Industry News

A new TV ad campaign by regional burger chain Pal’s Sudden Service celebrates its focus on consumer satisfaction. The campaign celebrates the chain’s national leadership in both the speed of its drive-thru...

Mama Fu’s Asian House, one of the leading Asian concepts in the fast-casual restaurant industry, concluded yet another one of the franchise’s seasonal culinary competitions, resulting in the release of its...

Hamburgers have been and are the chosen sandwich ordered at restaurants and other foodservice outlets, but an increasing number of consumers are becoming enamored with breaded chicken sandwiches, reports...

Food News Media, publisher of QSR and FSR magazines, announced the winners of the inaugural HALO Awards, which honor restaurant chains that have made meaningful contributions to a healthy...

Physical activity has always been the crux of the workday at Jersey Mike’s corporate headquarters in the Garden State. Founder and CEO Peter Cancro is hoping to bring more attention to the company’s unique...

 

Military meals will get a culinary upgrade at the 2014 Armed Forces Forum for Culinary Excellence at the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) at Greystone in Santa Helena, California, October 6-10,...

Sani Professional, the food safety division of Professional Disposables International (PDI), and the Sani Professional Food Safety Advisory Council (SPFSAC) announce The Sani Awards award program. The award...

The drive is often the biggest variable in the profitability of restaurant delivery,” says SpeedLine marketing manager Jennifer Wiebe, “Until now, it's been a variable urban restaurant operators...

Papa Murphy's, take 'n' bake pizza franchise, Tuesday announced the launch of a new and improved Thick 'n'Cheesy HomeBaked Bread available now at all Papa Murphy's locations nationwide. With fresh-made...

Global Franchise Group, the franchisor of Pretzelmaker, announced Tuesday that the first two Pretzelmaker® stores have opened in Perm and Kirov, Russia. The openings of the stores signify GFG’s continued...

Veggie Grill, the fast-casual restaurant concept known for preparing veggies in innovative ways, today announced the appointment of Steve Heeley as chief operating officer. Heeley joins Veggie Grill from...

Wayback Burgers will be exhibiting at the West Coast Franchise Expo (WCFE) from October 23–25 at booth No. 609 in the Anaheim Convention Center in California. The fast-casual company looks forward to...

Doesn’t it make your day when the person ahead of you in the drive-thru line pays for your coffee? Or when someone kindly holds the door open for you and you oblige by doing the same for the person behind...

Spoleto, a popular chain of Italian restaurants in Brazil, Mexico, and Costa Rica, has chosen Central Florida for its first location as it expands into the U.S.

America's first Spoleto is set for...

Sustainable seafood expert and Slapfish founder, Andrew Gruel, celebrates National Seafood Month by emphasizing his unwavering commitment to sustainable seafood with specials at his Huntington Beach and...

As the economy continued showing signs of relative strength, the restaurant industry posted its best sales results in over two years during Q3 2014. Same-store sales growth rate during the quarter were 1.6...