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December 6, 2018

Krispy Kreme Doughnut countdown to the ‘Day of the Dozens’ is on!

On Wednesday, 12/12, customers can enjoy a dozen Original Glazed® doughnuts for just $1 with the purchase of any dozen at regular price
 
ORLANDO, Fla. (Dec. 4, 2018) – Krispy Kreme Doughnuts will return its “Day of the Dozens” holiday tradition next Wednesday December 12, with one of its sweetest offers of the season. On 12/12 only, fans can purchase one dozen of the iconic Original Glazed® doughnuts for just $1 with the purchase of any dozen at participating shops across the United States.
 
Krispy Kreme Shops in Central Florida
 
1031 S. Orlando Avenue (17-92), Winter Park, FL  32789
 
4080 Millenia Blvd., Orlando, FL 32939
 
5310 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, (192 / Mile Marker 11.5), Kissimmee, FL  34746
 
7930 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy, (192 / Mile Marker 4.5), Kissimmee, Florida
 
2040 N Wickham Rd, Melbourne, FL 32935
 
980 W Intl. Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Get in the Holiday Spirit at Ace Cafe Orlando with the News Junkie’s Christmas Bike Drive on December 7th


December event lineup at the Motor-Centric Dining, Entertainment and Retail Destination
            
Friday, December 7, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. – News Junkie's 6th Annual Christmas Bike Drive
Join us at the Ace Cafe for the News Junkie's annual Christmas bike drive. Drop off a new
bike and help us collect over 100 bikes for deserving children in Central Florida. Special
thanks to Nations Trucks and the National Latino Peace Officers Association Central Florida Chapter for helping families in our community.

Saturday, December 8, 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. – Drive Florida Pre-Rally Meet
The Drive Florida Pre-Rally Meet at Ace Cafe Orlando is a party before the Drive Florida Rally, which will occur on December 9. The party is open to all show vehicles, regardless of whether or not the vehicle is registered for the event. More than 200 cars are expected! Drive Florida's mission is to bring participants on a driving adventure like no other around the state. For this adventure (December 9), drivers will be exploring Central Florida as they start in Clermont and finish up in Bushnell for some go-karting at Bushnell Motorsports Park.

Sunday, December 9, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Toys for Tots Christmas Car Show
Come donate toys for those less fortunate during this holiday car show hosted by Ace Cafe. Any and all show cars classic or exotic are welcome. Contact coordinator tbush@acecafeusa.com to register to participate or with any questions. Come by to make a difference in children’s’ lives this holiday season, enjoy the car show, and stay awhile to delight in our delicious brunch!

November 28, 2018

Ace Cafe Orlando Launches New Menu

Debuts Holiday Gift Card Bonus

ORLANDO, Fla. (Nov. 27, 2018) – More than a year after its debut in downtown Orlando, Ace Cafe Orlando, the first North American location of the celebrated London motor-diner, will introduce a dozen new menu items to its American diner fare with a twist offerings on November 20, including five new entrees, three new salads, and a handful of new kickstarters, sides and desserts that compliment authentic British favorites already offered. 

Joining the restaurant’s delectable and affordable menu are a Po’ Boy sandwich, Chicken Alfredo, Chicken Tender Platter, Chicken & Waffles, Classic Burger Sliders, Chicken Taco Salad, Sesame Chicken Salad, and Cobb Salad. Rounding out the new menu offerings are a Fried Mozzarella starter and sides including Sweet Potato Tots and Onion Rings. New desserts include a Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie and Peanut Butter Pie.

“We’re all about connecting great food and dining with motoring and live entertainment, so this evolution of our menu is just another step towards ensuring we provide a unique experience found nowhere else in the U.S.A. After all, we’ve been a part of this community for over a year now and felt it is the right time to add a few new favorites,” said Jimmy Forster, director of operations.

November 23, 2018

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Holiday Treats Are Back for a Limited Time Only

Four adorable doughnuts including the Santa Belly Doughnut and New Ugly Sweater Doughnuts join a festive Peppermint Mocha beverage now through Dec. 24

ORLANDO, Fla. (Nov. 26, 2018) – Krispy Kreme Doughnuts announces the return of its limitededition decorated holiday doughnuts, available now through Dec. 24 at participating all shops throughout Central Florida. Fans can fill their dozens with four adorably delicious doughnuts in the following flavors to complete any holiday festivity:

  • Santa Belly Doughnut: This chocolate Kreme™ filled shell is dipped in red icing and decorated to look like Santa’s jolly belly – a beloved Krispy Kreme holiday tradition. 
  • Ugly Sweater Doughnut: A tasty new take on the festive ugly sweater trend, this doughnut is dipped in green icing, sprinkled with confetti and decorated with over-the-top reindeer and penguin candy pieces. 
  • Holiday Plaid Doughnut: An Original Glazed® Doughnut dipped in icing and decorated in a fun red and green plaid design. 
  • Chocolate Iced with Sprinkles Doughnut: A chocolate iced ring with festive holiday sprinkles. 

November 16, 2018

TooJay’s Deli President and CEO takes World Kindness Day to New Heights and Raises More Than $14,000 for Feeding Florida


Donation will fund more than 155,000 meals for families in need

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (November 14, 2018) – TooJay’s Deli President and CEO Max Piet raised the stakes on World Kindness Day by climbing onto the roof of the company’s Lake Worth restaurant and refusing to come down until $10,000 was raised to help Feeding Florida stock its pantries. Thanks to the generous support of donors, the fundraising goal was surpassed and more than $14,000 was raised.
                                           
“Our TooJay’s team was committed to going above-and-beyond the ordinary on World Kindness Day by inspiring others to help Feeding Florida end food insecurity in our great state,” said Max Piet, president and CEO of TooJay’s, who spent 9 hours atop the roof, calling and emailing friends and family until $14,000 was raised. “We thank all the individuals and businesses who joined us and made generous donations to Feeding Florida.” TooJay’s team members also got involved by making contributions to the event.

November 15, 2018

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Brings Back Pumpkin Spice Original Glazed® Doughnut and Introduces New Cinnamon Swirl Doughnut

Spice up your Thanksgiving with two limited-edition treats
 
ORLANDO, Fla. (Nov. 14, 2018) – Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is spicing up the season with limited-edition doughnuts in some of America’s favorite spice flavors with the return of fan favorite Pumpkin Spice Original Glazed® Doughnut and the introduction of the new Cinnamon Swirl Doughnut.
 
The Pumpkin Spice Original Glazed Doughnut, available for one week only, Friday, Nov. 16 through Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22., is the quintessential fall doughnut and features the same Original Glazed Doughnut Krispy Kreme fans know and love, but with a hint of cinnamon and pumpkin spice flavor.
 
The Cinnamon Swirl Doughnut features Krispy Kreme’s classic doughnut hand-tossed in cinnamon sugar and topped with decadent cream cheese icing and a gooey cinnamon swirl.

November 11, 2018

ROCK ICONS GENE SIMMONS AND PAUL STANLEY OF KISS HONOR VETS WITH FREE FOOD ON VETERANS DAY


Simmons and Stanley Join Forces with the USO to Pay Tribute to Armed Forces and First Responders Tomorrow, November 12 for Veterans Day

Manhattan Beach, Calif. (November 11, 2018) - Rock & Brews Restaurants, the rock-inspired, family-friendly restaurant brand co-founded by KISS front men Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, will again pay tribute to veterans, current military and first responders with free food tomorrow, Monday, November 12 for Veterans Day. Additionally, their restaurants are raising funds for the United Service Organizations (USO) this year throughout the month of November. 

Participating Rock & Brews restaurants will offer a choice of either a complimentary Pulled Pork Sandwich with a side dish or a Strawberry Fields Salad from open to close. Some locations will offer additional items. 

Today, Gene Simmons hosted a sneak preview event at a Rock & Brews in Los Angeles, where he and USO President Bob Kurkjian personally served veterans, current military and first responders. Here is a link to b-roll from that event, including interviews with Simmons, Kurkjian, and military guests.

November 6, 2018

Hold an Entire Community in Your Hand - Visit Tampa Bay launches its first culinary journal...


...bringing together the tastes and textures of Florida’s Most booming food scene for the world’s food lovers

TAMPA, Fla. (November 6, 2018) -- Every destination reveals its true self through its food.  Each dish adds to a community’s unique story -- through the ingredients that blend seamlessly together, through the aromas that fill the air, through the tastes that linger on the palate.

Visit Tampa Bay has captured the essence of its dynamic and daring food scene in Tampa’s Table: A Culinary Journey Through Tampa Bay. The trend-setting destination’s first culinary journal, Tampa’s Table combines luscious photography by Amy Pezzicara, essays by award-winning food writers Laura Reilly and Jeff Houck, and carefully curated recipes by Tampa Bay’s best chefs, bringing together the diverse flavors, tastes, and textures that tell the tale of Tampa Bay, among the top foodie destinations in the country

TooJay’s Deli Celebrates World Kindness Day on November 13th by Raising Funds for Feeding Florida


WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (November 5, 2018) – Tuesday, November 13 is World Kindness Day and TooJay’s is celebrating in a big way with the goal to raise $10,000 to help Feeding Florida stock their pantries. Guests have three ways to participate on November 13: 
·         On November 13, donate directly by visiting www.toojays.com/worldkindnessday
·         TooJay’s classic large black and white cookies are turning orange and white for the day in honor of Feeding Florida. Buy one for $1.99 and all proceeds will be donated.

November 3, 2018

Veterans Day Celebration at Ace Cafe Orlando Honors Those Who Served - And More Upcoming Events

Fall event lineup at the Motor-Centric Dining, Entertainment and Retail Destination

WHEN:        
Saturday, November 10, 1 p.m. – 8 p.m. – Veterans Day Celebration
Join the fun at Ace Cafe Orlando following the Veterans Day Parade for its Veterans Day Celebration, honoring those who served. Enjoy free draft beer for veterans, vendors galore, military vehicle display, bike ride-in with Orlando Harley Davidson, bounce house for kids, food and drink specials, and live entertainment. Co-hosted by the Florida Association of Veteran Owned Businesses and Ace Cafe Orlando, a portion of proceeds from the event will support veteran owned businesses.

Saturday, November 17, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. – Micro Car Show
The popular biennial gathering of vintage micro cars, mini cars and vintage scooters will take place at the Ace on Saturday, November 17th. Celebrity guest, Dennis Gage of the My Classic Car TV show, will be filming an episode for the 2019 season and Santa Claus will be on hand for photo opportunities and to collect unwrapped toys for underprivileged children.

Saturday, November 17, 4 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Florida Moto Meet (FLMM)
Enjoy motorcycles, stunt shows, vendors, giveaways, food, drinks, and more with hosts DoItWithDan, Shadetree Surgeon, DankWheelie, Photogromer, John Maxwell, and Blockhead for #FLMM2018 on Saturday, November 17th.

Rapidly Expanding Fast Casual Concept Burgerim Launches Brand New “The 1/3 lb Burger”


New burger provides a larger base for the chain’s vast variety of topping options
WHAT:        “The 1/3 lb Burger” is the first of its kind for Burgerim, previously known for its fully customizable, sensibly-sized (3 oz) burgers. The new burger features a hand-smashed premium beef patty, topped with a smooth layer of Burgerim’s house sauce, crisp lettuceroma tomato, shaved onion and American cheese, on a potato bun.
The 1/3 lb Burger” will be available nationwide and can be ordered in Burgerim’s signature styles including; California with swiss, avocado, and mixed greensCowboy with cheddar, bacon, onion rings and zesty bbq, or Caliente with pepper jack cheese, Cajun seasoning, jalapeños and habanero pepper mayo.
WHEN:         Release dates below:
  • Now Available: Select Southern California Burgerim locations; view list here
  • November 2: All California and Las Vegas Burgerim locations
  • November 9: All Burgerim locations; view locations here
About Burgerim
Burgerim is a restaurant company that has over 700 locations internationally. It is a fast-casual concept that provides gourmet food with unique menu options. Burgerim is known for their gourmet, sensibly-sized burgers with 11 different meat options and 9 customizable toppings. Each restaurant is independently owned and managed by franchisees who continue the Burgerim legacy. The concept offers franchisees the opportunity to take part in a growing chain with a sexy fast-casual atmosphere. For information, please visit:www.burgerim.com.

October 24, 2018

World Champion BBQ Coming To Daytona Beach

 

Oklahoma Joe’s Barbecue Opens Doors Today, Sets November 9 Grand Opening Celebration for its First Florida Location at ONE DAYTONA

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (October 23, 2018) – The award-winning barbecue of legendary Oklahoma pitmaster Joe Davidson is coming to Central Florida. The first Oklahoma Joe’s Barbecue restaurant outside its home state soft opens its doors at 11 AM on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 in Victory Circle at ONE DAYTONA, the premier retail, dining and entertainment destination across from the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. A grand opening celebration will follow on November 9.

A living legend in the global ‘cue community, Davidson has won more than 300 championship titles worldwide. Davidson, CEO and co-founder of Oklahoma Joe’s, is the only pitmaster to ever win the Grand Champion Overall triple crown of BBQ competitions: the Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitational BBQ, considered the Super Bowl of barbecue competitions; the World Pork Barbequlossal, billed as America's most prestigious barbecue competition; and the American Royal World Series of Barbecue, the largest barbecue competition in the world. He’s also won Best BBQ Sauce on the Planet and Best BBQ Dry Rub on the Planet multiple times.

SG Blocks Commissioned to Design and Construct Outdoor Entertainment Venue in Orlando



Leading Innovator of Container-Based Structures Partners with Tavistock on Boxi Park at Lake Nona™

BROOKLYN, NY – October 24, 2018 – SG Blocks, Inc. (NASDAQ: SGBX), a leading designer, fabricator and innovator of container-based structures, is collaborating with Tavistock, the developer of Lake Nona, to build Boxi Park at Lake Nona™. Boxi Park, Central Florida’s first outdoor entertainment venue built with repurposed shipping containers, will feature various food and beverage options along with an outdoor stage, fenced dog park, beach volleyball courts and a recreational area for children. SG Blocks is designing and prefabricating 14 containers and will work with a local contractor for installation. Boxi Park is expected to open by the end of 2018.

“Boxi Park will bring a vibrant entertainment space to the region, meant to service both the local community and those visiting the area,” stated Paul Galvin, Chairman and CEO of SG Blocks. “We are thrilled to be working with Tavistock on this eco-friendly, sustainable park, which will be built in record time and soon open to the public.”

October 20, 2018

Families Enjoy Spook-tacular Halloween Savings as Kids Eat Free at TooJay’s from Oct. 26 - Nov. 4

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (October 18, 2018) – Little ghosts and goblins are in for a treat this Halloween as TooJay’s announces that Kids Eat Free with the purchase of one adult entrée from Friday, October 26 through Sunday, November 4. Children must be 12 and under and order from the Kid’s Menu only.  

The kids’ breakfast menu features French toast, half a Belgian waffle or an egg, along with a choice of two side items, including bacon strips, fresh fruit, toast and other popular choices. Topping the list of kid-friendly lunch and dinner favorites are hamburgers, mac & cheese, chicken strips, grilled cheese and deli dogs, along with two sides chosen from a selection of carrot sticks with Ranch dressing, Mandarin oranges, chocolate pudding, red grapes, French fries, apple sauce, or chocolate pudding, plus a famous TooJay’s mini black & white cookie. This special offer does not include beverages and cannot be combined with any other offers.

Founded in 1981, TooJay’s has grown to 28 restaurants throughout Florida and currently serves guests in Palm Beach and Broward counties, the Treasure Coast, the West Coast of Florida, the Orlando area, The Villages and Polk County. Three new restaurants are expected to open in Naples, Fort Lauderdale and Dania Beach during the first half of 2019.

TooJay’s received the 2018 and 2017 Dining Award for Best Deli from Orlando Magazine,  two Foodie Awards for Best Deli and Best Take-Out from the Orlando Sentinel, the 2016 Best of South Florida Award for Best Deli from the Sun Sentinel and ranked eighth in the country for Family Dining by Consumer Reports.

For more information about TooJay’s, visit TooJays.com. Follow TooJay’s at  twitter.com/therealTooJays and instagram.com/toojaysdeli or visit the Facebook fan page, which has over 89 thousand fans, and become a fan at facebook.com/TooJaysDeli.   

October 17, 2018

Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group Announces Del Frisco’s Grille to Open in Fort Lauderdale


The stylish and contemporary restaurant is slated to open on renowned Las Olas Square Nov. 14

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. — Oct. 17, 2018 — Del Frisco's Restaurant Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: DFRG) is slated to open a new Del Frisco's Grille in Fort Lauderdale on Nov. 14. The restaurant marks the 23rd location for the Del Frisco’s Grille concept. The stylish, modern restaurant will have a vibrant ambiance where life is celebrated around the table. It is located in the heart of downtown in the Las Olas Blvd Square building, at 501 Las Olas Blvd, Suite 150, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301.

“We are thrilled to bring Del Frisco’s Grille to Fort Lauderdale this fall,” said Brandon Coleman III, President of Del Frisco’s Grille. “The Las Olas Boulevard area is a must visit destination in Florida with incredible restaurants, shopping and art. Our approachable, high-end atmosphere creates an incredible dining experience featuring fresh seafood, Prime steaks and social menus that are a perfect match for the lively Fort Lauderdale vibe.”

October 16, 2018

New “Fly & Dine” Offer includes Flight on ICON Orlando and Prix Fixe Dining from Just $32


Guests can choose set menus from seven restaurants

ORLANDO, Fla. (October 16, 2018) – ICON Orlando has announced an all-new Fly & Dine package that includes one flight aboard the iconic 400-foot observation wheel, along with a choice of prix fixe dining options at seven of ICON Orlando 360’s fast casual and full-service restaurants. The set menu options start at just $32 for fast casual or $45 for full-service dining at participating restaurants, including Tapa Toro Spanish Restaurant, Tin Roof Orlando, Sugar Factory Orlando, UNO Pizzeria & Grill and others. The Fly & Dine package is available now through Dec. 20.

TooJay’s Donates $25,000 to Feeding Florida

Ribbon Cutting Photo (Left to Right): Isreal Rodriguez, Manager at Palm Beach Outlets TooJay’s; Brett Carper, Director of Operations; Max Piet, President and CEO; Rebecca Hahessy, Representative of Feeding Florida; Rachel Richal, Director of Training; and Art Sanders, Vice President of Human Resources

Donation will fund more than 275,000 meals for families in need

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (October 16, 2018) – TooJay's held its second annual “Too+You” campaign and raised $25,000 for Feeding Florida, a statewide network of Feeding America food banks providing a healthy, adequate and consistent food supply to those in need.

Throughout the month of September, $1 of every cake slice sold was donated to Feeding Florida. Guests also made donations by rounding up their checks throughout the month. Through the buying power of Feeding Florida, $1 provides 11 meals to those in need across the state. TooJay’s donation will fund more than 275,000 meals for food insecure families.

ROCK ICONS PAUL STANLEY AND GENE SIMMONS OF KISS TO OPEN THEIR THIRD RESTAURANT IN THE ORLANDO AREA


Rock & Brews Restaurant Set to Open October 29th 
at Sunset Walk at Margaritaville Resort Orlando

ORLANDO, FL (October 15, 2018) – Just in time for Halloween, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Paul Stanley (Starchild) and Gene Simmons (the Demon) of KISS, along with their multi-unit franchise partners R&B Florida, LLC, will open their third family-friendly Rock & Brews Restaurant in the Orlando area on October 29. The new 6,500 sq. ft. restaurant, located at Sunset Walk at Margaritaville Resort Orlando, will offer the brand’s signature hand-crafted American food as well as local favorites, and two full bars stocked with the largest selection of international and craft beers in the area.

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Reveals Ultimate Halloween Collection Featuring New Trick-or-Treat Doughnut

Wear your costume on Oct. 31 to get a FREE doughnut of choice
 
ORLANDO, Fla. (October 15, 2018) - Doughnut and candy lovers need to look no further than Krispy Kreme Doughnuts for the ultimate treats this Halloween season. A spooky new collection of crave-worthy doughnuts are available through Oct. 31, at participating U.S. Krispy Kreme all shops throughout Central Florida.

For the first time ever, Krispy Kreme has released the Trick-or-Treat Doughnut – a scary good mashup of candies and doughnuts. This new creation features an Original Glazed® Doughnut dipped and drizzled in salted caramel and topped with pieces of some of your favorite chocolate Halloween candies.

The Trick-or-Treat Doughnut joins another new creation, the all-new Monster Batter Doughnut, featuring a classic cake batter filling, dipped in slime green icing and topped with monster eyes and festive confetti. These two new doughnuts join Krispy Kreme Halloween fan favorites the Jack-O-Lantern Doughnut, and the Chocolate Iced Doughnut with Halloween Sprinkles.

To complete the season of fun, Krispy Kreme is also hosting the ultimate costume party! Wear your costume on Oct. 31 to get a FREE doughnut of choice at all shops throughout Central Florida.
Show us how you’re celebrating Halloween with Krispy Kreme Doughnuts throughout October by using #KrispyKreme and tagging @KrispyKremeORL on Twitter and Instagram.

October 13, 2018

FALL INTO SEASON WITH FREE FESTIVAL AT LUCKY’S MARKET

Annual ‘Harvest Fest’ Showcases Seasonal Produce and Products with
Interactive Activities for All Ages

Despite the still sizzling summer weather, fall has officially begun at Lucky’s Market stores throughout Florida. To celebrate the changing season, and showcase some of Florida’s most popular fall produce and seasonal products, the specialty grocer will host its annual ‘Fall Into Something Different Harvest Fest’ on Saturday, October 20, from 11 am – 4 pm, at each of its Florida locations. All event activities are free to the public.  

All Florida locations are stocking up on everything fall-flavored, including 15 varieties of apples, several types of squash, berries, pumpkin spice flavored cheeses, fall florals, and seasonal beer and wine, including an especially ghoulish ‘Trick” (red) or “Treat” (white) wine.