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2013-02-15 00:20:49

HOUSTON, Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Landry's, Inc. ("Landry's") announced that it has sent a letter to Ark Restaurants Corp. (NASDAQ: ARKR) requesting a response to Landry's $22.00 per share offer. A copy of the letter is set forth below: February 14, 2013 Via Facsimile and Email Mr. Michael Weinstein Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive OfficerArk Restaurants Corp.85 Fifth Avenue New York, New York 10003 Dear Michael: I am very disappointed by the silence emanating from the...

2013-02-07 00:20:35

HOUSTON, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Landry's, Inc. ("Landry's") announced that it has sent a letter to Ark Restaurants Corp. (NASDAQ: ARKR) proposing to acquire Ark in a negotiated transaction for $22.00 per share, which represents a 22% premium to Ark's closing price on February 6, 2013. A copy of the letter is set forth below. February 6, 2013 Via Facsimile and Email Mr. Michael Weinstein Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive OfficerArk Restaurants Corp.85 Fifth Avenue New...

2012-08-15 02:24:02

HOUSTON, Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, seven of Landry's famous concepts received a cumulative 77 Wine Spectator awards as part of Wine Spectator's annual Restaurant Wine List Awards. Landry's concepts recognized by Wine Spectator include: Morton's The Steakhouse, Rusty Pelican, Vic & Anthony's, Heathman Restaurant & Bar, McCormick & Kuleto's, Brenner's Steakhouse and The Steakhouse. Wine Spectator's Restaurant Wine List Awards recognize restaurants...

2011-08-05 03:00:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Double Cross Vodka and Morton's The Steakhouse announce the launch of a new "Signature Mortini" called "The Double Cross." One dollar from the sale of each Double Cross cocktail will go to "Birdies for the Brave," a charity founded by pro golfer Phil Mickelson to support wounded soldiers returning from the frontlines. The pear martini cocktail features a unique Chilean wild baby pear garnish and a golf-tee-inspired cocktail skewer. (Logo:...

2011-06-27 08:37:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Robins & Morton's Power and Industrial Division has been awarded an $80 million membrane conversion project by Olin Chlor Alkali Products located in Charleston, Tennessee. Gary Martin, Robins & Morton senior program manager, said the project will begin immediately and at its peak will employ an estimated 400 construction workers. The project is part of a $160 million technology update of Olin's Charleston, TN plant announced in...

2010-03-23 14:21:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Compeat Restaurant Management Systems provides Back Office and Accounting software solutions to the food service industry. While Compeat has installations with restaurant operators in virtually all segments of the food service industry, a surprisingly large number are with Steakhouse chains. When it comes to restaurant back office management systems, Compeat appears to be the place where steakhouses prefer to dine. (Logo:...

2009-09-17 11:46:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Morton's Restaurant Group has won Hospitality Technology's Breakthrough Award for "Excellence in Business Efficiency" for the work they have done with Compeat Restaurant Management Systems to streamline their accounting and inventory management. The announcement was made live on September 17th at the Restaurant Executive Summit in Orlando. Compeat Advantage software allowed Morton's to condense their 77 different inventories into one simplified and...

2009-03-25 13:54:00

U.S. restaurant chains are combating the recession with a tried and true formula: lower prices, a hospitality professor said. The fact that you can eat a full-service meal for under $10 is incredible. You couldn't even eat this cheaply in 1992, said University of Central Florida professor Christopher Muller, USA Today reported Wednesday. The industry is rife with deals, the newspaper said. From a less than $7 bargain at Chili's to a $7.99 entree at the Texas Roadhouse, the $183 billion-a-year...

2008-12-16 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Morton Worldwide, the leading global experiential marketing agency, announced today the appointment of Tara Back to Executive Vice President and Managing Director of its New York office. Tara will also join the agency's executive team. Jack Morton's New York office works with leading brands including IBM, Verizon and Johnson & Johnson. The staff of 60 reflect the agency's full-service offering in planning, design and delivering live, digital and...

2008-08-01 03:00:07

By Chao, Fifi Fifi's Best: Focusing on Restaurants That Provide an Extra Value to Diners EXECUTIVE DINING Every few months I choose a theme for another meandering special report called Fifi's Best and gather up some of my favorite restaurants that fit into that niche. In the past, I've corralled romantic restaurants, dining spots along the water, places to eat at the bar, upscale testaurants and the most casual with great food as part of my plan. With the economy putting us in a more...