DINING: Operators Take Advantage of Turnkey Deals
Many restaurants are giving up their leases and shuttering their doors because of COVID-19. But, for every location that closes, it appears a new one is opening, as operators are seizing the opportunity to lease turnkey spaces and expand their operations.
Gomez Franco will replace Janet Ruggles, who retired at the end of 2019 after 37years with BACC. Gomez Franco will start in early December.
HOSPITALITY: $180M Project Will Add 387 Rooms and 400 Jobs
The city of Oceanside is about to get a major hospitality upgrade. The Mission Pacific Hotel and The Seabird Resort, two adjacent oceanfront properties, are scheduled to open spring 2021.
MANUFACTURING: ‘The Hangar’ Will Be the Fourth Tasting Room for the Winery
Carruth Cellars, the largest urban winery in San Diego County with three locations, is expanding.
Samwiches and Samburgers Will Be First Concepts at Seaport Village
Grain & Grit Collective, the Little Italy-based hospitality group, continues to break barriers in the local culinary world.
In his new post, Michael O'Donohue will be responsible for managing the overall team and operations, performance and strategic direction.
San Diego has been named the 7th best large city in the United States by Conde Nast Traveler.
TECH: Historically, Rehearing Requests Rarely Granted
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission urged a U.S. appeals court to reconsider an Aug. 11 ruling that threw out antitrust claims against San Diego chipmaker Qualcomm Inc.
Distribution of shelf stable products will continue to take place at regularly scheduled distribution centers through the fall and winter months.
HOSPITALITY: Month-long Event Encourages Locals to Eat Out
Running Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, Dine Diego will take the place of San Diego Restaurant Week. Its goal is to encourage San Diegans to eat out and support participating restaurants in droves, and subsequently create work for servers, cooks, farmers, suppliers and other affected groups.
Fried Chicken Chain Plans To Open 3 More Stores in Next 12 Months
An investment firm plans to commit the necessary capital for Crack Shack to open three more units in the next 12 months, preferably outside of California.
LevitZacks has repeated its feat of being named the Best Accounting Firm to Work For in the small business category.
From Korean Fried Chicken to Chinese Take-Out, Demand is High
San Diego has long had an Asian food presence. Convoy Street in Kearny Mesa is home to nearly 100 Asian restaurants, from Korean BBQ to ramen places to sushi and Thai. In fact, the 1.5 mile long stretch has been touted as America’s No. 1 Asian restaurant row.
Weaver’s San Diego Team Rapidly Expanding
Weaver – a national accounting firm that specializes in working with clients in the oil, gas and renewable fuels market – has moved its San Diego operations from coworking space it had been leasing in UTC to permanent offices in the same neighborhood.