Industry News

Jamba Inc. has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Vitaligent LLC to refranchise 100 company-owned restaurants in the San Francisco, San Diego, and Sacramento, California markets. Vitaligent is...

The week before Easter can be a two-step shuffle for HoneyBaked Ham: The café tables and chairs are temporarily removed to make room for the throngs of customers picking up orders of ham.

The same...

McDonald’s USA today announced enhanced benefits for employees at its company-owned restaurants, including a wage increase and paid time-off for full and part-time crew employees. In addition, the company...

Wok Box Fresh Asian Kitchen, a Canadian-based fast-casual chain that offers fast and fresh cuisine from 10 Asian countries, has signed a franchise agreement to develop 37 restaurants throughout Northern...

Fazoli’s, America’s largest quick-service Italian restaurant chain, has been awarded the COEX Innovation Award for Marketing/Service in recognition of its ongoing fundraising and food donations to Feed the...

Despite dampened sales and customer traffic levels as a result of extreme weather in parts of the country, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) held relatively steady in...

Pancheros Mexican Grill, a fast-casual Mexican restaurant, welcomes Missouri fans to its newest location in Columbia. To celebrate the opening of Missouri’s second Pancheros restaurant, the new location...

Domino's Pizza is announcing yet another new digital ordering platform, just in time for college basketball’s final games. Customers can now order via their Samsung Smart TV. This innovation is a part of ...

Noodles & Company unveiled its newest menu items for Spring: BUFF Bowls. Four of Noodles & Company’s most popular pasta bowls—Japanese Pan, Whole Grain Tuscan Fresca, Pesto Cavatappi and Bangkok...

Chicken Salad Chick announced the finalists for their Pick a New Chick Flavor Contest. The three finalists are “Southwest Senorita,” “Dill-icious Diva,” and “Curry Queen.” Fans will now be able to vote for...

A Cincinnati native sees Pete Rose at an out-of-town event and says, “Hey Pete! Cincinnati! Skyline Chili!” Pete says, “No, Gold Star Chili.”

Gold Star Chili appreciates Pete’s brand loyalty after...

Cava Grill, the Washington, D.C.–based Mediterranean fast-casual restaurant, announced a $16 million Series C funding round led by existing partner SWaN & Legend Venture Partners and including new...

To celebrate Blimpie’s 51st birthday, stores nationwide will serve up big flavor at 1960s prices on Thursday, April 2. The first 100 customers who head to any Blimpie location on April 2will be able to...

Carvel is introducing two new holiday-inspired treats, which include an Easter Round Cake and Easter Bunny novelties. The additions will join returning guest favorites, such as the Carvel Bunny Cake,...

Industry growth and sales in 2014 has led the foodservice packaging industry to forecast even greater optimism for 2015 than last year, according to an annual survey conducted by the Foodservice Packaging...

Which Wich plans to feed 100,000 people in need by making and donating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches to local organizations across the country on April 2 as part of the brand’s Project PB&J program...