Industry News

Sweetgreen has upped the ante on its premium salads with the addition of salmon. The Washington, D.C.–based fast casual will serve the new protein for nine weeks as part of its spring seasonal menu.

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Crushed Red, a progressive Urban Bake and Chop Shop franchise dishing up chopped-to-order salads and artisan-crafted whole grain pizzas, is targeting Kansas City for expansion in 2015. The company is...

BurgerFi has announced its first international development agreement. In a deal with EFIT SA DE CV, 40 restaurants are planned for Mexico City and the surrounding areas over the next five to seven years,...

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit launched its twist on the traditional EasterfFeast. The nation’s largest barbecue chain is offering the popular Barbecue Honey Ham or a complete Easter meal that feeds up to twelve...

Mirage Kitchen, a Middle Eastern shawarma shop that serves spit-roasted meats, falafel in three varieties, and other Levantine delicacies in a fast casual setting, expands to Midtown with the opening of its...

ShopKeep, the cloud-based technology provider with more than 16,000 registers in use by retail shops, restaurants, and other organizations, introduced ShopKeep Payments. ShopKeep Payments is a fully...

Consumer-driven demand for higher quality food and beverage experiences is now diffusing from supermarket aisles into a broader range of restaurant formats and foodservice settings.

“Just as people...

Fatburger has opened its first cobranded location in Tunisia with sister restaurant Buffalo’s Express. The fast casual duo brings all-American burgers and chicken wings to the country’s famous coastal town...

Planet Sub is buying anyone named “Joe” a free six-inch sandwich this Friday for National Joe Day.This marks the 2nd year the oven-baked sandwich chain has offered their customers named Joe a...

Gigi’s Cupcakes, America’s largest gourmet cupcake and specialty baked goods franchise, is currently seeking local franchise partners to develop two new bakeries in Columbia, South Carolina. Gigi’s Cupcakes...

Today, Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s introduce the new Thickburgers El Diablo. Available at Hardee’s today and at Carl’s Jr. starting Wednesday, Thickburgers El Diablo feature four sources of fiery flavor: sliced...

Anaren Inc.’s Wireless Group announced today the official launch of its Cellular Machines product line, which sends real-time sensor data over a cellular network where it can be received on mobile devices,...

G.E.T. Enterprises LLC, a supplier of creative tabletop solutions for the commercial foodservice industry, announced its completed merger with Irvine-based Bugambilia International Inc. on Friday.

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Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria, the only create-your-own, handcrafted pizzeria concept of its kind with a World Pizza Champion at the helm, has signed a development agreement for three restaurants in the...

Villa Enterprises, multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor celebrating 50 years in business, announced Villa Italian Kitchen is now open with two new locations at New York’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA...

National DCP, the $2 billion supply chain management cooperative serving the franchisees of Dunkin’ Donuts, received the 2015 Supply Chain Pioneer of the Year Award from Partnership Gwinnett during their...