JUNE 5, 2014 | ISSUE 139


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IHOP® Restaurants to Expand Asia Pacific Presence 

Glendale, Calif. and Tamuning, Guam - IHOP plans three new locations in Guam by 2018, the first of which will open in late 2014. Read more.  







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API Designs New Prototype for Earl of Sandwich

Tampa, Fla. - Earl of Sandwich's new prototype by API is expected to facilitate franchise growth and will be implemented in all future locations.

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Dairy Queen's First Manhattan Location Now Open

Minneapolis - Located at 54 West 14th St. between 5th and 6th avenues, the Manhattan location is the only two-story DQ Grill & Chill restaurant in the country. Read more.









Panera Bread® Deploys Customized Solution for Improved Operational Technology





Norwalk, Conn. - WhenToManage, a leading innovator of cloud-based software for the restaurant, hospitality and retail industries, has provided a full license of its software to Panera Bread®, the fast casual restaurant leader which owns and/or franchises 1,800 bakery-cafes.  


WhenToManage tailored the design of its applications to improve the usability of Panera's back of house system. With the system, Panera Bread bakery-cafe managers will be able to access operational management systems through one simplified, accessible mobile dashboard. Here they can manage food costs, inventory, forecasting and employee communications.


"WhenToManage really understands restaurant operations. They customized the solution for our distinct needs," says Mike Nettles, vice president of architecture and cafe solutions, Panera Bread. 


"Everyone on our professional consulting team has previously worked in the restaurant industry," says Jeff Schacher, CEO, WhenToManage. "We feel the pain of needing to manage and gather data on a moment's notice."


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SOURCE: WhenToManage



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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DWM Facilities Maintenance Promotes Brian Whitt to COO



Latham, N.Y. - DWM's corporate restructuring paves the way for an increased focus on core client initiatives and long term growth and development. Read more.






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