Industry News

The National Restaurant Association executive vice president of policy and government affairs, Scott DeFife, issued the following statement of support for the STARS Act of 2015, legislation that will align...

Chicken Salad Chick is opening their new location on the campus of Auburn University. The restaurant is located in a new addition to Foy Hall and is a full restaurant with a dining room and patio. The on-...

Phil Keiser, president and chief operating officer of Culver Franchising System Inc., will become chief executive officer and president, effective June 15, 2015. Under Keiser's leadership since 2003, the...

Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian ice and frozen custard concept with more than 600 stores in two countries and 27 states, continues its westward expansion with additional area development...

McDonald's USA and the American Black Film Festival are joining forces to launch the McDonald's Lovin' Video Competition. To complement the new "Lovin" campaign, up-and-coming filmmakers are challenged to...

From Wednesday, February 11 to Saturday, March 28, visitors to Erbert and Gerbert’s will be able to enjoy the bounty that Neptune provides, sans that whole wrath business. The sandwich restaurant will be...

Rodney Harper has been eating Dickey's Barbecue Pit since he was a little kid, and now at the age of 61, he'll bring a barbecue tradition to Palm Springs, California. The first Dickey's Barbecue location in...

OrderUp, the nationwide, on-demand food delivery marketplace, today announced the hiring of Chris McGlothlin as Chief Operating Officer. McGlothlin will oversee OrderUp's operations. A key area of focus for...

Native Foods Cafe, a fast casual, plant-based restaurant group, announced the appointment of Craig Grimes as its new CEO. Grimes has more than 25 years of multi-unit experience in the restaurant and...

Domino's Pizza raised an all-time high amount of donations for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital during the 2014 St. Jude Thanks and Givingcampaign, bringing the total amount raised in 2014 to $5.2...

McDonald's restaurants across western Pennsylvania have been randomly accepting a new form of currency: Lovin'.  As part of the Pay with Lovin' campaign launched during the Super Bowl, local restaurants are...

Ono Hawaiian BBQ hosted the grand opening celebration of its Tracy, California store February 5, 2015. The special event kicked off at 11 a.m. in the Tracy Pavilion with a ribbon cutting ceremony at noon....

Amsterdam Falafelshop’s second Boston area shop—seventh overall—is opening mid-February in Kenmore Square. 

The new shop is in close proximity to Fenway Park and Boston University in a vibrant, mixed...

Classic Crust Pizza, a new pizzeria in Phoenix, Arizona, opened for business Monday, February 2.

Classic Crust Pizza is owned and operated by husband-and-wife team, Alex and Angie Geiger, newcomers...

McAlister'sDeli announced the return of its popular New Orleans-inspired Cajun Shrimp through April 2, 2015. To celebrate the return of one of guests' favorite menu items, McAlister's has launched the For...

Bourbon Brothers Holding Corporation announced a formal agreement to license the Southern Hospitality (SH) brand for new fast-casual units. The company plans to open up to five new fast-casual units in the...