Industry News

Wendy’s is bringing barbecue to a national audience with its three new BBQ Pulled Pork offerings: BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich, BBQ Pulled Pork Cheeseburger, and BBQ Pulled Pork Cheese Fries. 

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Sani Professional, the food safety division of Professional Disposables International (PDI), announced the launch of the Sani Professional Food Safety Advisory Council (SPFSAC).  Recognizing the critical...

In 2013, Jack in the Box introduced Jack’s Munchie Meal. Thursday, Jack in the Box announced it is revamping its menu with a new line-up of items and introducing a new instant-win game—Jack’s Munchie Peel...

WAND Digital software has simplified meeting international brand standards and optimizing in-store marketing for Cravia Incorporated. A Focus Brands International franchisee, Cravia deployed digital menu...

Smoothie King held a grand opening event on Saturday at its new (and very first) store in Cedar Park, Texas. The Austin area store opening represented somewhat of a milestone for the 40-year-old company,...

Dunkin’ Donuts is raising the bar with new grab-and-go snack choices for its guests by introducing the new Dunkin’ Go Bar, a pre-packaged, chewy granola bar made with the flavor of the brand’s Original...

Subway and Diet Coke are collaborating to give Taylor Swift fans the once-in-a-lifetime chance to meet the global superstar and seven-time Grammy Award–winning artist, whose new album, 1989, is available...

Chef Carla Hall is opening her very first restaurant, a comfort-style Southern eatery in New York City.

Hall, a veteran of Bravo’s "Top Chef" and most recently a co-host on ABC’s popular lifestyle...

Pizza lovers in the Beehive State will get a fresh take on the fast-casual phenomenon this week, when Pie Five Pizza opens its doors in South Jordan, Utah.

Area residents will welcome the trend-...

Panasonic announced a number of new technologies for quick-service restaurants including the Panasonic digital drive thru, which brings the power of digital menu boards and integrated audio/video to the...

Domino's Pizza is offering customers a weeklong $5.99 large two-topping pizza carryout special from September 29–October 5, just in time for National Pizza Month.

“Now is the perfect time to take...

That a point-of-sales system can be a pivotal part of a guest’s experience at a quick-service restaurant isn’t a novel idea. But it’s rare to find a large national chain that takes that stance. New Orleans...

Calexico, the New York–based Mexican food favorite, has signed a major master franchise deal for the UAE and Bahrain. The brand has been expanding through a combination of company- and franchise-owned...

Today, SONIC Drive-In, the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, announced the return of its annual Limeades for Learning initiative. This national award-winning and voter-driven philanthropic...

Togo’s Eateries Inc. announced today it has completed the acquisition of 13 franchised restaurants in the East Bay and San Jose areas of California from company founder Mike Cobler. The acquisition brings...

Blast 825°, a fast-casual pizza restaurant, will celebrate the opening of its newest location in Roseville, California, with a week-long charity giving event culminating in a VIP Party on October 2 that is...