Industry News

Pizza Patrón posted comparable sales increases each month of 2009 leading to a 4.15 percent second quarter increase over 2008. The company cited aggressive local marketing and cost containment as...
Nonfat frozen yogurt chain Red Mango announced it will become the first retailer to offer made-to-order iced teas fortified with probiotics. Three proprietary flavors, all incorporating...
WAND Corporation, the digital menuboard and point of sale software developer, announced the release of WANDisplay Digital Menu Boards in Canada. Memsbury Co. LTD, a Wendy’s franchise located in...
North Carolina–based Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q completed a “Freedom Week” program that allowed customers to donate items to U.S. troops serving in Afghanistan. Customers who donated...
Papa John’s announced that founder John Schnatter will deliver more than 100 slices of pizza to the Ledge at the Skydeck Chicago—at the top of Willis Tower, formerly Sears Tower—...
Decision Logic, provider of Web-based back office solutions for multi-unit restaurant operators, announced that John Barber has been named president of the company. A founding member of Decision...
Pizza Inn announced plans to expand the company after signing 13 new deals through its development incentive program. In addition, Pizza Inn Inc. has one corporate-owned location under...
Newell Rubbermaid today announced the introduction of a microfiber cleaning program from Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP).The Rubbermaid Hygen System features 100 percent premium quality...
The United Fresh Produce Association announced today that eight members of Congress have signed on as honorary co-hosts of the 2009 Fresh Festival on Capitol Hill, September 9 in the historic...
As the quick-service industry continues to delve deeper into the coffee beverage trend, one chain is releasing a caffeinated beverage that is less java and more jolt.

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Many American chefs showed their skills in seafood preparation at the 2009 Great American Seafood Cook-Off, held Saturday in New Orleans for the sixth straight year. The event, which has featured...
Associate Professor in The School of Hospitality Business at Michigan State University Dr. Carl P. Borchgrevink has been named president of the Research Chefs Foundation (RCF), which supports the...
Kikkoman introduces eight new sauces, ingredients and a variety of portion-control to-go packets. From Japanese to Thai, Chinese and Indian, new Kikkoman Asian Sauces feature reliable Kikkoman...
The American Academy of Chefs (AAC), the honor society of the American Culinary Federation (ACF), recognized Dawn Sweeney as an honorary inductee during a formal ceremony and dinner at the 2009...
In response to demand for foodservice-management and nutrition education at the postsecondary level, Kendall College announced today that it is now offering two new concentrations—a Food Service...
The consulting organization serving the foodservice and hospitality industry, the Foodservice Consultants Society International (FCSI) – The Americas, will offer an opportunity for growth and...