Industry News

Potbelly Sandwich Shop announced a signed agreement that will soon bring North Carolina’s first shop. Currently slated to open this winter, the shop is in development at Greensboro’s Westover Gallery of...

Pizza Ranch, the buffet-dining concept known for its community leadership initiatives, announced the opening of a new location in Fort Dodge, Iowa. Enveloping guests in a ranch-themed environment, Pizza...

Bojangles’ across South Carolina raised more than $34,000 for public education during Teacher Appreciation Month in May. Bojangles’ presented a check for funds raised to nonprofit partner South Carolina...

Newk’s Eatery is launching a Newk’s Cares campaign to raise awareness about ovarian cancer, a disease that hits close to home in the Newk’s family. Lori Newcomb, the wife of Newk’s cofounder and CEO Chris...

The openings of a Hardee’s in Marassi, Egypt, and a Carl’s Jr. in Conroe, Texas, mark a major milestone for CKE Restaurants Holdings Inc. as the company’s 3,500th and 3,501st restaurants worldwide. Opened...

Classes don’t begin until later this week at Arizona State University, but there’s already a buzz on campus about a Starbucks mobile truck.

The new truck, a pilot mobile service coming to three...

ParTech Inc. (PAR), a subsidiary of PAR Technology Corporation, announced that PAR Solutions Partner Essential Systems Solutions has won VSR’s 2014 Innovative Solution Award for the Most Innovative Point-of...

With the introduction of the SelfCookingCenter 5 Senses, Rational has made significant innovations for professional kitchens worldwide. The company expanded its cooking system to include numerous...

Wild Wing Cafe, a leading restaurant brand best known for food and musical entertainment, announced the appointment of Tom Lewison to the role of chief executive officer.

“After a thorough search,...

Menchie’s will sell its one-millionth cup of frozen yogurt at one of its six Louisiana locations. The lucky guest will receive free frozen yogurt for one year, a $400 value.

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt,...

Atlanta-based Fresh To Order (f2o) will offer free tastings of its flavored lemonades and teas on Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. beginning August 15, to introduce the Decatur, Georgia,...

Amsterdam Falafelshop’s 14th Street shop in Washington, D.C., is now offering its falafel-faithful a cold can of Dutch beer to accompany its culinary creations. The Restaurant Association of Metropolitan...

With an eye on the future and a nod to the past, Taco John’s is updating its brand. The Mexican quick-service restaurant chain has launched a new tagline, advertising campaign, and website urging customers...

Dog Haus, the gourmet hot dog, sausage and burger concept, has officially named Adam Gertler the "Würstmacher" (sausage-maker) for the rapidly expanding restaurant. In his new role, Gertler will oversee the...

After conducting a recent focus group study, Chronic Tacos is launching a new and improved menu to cater to its customers’ desires. From offering entirely new dishes to redesigning the menu, Chronic Tacos...

Burger 21, a better-burger franchise founded by the owners of The Melting Pot Restaurants Inc., announced the signing of its first franchise agreement in Michigan. Set to open in Ann Arbor, this Michigan...