Bertucci’s rolls out $7 Happy Hour, returns Throwback Menu

Casual-dining chain to attract customers with special pricing during summer

Bertucci’s will launch a Happy Hour service, featuring seven $7 appetizers and popular bar dishes. Beginning in August, Bertucci’s will serve a new Happy Hour menu at the bar or on the patio. Customers can order the special offerings from 3 p.m to 7 p.m.

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Brinker International named George Felix CMO of Chili’s Grill + Bar

Brinker names George Felix Chili’s CMO

Former Tinder CMO also worked at P&G, Yum Brands

Brinker International named George Felix chief marketing officer, Chili’s Grill + Bar. In his new role, Brinker indicated Felix would provide the oversight, leadership and vision for all marketing programs and initiatives of the 1,600-unit casual-dining chain. The new Chili’s CMO will assume his new role July 21.

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California Pizza Kitchen (CPK), released a new menu, which includes Seafood Cioppino and Strawberry Shortcake

California Pizza Kitchen adds menu focused on seafood, berries

New menu adds Seafood Cioppino, Strawberry Shortcake, returns California Fields Salad with fresh watermelon

California Pizza Kitchen (CPK), released a new menu, which includes Seafood Cioppino and Strawberry Shortcake, focusing on seafood and berries. The Seafood Cioppino presents a flavor-forward, tomato-based seafood stew created on Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco, the casual-dining chain said. CPK also returned the California Fields Salad, made with watermelon and local strawberries, a customer favorite.

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TGI Fridays rolled out FRIjitas, revamped Fajitas...Tandoori Chicken Skewers, Dynamite Shrimp and Whiskey-Glaze Blaze Tex Mex

TGI Fridays rolls out fajita-inspired FRIjitas in three global flavors

Tandoori Chicken Skewers, Dynamite Shrimp, and Whiskey-Glaze Blaze Tex Mex FRIjitas added to menu for a limited time

TGI Fridays rolled out FRIjitas, a revamped version of Fajitas. The menu drop brings a globally-inspired, reimagined fajitas-like dish to the casual-dining chain. Three FRIjitas—Tandoori Chicken Skewers, Dynamite Shrimp and Whiskey-Glaze Blaze Tex Mex—will be featured for a limited time.

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On The Border rolled out a summer Mesquite Wood Fire Grill menu headlined by the all-new Honey-Chipotle Grilled Chicken Fajitas

On The Border rolls out summer Mesquite Wood Fire Grill menu

Honey-Chipotle Grilled Chicken Fajitas, Authentic Tlayuda Mexican Pizza, Smokehouse Burger, Strawberry Pineapple Paleta added

On The Border rolled out a summer Mesquite Wood Fire Grill menu headlined by the all-new Honey-Chipotle Grilled Chicken Fajitas. In addition, Authentic Tlayuda Mexican Pizza, Grilled Queso Panela, Smokehouse Burger, Mesquite-Smoked Jalapeno Sausage Tacos, Mexican Surf & Turf, Coconut Paleta ‘Rita, Summer Cowboy ‘Rita, House-Made Strawberry Pineapple Paleta and Strawberry Cheesecake Chimis arrive at restaurants nationwide.

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Smokey Bones will add a digital drive-thru lane to its restaurants, starting with Bowling Green, Ky

Smokey Bones opens digital drive-thru at Bowling Green, Kentucky restaurant

Drive-thru will also accept orders from virtual brands, The Wing Experience, Burger Experience

Smokey Bones will add a digital drive-thru lane to its restaurants, starting with Bowling Green, Ky. The drive-thru opening there today, June 22, begins a new chapter for the casual-dining chain, as it seeks to emulate the convenience of QSR drive-thrus by way of technology.

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O’Charley’s Restaurant + Bar has relaunched its Tastes O’Summer menu in 2022

O’Charley’s Restaurant + Bar launches Tastes O’Summer menu options

All-new Chicken Tender Nachos, Whiskey BBQ Tenders & Shrimp, Bayou Tenders & Shrimp featured entrees, part of Tastes O’Summer

O’Charley’s Restaurant + Bar has launched its Tastes O’Summer menu, including Bone-In Pork Chop and Smothered Chicken Breast. For $14.99 via the pick-two menu, guests of the chain will pick two items with two sides. O’Charley’s also rolled out all-new Chicken Tender Nachos, Whiskey BBQ Tenders & Shrimp and Bayou Tenders & Shrimp.

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Red Lobster launched Seafood Summerfest, introducing BBQ Bacon Grilled Shrimp, Grilled Lobster

Red Lobster Seafood Summerfest menu + BBQ Bacon Grilled Shrimp arrive

Grilled Lobster, Shrimp + Salmon, Steak + Lobster, Red Argentinian Shrimp Skewers, Live Maine Lobsters part of Seafood Summerfest

Red Lobster launched Seafood Summerfest, introducing BBQ Bacon Grilled Shrimp and featuring four additional dishes. Grilled Lobster, Shrimp and Salmon; Steak & Lobster; Red Argentinian Shrimp Skewers; and Live Maine Lobster round out the Seafood Summerfest menu.

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Dave & Buster’s rolled out a Blood Orange Paloma, Spicy Taco Burger, and Shrimp and Avocado Stack as part of its Summer in the Great Indoors celebration

Dave & Buster’s rolls out Spicy Taco Burger, Blood Orange Paloma, 10 new games in Summer in the Great Indoors

Food-and-games chain amps up excitement with limited-time menu, 10 new, interactive games

Dave & Buster’s rolled out a Spicy Taco Burger, BBQ Chicken Flatbread and Shrimp and Avocado Stack as part of its Summer in the Great Indoors celebration. Plus, it also launched Cinnamon Toast Crunch Fried Ice Cream, Blood Orange Paloma, Spiked Black Cherry Limeade, and Zero-Proof Black Cherry Limeade.

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Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill + Bar rolled out new All-American Mucho and Blue Bahama mama cocktails as part of the $5 Star-Spangled Sips line

Applebee’s All-American Mucho, Blue Bahama Mama cocktails roll out

Featured drinks part of Star-Spangled Sips collection, Mucho Cocktails line

Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill + Bar rolled out new All-American Mucho and Blue Bahama Mama cocktails as part of its $5 Star-Spangled Sips collection. These new drinks became part of the Mucho Cocktail line and will help customers celebrate as they prepare for the upcoming Independence Day holiday.

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