Industry News

Villa Enterprises, the multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor celebrating 50 years in business, announced six of its restaurant concepts—Villa Italian Kitchen, Green Leaf’s, Bananas, South Philly...

On the heels of the success of its Double Dog Dare limited-time-offer campaign, which showcased a duo of creatively concocted hot dogs, Woody’s Bar-B-Q has cooked up something even bigger and better for...

Robeks fresh juices and smoothies franchise is taking its cues from the summer growing season and rolling out three new menu items in July that feature melon and mint. The company's restaurants will offer...

After a succesful launch in May and a busy entry into summer, Hai Street Kitchen & Co. will introduce its first new signature roll on July 28. The Screaming Tuna Roll is a combo of raw, chopped...

MOD Pizza will celebrate the grand opening of its first San Jose, California, store in Village Oaks Shopping Center on Thursday, July 31, at 5 p.m. The first 52 customers will each enjoy a free individual,...

Roy Rogers Restaurants signed a franchise agreement with Ed Abramson for a new location in Brick, New Jersey. The Brick Roy Rogers is projected to open in early 2015, marking the franchisee’s second...

Away We Dough hosted the grand opening of Utah’s first PizzaRev, a build-your-own artisanal pizza concept that has earned a loyal following of Southern California fans. The new West Valley restaurant is the...

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop will open its first Virginia restaurant in Rosslyn on August 4. The new location will be the inaugural restaurant for the sandwich franchise in the state and marks the chain’s...

The National Restaurant Association’s Kids LiveWell program is celebrating its three-year anniversary this July. The voluntary program, which provides a growing selection of healthful children’s menu...

Cousins Subs is launching a twelve-month system-wide test of Wrigley chewing gum and mint products, including Orbit Spearmint Sugarfree Gum, Hubba Bubba bubble gum, and Altoids Peppermint mints at all...

U.S. consumers made some 61 billion visits to restaurants in the year ending May 2014. No question that’s a lot of visits, the issue is that they have been making that same amount of visits for quite a...

Long John Silver’s, the quick-service seafood brand, is taking bold steps this summer to invite consumers to enjoy seafood more often through a series of special offers, a new line of menu items, and a...

With more than 350 locations in the U.S., Dominican Republic, and England, sweetFrog announced its expansion plan into Egypt. The frozen yogurt chain signed a development agreement with Vantage Egypt for...

With the summer heat comes burger season, which oftentimes conflicts with keeping in shape for swimsuit season. For Fresh To Order (f2o) guests, enjoying the new bison burger is the best of both worlds....

All new Posiflex XT4015 folding touch terminals will ship at no extra cost with projected capacitive screens, rather than resistive touch. The new XT4015 debuts at RetailNOW (RSPA) at booth 625, in Orlando...

At the request of the its fans, Zaxby’s brought back Fried Pickles as a limited-time offer menu item and is featuring its Grilled Chicken Sandwich Meal to complement the summer grilling season. A Southeast...