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The Wendy’s Company to Report First Quarter 2021 Results on May 12

DUBLIN, OH (StLouisRestaurantReview) The Wendy’s Company (Nasdaq: WEN) will release its first-quarter 2021 results before the market opens on Wednesday, May 12.  The Company will host a conference call that same day at 8:30 a.m. ET, and a simultaneous webcast.  The related presentation materials will be publicly available on the Company’s Investor Relations website at www.irwendys.com.  The live conference call will also be available by telephone at (866) 211-4759 for domestic callers and (647) 689-6752 for international callers.  Continue reading The Wendy’s Company to Report First Quarter 2021 Results on May 12 at St. Louis Restaurant Review.

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Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar Upcoming Weekend Specials

BALLWIN, MO (StLouisRestaurantReview) Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar has announced the menu specials for the upcoming weekend, April 16th thru April 18th.  Candicci’s is known for their specials, live music, and holiday buffet specials, and more. Weekend Specials – April 16th – April 18th Appetizer Specials Arancini – $9.99 -Four Homemade Risotto Balls breaded and deep-fried served with marinara for dipping Entrée Specials – All Entrées Served with our Italian House Salad Beef Wellington – $24.99 -Tender steak wrapped in puff pastry served with Italian Potatoes and Roasted Vegetables Pescatore (Seafood Paradise) – $21.99 -Shrimp, Clams, Scallops, and Mussels in a rich marinara sauce on a bed of Linguini Bob’s Famous Fried Chicken – $18.99 -Four-piece chicken dinner served with coleslaw and

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TGI Fridays® Enhances Indoor Dining Safety

TGI Fridays® Enhances Indoor Dining Safety with Newly Installed Air Purifying Systems The New Treatment System Neutralizes 99.9% of COVID-19 Particles. DALLAS, TX (StLouisRestaurantReview) TGI Fridays®, the iconic restaurant brand known as the authority on bringing good food and good times, has become one of the first restaurant-and-bar brands to implement a long-term solution for the enhanced health and safety of its guests and employees with state-of-the-art air treatment systems.  To date, Fridays have rolled out the system in their company-owned restaurants, which is more than half of their 300+ domestic restaurants.  Continue reading TGI Fridays® Enhances Indoor Dining Safety at St. Louis Restaurant Review.

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Smoothie King Reports 18% Same-Store Sales Growth During Q1

Smoothie King Reports Outstanding 18% Same-Store Sales Growth During Q1 Global Franchise Leader in Healthy Lifestyle Smoothies is off to a Hot Start in 2021, Opening 32 Stores and Receiving Signed Agreements for 71 Future Stores DALLAS, TX (StLouisRestaurantReview) After closing out the second half of last year with 12.2% sales growth, Smoothie King announced today it continued its impressive pace during the first quarter of 2021.  The world leader in healthy smoothies experienced a record-breaking 18% same-store sales increase year-over-year for the first quarter, received 24 signed franchise agreements to develop 71 stores, and welcomed nine franchisees into the system. Continue reading Smoothie King Reports 18% Same-Store Sales Growth During Q1 at St. Louis Restaurant Review.

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Domino’s® – Nuro Launch Autonomous Pizza Delivery with On-Road Robot

Select Houston customers can have Domino’s delivered via R2, Nuro’s custom, autonomous vehicle, starting this week. ANN ARBOR, MI (StLouisRestaurantReview) Domino’s (NYSE: DPZ), the largest pizza company globally based on global retail sales, and Nuro, the leading self-driving delivery company, is launching autonomous pizza delivery in Houston. Beginning this week, select customers who place a prepaid order on dominos.com on certain days and times from Domino’s in Woodland Heights, located at 3209 Houston Avenue, can choose to have their pizza delivered by Nuro’s R2 robot. Continue reading Domino’s® – Nuro Launch Autonomous Pizza Delivery with On-Road Robot at St. Louis Restaurant Review.

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Candicci’s Restaurant Announces Mother’s Day Brunch 2021

BALLWIN, MO (StLouisRestaurantReview) St. Louis Restaurant Directory reported that Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar released information about their Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet – 2021.  Candicci’s Restaurant has been in business for more than 40+ years serving authentic Italian cuisines to the St. Louis region.  They are known for their holiday buffet specials. To clarify their release, the food is plated and served in their kitchen to protect customers and employees.  Safety has been a top priority since the beginning of the pandemic, and no cases have been reported from Candicci’s up to this date. Continue reading Candicci’s Restaurant Announces Mother’s Day Brunch 2021 at St. Louis Restaurant Review.

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Chipotle Mexican Grill – Free Degrees to Employees

Chipotle To Offer Free Degrees In Agriculture, Culinary, And Hospitality To Employees Nearly 100-degree options available at ten universities as part of the brand’s debt-free degree program NEWPORT BEACH, CA (StLouisRestaurantReview) Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) today announced it would offer debt-free degrees in Agriculture, Culinary, and Hospitality to all eligible employees in partnership with Guild Education, the leading education and upskilling company in the country.  After only 120 days of employment, employees are eligible to pursue degrees from leading nonprofit, accredited universities, including The University of Arizona, Bellevue University, Brandman University, Paul Quinn College, Southern New Hampshire University, Wilmington University, the University of Denver, and soo

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National Restaurant Association Restaurant Revitalization Fund FAQ

New Information Released in National Restaurant Association Restaurant Revitalization Fund FAQ Washington, DC (StLouisRestaurantReview) Today the National Restaurant Association released a new Restaurant Revitalization Fund Grant Program FAQ that answers some of the most common operator questions.  Many of these questions have been submitted to the Association through its new Q&A email, rrf@restaurant.org. The FAQ will be updated as details are released by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). A few of the new items to highlight: Details are emerging on the new covered period, which might be extended to 14 additional months (as allowed by the legislation) until March 11, 2023. “Eligible entity” definition may have a new context for bakeries, breweries, brewpubs, distilleries, t

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National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation News

National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation Puts Restaurant Worker Futures Back on Track Constellation Brands makes a $1.75 million commitment to NRAEF’s “Restaurants Advance” campaign. WASHINGTON, DC (StLouisRestaurantReview) The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today the launch of “Restaurants Advance,” a national fundraising campaign to help current and future restaurant workers access the education and training they need to put their job or career back on track.  Constellation Brands, a leading beverage alcohol company, has committed $1.75M to support the NRAEF and its Restaurants Advance initiative as the industry continues to rebuild and reopen after COVID-19. Since March 2020, over two million workers have lost their jobs, salaries,

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Critical Restaurant Management Tasks

Critical Restaurant Management Tasks that commonly get lost by restaurant owners and managers ST LOUIS, MO (StLouisRestaurantReview) Owning or managing a restaurant has never been easy with many moving parts to any establishment, long hours, and high customer demands to achieve high customer satisfaction.  High customer satisfaction is critical in this high-tech era that we live in.  Customers will most likely not tell you about their dissatisfaction but go online and post their complaints, costing you thousands of dollars in lost revenue.  Yelp has reported that one negative review can damage a restaurant as much as $20,000 annually. As a restaurant owner/manager, it is easy to get lost in the daily operations and forget about some of the most critical tasks demanded by every business.  W

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Pizza World Announces New Menu Items

ST LOUIS, MO (StLouisRestaurantReview) A locally-owned national pizza franchise company, Pizza World (PW), has released new menu items.  They have four locations in the St. Louis region, starting with Granite City, Belleville, Shrewsbury, and Creve Coeur, MO.  PW is known for its gourmet pizzas featuring flavors from around the world.  They are among the few restaurant franchises that have grown in the past year.  Their locations are increased sales and continue to add new locations. Pizza World announces new menu items as follows: New Wing Sauces – Pizza World’s Spicy BBQ, Mango Habanero, Nashville Hot, Boom Boom Sauce, and Pizza World’s own Dry Rub Baja Taco Salad – choice of seasoned chicken or taco meat n a bed of leaf lettuce topped with tomato, red onions, mozzarella, cheddar cheese,

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Domino’s Pizza – Recapitalization Transaction

ANN ARBOR, MI (StLouisRestaurantReview) Domino’s Pizza, Inc. (NYSE: DPZ), the largest pizza company in the world based on retail sales, today announced that certain of its subsidiaries intend to complete a recapitalization transaction, which will include the refinancing of a portion of their outstanding securitization debt with a new series of securitized debt.  The Company also expects these subsidiaries to enter into a new variable funding note facility. The Company’s subsidiaries intend to issue $1.5 billion of new securitized notes (the “2021 Notes”) and to use the proceeds to prepay and retire in full approximately $291 million in aggregate principal amount of the Company’s 2017-1 Floating Rate Senior Secured Notes, Class A-2-I at par, prepay and retire in full approximately $582 mill

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McDonald’s® – National Caramel Day – Caramel Brownie McFlurry®

McDonald’s® Makes National Caramel Day Worth Celebrating by Revealing New Caramel Brownie McFlurry® Kick off the countdown, our latest twist on a fan-favorite hits menus nationwide for a limited time on May 3 CHICAGO, IL (StLouisRestaurantReview) We love giving our fans any excuse to make an ordinary day feel extraordinary.  And today’s not just any Monday…it’s National Caramel Day, a totally-made-up-national-food-holiday and we are here. for. it. To recognize this ever-important occasion, we’re announcing the upcoming arrival of our new Caramel Brownie McFlurry®.  It features our creamy vanilla soft serve made with real dairy, with brownie pieces and caramel topping blended throughout.  Don’t worry if it sounds too good to be true; we wouldn’t tease you like that. Fans across the country

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Roman chefs reveal secrets to a mouth-watering carbonara

Carbonara is an Italian dish of pasta made with egg, hard cheese, cured port, and black pepper. Rome, Italy (StLouisRestaurantReview) Italy celebrates Carbonara Day on Tuesday, dedicated to the world-famous dish made with pasta, eggs, cheese, and pig cheeks. FRANCE 24’s reporters visit some locals chefs in Rome who reveal the secret to making the mouth-watering meal.  The post Roman chefs reveal secrets to a mouth-watering carbonara appeared first on St. Louis Restaurant Review.

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White Castle® – 100th Birthday Celebrations Continue

White Castle® Unveils New “Birthday Cake on a Stick” Dessert and Savings on Slider 10-Sack as 100th Birthday Celebrations Continue. COLUMBUS, OH (StLouisRestaurantReview) White Castle, a family-owned business since 1921, formally kicked off its 100th birthday on March 10 with special events and offered to continue throughout the year.  This month, the fast-food innovator unveils a few Crave-worthy items, one a nod to its iconic history and the other celebrating its future. In 1927, Billy Ingram, the founder of White Castle and great-grandfather of the current generation at the helm, invented restaurant carryout by offering a bag of Sliders that could be purchased specifically to take home.  Alongside that innovation came one of the industry’s most recognized taglines, “Buy ’em by the sack.

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