Industry News

Del Taco, serving breakfast for more than 30 years, introduced new breakfast tacos made with eggs and Cheddar cheese. Beginning April 3, and starting at just 75 cents, the breakfast tacos lineup includes...

Service Management Group Inc. (SMG) has been selected by McDonald’s USA to provide a customer feedback program to approximately 14,000 U.S. restaurants. Customers will be able to offer real-time...

Kneaders Bakery and Café named Kelly Conroy as the company’s new director of marketing.

“Kelly brings a wealth of restaurant industry experience to us,” says James Worthington, CEO...

After a successful entry into the state of New York with a unit in Long Island, Dairy Queen is set to open its Grill & Chill concept in Manhattan this spring. Located on West 14th Street between 5th and...

Starbucks announced the launch of its 4th annual Global Month of Service, with Starbucks employees, customers, and community members once again coming together to help contribute more than one million...

As part of its Year of the Flavor campaign, Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt is kicking off April with the introduction of its new Banana flavor frozen yogurt, made with bananas and skim milk. The flavor will be...

Smallcakes: A Cupcakery, the international cupcake brand with over 60 locations across the U.S., is set to open a location in Naperville, Illinois, in mid April. Naperville will be the first franchise for...

Former NFL player Billy Bajema joined the Pie Five Pizza team. This summer, Bajema will introduce his hometown of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, to Pie Five’s formula: personalized pizza made with fresh...

As part of its reFRESHed dining experience, Pei Wei Asian Diner guests in Albuquerque, New Mexico, will be able to experience a unique variety of fresh, affordable menu options, including hand-rolled sushi...

Juice It Up!, the raw juice bar and smoothie franchise, announced its newest franchisee, professional volleyball player Erin Gray, will take over the Rancho Santa Margarita, California, location effective...

The Texas restaurant market is cooking—according to the National Restaurant Association, the state's restaurants are projected to register $42.6 billion in sales and will employ 10 percent of the...

Whataburger’s customers can try a new spin on an old favorite with the brand’s new Jalapeño Cheddar Biscuit, available for a limited time. The new offering is a buttermilk biscuit with shredded...

Green City Growers, an urban farming company in Somerville, Massachusetts, launched a “Save the Kale” campaign to save the first kale crop for b.good. Boston-based chain b.good, which prides...

As a way of expressing gratitude and recruiting exceptional franchisees, Famous Brands International, the parent company of TCBY Yogurt and Mrs. Fields Cookies, announced it will waive the franchise fee for...

Fransmart, the franchise development company that launched the franchise programs for Five Guys Burgers, Qdoba Mexican Grill, Vapiano, Zpizza, and several other restaurant franchise brands, signed a market...

Menchie’s, the self-serve frozen yogurt franchise, announced its newest fro-yo flavor, Girl Scouts Caramel Coconut Cookie Craze, inspired by one of the most popular Girl Scout Cookies and created...