Industry News

Pieology Pizzeria, where pizza lovers go to create custom pizzas in endless flavor combinations, has earned the number one spot in terms of sales and unit change in Technomic’s annual top 500 chain...

Starbucks has introduced new summer bakery items that pair well with coffee and tea.

·      S’mores Tart features toasted marshmallow on top of graham cracker tart crust, filled with milk chocolate...

Monthly sales at restaurants exceeded grocery stores sales for the first time on record, according to the National Restaurant Association (NRA).

In his latest Economist’s Notebook commentary, the NRA...

Last week when Matthew Corrin wrote an open letter to newly minted McDonalds CEO Steve Easterbrook, he wasn’t looking for a media blitz.

Rather Corrin, who is the founder and CEO of Toronto­–based...

Mohammad Mansour still remembers the summers he spent riding his bike to the Orland Park Mall for his first job in the food court while attending the local high school. Now the roles have reversed where...

Olo and LevelUp have announced the restaurant industry’s first fully turnkey mobile commerce solution with built-in ordering, loyalty, and payment in one fluid user experience.

The new branded app...

“Fast-fine” dining innovator Fresh To Order has awarded a three-unit deal with restaurant and convenience store experts Tony Chong and Daryl Ortiz, partners of the Kephas Group. The pair plans to bring...

Kansas City–based oven-baked sandwich chain, Planet Sub, has signed an agreement to develop 12 stores in the San Antonio, Texas area, which brings the total of units under development in Texas to 35. The...

Penn Station East Coast Subs, the fast-casual restaurant known for its grilled, made-to-order sub sandwiches, hand-squeezed lemonade and fresh-cut fries, will give out complimentary cookie bites with...

With spring finally in full swing, love is in the air at Cinnabon. The bakery is offering a special, limited-time-only Wild Berry Medley available now through July 20. With a sweet aroma, the Wild Berry...

Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina, the popular restaurant famous for its authentically inspired Mexican dishes, is bringing back its popular Mexican Chop Salad to locations across the country. Beginning May 11 and...

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) announced that Dawn Sweeney, president and CEO of the association, and Arianna Huffington of the Huffington Post Media Group will present the keynote address at the...

Corner Bakery Cafe, a fast-casual restaurant concept known for its ingredient-inspired menu and neighborhood café atmosphere, is looking for top multiunit franchise operators to expand into the Southeast....

Pie Five Pizza Co., announced a new development deal that will open up to 24 new locations across multiple northeastern states. Local Pie Five franchisee, Mashoor Awad, will be developing the Pie Five Pizza...

Kneaders Bakery & Café are calling residents of Scottsdale, Arizona to experience the smell and deliciousness of freshly baked bread and mouth-watering pastries. The premier fast-casual restaurant and...

Travelers at the Airmall at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI Marshall) can now enjoy fresh-baked bagels, delicious coffee, signature sandwiches, and healthy fare, including...