Industry News

Ovation Brands, the nation’s largest company-owned and operated buffet company, announced the promotion of company veteran Richard Wykes to the position of senior vice president (SVP) of restaurant...

Wawa Inc. announces that this year and all years to come, April 16 will be known as Wawa Day, honoring the most important date in the company's history with a variety of exciting customer-...

Long John Silver’s, the nation’s largest quick-service seafood chain, has named Brian Unger as chief operating officer. He joins the organization with more than 30 years of experience in the food service...

In honor of National Pretzel Day on April 26, Wetzel's Pretzels will host its first ever "National Wetzel Day," with free pretzels offered to those with the last name Wetzel. Not a Wetzel? Not a problem....

Coming in 2016, The Salad Grill aims to be America’s alternative quick-service drive thru for those seeking a healthy lifestyle. The first location is slated to open in South Daytona Beach, Florida, with a...

Captain D's, the leading national fast casual seafood restaurant, announces plans to expand its presence in the Carolinas, including Charlotte, North Carolina. The company has 27 Captain D's restaurants...

Less than a year after being featured on the ABC reality show "Shark Tank,” Cinnaholic announced that it will have eight new franchise locations open within the next couple of months. The award-winning...

Whittier, California, residents will get a fast casual barbecue option on Thursday, April 16 at 11 a.m., when Dickey's Barbecue Pit opens in the Santa Fe Springs Plaza. Local owner, Kevin Vuu is hosting a...

LA Crawfish, a leading Vietnamese-Cajun franchise based in Houston, Texas announced the signing of a franchise agreement in Anaheim, California, making it the second of many locations to come in the Golden...

While you can't count it as a tax deduction, White Castle is offering customers a 15-percent discount on all orders at White Castle restaurants starting today through tax day on April 15.

"We want to...

Marco's Pizza has named Darren Gray as its senior director of menu and culinary innovation. Gray is experienced in the field with extensive experience in the food and restaurant industry, including 20 years...

Pollo Tropical expands its Texas presence with the April opening of its third San Antonio location at 6515 W. Loop 1604, at the corner of Westwood and Loop 1604. Since making its Texas debut in Addison last...

Steak 'n Shake, home of hand-crafted Steakburgers and hand-dipped milkshakes, will debut as the primary sponsor of the No. 15 Steak 'n Shake Indy car, driven by Graham Rahal and co-owned by Indy 500 winner...

Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza, the fast-casual concept known for its chef-driven menu, announces it will open its sixth Northern Californian restaurant, in Davis, on Thursday, April 16. To celebrate the grand...

Native Foods Cafe launches its first seasonal menu celebrating spring produce on Tuesday, April 14 at each of its 26 locations nationwide. This new menu will run through July, when the summer menu takes its...

Fatburger announces the hiring of Jason H. Green as director of marketing North America. As the newest addition to the Fatburger team, Green will work hand-in-hand with vice president of marketing Thayer...