Press Releases

2012 August: Hormel Foods Announces Retirement

AUSTIN, Minn. (August 22, 2012) — Hormel Foods Corporate (NYSE: HRL) has announced the retirement of Bill Burke, Jr., president of Burke Marketing Corp. (Nevada, Iowa). “Bill has played an integral role in building Burke Marketing Corp. into the industry leader it is today. His passion and never-ending desire to serve our customers have beenMore »

2012 August: Kingy’s wins award for best ribs

CANAL WINCHESTER, Ohio-The community voted and Kingy’s took home the prize for the second year in a row. Vendors from Central Ohio came together to compete for the best ribs at the Downtown Canal Winchester Blues and Ribfest this past weekend. Kingy’s Pizza Pub, located at 7470 Hill Road North, won 1st in People’s ChoiceMore »

2012 August: BURKE CORPORATION ADDS NATIONAL ACCOUNTS SALES MANAGER

NEVADA, Iowa—Burke Corporation, leader in fully cooked meat toppings and ingredients, announced that Michael Dougherty has been hired as National Accounts Sales Manager. Dougherty’s primary role will be to oversee Burke’s national accounts as well as manage other customers who operate on a national level. “Mike’s contribution to Burke will be integral for continuing customerMore »

2012 August: Pizza Ranch Opens First Montana Location in Billings

BILLINGS, Mont. – Pizza Ranch, the popular Midwest family-style buffet concept featuring a family-friendly atmosphere with craveable food and legendary service, announced today it will open its doors for business on August 6, 2012 at 2505 King Avenue West in Billings. The new restaurant is the first Pizza Ranch to open in Montana and isMore »

2012 August: Trattoria No. 10 to feature local tomatoes during festival

CHICAGO, August 1, 2012 – Trattoria No.10, a Chicago restaurant classic for over 24 years, “picks” mid-August to feature and celebrate local heirloom tomatoes on its menu during the restaurant’s self-proclaimed “Tomato Festival.” The venerable eatery will use the occasion to introduce a variety of new menu items that include an assortment of heirloom tomatoesMore »

2012 August: Best of State Honors Utah’s Little Caesars Pizza

When you want it “hot and ready” there is only one place to turn: Utah’s Little Caesars Pizza. For two years running, the popular pizza stop has been awarded “Best of State” in the “Informal Dining/Carry-Out” category by Utah’s premiere recognition and awards program. Sizzling Platter, LLC (SPLLC), based in Murray, Utah operates Little CaesarsMore »

2012 August: June Restaurant Performance Index Shows Improved Current Conditions But Softer Outlook

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, July 31, 2012 (Washington, DC) Bolstered by stronger same-store sales and customer traffic levels, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) stood above 100 for the eighth consecutive month in June. The RPI – a monthly composite index that tracks the health of and outlook for the U.S. restaurant industry –More »