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.

Arby’s Partners With Plink’s Facebook Loyalty Program

Plink, a Facebook credits-based loyalty program that rewards Facebook members for dining and making purchases at their favorite restaurants and stores, announced a partnership with Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc., the second largest quick-service sandwich chain in the U.S. Through this partnership, Plink members can now earn Facebook credits at more than 3,500 Arby's restaurants.

Leprechauns Take Over Arby's Website This St. Patty's

Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick's Day, including Arby's!

In celebration of the 200-year old tradition of eating corned beef on St. Paddy's Day, Arby's Restaurant Group, Inc. will offer two Classic Reuben sandwiches for the price of one and will temporarily change its name to "O'RB's" online.

The national restaurant chain will turn over the reins of its dot-com and social media pages to a leprechaun in celebration of the holiday.

“Eat This, Not That!” Gets the Skinny on Arby’s

Arby’s, the restaurant famous for classic and Angus roast beef, thinly-sliced in store daily, announced today an agreement with Eat This, Not That!, the popular Men’s Health magazine book franchise, to license “Eat This” approved menu items via Rodale Inc.’s custom content group.

Arby’s will feature Eat This approved items, including sandwich and salad options within a 500-calorie range, on Arby’s website, social media channels, and in-store promotions.

Arby’s Places Reuben Center Stage With Facebook Deals

Arby’s is celebrating the Reuben, a classic American sandwich, with two delicious deals debuting this March.

Starting Monday, Feb. 27, through Sunday, March 11, Arby’s fans who purchase a Classic Reuben sandwich can enjoy a free small drink and free small order of curly fries. The free drink and fries can be redeemed with the sandwich purchase with the presentation of a coupon, which can be downloaded from Arby’s Facebook page.

Harsha Agadi Named Executive Chairman of Quiznos' Board

Quiznos, one of the nation’s premier quick-service restaurant chains and pioneer of the toasted sandwich, announced it has named Harsha V. Agadi as executive chairman of its Board of Managers.

Originally from Mumbai, India, Agadi brings more than 25 years’ experience with foodservice companies to the position, having worked with Domino’s Pizza, Pepsi, Kraft, General Foods, Little Caesars Enterprises, Church’s Chicken, and most recently, Friendly’s Ice Cream Company.

Arby’s Names National Account Representative of 2011

Angela Rehbein, national accounts manager for Systems Services of America, has been named National Account Representative of the Year for 2011 by Arby’s Restaurant Group and ARCOP, Inc., Arby’s supply chain cooperative.

Rehbein won the award out of a field of 10 other account managers from various distribution centers and companies that support the Arby’s restaurant system nationally.

A Time to Innovate

Lenten season offers quick serves opportunity to test new dishes with customers.

Lent is a boon for business at seafood restaurants as Catholic customers look for nonmeat options for Friday dining. But for quick-service restaurants with core menu items that are primarily red meats, Lent can be a challenge.

Some quick serves, however, are starting to see the season—between February 22 and April 5 this year—as an opportunity to innovate their menus.