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KFC has announced plans to introduce a new line of roasted menu items. The new line, starting with an Oven Roasted Strips meal and Roasted Twister sandwich, will be available on May 10....

Arby’s has announced it will expand its national partnership of Big Brothers Big Sisters to support the youth mentoring organization’s 100th anniversary during 2004. In honor of Big Brothers...

Chester Fried is changing its name to Chester’s International, LLC, and has shifted its U.S. business model to a franchise program.

"Chicken consumption is on the rise, and our new logo...

In what the company says might be the first in a line of pie-flavored Blizzards, Dairy Queen will introduce of a Blizzard with the flavor profile of a Chocolate French Silk pie.

The new...

AFC Enterprises has announced its intention to explore strategic alternatives for its Cinnabon subsidiary, including a possible sale, as part of AFC's "continued effort to sharpen its...

Today, following the sudden death of chairman and chief executive officer Jim Cantalupo, the board of directors of McDonald's Corporation announced that Charlie Bell, 43, currently president...

Andrew J. McKenna, presiding director of the McDonald's Corporation board of directors, issued the following statement this morning:

"It is with great sadness that I announce that Jim...

McDonald's has announced the launch of a "Go Active!(TM) Adult Happy Meal." It is designed, according to the company, to promote the importance of food/energy balance. This Happy Meal...

America's Second Harvest has announced the donation of 173,000 Steak n Shake Steakburger patties to help feed the hungry in 18 states. Seventy-eight America's Second Harvest food banks are...

Starbucks Coffee and Jim Beam Brands have announced a development and distribution agreement to develop, manufacture, and market a Starbucks-branded premium coffee liqueur product in the U.S...

Wendy's has announced it is testing in three cities the option for consumers to substitute chili, baked potato, or salad at no charge in combo meals. The Dublin, Ohio-based chain in testing...

From South Georgia College in Douglas, Georgia, comes news of an innovative use for pre-paid cards. A nearby location of fast-casual chicken restaurant Zaxby's is offering said cards to...

Educator and filmmaker Soso Whaley is taking on personal responsibility, obesity, and the victim mentality in a new project focusing on the quick-serve industry. Whaley will document her...

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation has announced that PepsiCo, Inc. has pledged $82,500 to continue its support to the NRAEF's educational programs and initiatives in...

Quick-casual concept Cosi and Federated Department Stores, owner of the Macy's brand, have announced a deal to open 10 restaurants this summer and fall at Macy's stores, including locations...

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Pick Up Stix had the opportunity to feed celebrities during the taping of the 2nd Annual TV Land Awards: A Celebration of Classic TV at the...