Industry News

Students enrolled in the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s (NRAEF) ProStart program tested themsleves in a sophisticated, real-world culinary and business management competition...

CKE Restaurants Holdings Inc. (CKE), parent company of Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr., has reached a significant milestone with the opening of its 300th restaurant in the Middle East. The new Hardee’s...

 

Burger 21 announced today its second restaurant in South Florida will open in Fort Lauderdale on April 27 at 2949 N. Federal Highway. To celebrate, the restaurant will be giving away Burger 21 t-...

Cooper-Atkins Corporation announces its support of Holy Joe’s Café ministry conducted by military chaplains in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kuwait.

The program provides a place where troops can come to...

The HoneyBaked Ham Company and Café, a premium food retailer with more than 400 locations nationwide, is announcing an aggressive franchise expansion program to develop 15 to 20 new locations in the year...

Tropical Smoothie Café announces an all-time high average unit volume (AUV) of more than $578,000, while the top 50 percent of its cafes nationwide reported amounts exceeding $734,000.

“We are...

Quiznos has launched a new line of pretzel bread subs in advance of Sunday's National Pretzel Day. As one of the first national sandwich chains to serve pretzel, Quiznos new pretzel bread features a...

Carvel is celebrating Free Cone Day Thursday, April 30 from 3-8 p.m.  Participating Carvel shoppes will treat guests to a free junior cone filled with their choice of freshly made vanilla, chocolate, or...

Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian Ice concept with more than 600 stores, announces its partnership with Sandella’s Flatbread Café, a leader in the fast-casual market with more than 130...

Steak ‘n Shake, famous for the Original Steakburger and hand-dipped Milkshakes, celebrates the Re-Grand Opening of its Quincy, Illinois, location at 3819 Broadway this Friday, April 24 at 10 a.m. The Grand...

Cooper-Atkins’ CEO Carol P. Wallace is one of eight women recognized as making a difference within their organization and community throughout Central Connecticut.
The winners, part of the Hartford...

Green Burrito at Carl’s Jr. turns up the heat in time for Cinco de Mayo with the arrival of two new Mexican food favorites, the Barbacoa Burrito and Barbacoa Taco, featuring spicy barbacoa-style shredded...

On Monday, April 20, McDonald’s began testing all-day breakfast in the San Diego area. And according to new data from a consumer perception research firm, such a move could be a major boon for the brand....

Pret A Manger launches new menu items to switch up guests’ lunchtime routine. Today, Pret debuted the Power Lunch: its cutting edge take on the grain bowl. All less than 500 calories, each bowl is...

Teriyaki Madness, a national Asian grill concept, announces the addition of a new Salmon Bowl to their menu, available now for a limited time.

The new Salmon Bowl is made-to-order with your choice of...

Ben’s Soft Pretzels, a leader in the soft pretzel market, is celebrating National Pretzel Day on Sunday, April 26 by giving away a free Jumbo Soft Pretzel with a minimum $1 donation to Ben’s Soft Pretzels...