Industry News

Taco John’s is spicing up its morning menu. The quick-service restaurant added the Spicy Chorizo Breakfast Burrito to its menu.

“If you’re hungry for breakfast with a kick, the Spicy Chorizo...

Hungry Howie’s Pizza is continuing its expansion in the state of Louisiana with the first location in the city of New Orleans. Hungry Howie’s Pizza, the originator of the flavored crust pizza offers eight...

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) earned a 2014 ASAE Power of A Gold Award for its Restaurant Industry Forecast, the association announced today. The Forecast equips association members with the...

The 10-year-old fast casual Newk’s Eatery brand hired franchise development veteran Chris Cheek to oversee the company’s aggressive growth both through new, seasoned multiunit franchise operators and...

The Dairy Queen system is celebrating a 30-year partnership with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals), during which time local restaurants have raised more than $100 million for local...

Yum! Brands, parent company of KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell, announced the launch of its annual World Hunger Relief effort with the “Pass The Red Cup” challenge featuring Grammy Award winner Christina...

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Inc., the franchisor and operator of Popeyes restaurants, announced that Ralph Bower, the company’s U.S. president, has resigned effective August 8 to accept a new position. The...

Queso Diablo is back at Qdoba Mexican Grill, and this time it’s here to stay. First introduced in February as a limited-time offer, Queso Diablo is making a permanent comeback and is available at Qdoba...

Paying homage toKFC’s humble beginnings in Corbin, Kentucky—where fried chicken pioneer Colonel Sanders first cooked for hungry travelers at his service station—KFC and the Colonel went back to their roots...

The franchise business model could be in for a shake up if last week's joint-labor ruling regarding McDonald's holds up through the appeal process. Last Tuesday, the general counsel of the National Labor...

Juice It Up!, the raw juice bar and smoothie franchise, announced second quarter sales had increased by 13 percent and average unit volume sales had increased by 16 percent compared to the same period in...

Corner Bakery Cafe, a fast-casual restaurant concept known for its ingredient-inspired menu and neighborhood cafe atmosphere, announced its entry into Brooklyn, New York, with the development deal from...

Due in large part to softer customer traffic levels, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) registered a moderate decline in June. The RPI, a monthly composite index that...

Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurant Inc. named Andy Abbajay its new chief operations officer. Employing multiple touch points, additional support layers, and a collaborative leadership style, Abbajay will lead the...

Finding healthy, fresh, and delicious menu options in Louisiana, New Jersey, Maryland, Washington, and Virginia is now easier than ever at Healthy Dining’s newest restaurant partner, Naked Pizza.

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Pearland, Texas, and its nearby residents and businesses welcome the arrival of la Madeleine Country French Café. The fast-casual experience offers signature French-inspired recipes that are made to order...