Baja Fresh Mexican Grill Sold to Canadian Company

The parent company of Irvine-based Baja Fresh Mexican Grill has been purchased for $27 million by a multi-brand Canadian hospitality giant with ties to Pinkberry and Cold Stone Creamery. more »

Sep 12, 2016 11:18 AM Industry News

Velvet Taco Gets Investment

Dallas-based taco concept Velvet Taco received a “significant growth investment” from a Connecticut private equity firm. Greenwich’s L Catterton, a consumer-focused investment company, bankrolled an undisclosed amount into the four-location taco conc more »

Sep 7, 2016 9:16 AM Industry News

el Restaurante Announces 2016 "Sassiest Salsa" Winners

A recipe for Roasted Corn Salsa by Chef Faye Greenberg took top honors in the 2016 “Sassiest Salsa” contest sponsored by el Restaurante magazine and Mama Linda Tomato Products. more »

Aug 30, 2016 11:16 AM Industry News

Winners of 2016 el Restaurante Manager of the Year Award Announced

Three remarkable restaurant managers have been chosen as the first, second, and third place winners in the 2016 el Restaurante Manager of the Year program. The program, sponsored by Jarritos, is designed to honor the hard-working, dedicated managers more »

Aug 29, 2016 2:46 PM Industry News 1 Comments

Vendors: 2017 el Restaurante Buyer's Guide Form is Up

Attention all vendors: The 2017 el Restaurante Buyer's Guide form has been posted. Please sign up today for your free listing. more »

Aug 25, 2016 2:21 PM Industry News

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