Fajita Pete’s Opens Irving-Las Colinas Location

Fajita Pete’s, the “fresh off the grill” fajita catering and delivery concept, celebrated reaching its 25-location milestone with the opening of its Las Colinas, Texas, restaurant this month. This opening brings the brand to a 30% unit-count growth in 2021. The company will end 2021 with six newly opened franchised units and five more under […]

Irving’s Public School Planetarium Has Opened After Yearlong Facelift

Irving’s Robert Scott Pohl Planetarium was built in 1968, a year before man walked on the moon. More than 50 years later, the planetarium has received a $250,000 facelift, with a new computer system, surround sound system, and new seats and carpeting. The planetarium — which is inside Nimitz High School — was one of […]

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop names Scott Shotter COO

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop has tapped Scott Shotter as its chief operating officer. Shotter most recently served as the president of Condado Tacos. He also worked with Fuzzy’s Taco Shop CEO Paul Damico at Moe’s Southwest Grill and held the vice president position. Together the pair helped oversee the growth of the food brand from 200 […]

Irving-Based Darling Ingredients Will Acquire Valley Proteins for $1.1 billion

Irving-based agri-food reprocessing firm Darling Ingredients has announced that it will acquire Valley Proteins for $1.1 billion. Darling Ingredients will purchase all of Valley Proteins’ shares in cash, the company said in a release. Virginia-based Valley Proteins has a 70-year history of providing services to the meat processing and restaurant industries. It employs 1,900 workers […]