Industry News

The New Orleans–style barbecue restaurant, VooDoo BBQ & Grill, opened in Pensacola, Florida. VooDoo BBQ & Grill brings together favorite barbecue styles and kicks them up a notch with Caribbean,...

Baskin-Robbins is showing its appreciation for military veterans this Veterans Day with more than $25,000 in financial discounts on royalties and initial franchise fees as part of a special veteran's...

Newk’s Eatery, the fast-casual brand known for its culinary-driven menu prepared in open kitchens, will open more than 25 new company-owned and franchise restaurants in the Southeast next year and is...

Last week’s midterm elections brought a mixed bag of results for some in the restaurant industry. While a Republican majority in both the House and Senate will likely work in the industry’s favor on a...

Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, a Denver-based fast casual restaurant concept featuring Mediterranean cuisine, opened its first urban location with the new interior design prototype in the heart of downtown...

Einstein Bros. Bagels and Noah’s New York Bagels are pleased to welcome the season of gathering, giving, and gobbling with the return of its menu items featuring cinnamon flavors. Leading the festive...

Juice It Up!, a raw juice bar and hand-crafted smoothie franchise, has announced its continuing upward sales climb during the 2014 third quarter. The company reported a same store sales increase of 11...

Tropical Smoothie Café, known for its better-for-you food and smoothies with a tropical twist, has opened its 400th location in Toledo, Ohio, a milestone that underscores the franchise’s rapid...

Ten new crust flavors, five new premium ingredients, four new flavor-packed drizzles, new Skinny Slice Pizzas, and 11 new specialty recipes, all available with six signature sauces—plus, a revamped digital...

McAlister's Deli, a leading fast casual restaurant chain, announced it has signed an agreement with new franchise group Southwest Concepts to open 10 locations throughout the Houston metropolitan area, with...

The ice cream sandwich chain CREAM recently announced plans to expand its Sacramento footprint, which currently operates eight locations throughout California.

Alexandria and David Garcia, who opened...

In an effort to remain fresh in the quick-service industry, Checkers and Rally’s Restaurants are looking back on cuisine classics for inspiration for future menu items. The company discovered that customers...

In observation of National Vegan Month, PizzaRev introduced a vegan sausage topping to its selection of 30+ artisanal cheeses and ingredients. The build-your-own pizza concept will feature the spicy soy...

As Costa Vida Fresh Mexican Grill continues to gain popularity across regions of the United States, the Mexican grill is responding to increased demand in Nevada with plans to expand its footprint in the...

The grills at Birmingham’s Newk’s Eatery restaurants will be sizzling early in the morning Monday, November 17, for “Q for a Cause,” a week-long celebration of the new Inverness location’s grand opening....

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and la Madeleine Country French Café is unwrapping the season’s favorite flavors.

The brand known for its French recipes announced the debut of its holiday...