Industry News

Coconut’s Fish Cafe has given Dallas residents a strong dose of Hawaiian culture. At its first franchise opening held recently at Dallas’s attractive Pavilion on Lovers Lane shopping center, guests...

Rita’s Italian Ice, the world’s largest Italian ice concept with more than 600 stores, opens 2015 with growth both at home and abroad as it awards its fourth international master franchise agreement and...

Buffalo Wild Wings announced the opening of its first restaurant in the Philippines on January 29. The new restaurant at Capitol Commons in Pasig City will be one of several locations to open in the...

IHOP restaurants are celebrating the 10th anniversary of National Pancake Day on March 3, 2015, once again offering one free short stack of buttermilk pancakes to guests in the hopes that they will pay it...

Culver's restaurants across the nation continue to build support for America's farm families as part of the chain's Thank You, Farmers initiative.

In the second year of the program, Culver's has...

Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria is looking to open as many as 20 Bay Area restaurants over the next several years. The area’s first restaurant is slated to open in Santa Rosa in March and will take over the...

As Hawaii's warm shallow waters continue to host the whale season, Honolulu Cookie Company commemorates these aquatic visitors with the Whale Collection, now available in stores. In addition, Honolulu...

Good to Go, the state-of-the-art food truck owned and operated by Wind Creek Hospitality, will wrap up its inaugural year after preparing more than 55,000 pounds of food, feeding 21,201 people, distributing...

HMSHost recently expanded its restaurant portfolio with a new marketplace-style dining concept called MKT. The new MKT restaurants feature healthy, garden-fresh options, hand-...

Burger 21, an award-winning fast casual, announced today that it has signed franchise agreements to develop an additional restaurant in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and its first restaurant in McAllen,...

The winter doldrums may be upon us, but the comfort and warmth of a hot, home style meal (for two) is just around the corner at your nearest Boston Market. The restaurant –known for its fresh, never frozen...

McAlister's Deli announced today that it will open a location in Goldsboro, North Carolina, in April 2015 at 431 North Berkley Boulevard. The new location will be owned and operated by the Charlotte-based...

Carl’s Jr.and Hardee’s are warming up mornings with the launch of the new grilled cheese breakfast sandwich, available now at participating Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. restaurants.

The grilled cheese...

Hungry Howie's Pizza and Revention have partnered to create a custom, digital online ordering platform.  Using any Internet capable device, customers can access a simple-to-use platform. Whether customers...

Chipotle Mexican Grill announced the second installment of its Cultivating Thought author series with 10 new and original essays written by influential writers, authors, and thought leaders to be featured...

Fish Consulting, a national communications firm specializing in franchise public relations and content marketing, has added Lynette McKee, CFO, as a business development consultant. McKee will continue to...