Industry News

Believing Boston is ripe for an alternative to the conventional fast food offerings, Great Wraps franchisee Fred Gamble and partners are seeking real estate that will introduce the fast-casual brand to the...

Known for its authentic New York bagels, The Original Brooklyn Water Bagel Co. is kicking off the New Year with an official announcement of plans for further expansion in South Florida, including the “...

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced today the debut of the Food and Beverage Service Competency Model – the first-ever competency model designed expressly for the...

Barberitos Franchising Inc. announced exponential sales growth for the year 2014. Barberitos has experienced its best year for sales growth in the history of the company. In the year of 2014, the company...

From January 1 through April 30, Pizza Patrón is bringing back last year’s highly successful “Any 3 for $6.99” campaign. Strategically timed for game watching parties, the offer allows customers to buy any...

Fazoli’s franchisees broke more than two-dozen weekly sales records during the last three months of 2014. The premium Italian quick-service chain has had positive franchise comp sales 54 of the last 57...

Tropical Smoothie Café, the fast-casual café concept known for its better-for-you food and smoothies with a tropical twist, announced today its year-end results. The brand celebrated a strong year of growth...

Pieology Pizzeria today announced the opening of its Grant Park, Oregon, location on Friday, January 23. Pieology currently has Oregon locations in Tigard, Tualatin and...

It may only be a few days into 2015, but January 17 is the most common date to give up on your New Year’s resolution, and Marble Slab Creamery and MaggieMoo’s Ice Cream & Treatery are here to help. The...

Giardino Gourmet Salads, a fast-casual salad concept from South Florida, will expand to Nashville, Tennessee. The three restaurants will be the franchise’s first outside of Florida. The Osman family,...

Brand reputation, values-centered leadership, and ethical sourcing are components of a new online Retail Management Degree that Starbucks and Arizona State University (ASU) created for partners who are part...

Whataburger fans now have a chance to win an exclusive visit to Whataburger's test kitchen where Whataburger's new sandwich creations are invented.
The contest launches Monday, January 12. Fans will...

At the National Retail Federation's Annual Convention & EXPO on Monday, Microsoft Corp. and CKE Restaurants Inc. (parent company of Hardee's and Carl's Jr.) showcased a self-order kiosk solution running...

This month, California Tortilla launches its first-ever Instagram campaign, asking customers to “Show Us Your Hot Sauce Face.” Starting this week, fans of the fast-casual restaurant can join in the fun by...

Sonic Drive-In will ring in the new year with the addition of a new sandwich, the French Toaster Breakfast Sandwich. The new, limited-time menu offering brings sweet and savory flavors together.

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As restaurants around the country prepare to adhere to the new Food and Drug Administration’s calorie disclosure regulation, Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint launches the 500 Calorie Maddio Meal for guests...