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Meet the “Steak Queen” who runs one of Frisco’s most profitable restaurants

At 62 years old, little Deidra “Dee” Lincoln has earned her title as the heavyweight woman of influence in the restaurant industry. She was dubbed the “Queen of Steaks” more than 20 years ago when she traveled to New York to announce the construction of a Del Frisco’s Double Eagle …

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Thousands of people are leaving the restaurant industry

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — JR Michael has spent most of his life in the restaurant business. As a teenager, he spent his summers peeling potatoes in his uncle’s deli kitchen. Later he helped open Applebee’s on Clark Road, where he worked 100 hours a week for $8 an hour. Through …

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Restaurant roundup: robots are invading kitchens

Funds are pouring in for automated solutions that promise to reduce labor requirements at every stage of the restaurant supply chain. On the delivery side, Berkeley, Calif.-based sidewalk delivery robotics startup Kiwibot announced on Thursday (February 17) a contract extension with food service and facilities management company Sodexo to increase …

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The omicron-induced COVID-19 surge has hit some Texas restaurants and bars harder than others – Houston Public Media

Many Texas restaurants and bars have been forced to close temporarily — for days, a week, sometimes longer — as this latest wave of COVID-19 brings staff shortages and other challenges. As the Omicron variant began to catch on late last year, bar owner Lee Daugherty grew concerned. He began …

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Omicron-induced COVID-19 surge hits some Texas restaurants, bars harder than others

As the Omicron variant began to catch on late last year, bar owner Lee Daugherty grew concerned. He began to implement serious protocols among his staff at Alexandre, his establishment in the Oak Lawn neighborhood of Dallas, including bi-weekly testing. It wasn’t long before someone tested positive for COVID-19. “We …

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Hidalgo brings Harris County back to its highest COVID-19 threat level. Is anyone listening?

Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo has again moved the county to its highest COVID-19 threat level, her office said. The announcement should be an old hat for Hidalgo, who has gone red three times since the start of the pandemic. “Sadly, today we find ourselves crossing a threshold that we …

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Anxious restaurants like omicron, high food costs take their toll

DETROIT (AP) – As restaurants in the US and UK are open unrestricted and often bustling, they enter their second winter of the coronavirus pandemic worried about what to come: They are pressed by shortages labor and soaring food prices and the omicron variant is looming. “I am extremely worried. …

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East River takes center stage with new restaurants, stores and office tenants – Houston’s next big development is no longer just a concept

ERiver’s official opening turned into a sort of celebration. Despite the generally oppressive heat, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner and many city council members attended. Reverend Harry Clemons Jr., Founder of the Fifth Ward Community Redevelopment Corporation, delivered an enthusiastic address. All taking place on a large open lot with a …

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Boston investor buys apartments in Frisco’s $ 1 billion Gate development

A Boston investor bought part of the $ 1 billion Frisco Gate development. San Antonio-based developer Embrey Partners LLC has sold their 350-unit estate in The Gate Apartments to TA Realty. The rental community is located on the west side of the Dallas North Toll Freeway, off of John Hickman …

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As tourism clears, Times Square hopes to regain luster

NEW YORK – David Cohen longs to return to the days when business was booming in his family’s Times Square gift shop. As tourists have started to return, the foot traffic in Grand Slam memories is still not what it was before the coronavirus pandemic, when hordes of visitors from …

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DTG Launches Chef PowerStation, the World’s Most Advanced Mobile Food Service Station

WILMINGTON, Mass .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – DTG, the leading supplier of industrial-grade battery-powered mobile workstations, today introduced the DTG Chef PowerStation, the industry’s most advanced battery-powered mobile carts for on-order cooking, continuous refrigeration and point-of-sale transactions. The stations were originally designed for Sodexo and deployed at 11 key university sites …

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Gordon Ramsay Burger Chicago to Open Soon and more information on What Now Media Group’s Restaurant Weekly Pre-Opening Report

Screenshot credit: Good Morning America. Immerse yourself in this week’s best stories in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Diego and San Francisco (RestaurantNews.com) And now Media Group, Inc., The industry’s leading publisher of pre-opening restaurant news, published its weekly newsletter with …

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How Hawaii Restaurants Handle Vaccination Mandates

As a newly opened restaurant that is still streamlining its cuisine, the recently introduced COVID-19 vaccination policies for diners and food workers on four islands in Hawaii receive decidedly mixed reviews. The mayors who created the new rules say they could change or eliminate them later this fall, if public …

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Dallas-area developer, “Marrying Millions” star Bill Hutchinson accused of sexually assaulting teenager

Updated at 12:23: Revised to include a statement from Bill Hutchinson. A prominent Dallas-area developer who starred in a reality TV show highlighting his relationship with a woman 40 years younger than himself has been arrested on charges of sexually assaulting a teenage girl. William Lewald “Bill” Hutchinson(Highland Park Department …

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United Airlines to resume hiring of 300 pilots in May

Source: United Airlines United Airlines Holdings Inc (NYSE: UAL) plans to hire around 300 pilots, a sign that the pandemic-ravaged industry is hoping the recent rebound in bookings will continue. CNBC reported on Thursday that the Chicago-based airline told its staff it would begin hiring pilots, a process suspended last …

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Is United Wholesale Mortgage’s ultimatum legal?

The opinions expressed below are those of Derek F. Dahlgren and do not necessarily reflect the views of MPA or its editorial team. The mortgage industry has seen a spectacular flurry of activity last year. He has extended in many ways while other sectors of the economy have fallen behind. …

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