For years, Richard Pink mused about expanding his family’s iconic Pink’s Hot Dogs beyond its famed Hollywood location. But he was turned off by the daunting idea of building out the company, hiring more employees, and keeping tabs on franchisees. So he found another way.
With the hot days of summer behind us, guests can look forward to one of the most anticipated times of the year: Pumpkin Season! From September 15 to November 30, Cinnabon Bakeries will offer a combination of pumpkin spices and caramel topping to its baked treats.
Cinnabon lovers can now create Cinnabon World Famous Cinnamon Rolls in their own kitchen. With the introduction of the Cinnabon Baking Kit, available exclusively at 2,500 Walmart stores, families can enjoy mixing, baking, and creating their favorite cinnamon rolls, an activity that will fill the house with the familiar aroma and flavors of Cinnabon.
Each season at Cinnabon, new flavors are added to the menu, providing a variety of options and a choice in indulgence. This season, Cinnabon bakeries bring the ripe, sweet flavors of raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, and blueberries. Guests who love the traditional Cinnabon Classic Roll, fun-sized MiniBon Roll, or Center of the Roll can customize their favorites by adding a Wild Berry topping.
A new report by The NPD Group, which provides global foodservice market research, shows a 7 percent increase in foodservice visits in Russia over the last quarter of 2013, making it No. 1 in traffic growth among nations NPD tracks.
That’s a relief to American quick-service operators, who are headed to the country in large numbers despite a political environment that has grown tense in the last several months.
Just in time to beat the summer heat, participating Cinnabon bakeries are giving away Cinnabon Cinnamon Roll Iced Coffee.
On Saturday, June 7, Cinnabon will give away thousands of cups of Cinnamon Roll Iced Coffee and help raise awareness of Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry mission to end childhood hunger, effecting one in five children in the U.S. Cinnabon will treat guests to a free 16-ounce cup of Cinnamon Roll Iced Coffee between 1–5 p.m. in combination with a donation to No Kid Hungry to help connect kids in need to 50,000 meals.
Punchh will implement its mobile CRM suite throughout QSR International’s enterprise. The 145-unit, multi-brand master franchisor operates restaurants in 15 countries throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.
The women of foodservice are a savvy, confident, and—perhaps most importantly—growing group. They’ve fought their way to the top, led entire brands at young ages, chaired restaurant associations and organizations, and in some cases been the first female executive at their organization.
Menu innovation remains one of the best ways a brand can stay fresh in consumers’ minds, and quick serves are taking product development to another level by partnering with other food brands to create new menu items.
These partnerships have created some of the most successful product launches in recent memory, including Taco Bell’s Doritos Locos Tacos and Popeyes’ Zatarain’s Butterfly Shrimp, to name a few.
Schlotzsky’s, home of the Original round-toasted sandwich, announced the opening of its newest location at 1605 Stadium Drive in Jonesboro, Arkansas. The new restaurant brings more than 40 jobs to the local economy.