Today's North America Restaurant News http://www.restaurantnewsresource.com Today's North America Restaurant News from Restaurant News Resource en-us Restaurant News Resource http://www.nevistas.com/nev_logo.gif http://www.restaurantnewsresource.com support@nevistas.com POS Partners Inc Is Pleased to Welcome Tony Campisi https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article94254POS_Partners_Inc_Is_Pleased_to_Welcome_Tony_Campisi.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article94254POS_Partners_Inc_Is_Pleased_to_Welcome_Tony_Campisi.html POS Partners, Inc. is pleased to announce our newest Business Development Manager, Tony Campisi. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:06:33 EST Domino's Pizza Announces First Quarter 2017 Financial Results https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94247Domino_s_Pizza_Announces_First_Quarter______Financial_Results.html https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94247Domino_s_Pizza_Announces_First_Quarter______Financial_Results.html Domestic same store sales growth of 10.2% - International same store sales growth of 4.3% Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:36:10 EST Restaurant Technology - To Use or Not Use Technology: That's the Question https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94237Restaurant_Technology___To_Use_or_Not_Use_Technology__That_s_the_Question.html https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94237Restaurant_Technology___To_Use_or_Not_Use_Technology__That_s_the_Question.html New research finds that consumers expect technology to be part of their dining experience, but the human element is still important to them. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:04:16 EST Congress Holds Debit Card Tax Hearing https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94235Congress_Holds_Debit_Card_Tax_Hearing.html https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94235Congress_Holds_Debit_Card_Tax_Hearing.html Say it ain't so: The House is talking repeal of debit card swipe-fee protections, which keep transaction costs fair and reasonable for restaurants. Thu, 27 Apr 2017 09:58:54 EST Bloomin' Brands Announces 2017 Q1 Diluted EPS of $0.41 and Adjusted Diluted EPS of $0.54 https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94221Bloomin__Brands_Announces______Q__Diluted_EPS_of_______and_Adjusted_Diluted_EPS_of______.html https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94221Bloomin__Brands_Announces______Q__Diluted_EPS_of_______and_Adjusted_Diluted_EPS_of______.html Posts Comparable Sales at Outback Steakhouse of 1.4%; Reaffirms Full Year 2017 Guidance Including Adjusted Diluted EPS and U.S. Comparable Sales; and Repurchases $78 Million of Common Stock Year-to-Date Wed, 26 Apr 2017 17:01:04 EST Restaurant Brands International Inc. Reports First Quarter 2017 Results https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94220Restaurant_Brands_International_Inc__Reports_First_Quarter______Results.html https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94220Restaurant_Brands_International_Inc__Reports_First_Quarter______Results.html Total Revenues of $1,000.6 million versus $918.5 million in prior year period - Net Income Attributable to Common Shareholders of $50.2 million versus $50.0 million in prior year period Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:54:29 EST Brinker International Reports Third Quarter 2017 Results https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94218Brinker_International_Reports_Third_Quarter______Results.html https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94218Brinker_International_Reports_Third_Quarter______Results.html Chili's company-owned comparable restaurant sales in the third quarter of fiscal 2017 decreased 2.3 percent compared to the third quarter of fiscal 2016 but increased sequentially by 1.0 percent from the second quarter of fiscal 2017. Chili's U.S. franchise comparable restaurant sales in the third quarter of fiscal 2017 increased 0.3 percent compared to the third quarter of fiscal 2016 and also improved sequentially by 3.3 percent from the second quarter of fiscal 2017 Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:46:38 EST McDonald's Reports First Quarter 2017 Results https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94217McDonald_s_Reports_First_Quarter______Results.html https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94217McDonald_s_Reports_First_Quarter______Results.html Global comparable sales increased 4.0%, reflecting positive comparable sales in all segments while up against an extra day in 2016 due to leap year Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:40:51 EST Darden Restaurants Completes Acquisition Of Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94215Darden_Restaurants_Completes_Acquisition_Of_Cheddar_s_Scratch_Kitchen.html https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94215Darden_Restaurants_Completes_Acquisition_Of_Cheddar_s_Scratch_Kitchen.html Darden Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: DRI) this week announced that it has completed the acquisition of Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen (Cheddar's) for $780 million in an all-cash transaction from its stockholders including private equity firms L Catterton and Oak Investment Partners. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 16:34:34 EST Restaurant Trends - Growing And Emerging Concepts - Change and Activity April 25, 2017 https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94204Restaurant_Trends___Growing_And_Emerging_Concepts___Change_and_Activity_April_________.html https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94204Restaurant_Trends___Growing_And_Emerging_Concepts___Change_and_Activity_April_________.html Update from Restaurantchains.net on growing and emerging restaurant concepts Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:08:50 EST POS Partners, Inc. Is Pleased to Announce the Creation of a New Office Location in Orlando, Florida https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article94194POS_Partners__Inc__Is_Pleased_to_Announce_the_Creation_of_a_New_Office_Location_in_Orlando__Florida.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article94194POS_Partners__Inc__Is_Pleased_to_Announce_the_Creation_of_a_New_Office_Location_in_Orlando__Florida.html POS Partners, Inc. is pleased to announce their newest office location; Orlando, Florida. Managing this location is new team member Tim Lockhart. With more than 23 years of POS sales and technology experience, Tim has joined our team as a Managing Partner. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 10:44:03 EST Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Opens in Winston-Salem, North Carolina https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94179Red_Robin_Gourmet_Burgers_Opens_in_Winston_Salem__North_Carolina.html https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94179Red_Robin_Gourmet_Burgers_Opens_in_Winston_Salem__North_Carolina.html Located at the Hanes Mall, across from the Belk Department store, the newest Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews restaurant will open on May 8 at 11 a.m. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:41:55 EST Inside the Restaurant Workforce - Tapping into a Seasoned Labor Pool https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94166Inside_the_Restaurant_Workforce___Tapping_into_a_Seasoned_Labor_Pool.html https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94166Inside_the_Restaurant_Workforce___Tapping_into_a_Seasoned_Labor_Pool.html Older adults are projected to represent a much larger share of the U.S. labor force in the years ahead, and the restaurant industry workforce will likely evolve accordingly. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 11:38:02 EST Management Shuffle at The ONE Group Hospitality https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article94158Management_Shuffle_at_The_ONE_Group_Hospitality.html https://www.hotelnewsresource.com/article94158Management_Shuffle_at_The_ONE_Group_Hospitality.html Following Appointment of Manny Hilario, Board Member Richard Perlman Has Stepped Down Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:41:28 EST Play to Win with Oracle Hospitality’s Sports & Entertainment Solutions - By Eliott Simcock https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94156Play_to_Win_with_Oracle_Hospitality______s_Sports___Entertainment_Solutions___By_Eliott_Simcock.html https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94156Play_to_Win_with_Oracle_Hospitality______s_Sports___Entertainment_Solutions___By_Eliott_Simcock.html Managing a large, complex venue is no easy task. Nowadays sports fans are demanding a more personalized, relevant experience that starts before the game, continues throughout, and is ongoing even after attendees have departed. This can make the job of a venue operator challenging and will require additional tools in order to achieve exceptional fan experience. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:27:54 EST Simply Hooked Sustainable Seafood Restaurant Opens in The New York's Lower East Side https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94147Simply_Hooked_Sustainable_Seafood_Restaurant_Opens_in_The_New_York_s_Lower_East_Side.html https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94147Simply_Hooked_Sustainable_Seafood_Restaurant_Opens_in_The_New_York_s_Lower_East_Side.html Founded by MasterChef Finalist, Chef Matthias Leuliette, and experienced restaurateur Jason Linehan, Simply Hooked plans to open its first restaurant in mid-April, 2017 in New York City's Lower East Side. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:48:51 EST Pink Taco Restaurant Expands to Chicago and Miami https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94146Pink_Taco_Restaurant_Expands_to_Chicago_and_Miami.html https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94146Pink_Taco_Restaurant_Expands_to_Chicago_and_Miami.html In addition, Pink Taco is actively looking to expand by opening restaurants in other premier metropolitan areas across the United States, including New York City, Boston, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:36:47 EST Consumers Want More Control over Their Dining Experience https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94137Consumers_Want_More_Control_over_Their_Dining_Experience.html https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94137Consumers_Want_More_Control_over_Their_Dining_Experience.html Whether it involves seating, time of service or access to technology, consumers say they want more choice when they dine out. Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:16:04 EST Survey Has Some Bad News for Restaurant Industry - Nation’s Restaurant News https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94132Survey_Has_Some_Bad_News_for_Restaurant_Industry___Nation______s_Restaurant_News.html https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94132Survey_Has_Some_Bad_News_for_Restaurant_Industry___Nation______s_Restaurant_News.html AlixPartners study shows consumers, worried about costs, want to cut back on dining Thu, 20 Apr 2017 12:18:20 EST Luby's Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2017 Results https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94121Luby_s_Reports_Second_Quarter_Fiscal______Results.html https://www.restaurantnewsresource.com/article94121Luby_s_Reports_Second_Quarter_Fiscal______Results.html Same-store sales decreased 3.8% Wed, 19 Apr 2017 17:07:02 EST