Restaurant chains shy away from menu price increases
April 2013

Restaurant chains shy away from menu price increases.

February 2013

How some operators succeed by going against the industry’s conventional wisdom.

Pancheros Mexican Grill is out to save Bob. Once one of the most common names in the country, “Bob” has been decreasing in popularity since the 1970s.

In honor of Bob the Tool—the mixing mechanism that blends ingredients together before they are wrapped into a tortilla...

Panchero’s Mexican Grill has given a Franchisee of the Year award for the first time. Lou Kathrakis, owner of the Panchero’s located at 704 Bridgeport Ave. in Shelton, Connecticut, received the honor.

Kathrakis, 30, opened the restaurant in 2007.

“I feel honored...

October 2011

Online-video sites like YouTube and Vimeo have been incredibly popular with the public for the last five years, but quick serves are trying to grasp online video’s potential as a marketing vehicle.

Still, a number of operations have found success in creating brief videos that engage...

Panchero’s Mexican Grill has announced the hiring of Barry Nelson as the company’s new vice president of operations. Nelson brings more than 25 years of experience in the restaurant industry. He spent 10 years with Papa John’s working with both corporate and franchise...

Panchero's Mexican Grill giving away free soft drinks with customer orders in honor of its burrito-mixing machine's second birthday.
iBurrito iPhone app lets users make burrito and share it on Facebook or Twitter.
Two awards from Franchise Leadership & Development Conference include first place in Social Media category.