Relaunch in the Works for Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana, Dudson Names McCourt Chairman, Roundup of Chain Openings, and Craft Beer Shapes Menu Lineups

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April 26, 2017

Relaunch Planned for Pollo Tropical, Taco Cabana FE&S FlashNews

Fiesta Restaurant Group plans to relaunch its Pollo Tropical concept in September and Taco Cabana concept later in the year. The news follows Fiesta Restaurant Group’s late-February decision to suspend plans to sell the company.

Chain Development Report FE&S FlashNews

A collection of recent restaurant openings from U.S. chains expanding internationally and domestically.

Knapp-Track’s Take on Restaurant Performance, IKEA Considers Freestanding Restaurants, and Dean & Deluca’s Food-as-Theater Concept FE&S FlashNews

Malcolm Knapp weighs in on restaurant performance now and for the rest of the year. IKEA considers building freestanding restaurants. McDonald’s appears to be getting tough with franchisees. Dean & Deluca are opening a new fast-food concept with food as theater. These stories and a whole lot more This Week in Foodservice.

Martin Named Chairman of Dudson FE&S FlashNews

Tableware manufacturer Dudson has named Martin McCourt chairman. He was formerly CEO of Dyson.

Imperial Brown Names Bert VP of Sales and Marketing FE&S FlashNews

Walk-in cooler and freezer manufacturer Imperial Brown named Steve Bert vice president of sales and marketing.

Gold Medal Products Names Shang VP of Engineering FE&S FlashNews

Gold Medal Products Co., a manufacturer of concession food equipment and supplies, introduced Andy Shang as the company’s vice president of engineering.

Craft Beer Shapes Drink Menus FE&S FlashNews

A great beverage menu now requires a solid lineup of craft beers.

Trend: Bowls FE&S FlashNews

Bowl at the FireFin Poke Shop

Four bowl types that are on the verge of reaching mega-popularity status as bowl trends soar.

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