Restaurant Hotel and Hospitality News - Page 7

Page 7 of Restaurant Hotel and Hospitality News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



New Survey Provides Insights from Users of Over 80 Restaurant Point of Sale Systems

HOUSTON, Texas, Sept. 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RestaurantOwner.com, a membership website for independent restaurant operators, has released, on their website, the results of a detailed survey of their members’ experiences with their current point of sale systems. Over 1,100 individual independent operators participated and provided detailed feedback on over 80 different POS systems.

Premium Spanish Obsello Absinthe Sweeps West and East Coast

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Obsello, an authentic Spanish absinthe verte, is quickly becoming recognized as the highest quality absinthe available to U.S. consumers. Obsello officially launched last month in San Francisco and has been picked up by scores of upscale restaurants, bars and night clubs in S.F., Los Angeles, and, now, New York.

Hyatt Hotels and Resorts Teams with Athletic-Minded Traveler(R) to Add Customized Run Routes to Its Stayfit@Hyatt Program

CHICAGO, Ill., Sept. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Athletic-Minded Traveler(R) today announced that Hyatt Hotels & Resorts’ North American properties will provide jogging and fitness-walking guests with palm-size route cards designed by Athletic-Minded Traveler(R), a leading healthy-travel and lifestyle media firm. Hyatt is the first major hospitality company to partner with Athletic-Minded Traveler and will feature the maps as part of the StayFit@Hyatt program at participating Hyatt Regency and Grand Hyatt properties.

Mobile Couponing Company Competes for Best New Technology Product

ORLANDO, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — PlumReward, LLC announces that they have been invited to compete in the New Product Gallery to be held at the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Show in Orlando from September 5 to September 7 at the Orange County Convention Center. There are several categories: one being for best new technology. That’s the category where PlumReward fits in.

EMRG Media, LLC Launches Hotel Division to Meet Growing Event Planning Demand

NEW YORK, N.Y., July 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — EMRG Media, LLC, New York’s leading event planning and marketing company, announced today the launch of its hotel division in New York City. This new division is in response to a growing hotel-industry clientele. Over the last eight years, EMRG Media has conducted event planning and marketing for New York’s premier restaurants, event spaces, nightclubs and lounges. Now, they will be adding hotels to their exclusive client roster.

Opposites Attract – Sporting Resort and Spa Provides Best of Both Worlds

SWAINSBORO, Ga., June 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Imagine a getaway that provides sporting adventure and spa relaxation. Consider being in a rustic environment that is also luxurious. Delight in a place that caters to the need for fresh air as much as the desire for gourmet dining. These seeming opposites come together splendidly at Flat Creek Lodge in Southeast Georgia.

North Carolina Restaurant Reacts to Current Economic Times

ASHEVILLE, N.C., May 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s no secret that current economic times are challenging. Gas prices continue to soar and healthcare insurance is at an all-time high. Consumer confidence continues to fluctuate and business owners must find ways to retain and grow their current customer base. Vincenzo’s Ristorante and Bistro in Asheville, N.C. has altered its business model to help its customers ride out the storm.

Authentic Italian Restaurant, Bellini Italian Bistro, has now Opened at 510 Ocean Drive, South Beach

MIAMI, Fla., May 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gourmet Cuisine enthusiasts may now enjoy some of the finest Italian food and delicacies in Miami. At Bellini you will find delicious and simple Italian food that hopefully tastes as good as you remember from your last trip to Italy. The restaurant owner, Diego Ucciferri’s philosophy is as easy as it is straightforward – ‘use the best local ingredients as simply as possible and serve them with flourish and pleasure.’

Three Lakes Resort Gives Mom a Well-Deserved Vacation

THREE LAKES, Wis., April 30 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Northernaire Resort and Spa is proud to announce their ‘Mother’s Day Enter to Win’ contest running through May 7, 2008. Entrants are asked to describe, in 500 words or less, why their mother deserves to win a two night stay in one of Northernaire’s fully-appointed luxury suites and pampering at the spa, which includes a relaxing massage and facial.

Lake Geneva Resort Gives Mom a Well-Deserved Vacation

LAKE GENEVA, Wis., April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Cove of Lake Geneva All-Suite Resort and Conference Center is proud to announce their ‘Mother’s Day Enter to Win’ contest running through May 5, 2008. Entrants are asked to describe, in 500 words or less, why their mother deserves to win a two night stay in one of The Cove’s fully-appointed luxury suites.

Net Rate Hotel Program for Travel Agents

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today, Fare Buzz launched a new, dynamic, web-based hotel booking engine – an industry first – allowing travel professionals to book hotels at net rates in over 100,000 hotel and resort properties.

New Software Program Offers Solution to Recordkeeping for Gratuity Based Income Employees and Employers in the Restaurant and Hospitality Industries

PHILADELPHIA, Pa., April 1 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — J.M. Wick and Associates, Inc. has announced the release of P.I.T.: Personalized Income Tracking, a software program exclusively designed for personal at-home use of tracking tips for employees whose income is gratuity based, in addition to meeting the tip reporting needs of employers in the restaurant and hospitality industries.

Metrofunk.com Launches Club Metrofunk

NEW YORK, N.Y., March 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Metrofunk (Metrofunk.com), the first metropolitan based online social network built by trendsetters for trendsetters, announced today that they will celebrate the company’s launch into public beta on Wednesday, March 19th at Club Metrofunk, located at 532 West 27th Street. If the address sounds familiar, that is because it is the address of the popular Manhattan nightclub, Home.

Renewed Hilton Hawaiian Lagoon in Waikiki Makes a Splash

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Jan. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hawaii’s largest hotel, the Hilton Hawaiian Village in Waikiki has finally completed its long-awaited lagoon revitalization project, according to Travel Hawaii LLC, a leading Hawaii Internet booking service. The project has transformed the once murky, uninviting pond into a delightful 5 acre swimming and recreation center, open not only to guests of the Hilton Hawaiian Village, but to the general public as well.

2007: The Best Hotel Gyms in the U.S.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Dec. 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Athletic-Minded Traveler LLC, a San Diego-based active lifestyle media company that operates the largest healthy travel site on the web, released today its 2007 ranking of ‘The Best Hotel Gyms in the U.S.’ The Top 10 hotel gyms received the company’s recommendation after ongoing research of over 3,500 hotels and anonymous personal tours by the editorial staff

The Best Letter for Nomination Wins a Free Weekend’s Stay at Northern Wisconsin’s Newest Luxury Resort and Spa

THREE LAKES, Wis. – Dec. 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The owners of The Northernaire Resort & Spa, popular resort in Three Lake, WI, are inviting the public to send in letters in about a family member, or friend, that you feel really deserves to be pampered. Send a letter to the beautiful northwoods retreat and tell them why someone you know deserves extra special treatment.

Innovative Hawaii Hotel Construction Database Helps Consumers

HONOLULU, Hawaii – Nov. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Travel Hawaii LLC, a Hawaii-based Internet travel agency, has developed a database of Hawaii hotel construction and renovation projects designed to help consumers ‘know before they go.’ Customers can view all current construction projects and choose when it’s best to schedule a Hawaii vacation and which hotels will be ‘construction free.’

Concierge Condo: The Residences at Biltmore Redefines Luxury Hotel Accommodations

ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Oct. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — While many Americans are receiving more vacation time, they are taking less time off. So, vacation planning and business travel is more important than ever. The Residences at Biltmore, located in the heart of Asheville, N.C., is re-inventing the importance of stress-free vacation days and efficient business stays.

Text Messaging Reduces Restaurant Wait Time

BOSTON, Mass. – May 15 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LocaModa Inc., pioneers of interactive out-of-home media, today announced their web-enabled mobile game platform for the hospitality industry. LocaModa’s interactive platform reduces perceived wait time for customers by engaging them in games using their cell phones as controllers. The games are designed to be played on large digital displays in cafes, mall food courts, fast food restaurants and theme parks. Web users can join into the same games being played in locations.

Naked Romans Creating a Stir in Salem’s Best Italian Restaurant

SALEM, N.H. – Apr. 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Customers shocked, owner and staff amused. Ever since being voted Salem’s ‘Best Italian Restaurant’ last August by the readership of the Salem Observer, there has been a buzz surrounding Salem’s own Paradiso Italiano, and one need look no further than the crowded deli to see why. Everyone is talking about Naked Romans.

Celebrity Chef Named Executive of Bolo Curry Indian Restaurant

JERSEY CITY, N.J. – Mar. 27 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bolo Curry announces its grand opening scheduled for Thursday, April 5 at 5:00 p.m. Executive Chef Panna Lal Sharma will lead the way and has cooked for three presidents of India and also for the former Prime Minister of India, Indira Gandhi.

Perkins and Marie Callender’s Inc. Expands Tibersoft IQ Solution for Food Cost Control

WESTBOROUGH, Mass. – Dec. 7 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tibersoft, the leading provider of trading partner intelligence solutions for the foodservice industry, announced that Perkins Restaurants will rollout the Tibersoft IQ solution across all their 480 locations. The Restaurant Company, Operator and Franchisor of Perkins Restaurants, recently acquired Marie Callender’s Pie Shops, Inc. and will expand that already successful Tibersoft rollout.

Moonlite Bar-B-Q Serves Up Kentucky Tradition and The Best Barbecue In The State

OWENSBORO, Ky. – Sept. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn, a Kentucky tradition in Owensboro since 1963, was voted the best Barbecue in Kentucky by ‘Kentucky Monthly’ for the third straight year and the fifth out of the last seven years.

Tibersoft IQ Delivers Rapid Results – Case Study Program Shows Significant ROI for Buffets, McAlister’s and Delaware North Companies

WESTBOROUGH, MA – July 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tibersoft, the expert in food cost control systems for the foodservice industry, announced today the rapid adoption and ROI (return on investment) of its flagship product Tibersoft IQ for three more clients, all leaders in the foodservice industry, including Buffets, Inc., McAlister’s Deli and Delaware North Companies.

Passport Restaurants Announces Openings of New York NY Fresh Deli Restaurants

ORLANDO, FL – July 13 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Passport Restaurants, Inc. (OTC PSPR: PK, Frankfurt PPU) today announced that its subsidiary, New York NY Fresh Deli, opened two new restaurants in Dallas and Las Vegas, during its second quarter ending July 9, 2006.

B-Man’s Blends ‘Humor’ with ‘Hummus’ on April Fool’s Day

PASADENA, CA – Mar. 29 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Local restaurant favorite, B-Man’s Teriyaki & Burgers, will celebrate April Fool’s Day with a thematic prank. In the spirit of the one-day a year when practical jokes are the norm, B-Man’s will trade Teriyaki for Greek fare, bringing the tastes of Greece to Pasadena on April Fools Day. Owner Byron Takeuchi, will falsely claim a sudden change of management, promoting the new B-Man’s Greek Cafe with outdoor banners. Inside, customers will be greeted by the sights and sounds of Greece, including a parade of delicious Greek menu items to be served from 10am – 10pm.

Thousands of Americans Act on Their Dreams to Open Their Own Restaurants

PARKVILLE, MO – Mar. 3 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Last year, 55,659 business licenses were issued nationwide for new restaurants. For thousands of Americans, these business licenses represent the first step to make the dream of their own restaurant a reality. New restaurants are the lifeblood of the restaurant industry, as well as the lifeblood of ‘Restaurant Startup & Growth,’ the magazine written specifically for these entrepreneurs.

Chef Oliver Saucy Celebrates His 20th Anniversary at Cafe Maxx and Discusses the Modern American Cuisine

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — This year marks Oliver Saucy’s twentieth anniversary as the Executive Chef of Darrel & Oliver’s Cafe Maxx. The world renowned South Florida restaurant, which was once a question on Jeopardy, has been at the culinary forefront thanks to Saucy’s inspired creations. During these past two decades, the award-winning celebrity chef has sculpted his own style of Modern American Cuisine.

Tibersoft Announces Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Chooses Tibersoft IQ Solution for Supply Chain Cost Control

WESTBOROUOGH, MA – Feb. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Tibersoft, the expert in food cost control systems for the foodservice industry, announced that Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc., the casual dining company that serves up wholesome, fun, feel-good experiences by offering its guests high-quality gourmet burgers and innovative menu items in a family-friendly environment, will utilize Tibersoft IQ to provide timely and accurate product movement information.

Arecont Systems, Inc. Targets Franchise Restaurant Industry for Building Automation System

TUCSON, AZ – Oct. 21 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Arecont Systems, Inc., a leading manufacturer of commercial and industrial facility automation systems, has distinguished themselves from their competitors by taking a non-traditional approach to new customers. Arecont Vice President, Michael Burdett says “Everyone knows that building automation systems are a necessity in large commercial and industrial facilities. Our solutions are excellent in these applications too; however very few companies can offer cost-effective solutions to small commercial businesses that frequently operate on narrow margins and can’t wait for a 10 year ROI.”

Moonlite Bar-B-Q Voted Best Barbecue in Kentucky

OWENSBORO, KY – September 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn, a Kentucky tradition in Owensboro since 1963, was voted the best Barbecue in Kentucky by ‘Kentucky Monthly’ and ‘Kentucky Living’ magazines.

Big Fat Greek Fundraiser for The Little Red Wagon Guild & Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC)

ORANGE, Calif. – June 2 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Daphne’s Greek Cafe in Orange is hosting a grand opening event on Thursday, June 2nd from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The event, a Big Fat Greek Fundraiser benefiting the Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC), will be held at the new location in the Village at Orange, 1500 East Village Way. The public is invited to dine and donate at Daphne’s for fresh, fast and delicious contemporary Greek food. Daphne’s Greek Cafe will donate 20 percent of sales on June 2nd to CHOC!

Media Alert: Schnack’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Memorial Day (May 30th) in Brooklyn NY

BROOKLYN, NY – May 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Schnack Restaurant (www.schnackdog.com) is proud to announce its 1st Annual Stahl-Meyer Hot Dog Eating Contest, sponsored by Ferris Stahl-Meyer. The contest will start at 1pm at Schnack, 122 Union St., Brooklyn, NY 11231. Additional sponsors include: NY Water Taxi, American Stevedoring, Jever Pilsener Beer & Caputo’s Bakery.

From Restaurant Dreamer to Restaurant Owner: Thousands of Americans Start Their Own Restaurants

PARKVILLE, MO – May 11 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In 2004, more than 57,000 business licenses were issued for new restaurants nationwide. Applying for a business license is often the first step that turns a restaurant dreamer into a restaurant owner. ‘Restaurant Startup & Growth’ magazine tracks these statistics since the magazine is written exclusively for this entrepreneurial group.

Corporate Safe Specialists to Display New Self Check-out Solution at KioskCom.com Booth# 1023

POSEN, Ill. — (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Corporate Safe Specialists (CSS), one of the largest suppliers of safes and cash handling systems to the U.S. retail and restaurant communities will demonstrate the latest advancements in automated cash handling and self service technology at the 2005 KioskCom.com Exposition. At Booth# 1023, CSS will display its revolutionary ‘SOS,’ a self check-out solution that enables customers to order food and/or pay for merchandise using their preferred method of payment. The KioskCom.com conference will be held April 18 – 20, 2005 at the Las Vegas Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino.

B-Man’s Cooks Up ‘Irie’ Surprise On April Fools Day

PASADENA, Calif. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Local restaurant favorite, B-Man’s Teriyaki and Burgers (www.bmans.com), will celebrate April Fools Day with a thematic prank. In the spirit of the one-day a year when practical jokes are the norm, B-Man’s will trade Teriyaki for Caribbean spices, bringing the tastes of Jamaica to Pasadena on April Fools Day. Owner Byron Takeuchi, will falsely claim a sudden change of management, promoting the new B-MON’s Jamaican Cafe with outdoor banners. Inside, customers will be greeted by the sights and sounds of Jamaica, including delicious Jamaican menu items to be served from 10am – 11 pm.

McAlister’s Deli Caters To Franchisees With The Tibersoft IQ Cost Control Solution

WESTBOROUGH, MA /Send2Press Newswire/ — Tibersoft (www.tibersoft.com), the expert in food chain cost control systems, announced today that McAlister’s Corporation, the rapidly growing Mississippi-based quick-casual chain, will implement the Tibersoft IQ solution. The Tibersoft cost control system will provide total visibility of purchasing activity across McAlister’s 23 company-owned and 130 franchise locations in the chain’s ‘own data language.’

Wildfire Lighting and Visual Effects Take Phoenix’s New Club Palazzo from Wedding Days into Disco Nights

LOS ANGELES, Calif. and PHOENIX, Az. /Send2Press Newswire/ — Wildfire Lighting and Visual Effects (www.wildfirefx.com), a world leader in the creation of ultraviolet visual effects for themed architectural and entertainment based venues, today announced that they will provide UV sensitive dual- image scenic art and high powered UV lighting fixtures for world renowned designer Steven Rodgers’ new club Palazzo, Phoenix’s premiere wedding spot and now hottest nightclub.