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The famous KFC Original Recipe® still remains top secret. An on-air taste test with CBS' TV's "The Early Show'' anchors Bryant Gumbel and Jane Clayson compared KFC Original Recipe chicken to...
AFC Enterprises, Inc. announced today the commencement of its initial public offering of 9,375,000 shares of its common stock at a purchase price of $17.00 per share. The Company is selling 3,125...
Burger King Corporation broke ground today on its new 231,000-square-foot headquarters building. The new "Home of the WHOPPER®'' will be located at 5505 Blue Lagoon Drive within the Waterford...
Tricon Global Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE:YUM) today reported that U.S. blended same-store sales at company restaurants were up 1% for the four-week period ended February 24, 2001. Tricon's...
Captain D's Seafood announces that the company is embarking on the most aggressive expansion effort in its 32-year history.

The expansion, which will significantly increase the number of...

MIST Inc. (TSE: MIS), a provider of wireless technology, applications and other information management technologies, Thursday announced it is now conducting a major pilot of the MIST Freedom II...
Forget the drive-thru jokes . . . to the employees at a Syracuse Arby’s‚ it’s serious business. So much that their restaurant has been crowned the fastest Arby’s drive-thru in the U.S. In fact,...
Back Yard Burgers, Inc. (Nasdaq SmallCap:BYBI) today announced results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 30, 2000.

Total revenues for the thirteen weeks ended December 30...

El Pollo Loco kicks off this year's event with fresh new additions to its burrito lineup. The new burritos, Ranch Chicken and Spicy Chicken, debut today in El Pollo Loco restaurants.

Known...

Chick-fil-A, Inc., is launching a new category of products—Chick-fil-A® Cool Wraps(TM)—to enhance its menu.

Making their national debut on March 1, the Cool Wraps will be available in three...

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHKR) reports that the company received Nasdaq Staff Determination that the company's warrants trading under the ticker symbol "CHKRW'' are in...
Jim Deering was recently named president of Wingstop Restaurants, Inc.

Deering joined the company as vice president of franchising in January 1999.

Deering previously served as president...

McDonald’s USA announces that Tom Ryan, senior vice president of Menu Management/New Concepts for McDonald’s USA, will become the head of Marketing...
The Quizno's Corporation (Nasdaq: QUIZ) posted a loss of $2.1 million, or $.73 per diluted share, in its 1st quarter of fiscal 2001, which ended December 31, 2000. The Company was profitable in...
On February 26, 2001, Burger King Corporation kicks off its latest kids' promotion with international movie star and role model Jackie Chan. The Burger King® Jackie Chan Adventures premiums,...
On Sunday, February 25, the Hardee's biscuit debuts in a humorous broadcast advertising campaign created by Cliff Freeman & Partners of New York...