MAY 29, 2014 | ISSUE 138


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The Melting Pot Seeks Return to Chattanooga  

Tampa, Fla. - The Melting Pot closed its Chattanooga restaurant in 2012 and now has an opportunity to potentially reopen the former location or open a new Melting Pot restaurant at a new site in the market.








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Schlotzsky's® Rolls Out Expansion Plans for Oklahoma

Austin, Texas - Plans call for 10 signed franchise deals in Tulsa and another 15 signed deals in Oklahoma City by the end of 2014 to add to a roster of over 350 locations worldwide. Read more.






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Famous Dave's Shakes Up Executive Team

Minneapolis - Famous Dave's has named a new CEO, CFO and chief accounting officer, as well as added two new board members. Read more.








Fogo de Chão Deploys PAR POS Terminals at Flagship Store in New York City



New Hartford, N.Y. - ParTech, Inc. (PAR), a subsidiary of PAR Technology Corporation, announced that Fogo de Chão recently installed PAR POS terminals at its new flagship Brazilian steakhouse in New York City. Fogo de Chão is an authentic Brazilian Steakhouse with 24 locations in the U.S. and nine locations in Brazil.


Fogo de Chão has selected the PAR EverServ® 7000 POS hardware family as the standard POS for all new store openings and replacements or upgrades at existing stores in the U.S. Fogo de Chão initially deployed the EverServ 7000 terminals for its new flagship restaurant in New York, which opened on December 19, 2013. EverServ 7200 terminals are used at the server stations and EverServ 7700 Low Profile terminals are used at the hostess station for seating guests and taking reservations.


"Fogo de Chão evaluated several POS vendors and selected PAR based on the superior performance and design of the EverServ 7000 terminals," says Keanan Wright, director of information technology, Fogo de Chão. "We have been very impressed with the speed of the terminals and the sleek, low-profile 7700 model complements our décor and eliminates the traditional bulky hardware between the hostess and customers to maximize social interaction and improve the customer experience."


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SOURCE: ParTech, Inc.



List Your Company in the 2014 Restaurant Facility Business Goldbook

Atlanta - The staff of Restaurant Facility Business magazine is preparing to publish its annual Goldbook issue in June 2014. As the go-to directory for the restaurant facilities, operations and construction industry, The Goldbook is a source for those who own, manage and operate restaurants, as well as vendor companies who provide services and products to the industry. List your vendor company by completing a short form at:


The deadline for listings and logos is June 9, 2014.




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EnTouch Controls Hires New Director of Sales and Opens New L.A. Sales Office



Richardson, Texas - Michael Block, in his new role as director of sales, will head the company's new West Coast sales office in Los Angeles.








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