Industry News

Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants Inc. announced sales from its catering hotline have surpassed the $6.4 million sales mark. In August 2011, Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants Inc. introduced 1-866-BARBECUE, a...

Free Queso Day is back for the fifth year in a row at participating Moe’s Southwest Grill restaurants on Thursday, September 18. The fun, engaging fast-casual restaurant best known for its made-to-order...

As countless sweet-toothed fans rally to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the chocolate chip morsel, Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip is marking the occasion by giving back to its bravest customers in...

Sloan’s Ice Cream announced that it has awarded the first franchise location outside of South Florida to local San Diego entrepreneur Ali Hajisattari. The announcement comes just a few weeks after revealing...

The Dairy Queen system announced the opening of two DQ Grill & Chill restaurants in Mobile, Alabama, the first located across from the University of South Alabama and the second at 1354 Government...

Fatburger and Buffalo’s Express opened a cobranded location in San Jose. The sister brands give diners the opportunity to satisfy any craving with offerings of burgers, wings, and side dishes.

The...

Wingstop Restaurants Inc. announced the appointment of Bill Engen as chief operating officer, effective immediately.

“Bill is a dynamic leader who brings a wealth of operations and management...

The Meat & Potato Breakfast Burrito has developed a fan following at Taco John’s. The popularity of the morning entrée has helped make breakfast the fastest-growing daypart for the Mexican quick-service...

As part of the company’s commitment to investing in employees, Auntie Anne’s Inc. recently awarded scholarships to six students from across the country for their outstanding achievement both in and out of...

Yogurtland announced the addition of Craig Takiguchi to the team as vice president of brand management. Formerly of Japan-based Beard Papa’s Sweets Café, Takiguchi joins the newly created position and will...

Pollo Tropical, Florida’s fast-casual concept, continues its Texas expansion with the opening of its first San Antonio location. It will share its grand opening celebration and adjacent pad site at 6819 N....

Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc. (ARG) has partnered with NBC Sports this fall to launch a #TopTailgate contest to entice fans and guests to submit their best tailgating photos and videos via Twitter....

Baskin-Robbins, the largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, is offering Detroit-area residents the exclusive scoop on how to own their very own Baskin-Robbins franchise. The company is seeking qualified...

Church’s Chicken invited parents, students, and families to visit its Calhoun, Georgia, location this fall to earn cash for Calhoun City Schools.  For five weeks throughout September and part of October,...

The restaurant industry is regarded as the top business sector in America, according to the results of the annual Gallup Work and Education poll released last week. Restaurants have remained one of the most...

Just in time for fall, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf launched a new fresh fare food program at participating locations throughout Southern California. The new assortment, ranging in price from $3.95 to $5....