Industry News

Unexpected food cost increases this year are likely to force chain restaurants to raise menu prices even as they continue to face stiff competition, according to a new purchasing update released by...

July 13, 2014 marks the 77th birthday of Krispy Kreme and the Original Glazed doughnut. On July 11, in celebration of this occasion, Krispy Kreme is giving its fans the gift of a Dozen Original...

Driven by stronger sales and traffic levels and an increasingly optimistic outlook among restaurant operators, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) rose to its...

Alto-Shaam’s CT PROformance Combitherm 7-20G oven has earned an ENERGY STAR rating from the Environmental Protection Agency.

The ENERGY STAR rating was established to protect the environment by...

Au Bon Pain announced the availability of new summer menu items at its U.S. cafes. Available from June 23 until Aug. 24, 2014, the special menu will feature seasonal options for the warmer summer months,...

Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. has entered into an agreement with Element Financial Corp. to power the Arby’s Remodel Financing Program. Earlier this month, Arby’s announced a new brand revitalization and...

Carl’s Jr. turns up the heat on breakfast with two ways to savor spicy Mexican chorizo. The new Made from Scratch Chorizo, Egg & Cheese Biscuit and Chorizo, Egg & Cheese Burrito are now offered at...

The Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington (RAMW) recently announced Amsterdam Falafelshop as the winner of the “Favorite Fast Bites” category at the 32nd annual RAMMY Awards, which...

Noodles & Company announced the election of Johanna Murphy as an independent member of its board of directors and a member of its Audit Committee. Murphy brings experience in developing marketing and...

For years, the build-your-own model in the dessert segment rarely applied to anything but ice cream shops and frozen yogurt brands. But California-based Cinnaholic aims to change that. Cofounders Florian...

This week, Biscuitville named the grand champions of its 14th annual Bake-Off Competition, a biscuit-making contest where more than a hundred Biscuitville team members from the 54 company-owned restaurants...

New York’s highest court has upheld a lower court’s decision to overturn the 2012 ban on the sale of sugar-sweetened drinks larger than 16 ounces.

The National Restaurant Association joined the...

Cold Stone Creamery has introduced Milk Shakers, a new line of ready-to-drink shakes in an on-the-go bottle.

Milk Shakers are available in three flavors including: Chocolate Fudge Brownie, Simply...

North Dakota will get its first Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint location when the restaurant opens in Minot today.  North Dakota residents Troy and Jamie Mattern will open the franchise at 3310 16th ...

Cousins Subs launches a new online ordering platform, powered by Olo. Sub lovers ordering for office lunches and other parties will now benefit from customized catering and group orders among other...

Rubios Restaurant is adding new options to its menu, just in time for summer. The new additions include the California Bowl and custom salad offerings that allow guests to choose their protein – seafood or...