Starbucks CFO to retire amid major developments at coffeehouse giant

Starbucks will see its chief financial officer, Scott Maw, retire November 30. Maw started with the company as global controller in 2011 and later was promoted to senior vice president of corporate finance. Maw has a background in insurance and financial services, and is a graduate of Gonzaga University.

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Teriyaki Madness adds mobile app to enhance guest experience

Fast-casual chain Teriyaki Madness has added a mobile app. Customers can order for in-restaurant pickup and will also be able to order for delivery in the markets in applicable markets.The Teriyaki Madness app integration for mobile ordering was created by Olo, a leading provider of seamless ordering at restaurants, which connected the app to the chain’s POS provider, Revel. Its rewards and special community features and enticements were designed by Punchh

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Fast-casual Honeygrow expands in MidAtlantic Region

Fast casual restaurants in the Washington, D.C. area continue to grow, as Philadelphia-based Honeygrow expands further in the MidAtlantic region. Honeygrow, which focuses on new and different stir-fry combinations, has 32 locations open across 10 states, currently—with 18 of those stores now open in the MidAtlantic. Stores in D.C. area include Chinatown, Reston, Pentagon City, and Rockville.

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Popeyes adds Uber Eats restaurant delivery to five cities

Under a partnership with Uber Eats, Popeyes will add delivery to its restaurants in the cities of Chicago, Miami, New York, New Jersey, and Washington, D.C. Using the Uber Eats mobile app and UberEats.com, guests can order menu items to be delivered to their homes or offices.

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Digital ordering served up restaurant-style by LevelUp, MonkeyMedia partnership

Now, brands that operate on MONKEYTM can offer mobile ordering for takeout, delivery, and catering to their guests through LevelUp Broadcast, an extensive partner network of digital channels. This strategic integration will provide MonkeyMedia Software’s network of more than 8,000 restaurants with access to an ever-increasing population of mobile users who order ahead for takeout, delivery and catering.

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Eatery Pulse News Media debuts new Washington, D.C. food and drink magazine, grows web-based broadcasting

Our newest publication, Swizzle Chill, will complement the D.C. area’s media coverage of thriving local bar and restaurant scenes…The magazine will be a fun, high-energy and joyous source of local discovery of D.C.’s best experiences and provide further visibility to our restaurant community.

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D.C. Cocktail Week turns up the heat on libation-food pairings in 2017

During D.C. Cocktail Week, November 13-19, 2017, cocktails will be the focus of this celebration…Indique, DBGB, Graffiato, Kapnos, Quarter + Glory

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2017 Metropolitan Cooking and Entertaining Show to present top chefs, exhibits

Top chefs will be abundant at the Metropolitan Cooking and Entertaining Show in Washington, D.C., being held December 9 – 10… headlining are Guy Fieri and José Andrés

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Restaurant delivery helps restaurateurs grow business: culture of convenience

A report by AlixParters dispells the notion that loyalty is a main driver of restaurant tech influencing whether to patronize a restaurant. Instead, 40 percent and 35 percent of consumers say that online ordering and Wi-Fi, respectively, are the main tech-related factors in using a particular restaurant.

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Restaurant tech adoption, consumer preferences ambiguous, but opportunities abound

AlixPartners: 42 percent of Millennials see tech as influential in deciding whether to patronize a restaurant…top two technologies for restaurants online ordering and Wi-Fi

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Restaurant industry prepares for 35th anniversary RAMMY Awards Gala in 2017

The RAMMY finalists were announced at The Hamilton Live April 3, 2017… Open to members of the association, the nominations were subject to category requirements

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