Monthly Archives: December 2021

Restaurants Start To Require Covid-19 Boosters For Indoor Dining

Restaurants Start To Require Covid-19 Boosters For Indoor Dining

Topline As medical experts stress the importance of getting a high percentage of the population to take Covid-19 booster shots to combat the more transmissible omicron variant, a handful of restaurants in San Francisco, New York and Chicago are saying they will now require not only proof of vaccination to dine in, but proof of […]

Pub boss says hospitality firms need clarity on Covid

Pub boss says hospitality firms need clarity on Covid

Furious hospitality chiefs have said they have ‘no other option but to open on New Year’s Eve’ as they beg for clarity from Boris Johnson on Covid curbs.   Current restrictions appear to have driven people away from city centres at night. Last night, London’s party capital Soho was so quiet that pubs and restaurants shut […]

Facing 9,000 new COVID-19 cases, Quebec to limit gatherings in homes, restaurants to six people as of Dec. 26

Facing 9,000 new COVID-19 cases, Quebec to limit gatherings in homes, restaurants to six people as of Dec. 26

With Quebec shattering records in Canada for daily increases of COVID-19 cases and rising hospitalizations due to the coronavirus, Premier François Legault announced further public health restrictions to curb the spread of the virus. The province said it will allow Quebecers to gather in groups of 10 people for the Christmas holiday. But as […]

Marketing Strategies That Can Help You Kick-start Your Restaurant Business

Marketing Strategies That Can Help You Kick-start Your Restaurant Business

(RestaurantNews.com)  You cannot build great things in a single day. Many new restaurant owners think their restaurant concept, exterior/interior design, or menu is enough to attract customers. However, with so many dining options available these days, chances are there are other restaurants with similar concepts near your eatery. You need to do more if you […]

Southern Classic Chicken Signs Multi-unit Development Deal, Expanding Across Louisiana

Southern Classic Chicken Signs Multi-unit Development Deal, Expanding Across Louisiana

Family-founded fried chicken franchise partners with franchising titans to expand their presence in the southern U.S. Shreveport, LA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Southern Classic Chicken, a Louisiana-based fried chicken franchise, continues to grow its presence across the southern United States. The brand is announcing its latest development deal that will bring multiple locations to the New Orleans region. […]

Ottawa eyes changes to business supports as Omicron wreaks havoc

Ottawa eyes changes to business supports as Omicron wreaks havoc

Since Thursday, corporate events organizer Dwayne Rutherford has been fielding calls from clients worried about events in the new year, and two commitments in January have now been cancelled.J.P. MOCZULSKI/The Globe and Mail The federal government is considering changes to its recently approved COVID-19 support programs to help small businesses that are struggling with the […]

Chicago to require vaccination proof at many indoor spaces as COVID-19 surges

Chicago to require vaccination proof at many indoor spaces as COVID-19 surges

People enjoy live music as coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions are eased at blues bar Kingston Mines in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., June 24, 2021. Picture taken June 24, 2021. REUTERS/Eileen T. Meslar Dec 21 (Reuters) – Chicago will require patrons to present proof of COVID-19 vaccinations for entry to restaurants, bars, gyms and some other indoor […]

Jeremiah’s Italian Ice Continues to Dominate the QSR Dessert Space Throughout 2021

Jeremiah’s Italian Ice Continues to Dominate the QSR Dessert Space Throughout 2021

Rapidly expanding Italian Ice franchise remains a frozen force with 28 new store openings in the past year Orlando, FL  (RestaurantNews.com)  Jeremiah’s Italian Ice – the hottest brand in the frozen dessert category – continues its unprecedented growth as 2021 comes to a close. The brand is celebrating the opening of 28 new locations and […]

Ledo Pizza Named Official Title Sponsor of Baltimore Ravens vs. Los Angeles Game

Ledo Pizza Named Official Title Sponsor of Baltimore Ravens vs. Los Angeles Game

Popular Maryland-based pizza brand to give away collectible Ravens scarves to game attendees on Jan. 2 Baltimore, MD  (RestaurantNews.com)  As a proud partner of the Baltimore Ravens, Ledo Pizza will serve as the official title sponsor during the team’s game against Los Angeles on Jan. 2! As fans enter M&T Bank Stadium to watch Baltimore […]

Mountain Mike’s Pizza Proudly Opens in Orem

Mountain Mike’s Pizza Proudly Opens in Orem

Mountain Mike’s Pizza Opens New Orem Location! Popular Family-Style Pizza Chain Ramps Up Growth Throughout Utah Newport Beach, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Mountain Mike’s Pizza, a leading California-based family-style pizza chain for more than 40 years, known for its legendary crispy, curly pepperonis, Mountain-sized pizzas, and dough made fresh daily, is excited to announce the opening of […]