Culinary convergence benefits FIU School of Hospitality at FIU annual fund raiser, Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival

When the greatest names in the restaurant industry converge for FIU School of Hospitality annual fundraiser: 2010 Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival, presented by Food and Wine Magazine, February 25 – 28, 2010 it will not only be for good food and good fun, it was also for a good cause: Florida International University’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. More than $2 million dollars has been raised for FIU School of Hospitality for student scholarships, and to enhance the experience of students by investing in program, faculty and facility enhancement.

Uno Restaurant Holdings Corporation Announces Plan to Restructure Debt and Strengthen Balance Sheet

Recapitalization of balance sheet, via consensual agreement with majority of bondholders, will convert $142 million of senior secured notes into a controlling equity stake – Transaction to be accomplished through a ‘pre-arranged’ Chapter 11 filing – New $52 million debtor-in-possession credit facility provides financial stability throughout the reorganization process – New capital structure will provide solid footing from which to grow the Uno family of brands