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Domino’s Raises More Than $13 Million

Domino’s® Raises More Than $13 Million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® and The Domino’s Village. The record-breaking year marks Domino’s first milestone toward a new patient housing facility. ANN ARBOR, MI (StLouisRestaurantReview) Domino’s Pizza, Inc. (NYSE: DPZ), the largest pizza company in the world based on global retail sales, is proud to announce that its corporate and franchise-owned stores across the country joined forces to raise a recording-breaking $13 million to support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in 2020. The campaign follows the commitment Domino made in September 2020 to raise $100 million by 2030. As customers and team members raised funds for a strong first year of the new commitment, preparations began to start construction on The Domino’s Village, a

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Wendy’s New Jalapeño Popper Chicken Sandwich

Wendy’s New Jalapeño Popper Chicken Sandwich Heats Up the Chicken Wars with Flavor Innovation Wendy’s latest menu addition bolsters its already superior chicken lineup – including Classic Chicken, Spicy Chicken, and Pretzel Bacon Pub Chicken Sandwich. DUBLIN, OH (StLouisRestaurantReview) Today, Wendy’s® unveiled two new bold menu items, the Wendy’s Jalapeño Popper Chicken Sandwich and Salad, to its already-stacked chicken lineup.  Designed for fans who are hungry for a much-needed chicken upgrade, the first-of-its-kind menu items in the quick-service restaurant industry are built with Wendy’s most advanced flavor yet.  While others offer uninspired ingredients that fall flat, Wendy’s continues its tradition of industry-leading menu innovation that packs the heat in more ways than one. “Ins

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Chipotle Builds Virtual Community For Its Remote Workplace

NEWPORT BEACH, CA (StLouisRestaurantReview) Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) today announced it had enhanced its remote employee learning and personal development offerings to include Udemy for Business, an online, on-demand educational platform.  All full-time Restaurant Support Center employees, Executive Team Directors, Team Directors, and Field Leaders have access to Udemy for Business, which offers more than 5,500 top-rated, engaging courses on various topics, including tech, business, and wellness.  Through online educational opportunities, employee resource groups, and its Culture Committee, Chipotle provides a purposeful remote work experience for its employees. UNIFIED Chipotle introduced the United Network of Influencers Furthering Inclusion and Ethnic Diversity (UNIFIED) as an

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Long John Silver’s Celebrates a Lenten Season

Long John Silver’s Celebrates a Lenten Season of Savory Shrimp & Savings ‘Tis the Sea-son of Unbeatable Prices and Promotions LOUISVILLE, KY (StLouisRestaurantReview) The Lenten season is here, and Long John Silver’s is serving up great deals on high-quality seafood at prices that won’t break the treasure chest.  As the seafood specialist, Long John Silver’s knows shrimpin’ ain’t easy, but we want to make it easier than ever to enjoy great-tasting shrimp-like our juicy grilled shrimp, hand-battered fried shrimp, or crispy and crunchy popcorn shrimp.  Try your favorite or treat your tastebuds and try them all; because now is not the time to scrimp on shrimp! Reel in value and variety with our $5.99 Fish & Shrimp Combo, which includes one piece of hand-battered, wild-caught Alaska Po

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McDonald’s® Drops Early Access to the New Crispy Chicken Sandwich

McDonald’s® Drops Early Access to the New Crispy Chicken Sandwich with Limited-Edition Capsule Lucky fans can secure theirs at CHKNDrop.com starting Feb. 18 at noon ET. CHICAGO, IL (StLouisRestaurantReview) The biggest launch of 2021, coming at you from McDonald’s, is just a click away.  Starting Feb. 18 at noon ET, we’re giving fans access to an early taste of the new Crispy Chicken Sandwich with a limited-edition capsule, available exclusively at CHKNDrop.com. So, what’s the hype behind this tasty release? Here’s what you’re going to get: Early access to the new Crispy Chicken Sandwich starting on Feb. 23, one day before it’s available in restaurants nationwide.  The hottest new chicken sandwich in the game features a brand-new crispy, juicy, tender fillet made with all-white meat chicke

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Top-10 Italian Restaurants in Ballwin, MO

Top-10 Italian Restaurants in Ballwin, MO determined by customer online reviews. Ballwin, MO (StLouisRestaurantReview) We are excited to publish the Top-10 Italian Restaurants in Ballwin, MO.  As always, our Top-10 list is determined by online reviews posted by customers.  Our opinion doesn’t mean anything, but hundreds of visitors publishing their experience and reviews is the most reliable factor. The St. Louis region is known for its Italian restaurants, some having been featured on national television shows, national award-winning establishments. Our Top-10 Italian restaurants in Ballwin, MO, determined by online reviews, are: Marcella’s Mia Sorella – 4.5 Star with 252 online reviews – 14426 Clayton Road, Ballwin, MO – Phone: +1 636-333-1015 Faraci Pizza – 4.5 Star with 156 online revi

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Noodles & Company Unveils Multi-Unit Franchise Growth Initiative

The Fast Casual Restaurant Announces Proposed Expansion Throughout Southern and Southwestern Regions BROOMFIELD, CO (StLouisRestaurantReview) Noodles & Company (NASDAQ: NDLS), known for serving bowls of classic noodle, Zoodle, and Cauliflower Noodle dishes from around the world, today announced a multi-unit franchise growth initiative to increase its presence in Southern and Southwestern markets.  With plans to expand an off-premise-oriented footprint perfectly suited for today’s consumer environment, this expansion will be fueled by company locations, existing franchisees as well as potential new partnerships with experienced multi-unit franchise owners.  The planned expansion will target select DMAs in the Southern and Southwestern markets, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, New Me

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Church’s Chicken® Succeeds From Full-Scale Digital Transformation

Strategic Digital Roadmap Produces Strong Sales, Guest Engagement, and Triple-Digit Growth ATLANTA, GA (StLouisRestaurantReview) It has been nearly two years since Church’s Chicken® first embarked on a digital transformation focused on reaching new guests with digital media and creating loyalty with engaging experiences at every interaction. In that time frame, digital has been a key driver of the brand’s positive sales and growth, with 2020 turning in impressive results from this key focus area.  The famous QSR chicken brand saw a 540% increase in Order Ahead sales in 2020 compared to the previous year, third-party delivery sales increased by 77% in the same period, and the web digital conversion rate reached 16%.  Like much of Church’s steady growth and success over the past five years,

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White Castle® Brings Back Seafood Favorites

White Castle® Brings Back Seafood Favorites – Seafood Crab Cake Sliders and Shrimp Nibblers® – For Limited Time Seasonal Seafood Options Available Throughout Lent COLUMBUS, OH (StLouisRestaurantReview) Good news from White Castle!  Now through April 4, the fast-food hamburger chain, most famous for its 100% USDA beef Sliders, is offering unique seafood options that its Cravers can’t get anywhere else – Shrimp Nibblers® and Seafood Crab Cake Sliders!  These fan favorites were added to the menu just in time for Lent. The Seafood Crab Cake Slider features a slider-sized seafood crab cake topped with creamy creole sauce on White Castle’s signature bun. Last offered in 2019, it’s available in all markets and sold individually or as part of a combo meal.  The Shrimp Nibblers are oh-so-very nibbl

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Top-10 Restaurants in Creve Coeur, MO Offering Takeout

St. Louis Restaurant Review publishes the “Top-10 Restaurants in Creve Coeur, MO Offering Takeout”, which is a great reference with continued capacity restrictions imposed by the county Creve Coeur, MO (StLouisRestaurantReview) We are excited to publish the “Top-10 Restaurants in Creve Coeur, MO Offering Takeout”.  Creve Coeur is located in West St. Louis County, which is still restricting restaurants from operating at full capacity forcing consumers to rely more on delivery and takeout. Bristol Seafood Grill – 4.5 Star with 545 online reviews – 11801 Olive, Blvd, Creve Coeur, MO – Phone: +1 314-567-0272 Gulf Shores Restaurant & Grill – 4 Star with 404 online reviews – 12528 Olive Blvd, Creve Coeur, MO – Phone: +1 314-878-3306 Paul Manno’s Cafe – 4.5 Star with 258 online reviews – 75 F

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Restaurant Owners Survival Guide During the Pandemic

(StLouisRestaurantReview) Restaurant owners face the most difficult challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic plagued with capacity restrictions, scared customer base, political fears being discussed in the news daily. It has been made clear that this pandemic will not end any time soon.  Daily reports of new coronavirus variants surface much more contagious than the original, increasing economic challenges and much more. Many restauranteurs are asking the same question; “how long can I survive?” Truthfully, many restaurants will fail within the next few months. Economic relief has been a massive failure on the political front.  Consumers are scared and confused about what is safe and unsafe, and so many more factors are killing the industry.  Face it; the restaurant industry is not the ...

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Upcoming Marketing Opportunities for Restaurants Through May

St. Louis, MO (StLouisRestaurantReview) As restaurants begin to reopen; proper marketing will be critical to ensure you fill the limited number of seats you are allowed. The following dates and holidays are some great opportunities for marketing and specials through the end of May. February 16th – Mardi Gras Carnival March 17th – St. Patrick’s Day April 1st – April Fool’s Day April 2nd – Good Friday April 4th – Easter April 5th Easter Monday April 22nd – Earth Day May 5th – Cinco de Mayo May 9th – Mother’s Day May 15th – Armed Forces Day May 31st – Memorial Day Holidays are the best to create some specials that allow you some profit margins as consumers are willing to spend money on these holidays for entertainment purposes. Plan and be creative to attract your share of customers with spec

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Report Shows Pandemic Fatigue Among Restaurant Customers

Bluedot’s Latest State of What Feeds Us Report Uncovers Pandemic Fatigue Among Restaurant Customers with Dwindling Concern for Safety Protocols. Consumers express more concern over long wait times than masks and gloves. The continued rise in off-premise with a spike in restaurant app downloads; Confirmation pandemic-era consumer restaurant habits are here to stay. Increase in curbside and in-store pickups, a slight dip in drive-thru visits. SAN FRANCISCO, CA (StLouisRestaurantReview) Bluedot, which provides location technology for mobile apps to power meaningful interactions between brands and their customers, released the third installment of its State of What Feeds Us report.  Over the course of the pandemic, the information has kept a pulse on shifting consumer behavior and its impact o

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Certified Angus Beef ® brand Launches #RestaurantChallenge

Win gift cards, help your favorite spots survive. WOOSTER, OH (StLouisRestaurantReview) Lingering pandemic effects threaten the existence of our favorite places to eat. “A lot of restaurants are still barely holding on, just trying to get through this,” says Josh Moore, executive chef at Volare in Louisville, Ky.  “It’s complicated, and I think a lot of restaurateurs choose not to talk about it, but they’re burdened with the stress of if they are going to be able to hang on for another couple months. Data from the National Restaurant Association show 1 in 6 restaurants have already closed, and the next few months are critical for those continuing to operate. The key to survival?  Help from friends and neighbors. To inspire support for restaurants, the Certified Angus Beef ® brand launched

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