Arby's Foundation Names Newest Board of Trustees

The Arby’s Foundation, the charitable-giving arm for Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc., is pleased to announce the appointment of a new board of trustees.

The board is comprised of leadership from Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. and its franchisees, suppliers, and community representatives with relevant skills and a passion for helping to end childhood hunger in America.

Arby’s Serves Up Signature Sandwich for 64¢ on July 23

Arby's has been serving up its classic roast beef sandwiches since 1964, and on Monday, July 23, the restaurant will offer its signature sandwich, The Classic Roast Beef, for just 64¢.

Arby's is celebrating its 48th anniversary by utilizing the Facebook Timeline in a fresh and innovative way. To claim the celebratory coupon, fans must travel back in time to 1964 on the Arby’s Facebook Timeline. In addition to finding the coupon, fans will also discover classic photos, commercials, and trivia associated with their founding year.

Arby’s President to Speak at WFF Executive Summit

Women’s Foodservice Forum’s (WFF) annual Executive Summit is a premier industry event exclusively designed for executive level foodservice professionals to gain the insights and connections they need to overcome the challenges in their careers. The roster for this year’s event was recently extended to include significant industry players Jean Birch, president, IHOP Restaurants; John Buckles, executive vice president, sales and marketing, of Ventura Foods; and Hala Moddelmog, president of Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc.

Kids LiveWell Hits 1 Year with More Than 100 Participants

The National Restaurant Association’s (NRA) groundbreaking Kids LiveWell initiative is marking its first anniversary this week, as the first-of-its-kind voluntary industry program reaches more than 100 participating restaurant brands committed to providing families with a growing selection of healthful children’s menu choices when dining out.

Revitalized Arby's Inks Major Franchise Deal in Dallas

After experiencing consistent robust sales at the more than 3,500 restaurants in the Arby's system, Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. announced today the sale of 51 company-owned locations and extensive development rights for Dallas/Fort Worth to Guillermo Perales, the nation's largest Latino franchisee and one of the most pre-eminent multi-brand franchisees in North America.

Sonic Fills Marketing, Franchising VP Roles

SONIC welcomes two new members to its Oklahoma City corporate leadership team as part of a continued effort to build upon positive momentum for the brand: Mike Gallagher, vice president of market planning and franchising, and Todd Smith, vice president of marketing.

“These two new members of the executive team bring top-tier experience and leadership to SONIC and fill vital roles,” says Clifford Hudson, chairman of the board and chief executive officer for Sonic Corp. “We continue to invest in talent that brings new insights and will positively impact the momentum of the brand.”

Arby's Market Fresh Lunch Trumps the Brown Bag

According to a national survey conducted by Wakefield Research, almost 60% of Americans aren't always happy with the lunch they've made. With the average lunch-packing American taking only 12 minutes to prepare their lunch, it's clear their time could be better served.

At Arby's, 72 careful minutes are taken each morning to hand-chop fresh ingredients for the delectable Market Fresh Pecan Chicken Salad sandwiches and wraps.

Arby’s Partners with Ecova to Boost Energy Savings

Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. announced today that it will work with Ecova, a total energy and sustainability management company, to create a comprehensive Strategic Energy Plan that will provide a short and long-term roadmap for actionable energy savings and measurement.

Experts at Ecova will support Arby’s to identify opportunities, set goals, guide the development of a corporate energy policy, establish priorities for implementation, and develop a timetable for achievement.

Arby's 'Likes' its One Million Facebook Fans

Over the last year, Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. sold more than 682 million sandwiches, 282 million orders of Curly Fries, and 52 million Jamocha Shakes.

Arby's is excited to add another million to that tally: one million Facebook fans! In celebration of this milestone, Arby's is rewarding loyal fans with a chance to win a limited edition "Born to be Roasted" T-shirt.