Industry News

The new Italian fast-casual concept Venti Tre Modern Italian, developed by quick-serve giant Fazoli's, has been a hit with consumers since opening its first store two weeks ago in Baltimore. Carl Howard...

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) congratulated Granite City Food and Brewery on receiving the 2014 VIBE Vista Operator Award for Best Responsible Alcohol Service Program. Granite City received the...

Beanstalk Data announced it will partner its CRM Marketing Master system with Charlotte-based up-and-comer NexTable, a SaaS reservation and table management platform for full service brands.

Soon, when Californians are in the mood for a pizza quickie, they’ll have 27 more Project Pie locations to turn to. The build-your-own-pizza experience is expanding across California through franchise...

Fast-casual pizza concept Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint will spread the love each Monday by offering a Maddio Mondays $5.55 pizza deal on any nine-inch pizza with up to three toppings of the customer...

Fresh To Order (f2o) continues its expansion throughout the South with the signing of multiunit franchise agreements with three groups of restaurateurs for 11 new Fresh To Order restaurants in Charlotte,...

Forget April Fools’ Day—Panda Express is instead hosting a nationwide April Fish Day on Tuesday, April 1, with guests receiving a complimentary serving of its newest entrée, Golden Szechuan Fish...

The incredible, edible egg is popular with formulators, according to new product releases tracked by Mintel’s Global New Products Database. New product introductions...

Russo’s Restaurants, the family of dining concepts that includes Russo’s New York Pizzeria and Russo’s Coal-Fired Italian Kitchen, announced plans to...

A tightened grip on consumer spending and a historically soft December contributed to a decline in convenience store visits in the fourth calendar quarter of 2013, reports The NPD Group, a leading global...

Trabon, a technology firm that helps companies better manage marketing and operational functions, announced multiple new hires and promotions.

In response to its growing online menu management...

SPIN! Neapolitan Pizza plans to open a location in the new mixed-use student housing and retail project on the University of Central Missouri (UCM) campus to serve students, faculty, staff, and the local...

Travelers at Charlotte Douglas International Airport can now visit the streets of Paris between every arrival and departure. Brioche Dorée, the Parisian-style urban bakery café, will open in E Concourse on...

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint will open its 19th unit on March 27 in Auburn, Alabama, at the Heart of Auburn complex at 339 South College Street, Suite E. To celebrate the newest Uncle Maddio’s...

General Foods International (GFI) announced the launch of S'mores Cappuccino featuring Jet-Puffed Marshmallows. This new limited-time flavor combines the taste of chocolate with a hint of graham cracker...

The National Retail Federation (NRF) told the Senate on March 26 that it’s time for an overhaul of the nation’s fraud-prone credit and debit card system, saying banks’ insistence on cards...