BLT Steak Debuts New Location in Aruba, Pizza Patron’s New Standalone and More

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November 24, 2015

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BLT Steak Debuts New Location in Aruba

In partnership with ESquared Hospitality, The Ritz-Carlton, Aruba opened a new BLT Steak restaurant as a second outpost in the Caribbean. (The company’s other location is in San Juan.) BLT Steak operates more than 20 locations around the world including Hong Kong, Tokyo and the flagship location in New York City, which opened in 2004.

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Opens First Maryland Restaurant

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza continued its expansion throughout the Northeast with its first Maryland restaurant in Frederick. Local franchise partners Doug Sellers and Kane Wright signed on to open 10 Uncle Maddio’s locations throughout the greater Washington, D.C. area, making them one of the largest Uncle Maddio’s franchisees.



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Foodservice Visits Grew Worldwide This Past Summer, NPD Reports

Foodservice spending and visits grew in the summer quarter of 2015 in several countries tracked by The NPD Group, a Chicago-based research firm. Snacks and morning meals were the broad foodservice market drivers, NPD Reported.

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Pizza Patrón Debuts New Standalone Concept

Dallas-based Pizza Patrón opened a new standalone concept, which has since become the chain’s fourth highest-earning location out of 95 stores systemwide.

Dickey’s Barbecue Debuts New Design Model

Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. opened a completely redesigned concept store in its hometown of Dallas with plans to roll out the new look nationwide to all future locations. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit plans to retrofit many of its locations with aspects of the new model.

Salata Expands in the Chicagoland Area

Salata Salad Bar

Salata, the Houston-based salad chain founded in 2005, opened a new location in Schaumburg, Ill., that includes new features to its beverage platform. The company now operates 52 units system wide, including locations in Texas, Illinois and Southern California.

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