Chain: Ponderosa

Ponderosa Steakhouse brings “Taste of America” to Cairo

Ponderosa Steakhouse, the family dining steakhouse concept that will enjoy its 50th anniversary in 2015, opened its first location in Cairo, Egypt, on September 28 at the Citystars Shopping Center in the upscale Heliopolis suburb of Cairo. Homestyle Dining LLC, the parent company of the Ponderosa and Bonanza Steakhouse brands, and a new fast casual steakhouse concept […]

Homestyle Dining Honors Franchise and Brand Leaders

Homestyle Dining LLC, which operates and franchises the Ponderosa and Bonanza Steakhouse concepts, announced the recipients of its annual franchise and brand support awards. The awards, which recognize excellence in operations on both the franchise and supplier level, were given at the company’s 2013 Franchise Conference in Nashville in October. “This year’s winners represent what […]

Bonanza and Ponderosa Lasso In Consumers with Revamp

Somewhere between the Wild West of quick serves and fast casuals and the frontier of full-service dining lies a middle ground occupied by family-style hybrids. Two such concepts, longtime American staples Bonanza and Ponderosa, are stampeding ahead of the rest by revitalizing their brands to remain competitive with both sides of the restaurant industry. “We […]

Homestyle Turns to MIRUS for Analyzing Data

Homestyle Dining of Plano, Texas, is the parent company and franchisor for over 200 Ponderosa and Bonanza Steakhouses spread over two continents. Its restaurants use over ten different POS systems on a variety of hardware to collect sales and transaction data. It’s no wonder that when CEO Tom Sacco and CMO Jon Rice decided to […]

Ponderosa Steakhouse To Make A Mark in Egypt

Ponderosa International Development announced an agreement granting franchise rights in Egypt to Kareem Awny Abdel Dayem. The agreement calls for a minimum of five Ponderosa Steakhouse restaurants to be developed in Egypt. “We are very excited to enter into this relationship with Kareem, who shares our vision of continuing the growth of Ponderosa Steakhouse restaurants […]