Doctor LASEK’s Anecdote

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Jan. 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Park Avenue LASEK shared today the person behind the continuity of the exuberant NYC Restaurant Week for all these years: Emil Chynn. New York restaurant week is one of the most famous institutions for food enthusiasts in the United States.

Olea Kiosks, Inc. Announces Manufacturing Expansion, Engineering Growth

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Jan. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Olea Kiosks, Inc., a visionary provider of self-service kiosk solutions, today announced expansion of its manufacturing and engineering capacity in Los Angeles, Calif. This expansion enables Olea to continue to grow its customer base, partnerships, and OEM relationships to provide faster time to market and greater operational agility.

AJ’s 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Brunch at Fort Walton Beach and Grayton Beach Locations

FORT WALTON BEACH and GRAYTON BEACH, Fla., Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — AJ’s Restaurant Group is celebrating their 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Brunch at two of their locations on the Emerald Coast. AJ’s on the Bayou on Sunday, February 7; and AJ’s Grayton Beach on Sunday, February 14. Brunch at both locations will begin at 10 a.m. featuring New Orleans favorites such as Mardi Gras Omelette, Beignets, Bread Pudding, Jambalaya, Etouffee, with a crawfish boil starting at 12 p.m.

Pandemic Safety Training from Academy for Hospitality Arts Helps Make Hospitality Safer Than Ever Before

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., Jan. 13, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Academy for Hospitality Arts (AHA) has launched COVID-19 safety training courses to help hospitality workers prepare for re-openings. Foodservice professionals can now ensure hotels and restaurants reopen and remain open safely. Even while vaccine distribution is underway, COVID-19 remains an issue for dining establishments.

Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA) Exhibiting NRF 2021 Chapter One Virtual Tradeshow

DENVER, Colo., Sept. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Visit NRF 2021 Chapter One next week and meet with the Kiosk Association. The dates are January 12-14, 19, 21 and 22, 2021. The Kiosk Association (KMA) is the global organization focused on improving self-service for customers and employees through kiosks, digital signage, lockers, and more.

New Study Reveals Fibercare Cleaning Services Save Hotels Money, Energy and Contributes to Healthier Environment

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In September 2020, Robert Mapleton, owner, RPM Energy Consulting, LLC performed an independent study at an Extended Stay America hotel to determine the effect of cleaning the coils of the hotel’s guestroom packaged terminal air conditioner (PTAC) units on cooling energy usage. The test was used to determine whether Fibercare PTAC cleaning service results in lower energy costs.

StallStash Demand Grows as Focus on Public Restroom Cleanliness Increases

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Jan. 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — From schools and restaurants to healthcare facilities and airports, management is working to find solutions to minimize viral spread by providing cleaner and safer restrooms for their visitors and employees. And, StallStash is working to meet that demand.

Stacey’s Old Faithful Bar and Steakhouse Re-Opens Today

GALLATIN GATEWAY, Mont., Dec. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The legendary Stacey’s Old Faithful Bar & Steakhouse in Gallatin Gateway is reopening, following a change in ownership and making updates. Stacey’s is an authentic western bar and steakhouse serving up a stiff drink, a hearty meal, and live music for over 60 years- and they plan on keeping it that way.

Tapcheck Helps Employers Unlock New Financial Options for Employees with Easy-to-Integrate Earned Wage Access Application

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 16, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tapcheck, a simple and easy-to-integrate financial wellness benefit that allows employers to give employees the ability to access their earned wages before payday, has experienced strong growth since first launching. In 2020 alone, Tapcheck saw 863% growth, with exponential adoption in the in-home care and quick-service restaurant (QSR) industries.

Kiosk Manufacturer Association Announces PCI Compliance for Unattended Self-Service Kiosks

WESTMINSTER, Colo., Dec. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA), the leading unattended self-service kiosk association established in 1995, today announced the launch of new initiatives in the PCI Compliance space for unattended self-service kiosks.

Olea Kiosks, Inc. Announces Strategic Partnership with UrVenue

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Olea Kiosks, Inc., a visionary provider of self-service kiosk solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with UrVenue, the leading hospitality technology platform that powers commerce, enhances the guest experience and monetizes a resort’s real estate.

Recovery Rye Whiskey Raises Over $15,000 For Hospitality Workers Across Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Dec. 9, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nationally Syndicated Radio Host Tony Katz, Blend Bar Cigar proprietor Corey Johnston and Crossroad Vintners’ Nolan Smith have raised over $15,000 for hospitality workers in Indiana with the 2020 release of their rye whiskey, “Recovery Rye.”

AJ’s Grayton Beach along with Road Dogg Rescue Hosting Free Holiday Photos with ‘Santa Paws’

SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla., Dec. 2, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This Sunday, December 6, AJ’s Grayton Beach will be holding a special holiday photo event with “Santa Paws.” Santa will be on site at AJ’s Grayton Beach from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m. for guests to take pictures with their fury four legged friends.

Massachusetts’ Entrepreneurs Team Up to Deliver ‘Hope’ and ‘Faith’ this Thanksgiving

FALL RIVER, Mass., Nov. 20, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This Thanksgiving, Gary Simons of Simply Simons restaurant in Swansea, MA, and Peter Moubayed, owner of NorthEast Fleece in Fall River, MA, will deliver homemade hot turkey dinners, warm fleece blankets and a much-needed message of hope.

Registered Nurse and Marijuana Mom Debi Madaio Launches Change.org Petition Requesting New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Grant a Recreational Cannabis License to Her NJWeedman’s Joint Eatery

TRENTON, N.J., Nov. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On Election Day, November 3, 2020, New Jersey became yet another state to legalize marijuana. With big corporate cannabis companies already moving to secure an edge in this new market, one small shop owner is hoping to make her voice heard and secure her piece of the pot pie. Debi Madaio, is the co-owner of NJWeedman’s Joint, a popular marijuana-themed eatery, located in Trenton.