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As restaurant owners and operators consider the addition of catering programs to boost sales, companies such as MonkeyMedia Software are offering programs designed to handle the order-to-delivery process. Monkey Media was showcasing its software platform for catering, bakery and commissary operations in booth No.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Yum! Brands Inc., parent company of Pizza Hut, KFC and Taco Bell, has announced that it will offer a cash tender offer to purchase up to $150 million of its 7.7 percent Senior Notes due July 1, 2012.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The outlook for the restaurant industry improved in March, as the National Restaurant Association's comprehensive index of restaurant activity rose for the third consecutive month.
DALLAS -- Current Energy, a Dallas-based provider of energy efficiency solutions for commercial and residential customers, will install its Energy and Operational Management System in all future Boston's The Gourmet Pizza restaurant locations throughout the United States, the company has...
MELVILLE, N.Y. -- Sbarro Inc.
Great Falls Tribune (Montana): A former pizzeria employee has pleaded guilty to embezzling nearly $13,000 from Howard's Pizza in Great Falls. A co-owner of the restaurant suspected the theft after he noticed 13 deposits that should have been made were missing.
CHICAGO — Rising unemployment, eroding consumer confidence, market volatility and other economic concerns will take a toll on the restaurant industry in 2009, according to a new report from market research company The NPD Group. Total restaurant industry traffic was...
LOS ANGELES -- California Pizza Kitchen Inc. has announced that management will be presenting at the Raymond James Institutional Investors Conference in Orlando, Fla., on March 11 at 1:40 p.m.
LYNDEN, Wash. -- Point-of-sale provider SpeedLine Solutions Inc. has released SpeedLine POS 6.0, the company has announced.
BOSTON -- Uno Restaurant Holdings Corp., operator and franchisor of Uno Chicago Grill restaurants, will host a conference call for investors, analysts and portfolio managers on Feb. 10 at 11 a.m.
Daily Herald (Provo, Utah): When Bill Vint found a bank deposit bag filled with $450 in cash and checks, he did the right thing. He returned the bag to the manager of 5 Buck Pizza in Cedar City, Utah.
COMMERCE TOWNSHIP, Mich. -- Papa Romano's and Mr.
New York Post: The Department of Taxation and Finance in New York hopes to raise $30 million from pizzerias, used-car dealers and other cash-heavy businesses who may have underestimated their sales-tax payments. The department mailed 10,000 letters to small business...
BALTIMORE — The Mid-Atlantic Food, Beverage and Lodging Expo, to be held Sept. 17-18 at the Baltimore Convention Center, will offer attendees the know how they need to keep their businesses efficient and profitable through twelve free educational seminars.
Wall Street Journal: Uno Restaurant Holdings Corp., the parent of the 200-unit Uno Chicago Grill chain, will skip a bond payment on Friday as it tries to negotiate financial breathing room. Uno's same-store sales were down 7.7 percent in the first quarter of 2008.
CHICAGO — Block cheese prices on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange took a sharp jump last week, averaging $2.21 per pound, up 16 cents from an average of $2.05 per pound the previous week. Block cheese closed at $2.12 per pound Monday, climbing to a closing price of $2.13 per pound Tuesday.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Domino's Pizza has appointed Wendy A.
BOSTON — Uno Restaurant Holdings Corp., the parent company of Uno Chicago Grill, has named Louie Psallidas senior vice president and chief financial officer. Psallidas will be responsible for all aspects of the company's financial operations, including transactions related to enhancing capitalization and long-term company growth.
CHICAGO — Although block cheese prices on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange trended lower during the shortened trading week ended March 20, prices showed signs of a rebound later in the week. Prices averaged $1.77 per pound for the week, down five cents from an average of $1.82 the previous week.