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Cava Finalizes Zoes Acquisition: Eatery Pulse

Maryland entrepreneurs enter next Cava chapter with Zoes acquisition finalized

Cava has completed the acquisition of Zoe's Kitchen, according to an announcement from Cava November 21. Zoe’s shareholders received $12.75 per share in the all-cash transaction. Panera Founder Ron Shaich had backed the deal, which was funded by his Act II Holdings investment... SWaN & Legend Venture Partners and Revolution Growth.

Cheesecake Factory: Eatery Pulse

The Cheesecake Factory opens new restaurant in Temecula, California

The Cheesecake Factory has opened a new restaurant in Temecula, Calif. The new location, located at 40820 Winchester Road, Suite 2980, has upscale features, including limestone floors, custom wood coumns, hand-painted murals and modern lighting. As part of The Cheesecake Factory system, the restaurant will benefit from an expansive menu selection of over 250 items.

Yum Brands 2018 Investor and Analyst Day: Eatery Pulse

Yum Brands to host 2018 Investor and Analyst Day

Yum Brands will be hosting its 2018 Investor and Analyst Day at the New York Stock Exchange on December 5, 2018. The company reported third quarter comparable sales of 5 percent system-wide, consisting of a 8-percent increase at Taco Bell, 7-percent increase at KFC and a less than one-percent decline at Pizza Hut. The event will be webcast live and can be accessed through the Yum! Brands website.

Ajaruli Khachapuri at Supra: Eatery Pulse

Food trends for 2019 and beyond

With food trends, the why is often more important than the what Food and beverage trends are usually based on more than just flavor profiles. What becomes popular is often […]

Turducken Sandwich at Potbelly: Eatery Pulse

Poultry unleashed: Potbelly’s Turducken Sandwich LTO, a food critic review

tbelly Sandwich Shop announced the arrival of the Turducken Sandwich. The sandwich has hit the press hard due to the perception of its uniqueness and excess. The Washington Post’s Tim Carman, a food writer and Cheap Eats critic ate the sandwich twice and offered up his own review on the experience... features a delicious combination of turkey, duck and chicken toasted with cornbread stuffing and topped with a cranberry-honey sauce, mayo, lettuce, cheddar cheese, tomato and seasoning

Sweetgreen Grabs 200M in Funding: Eatery Pulse

Sweetgreen receives $200M in new funding led by Fidelity Investments

Sweetgreen, a health-oriented fast-casual chain, serving creative salads and bowls built around proteins, grains and vegetables, has raised $200M in its latest raise, following a $35M raise just three years ago. This new round was led by Fidelity Investments. Sweetgreen plans to use the investment to further advance its digital platform, it announced... allow the 90-unit chain to advance its supply chain platform through the use of blockchain.

Bojangles Pork Chop Griller Biscuit: Eatery Pulse Streem

Bojangles accepts buyout offer from Durational Capital, The Jordan Company

Charlotte, N.C.-based Bojangles’ announced that it would be acquired by Durational Capital Management and The Jordan Company for $16.10 per share or about $594M... The buyout offer represents a 39-percent premium over the closing share price February 12, 2018, when there was initial speculation of a potential transaction, said the 766-unit chicken and biscuit chain.... a Bojangles’ sale culminated in a report by Reuters September 28 that the company was seeking strategic alternatives.