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Latest National Restaurant Association Stories

2012-04-30 06:23:35

Restaurant operators reported positive same-store sales for the tenth consecutive month; Operators' outlook for capital spending at its highest level in more than four years WASHINGTON, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Driven by solid same-store sales and traffic results and an increasingly bullish outlook among restaurant operators, the National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) matched its post-recession high in March. The RPI - a monthly...

2012-04-12 02:49:17

WASHINGTON and CHICAGO, April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Restaurant owners and workers will now have a faster, easier way to connect on new employment opportunities. CareerBuilder will be powering the career channel for the National Restaurant Association, the restaurant industry's leading association representing more than 380,000 restaurant businesses. At www.restaurant.org, job seekers will gain instant access to a wide variety of restaurant and foodservice industry jobs, job search tools...

2012-04-11 10:23:00

Winners to be revealed during NRA Show 2012's inaugural "Destination: Celebration" event CHICAGO, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An independent panel of judges has selected the finalists for the National Restaurant Association's inaugural Operator Innovations Awards. Three finalists in each of five categories - Sustainability, Technology, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, and Menu Development- will be brought to Chicago for the Association's 2012 Restaurant, Hotel-Motel...

2012-04-11 06:23:44

New training materials created by the industry, for the industry; ServSafe.com website redesigned for smarter navigation WASHINGTON, April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Restaurant Association is rolling out the next generation of its ServSafe Food Safety manager program this month to meet the evolving needs of the restaurant and foodservice industry. Available now, the new ServSafe Manager Book, 6th Edition (formerly ServSafe Essentials) training materials...

2012-03-15 07:00:00

Among the Kitchen Innovation Award recipients this year is Kaivac, Inc., who received the honor in recognition of their OmniFlex Dispense-and-Vac System. Hamilton, Ohio (PRWEB) March 15, 2012 The National Restaurant Association has announced the recipients of the 2012 Kitchen Innovations Award , which is presented by the National Restaurant Association´s Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show, set for its new dates May 5-8 at Chicago´s McCormick Place. This honor is awarded in recognition...

2012-03-07 11:29:00

HOUSTON, March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing its commitment to offering healthful menu options to its youngest customers, Ruggles Green announced today it has signed on to Kids LiveWell, a first-of-its-kind nationwide initiative that highlights restaurants' innovative solutions to providing better-for-you menu items. This initiative is led by the National Restaurant Association in collaboration with HealthyDiningFinder.com. "Ruggles Green is committed to helping parents identify...

2012-02-29 10:58:00

Restaurant operators reported positive same-store sales for the eighth consecutive month; Operators are optimistic about sales growth and the economy in the months ahead WASHINGTON, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The outlook for the restaurant industry is positive for the coming months, as the National Restaurant Association's Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) remained well above 100 in January. The RPI - a monthly composite index that tracks the health of and outlook...

2012-02-25 08:00:00

ChefUniforms.com is holding a contest, in which professional chefs and culinary students will compete to win an all-expense paid trip to the 2012 NRA Show. Voting will take place on the company´s website from March 26th-April 23rd, and the winner will be announced on April 24th. One professional or student will be chosen by tallying the votes. For more information about the contest and for complete rules and regulations, please visit http://www.chefuniforms.com/contest. Plantation, FL...

2012-01-25 09:00:00

National Restaurant Association research also shows that salsa/dips, chicken wings and pizza are must-have foods for watching the professional football championship game WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Restaurant Association estimates that 48 million Americans will order takeout or delivery food from a restaurant while watching the professional football championship game on Super Bowl Sunday, February 5. In addition, 12 million are expected to...

2011-11-10 15:42:00

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the holidays, Eat'n Park Restaurants are introducing E-Gift Cards. The cards, available in any amount between $5 and $500, enable shoppers to personalize their gift with a customized message, photo and an audio recording of up to 20 seconds. Shoppers can choose to upload a photo from their computer desktop or use the Facebook connectivity feature to directly send a picture from their Facebook account. Unlike traditional gift...