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Owner of AJ’s Seafood & Oyster Bar Ranked as one of the Country’s Most Influential Restaurant Executives

DESTIN, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- In 2020, readers of "Nation's Restaurant News" had a chance to weigh in on who they considered leaders in the restaurant industry. The people have spoken and Florida's own Alan Laird, owner of AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar, ranked number 37 out of 500 submissions in the category for "Most Influential Restaurant Executives in the Country" on its "Power List 2020."

Kiosk Association Restaurant Kiosks and Menu Boards

DENVER, Colo. /ScoopCloud/ -- National Restaurant Association has launched Show To Go and the Kiosk Association is a participant. The online show runs thru August 2021. We have eight showcases online: QSR Self-Order, Touchless Controls, Outdoor Menu Boards, ClearConnect full suite solution, Restaurant Kiosks, gigantic digital signage (LVCC), large digital signs and touchscreens.

Singing Dog Vanilla Introduces Organic Double Strength Pure Vanilla Extract for the home user

EUGENE, Ore. /ScoopCloud/ -- Singing Dog Vanilla is introducing an Organic Double Strength Pure Vanilla Extract to the retail market for use in making ice cream and boosting the vanilla flavor in baked goods. Until this launch, Singing Dog Vanilla's double strength vanilla extract was only available in commercial volumes for ice cream manufacturers and large food manufacturers.

SuiteAmerica Named Move For Hunger 2020 Corporate Housing Company Of The Year

EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- During the 2020 CHPA Tower of Excellence Awards, SuiteAmerica was named Move For Hunger's 2020 Corporate Housing Company of the Year. SuiteAmerica considers it a great honor and is deeply humbled to be able to provide for those in need.

Newly-Passed Restaurant Revitalization Fund and Restaurant Tax Relief Strategies by Ace Plus Tax Resolution

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- James Cha, a CPA and a Certified Tax Resolution Specialist from Ace Plus Tax Resolution, underlines the newly enacted restaurant revitalization fund, recent tax challenges the restaurant industry is facing, and tax relief strategies.

Jeremy Lawson Joins EPIC Contingency Risk Practice as Managing Practice

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- EPIC Insurance Brokers and Consultants announced today that Jeremy "Jez" Lawson has joined the firm as Managing Principal of its expanding Contingency Risk Practice group.

New York City Takes ‘Closed’ Signs Down, Businesses Open Safer, Stronger

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- Hospitality businesses including dining establishments, the event industry, and the rest of New York City's businesses are not only poised for a strong comeback, it's already underway. The Academy for Hospitality Arts (AHA) will be presenting on COVID-19 safety at a free virtual conference next week as a part of this mission.

AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar Announces its Spring Fling Cobia Tournament Dates

DESTIN, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- It's time to break out that fishing gear. AJ's Seafood and Oyster Bar is hosting its Spring Fling Cobia Tournament from April 2-3, 2021. And, this year's event benefits two of its favorite non-profits, the Destin Fishing Museum and Kids on the Coast Foundation. Proceeds from the tournament will be split between the two.

Clear Sky Resorts Launches Unique Luxury Sky Domes at two National Parks in Western U.S. in 2021

TEMPE, Ariz. /ScoopCloud/ -- Clear Sky Resorts announces the launch of America's first and only resort of its kind with the June 2021 grand openings of our properties at two of the most coveted vacation destinations in the West - Grand Canyon National Park and Glacier National Park.

Ori’Zaba’s Scratch Mexican Grill Gives Parents the Break They Deserve with Family Friendly Sundays

LAS VEGAS, Nev. /ScoopCloud/ -- Ori'Zaba's Scratch Mexican Grill has created a new, welcoming atmosphere for families every Sunday. The upgraded Sunday dining experience, gives busy parents a much-needed break from daily meal prep, giving kids a yummy dine-in experience where they can be themselves; pajamas and comfy attire are encouraged!

Las Vegas Latin Ghost Kitchen, Melita’s Table, Defies Odds And Expands Offering Dine-In Restaurant Experience In 2021

LAS VEGAS, Nev. /ScoopCloud/ -- Melita's Table, a popular ghost kitchen serving authentic and original Latin meals, has expanded from delivery-only, to now offer a restaurant dining experience.

EATYALL Launches New Program that Provides Resources to Chefs and Sampling Opportunities for Farmers

OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. /ScoopCloud/ -- EATYALL founders, Andy and Marianna Chapman, plan to send hundreds of Chef Care Packages to hardworking chefs in 2021. The Chapmans have built relationships with chefs around the globe for over a decade, assisting them in their search for better ingredients.

Eternal NYC Restaurant Week: Doctor LASEK’s Anecdote

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- Park Avenue LASEK shared today the person behind the continuity of the exuberant NYC Restaurant Week for all these years: Emil Chynn. New York restaurant week is one of the most famous institutions for food enthusiasts in the United States.

Olea Kiosks, Inc. Announces Manufacturing Expansion, Engineering Growth

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Olea Kiosks®, Inc., a visionary provider of self-service kiosk solutions, today announced expansion of its manufacturing and engineering capacity in Los Angeles, Calif. This expansion enables Olea to continue to grow its customer base, partnerships, and OEM relationships to provide faster time to market and greater operational agility.

AJ’s 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Brunch at Fort Walton Beach and Grayton Beach Locations

GRAYTON BEACH, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- AJ's Restaurant Group is celebrating their 2nd Annual Mardi Gras Brunch at two of their locations on the Emerald Coast. AJ's on the Bayou on Sunday, February 7; and AJ's Grayton Beach on Sunday, February 14. Brunch at both locations will begin at 10 a.m. featuring New Orleans favorites such as Mardi Gras Omelette, Beignets, Bread Pudding, Jambalaya, Etouffee, with a crawfish boil starting at 12 p.m.

Pandemic Safety Training from Academy for Hospitality Arts Helps Make Hospitality Safer Than Ever Before

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Academy for Hospitality Arts (AHA) has launched COVID-19 safety training courses to help hospitality workers prepare for re-openings. Foodservice professionals can now ensure hotels and restaurants reopen and remain open safely. Even while vaccine distribution is underway, COVID-19 remains an issue for dining establishments.

Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA) Exhibiting NRF 2021 Chapter One Virtual Tradeshow

DENVER, Colo. /ScoopCloud/ -- Visit NRF 2021 Chapter One next week and meet with the Kiosk Association. The dates are January 12-14, 19, 21 and 22, 2021. The Kiosk Association (KMA) is the global organization focused on improving self-service for customers and employees through kiosks, digital signage, lockers, and more.

New Study Reveals Fibercare Cleaning Services Save Hotels Money, Energy and Contributes to Healthier Environment

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. /ScoopCloud/ -- In September 2020, Robert Mapleton, owner, RPM Energy Consulting, LLC performed an independent study at an Extended Stay America hotel to determine the effect of cleaning the coils of the hotel's guestroom packaged terminal air conditioner (PTAC) units on cooling energy usage. The test was used to determine whether Fibercare PTAC cleaning service results in lower energy costs.

StallStash Demand Grows as Focus on Public Restroom Cleanliness Increases

ST. LOUIS, Mo. /ScoopCloud/ -- From schools and restaurants to healthcare facilities and airports, management is working to find solutions to minimize viral spread by providing cleaner and safer restrooms for their visitors and employees. And, StallStash is working to meet that demand.

Stacey’s Old Faithful Bar and Steakhouse Re-Opens Today

GALLATIN GATEWAY, Mont. /ScoopCloud/ -- The legendary Stacey's Old Faithful Bar & Steakhouse in Gallatin Gateway is reopening, following a change in ownership and making updates. Stacey's is an authentic western bar and steakhouse serving up a stiff drink, a hearty meal, and live music for over 60 years- and they plan on keeping it that way.

Tapcheck Helps Employers Unlock New Financial Options for Employees with Easy-to-Integrate Earned Wage Access Application

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Tapcheck, a simple and easy-to-integrate financial wellness benefit that allows employers to give employees the ability to access their earned wages before payday, has experienced strong growth since first launching. In 2020 alone, Tapcheck saw 863% growth, with exponential adoption in the in-home care and quick-service restaurant (QSR) industries.

Kiosk Manufacturer Association Announces PCI Compliance for Unattended Self-Service Kiosks

WESTMINSTER, Colo. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Kiosk Manufacturer Association (KMA), the leading unattended self-service kiosk association established in 1995, today announced the launch of new initiatives in the PCI Compliance space for unattended self-service kiosks.

Olea Kiosks, Inc. Announces Strategic Partnership with UrVenue

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Olea Kiosks, Inc., a visionary provider of self-service kiosk solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with UrVenue, the leading hospitality technology platform that powers commerce, enhances the guest experience and monetizes a resort's real estate.

Recovery Rye Whiskey Raises Over $15,000 For Hospitality Workers Across Indiana

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. /ScoopCloud/ -- Nationally Syndicated Radio Host Tony Katz, Blend Bar Cigar proprietor Corey Johnston and Crossroad Vintners' Nolan Smith have raised over $15,000 for hospitality workers in Indiana with the 2020 release of their rye whiskey, "Recovery Rye."

AJ’s Grayton Beach along with Road Dogg Rescue Hosting Free Holiday Photos with ‘Santa Paws’

SANTA ROSA BEACH, Fla. /ScoopCloud/ -- This Sunday, December 6, AJ's Grayton Beach will be holding a special holiday photo event with "Santa Paws." Santa will be on site at AJ's Grayton Beach from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m. for guests to take pictures with their fury four legged friends.

Massachusetts’ Entrepreneurs Team Up to Deliver ‘Hope’ and ‘Faith’ this Thanksgiving

FALL RIVER, Mass. /ScoopCloud/ -- This Thanksgiving, Gary Simons of Simply Simons restaurant in Swansea, MA, and Peter Moubayed, owner of NorthEast Fleece in Fall River, MA, will deliver homemade hot turkey dinners, warm fleece blankets and a much-needed message of hope.

Registered Nurse and Marijuana Mom Debi Madaio Launches Change.org Petition Requesting New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Grant a Recreational Cannabis License to Her NJWeedman’s Joint Eatery

TRENTON, N.J. /ScoopCloud/ -- On Election Day, November 3, 2020, New Jersey became yet another state to legalize marijuana. With big corporate cannabis companies already moving to secure an edge in this new market, one small shop owner is hoping to make her voice heard and secure her piece of the pot pie. Debi Madaio, is the co-owner of NJWeedman's Joint, a popular marijuana-themed eatery, located in Trenton.

First Ever ‘Better Together Small Business Saturday Market’ at ENKI Brewing to Celebrate Local Businesses

VICTORIA, Minn. /ScoopCloud/ -- ENKI Brewing is proud to partner with several local small businesses and the City of Victoria to hold a special shopping event on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 28. The new "Better Together Small Business Saturday Market" makes it easy for neighbors and visitors to Victoria to find unique holiday gifts for friends and family.

Ori’Zaba’s Scratch Mexican Grill Blazes Into Fall With A New Spicy Guacamole

LAS VEGAS, Nev. /ScoopCloud/ -- Fall flavors are getting revamped! Move over pumpkin spice, Ori'Zaba's Scratch Mexican grill is turning up the heat on a Mexican classic; available for a limited time, Spicy Guacamole is already a fan favorite.

Sibling Entrepreneurs Billy Wright II and Bree Wright Beat Pandemic Odds Open ‘Plenty of Fish Seafood’ Eatery in the High Desert

LANCASTER, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- Billy Wright II and his sister, Bree Wright recently opened Plenty of Fish Seafood, their first restaurant in a chain of seafood eateries, in Lancaster, Calif., the heart of the valley's high desert!

Ori’Zaba’s Scratch Mexican Grill Invites Guests for A Limited Time to Hop on The Carolina Reaper Train with Their #SpicySalsaChallenge

LAS VEGAS, Nev. /ScoopCloud/ -- "Can you handle the heat?" That is the question Ori'Zaba's Scratch Mexican Grill is asking their fans when they order the new Pebre Salsa Picante. Ori'Zaba's has added the new scratch made salsa to their existing menu for a limited time.

Beverage Metrics Announces Launch of Next Generation Beverage Management System for the Hospitality Industry

DENVER, Colo. /ScoopCloud/ -- Beverage Metrics, an emerging Colorado-based beverage management technology company for the hospitality industry, today announced the launch of its next generation beverage management inventory tracking system. The new system provides operators with a comprehensive tool to track, manage and reduce excessive costs associated with their beverage program.

Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria Partners with Cogensia for Customer-Focused Marketing Solution

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. /ScoopCloud/ -- Lou Malnati's Pizzeria has selected Cogensia, a data-driven digital marketing firm, to enhance guests' experience with the brand across all guest touchpoints and channels. Leveraging Cogensia's proprietary Customer Management Platform technology and services, Lou Malnati's will better understand their guests' preferences.

Element Basalt-Aspen Launches Winter Sale

BASALT, Colo. /ScoopCloud/ -- The Element Basalt-Aspen, part of Marriott International's collection of hotels, is pleased to announce the launch of its annual Winter Sale for stay dates between December 1, 2020 and April 15, 2021. This sale offers skiers, snowboarders, and other winter sport enthusiasts the opportunity to save up to 40% off regular rates if booked before October 15.

CHR Builders Launches New Website to Showcase Hospitality Renovation Services in Southern California

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /ScoopCloud/ -- 95Visual is pleased to announce the launch of CHR Builders' new website: chrbuildersinc.com. The new features that CHR Builders chose to include in the redesign captivate users with an easy to navigate format.