Industry News

Sonic Drive-In announced it has reached a multi-year endorsement agreement with Kevin Durant—the 2014 NBA MVP, five-time NBA All-Star, Olympic gold medalist, and Male Athlete of the Year ESPY Award winner—...

Chipotle Mexican Grill launched a new Web-based mobile job application program for smartphones and tablets to allow job applicants to apply using their mobile devices. Developed in conjunction with Jibe, a...

Houston-based Salata, a fast-casual salad bar concept, expanded its variety this fall with the addition of three new vegan proteins: quinoa, falafel, and tofu.

Now permanently on the menu at all 40...

Leveraging more than 80 years of coffee excellence and experience, Illy Caffé will open its newest Espressamente Illy Caffé in San Francisco, continuing its mission throughout the U.S to serve the highest...

Through a recent month-long fundraising campaign by Chronic Tacos, a California-inspired Mexican grill that celebrates the authenticity and individuality of its customers, the initiative to end childhood...

Pieology Pizzeria, a fast-casual pizza brand, announced the addition of industry expert Stephanie Lambrecht, who joins the company’s dynamic management team as vice president of operations. Lambrecht...

On Veterans Day, November 11, Wayback Burgers at the Port Hueneme Naval Base in Ventura County, California, served free food to all veterans and active duty military personnel. The men and women of the...

Like many parts of the country, the Dallas area has seen its share of the explosion of the fast-casual, Neapolitan pizza craze. And locally based Firecrust Neapolitan Pizzeria is the latest addition to the...

In late 2014, California Tortilla will open its doors in Montvale, New Jersey, the first location in the New York City metropolitan area for the D.C.-based chain. Situated in the Chestnut Ridge Shopping...

Blaze Pizza announced the opening of its first store in Knoxville, Tennessee, located in Town and Country Commons, at the corner of Kingston Pike and Peters (113 North Peters Road), near Jason’s Deli,...

This holiday season, The Krystal Company, known for its small square burgers, is spreading cheer by spreading the word about its own favorite holiday recipe for Thanksgiving stuffing. The once-secret recipe...

Totally Nutz, a snack-based quick-serve concept that has a variety of cinnamon glazed almonds, pecans, and cashews, unveiled a new franchising website at www....

Fast-casual restaurant franchise Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers announced its popular Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich has returned to the menu, along with the Peppermint Mocha Concrete. The Philly...

Fresh To Order celebrates the November 19 opening of its first Greenville, South Carolina location. The opening will mark the 13th restaurant for the fast-casual brand and the first South...

Starbucks unveiled Powermat wireless charging in approximately 200 of its stores in the San Francisco Bay Area. This launch is the first step in Starbucks strategic plan to offer Powermat throughout its U.S...

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen announced the release of four new Coca-Cola Limited Edition Holiday Collector Cups. The custom-designed cups embrace the spirit of the holiday season and Popeyes Louisiana heritage...