Industry News

Newk’s Eatery has named Robert Nygren the brand’s new chief financial officer.

“After an extensive search for our new CFO, we are thrilled to bring Bob on board Newk’s leadership team,” says Chris...

McAlister’s Deli, a leading fast-casual chain, announced it signed franchise agreements with a new franchise group to open five restaurants in the Phoenix, Arizona, market over the next four years. The...

Charleys Philly Steaks, home to the World’s Number One Philly Cheese Steak, is introducing a new Cheesy BBQ Chicken Combo.

Available August 31, the Cheesy BBQ Chicken sandwich is grilled fresh to...

As school starts back, the kids are finally out of the house. Unfortunately, this often means they—and their parents—are out of the restaurant too. The unscheduled spontaneity of summer is coming to an end...

Potbelly Sandwich Shop announced that North Carolina’s first shop, located in Greensboro, is open to the public. The shop is located in Greensboro’s Westover Gallery of Shops at 1310 Westover Terrace, at...

Follett Corporation announced the availability of a new water chiller accessory to work with its popular 7 and 15 Series line of ice and water dispensers.

The new chiller accessory kit includes the...

The Catering Institute wants to help restaurant operators continue to grow sales and increase profits by offering its second Catering Sales Management Workshop. The workshop, open to restaurant industry...

As the harvest season approaches, la Madeleine Country French Café is celebrating provincial France with new pasta dishes and seasonal bakery items.

Numerous fall-inspired, handcrafted recipes bring...

The National Labor Relations Board has finally come to a decision on the definition of the employee-employer relationship—making it easier for fast food workers to unionize.

This new defintion could...

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) issued the following statement regarding the National Labor Relations Board’s ruling in the Browning-Ferris Industries case. The 3-2 party-line decision—in...

Bobby Stoll was first brought to Murphy Harpst Children’s Center, a residential treatment center for abused and neglected children, by his brother Richard Stoll, a Murphy Harpst Board Member. The first...

Atlanta-based fast-casual pizza brand Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint continues to expand across its home state, with Georgia native Tyler Mobley opening the first of his planned five franchises in the region in...

The Halal Guys, the American Halal food concept based in New York City, opened its first franchised location last week in Chicago. The site, which is also the brand’s first store outside of home base market...

Crushed Red Urban Bake & Chop Shop announced it signed a franchise development agreement to open three restaurants in O’Fallon, Missouri; Columbia, Missouri; and Overland Park, Kansas. The St. Louis–...

To support chain operators in the commercial segment, Kerry introduces its second educational article. Focused on translating specialty coffee trends in quick service chains, this article is centered on...

This article would start with “It’s that time of the year again,” but honestly, is it? Regardless of the fact that it is technically still summer, the heat has yet to...