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Johnny Rockets Celebrates Summer With Delicious New Menu Items

Posted on July 15, 2017

Johnny Rockets Celebrates Summer With Delicious New Menu Items

Better Burger Chain Retains Focus on Quality and Value with Exciting Changes at Dine-In Locations LAKE FOREST, Calif., July 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Its warmer and the days are longer. Some call it “summer fever,” but at Johnny Rockets the buzz in the air is all about new menu changes at its dine-in restaurants across the country available now. Known for its world-famous, fresh handcrafted burgers, Johnny Rockets is elevating its core offering by moving to the “best of the best” – juicy, tender Certified Angus Beef® fresh, never frozen cooked-to-order patties, made with superior cuts of choice and prime beef, meeting stringent quality standards. Johnny Rockets pairs its new premium flavor-packed patty with a fresh toasted brioche bun and offers guests a range of savory toppings, from thick-cut Applewood smoked bacon strips to Smokin’ Chipotle sauce. Diners can now also choose a savory Gardein™ Black Bean Burger or a Boca® Burger (at select locations), served with fresh tomato and crisp leaf lettuce, as a tasty alternative protein, and have the option to substitute the brioche with an Udi’s® Gluten-Free bun. Sausage lovers will rejoice with the addition of Nathan’s® Famous all-beef hot dogs, featuring a choice of savory toppings from relish and chopped onion to all-meat chili and Wisconsin cheddar cheese. Rounding out changes to the new menu is the kids’ mini-burger now made with a Kings Hawaiian® roll, and a tasty new shareable starter – Loaded Street Tots®. Also known for its hand-spun shakes and floats, Johnny Rockets will continue to offer Original and Deluxe flavors, from Oreo® Cookies & Cream to Chocolate Peanut Butter, each made with the finest USDA certified premium vanilla ice cream, whole milk, and real whipped cream. Johnny Rockets’ new menus now include nutritional and calorie count information as mandated by government regulations. “We are proud to announce these exciting innovations to the Johnny Rockets menu,” said James Walker, President of Operations and Development of Johnny Rockets. “These changes emphasize our commitment to the quality premium burgers that the Johnny Rockets brand is known for, and strives to meet the evolving tastes of our loyal customers with an expanded range of flavorful, healthful menu choices.  We’re confident that partnerships with leading specialty food brands, from Nathans Hot Dogs and King’s Hawaiian Bread to Gardein, will ensure our restaurants have something for everyone in the family to enjoy. We’re looking to generate excitement and anticipation with fans of the Johnny Rockets experience as we roll out these menu updates.” SOURCE https://goo.gl/r9Xr4M  Related Links...

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Vapiano re-opens following £1.8m refurbishment

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Vapiano re-opens following £1.8m refurbishment

The Great Portland Street branch of Italian restaurant brand Vapiano has re-opened following a £1,750,000 refurbishment Vapiano launched in Germany in 2002. The Great Portland Street branch opened in 2008 and was the first in the UK. It is the most profitable Vapiano restaurant of the 200 in operation globally. Architects Finkernagel Ross were brought in to transform the restaurant within a six-week period. The Finkernagel Ross team stripped the building with only the existing ceilings, perimeter walls, general ventilation and air conditioning units remaining on site. New electrical services were installed throughout and the restaurant’s back-of-house and customer areas were completely refurbished with fresh new equipment, furniture, lighting and décor.Phil Sermon, managing director, Vapiano UK said: “Finkernagel Ross have incorporated inspiration, creativity and practicality into their design and management of several very successful projects for Vapiano UK.” Finkernagel Ross acted as executive architects and project managers on Vapiano restaurants in Soho, Brisbane and Manchester. Further restaurants in some of Vapiano’s most coveted locations in London, Glasgow and Edinburgh are in the pipeline, with Finkernagel Ross starting work on Vapiano Centrepoint in September 2017.Vapiano won a DiVA award in 2016 for Best Use of Social Media (Operator). It used both online and offline channels to reach its audience, who posted on social media such as Snapchat, Twitter and Facebook. One of its most original ideas was a selfie mirror in the toilets, to appeal to its selfie-obsessed guests. In the first month of the campaign, followers grew 19% (against a target of 16%) and posts using the hashtag have only been positive.   Sources: Click here for more...

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Vapiano Celebrates Successful Listing on Frankfurt Stock Exchange

Posted on July 13, 2017

Vapiano Celebrates Successful Listing on Frankfurt Stock Exchange

Bonn, 10th of July 2017 – on Tuesday 27 June, Vapiano celebrated its successful Initial Public Offering and became a listed company on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. Vapiano’s listing is the next step in the company’s plan to support and drive its worldwide growth and innovation. Vapiano will invest further in its People App and its restaurant innovations from order terminals to table service. Vapiano CEO Jochen Halfmann said: “The day we listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange was a historical day for us. We were successful in raising the funds we need to move forward with our expansion. By the end of 2020, our guests will be able to find us in even more cities and countries around the world. The funds will also flow into and drive our innovation plans.” As is tradition at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, Jochen Halfmann rang the bell once Vapiano’s shares began officially trading and then celebrated the company’s successful listing with colleagues and guests. Following the ringing of the bell, Vapianisti performed the Wok Dance across the trading floor, ringing in the first day of trading in true Vapiano style. The successful public offering of Vapiano’s shares was a fantastic proof that Vapiano remains one of the favourite restaurant chains in the fast casual dining space. Today, Vapiano has 186 restaurants in 31 countries. And there is more to come. In 2017 alone, 8 new restaurants were already opened, including Bogota, Santiago de Chile and Vapiano’s sixth restaurant in Paris.  ...

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Noon & Kabab TASTE OF PERSIA

Posted on July 6, 2017

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VAPIANO CELEBRATES RELAUNCH OF ITS NYC FLAGSHIP LOCATION

Posted on June 30, 2017

VAPIANO CELEBRATES RELAUNCH OF ITS NYC FLAGSHIP LOCATION

New York, June 20, 2017 – Vapiano on Monday celebrated the grand re-launch of its New York City Flagship location at 113 University Place with a star-studded event attended by as many as 600 VIP guests. Vapiano CEO Jochen Halfmann unveiled the completely refurbished NYC space, featuring a new dining room, state-of-the art equipment and cooking line, a remodeled pasta manifattura, a new addition to the take-out and delivery station and a redesigned bar. Vapiano CEO Jochen Halfmann said: “The re-launch of our flagship restaurant at University Place is a real milestone for Vapiano and marks the latest step in our global expansion. The U.S. market has great potential for Vapiano and we are delighted that we see such strong sales growth in our existing restaurants.” The re-launch of Vapiano’s NYC location is the latest in a series of new openings planned by Vapiano in the United States this year, including new restaurants to be launched in Miami, Chicago and Washington, DC that will take Vapiano’s U.S. restaurant count to 10 by the end of this year. The U.S. expansion of Vapiano, the gastronomic lifestyle brand founded in 2002, is part of its broader plan to nearly double the count of its restaurants around the globe to 330 by the end of 2020. Doors at the new Union Square Vapiano opened with a red carpet entrance and guests – including celebrities such as Actress Gina Gershon, Real Housewives of NYC’s Kelly Bensimon and Orange is the new Black’s Diane Guerrero – were greeted with Prosecco and appetizers. The night kicked off with a ribbon cutting and speeches by Jochen Halfmann, CFO Lutz Scharpe, Board Member Mario C. Bauer and Vapiano USA CEO Carlos Politano, before the Vapianisti fired up their cooking stations and started serving Vapiano’s signature freshly-made Italian-style pizza and pasta...

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Vapiano opens issue price Frankfurt debut

Posted on June 28, 2017

Vapiano opens issue price Frankfurt debut

RANKFURT, June 27 (Reuters) – Shares in German-owned restaurant chain Vapiano started trading at 23.95 euros in their Frankfurt debut on Tuesday, about 4 percent above their issue price. Vapiano placed almost 8 million shares at 23 euros apiece in its initial public offering (IPO), raising about 184 million euros ($206 million) and giving it a market value of about 553 million. Vapiano has 185 restaurants in more than 30 countries and plans to increase this to 330 by the end of 2020. It also wants to develop its take-away food and home delivery businesses. ($1 = 0.8936 euros) (Reporting by Maria Sheahan; Editing by Mark Potter) Read...

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Franchise company Taunigma: First Results of the Promotion

Posted on June 21, 2017

Franchise company Taunigma: First Results of the Promotion

First Results of the Promotion Dear partners! As far as you know, we are holding the promotion for NT.Payments users confined to the Holy month of Ramadan.   UAE’s residents readily take part in it: they make payments in our kiosks, make selfies with the machines and post them on the Internet according to the terms and conditions. Every day we receive numerous customers’ messages, in which they ask questions, want to get more information about the contest, and hear the words of gratitude addressed to us. We have already drawn preliminary results, and here are our winners: Company’s representatives congratulated the winners and presented them 100 AED vouchers to be redeemed to pay services in the NT.Payments terminals. There is little time left before the draw of the main prize – a tablet Samsung Galaxy Tab A. Our users are becoming more active; the number of payments is growing. Remember to follow the progress of the promotion on the Facebook page of the NT.Payments payment system https://www.facebook.com/ntpayments/.   Vote for participants you like.    Follow our news!   Best regards, Team of Taunigma & NT.Payments & InDoor.TV...

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MENAFA joins the International Franchise Expo – New York, USA

Posted on June 17, 2017

MENAFA joins the International Franchise Expo – New York, USA

The Middle East and North Africa Franchise Association (MENAFA) attends the International Franchise Expo held this 15th to 17th June 2017 in New York, USA to meet and network with top franchise brands and international visitors.    Being the only franchise association representing the MENA region, MENAFA, represented by Mr. Dhawal Shah, Director for Franchise Development, did not miss the chance to visit one of the largest franchise expo in the world, to connect and communicate with industry-leading franchise brands, and attendees coming from different parts of the globe.   MENAFA also had the opportunity to uphold the association by introducing its wide range of franchise services as well as the upcoming Middle East Franchise Expo which will be a great platform to showcase their brands in the Middle East...

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Taunigma renews its Membership with MENAFA

Posted on June 13, 2017

Taunigma renews its Membership with MENAFA

MENAFA offers it’s elite members many exclusive privileges in developing it’s brands and expanding business opportunities with our broad range of membership services. Join us and enjoy networking opportunities with thousand of active members throughout MENA Region from all industries. Thank you for your continued interest in MENAFA...

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MENAFA organizes Bahrain Franchise and Dine Expo 2017

Posted on June 5, 2017

MENAFA organizes Bahrain Franchise and Dine Expo 2017

The Middle East and North Africa Franchise Association in partnership with Quick Media Solutions organizes Bahrain Franchise and Dine Expo 2017 which is set to happen on 8th and 9th November in Manama Bahrain. This will be the first Franchise and Dine Expo to be held in Bahrain and its objective is to enable SME’s to explore various business prospects, gain knowledge & insights on the latest development and opportunities in the franchise industry regionally & globally. The event aims to create a unique platform where potential and aspiring entrepreneurs looking for growth in their own successful businesses to meet potential investors from Middle Eastern countries who will be attending for networking, and business opportunities identification. For more information about Bahrain Franchise and Dine Expo 2017, visit...

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