Industry News

With National Ice Cream Month in full swing, Baskin-Robbins, the largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, is revealing which ice cream flavors make people the happiest. Baskin-Robbins recently partnered...

 

JJ’s Red Hots is about to offer college students a master’s degree in the art of handcrafted hot dogs. The Charlotte, North Carolina–based brand announced a partnership with Chartwells Higher...

Rita’s Italian Ice, the Italian Ice concept with more than 600 stores in 24 states, announced the appointment of Eric Taylor, a 15-year franchise veteran, to the position of senior vice president and chief...

Pie Five Pizza Co. is preparing to open the first of 10 planned locations in Nashville.

Area residents will welcome the new restaurant, located in Donelson at 2266 Lebanon Pikem, at 10:30 a.m. on...

Umami Restaurant Group, creators of Umami Burger and partners in 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria, announced its board of directors named Paul E. Clayton as chief executive officer, effective immediately....

Yogurtland unveiled its Ultimate Summer lineup featuring vacation-inspired summer flavors.

“Yogurtland’s Ultimate Summer promotion offers an oasis of flavors inspired by our fans’ favorite vacations...

Fatburger added two new choices to the menu just in time for summer: Through October 7, 2014, fans can enjoy Crispy Chicken Wraps and hand-scooped Orange Creamsicle Milkshakes.

Adding a fresh take on...

The National Restaurant Association announced that the California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) has become the first commodity board sponsor of the Association’s award-winning Kids LiveWell program, a...

Pancheros Mexican Grill, a fast-casual Mexican franchise, introduced the smoky, southwest-inspired Desburrito BBQ Sauce for all those “desperado” for a new tasty burrito this summer. The special LTO sauce...

McAlister’s Deli announced its first location in Pooler, Georgia, will open on Monday, July 14 at 405 Pooler Parkway, Suite 300. The new restaurant is owned by DMAC 81 LLC, which operates four McAlister’s...

Pizza Hut and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will join forces on a summer-long promotion celebrating the return of an all-time favorite Pizza Hut pizza, Cheesy Bites, and the arrival of the new movie...

Mandy Calara is a realist when it comes to the state of the frozen yogurt business: As some markets reach a saturation point, more operators are struggling to maintain a workable stream of sales in their...

Taco Bell Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos (DLT) will debut in Canada on July 7. The new Doritos Locos Taco is made with seasoned beef, lettuce, and Cheddar cheese in a shell made from Cool Ranch Doritos...

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint is opening its second Charlotte-area location in Huntersville, North Carolina, July 7 at 10009 NorthCross Center Court in the NorthCross Shopping Center. To celebrate the fast-...

Rita’s Italian Ice, the Italian Ice concept with more than 600 stores, announced the debut of its newest summer flavor, Mango-Strawberry Italian Ice, available through July 27. Guests can try the new Mango-...

Menchie’s announced the newest addition to its Upstate New York operations: a mobile self-serve fro-yo food truck. The truck launched on July 4 and will be used for a variety of events including sporting...