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Excerpts from “Bennigans’ Return to Relevance: Bleeding Green 25/8”

Bennigan’s President and CEO Paul Mangiamele recently announced that his new book – “Bennigan’s Return to Relevance…Bleeding Green 25/8” — will debut at the Restaurant Leadership Conference on April 21-24 in Scottsdale, Ariz. In this inspiring business page-turner, Mangiamele delves into the iconic restaurant’s renaissance and defines the scale and scope of bringing a Chapter [...]

Bennigan’s Invites Guests to Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day Early

Bennigan’s has always been synonymous with St. Paddy’s Day, thanks to its Irish hospitality. But with its biggest holiday of the year a full six months away, the brand decided it was time to start gearing up for the big day with the next best thing: St. Practice Day. On and around Tuesday, September 17, [...]

Bennigan’s Makes it’s Return to Northern Virginia

It’s been five years since the Monte Cristo has been served in Northern Virginia. But thanks to a nationwide resurgence of the Bennigan’s restaurant chain, it’s only a matter of days before locals will once again be able to purchase the classic American sandwich. The newest Bennigan’s will officially open its doors on Monday, August [...]

Bennigan’s Rolls Out All-American Summer Menu

New Fire-Braised™ Ribs, Big Irish Challenge highlight seasonal fare Dallas, TX (RestaurantNews.com) It’s getting hot outside, but Bennigan’s has teamed with Hormel Foods to introduce a cool All-American Summer menu featuring several new items along with a few of the restaurant’s traditional favorites. The promotion kicked off on June 24th and runs through September 8th. [...]

Bennigan’s Selected Among Top 50 Franchisees for Veterans

Bennigan’s, the Legendary restaurant brand renowned for its signature Irish hospitality, is fast becoming known for another purpose: its commitment to recruiting, advancing, and supporting military veterans. The fourth annual survey by the World Franchising Network for USA Today recognized Bennigan’s for its multi-faceted outreach to veterans by selecting the company to its Top 50 [...]

Bennigan’s international Expansion Continues in Larnaca, Cypress

Explosive Growth and Debut of New Business Book Propel Iconic Brand's Renaissance Dallas, TX – Bennigan’s Franchising Company and AXM Overseas Holdings, Ltd. announced today the grand opening of Bennigan's in Larnaca, Cyprus. The newest restaurant for the nearly 100-unit chain, Bennigan's in Larnaca is the fourth Cyprus location for franchise partners Chris and Andrew [...]

Bennigan’s to Honor U.S. Military with Wall of Heroes

Dallas, TX (RestaurantNews.com) On March 27, 2012, a man walked into Bennigan’s in Borger, Texas, bought a beer and wrote a note in memory of a fallen soldier, his friend LTJG Frankie Toner. It was the third anniversary of Frankie’s death in Afghanistan, and the man asked that the beer and note be left on [...]

The Road Back: How Bennigan’s CEO has eEveryone ‘Bleeding Green’

There may be no more difficult task in business than bringing a brand back from a Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing. But those who counted out the Irish-themed Bennigan's restaurant chain once it failed a few years ago didn't reckon with CEO Paul Mangiamele or a cadre of new franchisees willing to take a flyer on [...]

Bennigan’s Opens Second Location in Veracruz, Mexico

Boca del Rio, Veracruz (RestaurantNews.com) Bennigan’s, one of the most iconic American restaurant brands, opened its second location in the State of Veracruz on March 22. The chef-driven neighborhood restaurant chain renowned for its generous portions, innovative drinks and Irish hospitality is now serving its uniqueAmerican fare to guests in the new Centro Comercial El [...]

Bennigan’s Continues Renaissance with Saddle Brook Opening

Five years after a bankruptcy filing closed all of the Bennigan's restaurants in North Jersey, the Irish-themed bar-and-grill chain is back in business here. Investors supporting the resurrection of the brand are betting that the way to become the next big thing in the casual-dining sector is to bring back an old favorite. An Italian-American [...]