Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Nashville food news from the Nashville Post

A pair of local entrepreneurs has launched a new venture seeking to build restaurants’ customer loyalty by providing diners with rebates for eating at participating eateries.

Jeff Gould and Marc Fortune, who previously launched The Restaurant List Company, which was designed to inform hotel guests about local dining options, have now launched Royal Oaks Rewards.


Yanni’s Grecian Garden, the small gourmet eatery that opened in Berry Hill last year, filed for Chapter 7 liquidation in U.S. Bankruptcy Court earlier this month. In the petition, the restaurant lists assets of $12,400 set against liabilities of more than $110,000.

Panagiotakis is part of the husband-and-wife team behind Eighth Avenue’s Athens Family Restaurant, which opened in 2004 and which has since become a much-loved 24-hour stop in Nashville’s Mediterranean dining scene. Since opening Athens, the Panagiotakises also opened The Breeze of the Greek Isles on Demonbreun Street and the short-lived Olympic Flame at the corner of Nolensville and Harding Place.


Read the both stories in the Nashville Post. http://www.nashvillepost.com/news/2009/8/17/the_food_biz_duo_banks_on_dining_rewards_venture

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