Boar's Head Cafe Newest Arrival for Pittsburgh Airport

Airmall USA, an airport concessions developer and operator of the Airmall at Pittsburgh International Airport, has opened the Boar's Head Cafe, a 2,600-plus square foot restaurant located on the Transit Level of the Landside Terminal.

"Boar's Head Cafe is the perfect option for those looking to kick off their travels with a fresh, quick, and healthy bite on the go," says Jay Kruisselbrink, vice president of development for Airmall Pittsburgh. "It is located landside before security, making it accessible to both travelers and those saying goodbye to loved ones at the airport."

Bruegger's Helps Fight Tax Time Blues with $10.40 Special

Bruegger's, a national bagel leader with more than 300 locations across the nation, is once again offering IRS form-weary guests a way to ease the pain.

Today through Tax Day (April 17) guests pay just $10.40 for the bagel leader's Big Bagel Bundle, a savings of up to $5, depending on location.

The Big Bagel Bundle includes a baker's dozen of Bruegger's 15-plus bagel varieties, freshly baked in the New York-style, and two 6.5-ounce tubs of Bruegger's cold-packed cream cheese, available in more than 10 varieties.

Spring Brings New Salads, Sandwich to Bruegger's

Spring came early in most parts of the country, and Bruegger's is prepared. This week the fast casual chain will expand its menu with new freshly made salads: Mediterranean Mozzarella and Thai Peanut Chicken. The limited-time-only menu also features a new breakfast option, the Sea Salt & Cracked Pepper Bagel Egg Sandwich.

Local Flavor a Must at Big Airports

Airports across the U.S. are adding a more local feel to their concourses in an attempt to offer travelers a better sense of what that city has to offer.

National fast food brands should take note. As airports strive for more of a local feel, limited-service companies that are pushing nontraditional expansion and putting airport concourses in their crosshairs could be squeezed out of those locations.

Le Duff America Appoints Jim Vinz to Co-CEO

Le Duff America Chairman and Co-Chief Executive Officer, Claude Bergeron, announced the appointment of restaurant and hospitality industry veteran Jim Vinz as Co-CEO of Le Duff America, the North American management company of café brands that include la Madeleine Country French Café, Bruegger’s Bagels, Timothy’s World Coffee, and Brioche Dorée.

Bruegger’s CEO Greco Steps Down

Le Duff America Inc., owner of Bruegger’s, announced co-CEO James Greco will step down as of December 27 to pursue other opportunities. 

Greco took on the role of co-CEO of Le Duff America when the company purchased Bruegger’s and its stable of brands in March 2011. Prior to the acquisition, he was CEO of Bruegger’s, a role he had held since 2003 when he entered a partnership with Sun Capital to acquire the bagel bakery brand. David Austin will continue to lead Bruegger’s in his role as president.

Group Formed to Manage Second Largest Bakery-Café

Recognized as the second largest bakery-café company worldwide, French-based Groupe Le Duff has announced the creation of Le Duff America to manage its North American café brands, which includes la Madeleine Country French Café, Bruegger’s Bagels, Timothy’s World Coffee, and Brioche Dorée. 

Concessions 101: Cashing in on Airports, Campuses

Nontraditional venues, much like airport security itself, may come with a menu of hassles and constraints. For vendors who master the process, however, airports and universities, flooded with hungry, on-the-go patrons, are a dominant opportunity.

Fall Is In the Air at Bruegger's with New LTOs

This fall, Bruegger’s will add a fresh option to its new line of Ciabatta Panini sandwiches and offer guests an excellent value, bringing back its popular “4 Under $4” promotion.

Starting September 21, the fast casual will introduce the Harvest Turkey Ciabatta Panini, made with the seasonal flavors of roasted turkey, cheddar cheese, sliced green apples, pickled red onions, and cranberry mayo. Guests can order the Harvest Turkey Panini alone or paired with Bruegger’s Butternut Squash soup, a traditional favorite. The pairing will be offered for $6.99 until January 2012.