Industry News

Chipotle Mexican Grill has achieved its goal of moving to only non-GMO ingredients to make all of the food in its U.S. restaurants, including all of the food at its Asian restaurant concept, ShopHouse...

When Tim Tebow signed with the Philadelphia Eagles, Philly Pretzel Factory tweeted a photo of a pretzel shaped like the iconic “Tebowing” kneel directly to the former Heisman Trophy winner. Fans retweeted...

Some residents of Provence, a region in the South of France, have a philosophy about recognizing the joy of life by slowing down, savoring each meal, and cherishing time with family and friends. La...

Harbor Wholesale Foods of Lacey, Washington, announces a five-year distribution agreement with restaurant chain Subway Restaurants, serving 400-plus stores throughout western Washington and southeast Alaska...

Tropical Smoothie Café introduces its new LTO line of Luau Sliders and Mojito Smoothies. The savory and sweet menu offerings can be enjoyed starting April 27, and will continue through June 28.

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Chipotle Mexican Grill announces that its mobile application for iPhone has been updated and optimized for the just-released Apple Watch. Using Chipotle for Apple Watch, existing users will be able to order...

With the number of plant-based concepts like Native Foods and Veggie Grill steadily increasing, other operators are looking for ways to incorporate meat alternatives into their menus.

According to a...

Students enrolled in the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s (NRAEF) ProStart program tested themsleves in a sophisticated, real-world culinary and business management competition...

CKE Restaurants Holdings Inc. (CKE), parent company of Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr., has reached a significant milestone with the opening of its 300th restaurant in the Middle East. The new Hardee’s...

 

Burger 21 announced today its second restaurant in South Florida will open in Fort Lauderdale on April 27 at 2949 N. Federal Highway. To celebrate, the restaurant will be giving away Burger 21 t-...

Cooper-Atkins Corporation announces its support of Holy Joe’s Café ministry conducted by military chaplains in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kuwait.

The program provides a place where troops can come to...

The HoneyBaked Ham Company and Café, a premium food retailer with more than 400 locations nationwide, is announcing an aggressive franchise expansion program to develop 15 to 20 new locations in the year...

Tropical Smoothie Café announces an all-time high average unit volume (AUV) of more than $578,000, while the top 50 percent of its cafes nationwide reported amounts exceeding $734,000.

“We are...

Quiznos has launched a new line of pretzel bread subs in advance of Sunday's National Pretzel Day. As one of the first national sandwich chains to serve pretzel, Quiznos new pretzel bread features a...

Carvel is celebrating Free Cone Day Thursday, April 30 from 3-8 p.m.  Participating Carvel shoppes will treat guests to a free junior cone filled with their choice of freshly made vanilla, chocolate, or...

Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian Ice concept with more than 600 stores, announces its partnership with Sandella’s Flatbread Café, a leader in the fast-casual market with more than 130...