Industry News

Mimi’s Cafe will celebrate the grand reopening of its San Bernardino, California, restaurant with a series of community events including more than $3,000 in gift cards and coupons for guests and...
FOCUS Brands Inc. announced today that Russ Umphenour has been named President and CEO. Former CEO Steve Romaniello has been named Chairman of the Board and joins Roark Capital Group as Managing...
In last night’s episode of ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, the team took on the unusual challenge of remodeling a drive-thru coffee concept.

St. Louis-based More Than Coffee was...

Grand Traverse Pie Company is unveiling its all new Culinary Creations menu. Today the entire family of the Grand Traverse Pie Company shops will feature a new menu chocked full of fresh, new...
Organic To Go (OTCBB: OTGO) today announced it has opened its ninth Los Angeles International Airport grab-and-go location. The new, fully branded Organic To Go location can be found in Terminal...
Cinnabon is introducing a four-count sleeve of new Pecanbon Bites at participating bakeries for a suggested retail price of just $2.99, or add a second order for only two dollars more.

The...

Kendall College Les Roches School of Hospitality Management today announced that the Dean of the School, Jeffrey Catrett, will present a speech at the International Hotel/Motel...
Pizza Hut customers can enjoy their favorite songs for free from eMusic after placing an online order at pizzahut.com. After selecting Pizza Mia pizza, Tuscani Pastas, WingStreet wings, or any...
Papa Murphy’s today announced the launch of the Philly Cheesesteak Pizza, topped with all the necessary elements of its famed sandwich ancestor. Papa Murphy’s freshly-made Original Crust is...
Burgerville, the chain of quick-service restaurants known for its fresh food and commitment to sustainability, appointed Janice Williams as COO today. As COO, Williams will be accountable for...
According to Roland Smith, president and CEO of Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, the company is focused on growing sales, store-level operating profit margins, and cash flow now that the merger is complete...
El Pollo Loco is featuring two new tamale offerings through the New Year--the Tamale Plate and the Tamale Bowl. El Pollo Loco’s new Tamale Plate features two delicious chicken tamales, topped...
After five long years of litigation, Laguna Niguel, California-based, Parlour Enterprises Inc and Farrell’s International Inc have acquired the license and trademarks for Farrell’s Ice Cream...
Starbucks Corporation's (NASDAQ: SBUX - News) Troy Alstead, senior vice president, Global Finance will succeed current CFO Pete Bocian at the end of the month. Bocian is leaving the company to...
Frymaster is leading an industry-wide partnership to provide nonbiased, reliable information about frying and healthy frying practices to restaurant owners and operators.

...

After a hiatus from actively pursuing new franchisees Gary Occhiogrosso, president of Desert Moon Fresh Mexican Grille announced that the company is re-launching its franchise program.

“We...