Zaxby’s named Mike Mettler chief development officer (CDO). Mike Nettles was tapped for permanent role of chief digital & technology officer

Zaxby’s names Mike Mettler chief development officer, Mike Nettles chief digital + technology officer

Nettles elevated from interim role of CDTO

Zaxby’s named Mike Mettler chief development officer (CDO). Concurrently, the chicken QSR chain announced that Mike Nettles would fill the permanent role of chief digital & technology officer (CDTO), which he had been serving in on an interim basis.

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Fat Brands opened a Fatburger in the Excalibur Hotel and Casino, which marks the 3rd casino unit in Las Vegas

Fat Brands opens Fatburger in Excalibur Hotel and Casino

Excalibur opening marks third casino location for Fatburger brand

Fat Brands opened a Fatburger restaurant in the Excalibur Hotel and Casino. The opening marks the third casino location in Las Vegas. The Fatburger Excalibur opening follows Red Rock Casino and Santa Fe Station. This summer, another casino unit will open this one at The Venetian Resort Las Vegas.

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Black Tap Craft Burgers and Beer will open new locations in Dallas, Miami and Nashville next year

Black Tap Craft Burgers to open in Dallas, Miami, Nashville by early 2023

Black Tap Nashville earliest among new locations opening within in 2022, 2023

Black Tap Craft Burgers and Beer will open new locations in Dallas, Miami and Nashville by early 2023. Married couple and founders Chris Barish and Julie Mulligan will expand their brand of burgers and CrazyShake milkshakes to 21 locations worldwide. After the three openings, the burger chain will operate in six states and nine countries.

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Schlotzsky's unveiled its first double drive-thru Design 1000 prototype restaurant in Oklahoma City

Schlotzsky’s double drive-thru Design 1000 store unveiled in Oklahoma City

One lane designed exclusively for delivery orders; seatless restaurant also has walk-up window

Schlotzsky’s unveiled its first Design 1000 prototype restaurant in Oklahoma City. It was announced in the fourth quarter of 2020, along with Design 1800, the single drive-thru. In contrast, Design 1000 features two drive-thrus that were created on each side of the restaurant. This prototype reinforces the commitment of Schlotzsky’s to off-premises business, the sandwich chain announced in a statement.

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Applebee’s Neighborhood Grille + Bar rolled out a new Sunset Mana Rita and Tipsy Shark, part of its just-released Seaside Sips

Applebee’s Sunset Mana Rita, Tipsy Shark cocktails roll out

New Seaside Sips latest in casual-dining chain’s Mucho Cocktails collection

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill + Bar rolled out a new Sunset Mana Rita and returned its Tipsy Shark as part of Seaside Sips. These are the featured Mucho Cocktails, priced at $5 each. In this rotation, Seaside Sips are headlined by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s ultra-premium Teremana Blanco Tequila.

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