Taco John's

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) announced the winners of this year’s Extreme Digital Makeover. The contest, launched in February to NRA members, was designed to educate operators and suppliers on best practices regarding web presence, email marketing, text messaging, and online...

Taco John’s selected Boyer’s Coffee for all of its restaurants. The Mexican fast-food chain will begin serving the Arabica coffee in the fall of 2014.

Helping injured soldiers and their families is the mission of the Yellow Ribbon Fund, a nonprofit organization Taco John’s is supporting with a $100,000 donation.

Taco John’s is taking another step toward its goal of franchise growth. The Mexican fast food chain has developed two designs that will guide the construction of new restaurants.

"The new designs have an updated look that is more modern and streamlined,” says Dan James, chief development...

At first glance, the Taco John’s in Fergus Falls, Minnesota, might look like any other in the Mexican fast-food chain. But visit with the crew behind the counter, and you’ll learn the location has accomplished something no one else can claim. It is the first Taco John’s to...

It could be called a perfect storm—America’s growing appetite for snacking combined with football playoff season and cold winter weather. For Mexican chain Taco John’s, this convergence of trends and timing means big sales for its snack menu items.

Taco John’s took a bold step and bet big on breakfast last year. The Mexican quick-service chain began giving away Meat & Potato Breakfast Burritos during a series of "Free Breakfast Day" promotions. The sampling events kicked off nationally in August of 2012 and have...

Chicken or beef, burritos or bowls, regular or large—for six weeks, it didn’t matter how guests ordered their Santa Fe Burritos and Bowls at 14 Taco John’s restaurants in Colorado and Wyoming. For every order, the fast-food Mexican restaurants donated $1 to the Red Cross of...

Members of the U.S. military who have been badly wounded in combat are receiving some extra help this holiday season from Taco John’s International. The Mexican fast-food chain is donating a portion of each Nachos Navidad purchase between now and December 29 to the Yellow Ribbon Fund. The...

 

Pull up to the Taco John’s on South Greeley Highway in Cheyenne, Wyoming, and you’ll enter a frontier of technology exploration for quick-service restaurants. Since July, Taco John’s and Panasonic have been testing a new outdoor digital menuboard in a drive-thru...

Taco John’s International is taking another step toward its goal of expanding the size of the Mexican quick-service restaurant chain. Twenty years after its last revision, Taco John's finalized a new franchise agreement that will help both existing and new franchisees grow.

Efforts to increase the number of Taco John’s restaurants across the country are gaining momentum with the West-Mex chain’s launch of a new incentive plan. Named “Let’s Go,” the program will deliver up to $40,000 in savings through reduced franchise fees, money for...

October 2013

Since the advent of the modern quick-service drive thru—some would say in the early 1970s, though the idea of a pick-up window has been around for much longer—operators have tinkered with the nuts and bolts to create a drive thru that is as fast, efficient, and pleasant as possible....

Taco John’s is announcing plans to help raise relief dollars for flood victims in northern Colorado. Starting Monday, September 23, the Mexican fast food restaurant chain will donate one dollar for each Santa Fe Burrito or Bowl sold at 14...

Combo meals are getting a new look at Taco John’s. The Mexican quick service restaurant chain is offering six new side dishes in addition to its world-famous Potato Olés.

 

When Taco John’s International launched Santa Fe Burritos and Bowls this summer, the Mexican quick service restaurant chain was hoping the new customizable entrée would generate five percent of store sales. One month later, customers are ordering the “new way to TJ” at a rate...

Developers in Cheyenne, Wyoming, were shying away from the small parcel of land with the irregular shape on Dell Range Boulevard. But when the development team at Taco John's looked at the location, they saw the opportunity to test a new building concept for its...

Mexican quick-service restaurant chain Taco John’s International is unveiling a “new way to TJ” this summer. With the nationwide launch of Santa Fe Burritos and Bowls, Taco John’s is inviting guests to customize both what goes into the menu item...

With a new CEO on board and aggressive growth goals in place, Taco John’s International has recruited two development specialists with a combined 44 years of QSR experience. The Mexican-themed quick service restaurant chain has hired Dan James as chief...

Taco John's, the West-Mex quick-service restaurant chain, is deploying the FreedomPay Commerce Platform across more than 400 locations, aiming to position Taco John's for nationwide recognition and growth.

"The FreedomPay Commerce Platform is an important foundation for our...