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Blue Lemon recently signed a master service agreement (MSA) with WAND Corporation to help replicate and promote the brand's success at future restaurants. Wanting a single-data hub for their restaurants,...

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) unveiled new research that shows a substantial number of operators are implementing sustainability best practices into their businesses.

The survey of 1,000...

Rita’s Italian Ice, the Italian Ice concept with more than 600 stores in 26 states, announced the opening of its 50th new location of the year, with the first in the state of Iowa. Since 1984, the East...

MOD Pizza will bring its artisan-style pizza to Portland International Airport (PDX) in 2015. As part of the Port of Portland’s expansion of airport concessions, MOD will open in the C Concourse with a...

Carl’s Jr. announced the opening of its first restaurant in Ontario as part of a major expansion into central Canada. Located in Waterloo, this restaurant marks the first of many openings in the Greater...

Dailybreak Media, the social engagement platform designed to drive brand participation and consumer action at scale, released the second batch of findings from its Dailybreak Brand Engagement Survey, an...

At Boston Market, the guest experience is of the utmost importance. That’s why the Golden, Colorado–based, 460-unit chain rolled out its new Guest Service Excellence program this month.

“Like any...

Revention Inc. announced the release of HungerRush Version 3.2 online ordering solution. The new platform aims to enrich the user experience for the consumer and offer dynamic configuration options to the...

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...