Industry News

McAlister’s Corporation announced it is continuing to move forward with its plan for growth and national expansion. The successes of the newly implemented “Choose Any Two” menu and national “Free...
Quiznos announced its Flex Plan, a pipeline for new product innovation that adjusts based on economic shifts. Quiznos founder and CEO Rick Schaden rolled out the Flex Plan system-wide as part of...
Pizza Patron announced the opening of its 26th Dallas/Fort Worth–area location on July 29, located off St. Francis and I-30. The site is the first Pizza Patron to be positioned along a...
San Francisco-based Adina For Life Inc., a natural- and organic-beverage producer, announced that its lines of Adina Natural Highs and Adina Holistics will be sold at participating Jamba Juice...
WAND Corporation announced the donation of a three-panel outdoor Digital Menu Board system that was auctioned off for the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. The replacement for a standard...
Pretzelmaker/Pretzel Time announced that the company will offer new Wildberry Lemonade as part of its mid-summer menu. The new flavor is being supported by a Facebook sweepstakes, "Pretzelmaker's...
McDonald's Corporation announced that global comparable sales rose 4.3 percent in July. Also, U.S. comparable sales went up 2.6 percent; Europe’s rose 7.2 percent; and Asia/Pacific, Middle East,...
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group announced the retirement of Jill B.W. Sisson, general counsel and secretary of the company, effective September 3. Ms. Sisson will be available to the company for a...
Tropical Smoothie Café unveiled significant changes to its menu, including a variety of new food and beverage items, reformulated recipes, the addition of Grilled Flatbreads as a permanent...
The Krystal Company announced it is rolling out a free online offer for its new branded energy drink, beginning August 10 and lasting through August 17.

The week-long social media...
Sonic Corp. announced that Douglas Benham was named to its board of directors. His election was announced following Sonic’s quarterly board of directors meeting.

Benham is the president...
The U.S. Department of Labor awarded the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation (ACFEF), the educational arm of the American Culinary Federation (ACF), a grant in the amount of $481,...
DVDNow Rental Kiosks Inc. offers consumers a way to rent new DVD releases through the placement of terminals into local small businesses and large retail chains. While other rental kiosks like...
Pizza Patron experienced record sales following the launch of its aggressive new recession relief campaign in the Dallas-Fort Worth market. Pizza Patron continued to climb due largely to the...
The Taco Maker announced it has signed an area-development agreement to develop the New York City/Manhattan metropolitan areas.

The agreement between the Taco Maker and restaurant and...