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 [...]
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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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]