Industry News

For a limited time only this summer, Bruegger’s is offering an Italian inspired salad to its bakeries- the Sun-Drenched Tomato and Bagel Salad. In the tradition of a...
Restaurant traffic, still feeling the impact of rising unemployment and cost-saving consumers, declined in the spring quarter ending May 2009, according to the NPD Group, a market research...
Del Taco announced the addition of a promotion and new menu item that focus on the breakfast daypart.

The Mexican quick-serve will be giving away Breakfast Taco Del Carbons— corn...
California Tortilla updated its LTO menu with three new pork carnitas–based items: Carnitas Verde Burrito, BBQ Carnitas Quesadilla, and Carnitas Tacos.

The Carnitas Verde Burrito...
Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. announced the opening of its 600th restaurant nationwide, a company-owned location in Wilson, North Carolina. It also marks the 14th Buffalo Wild Wings location for the...
McDonald's continued its summer-long 30th Birthday of the Happy Meal celebration by naming its “Happiest Cities in America” and by bringing back one of its more popular Happy Meal toys: Ty Teenie...
Denny’s announced that it is awarding 42 people trips to the Bahamas for a five night, six day stay at the Wyndham Nassau Resort...
Jack in the Box Inc. recognized the achievements of several franchise operators during the company's annual franchisee conference, held last week in Lake Tahoe, California. Awards were presented...
Pizza Inn released its first brand advertising campaign—not built around events or price promotions—with the new company slogan, “one thing any family can agree on.” The campaign is...
The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced that Barbara Sido has been named its executive director.

"We are thrilled to welcome Barb into a key role...
Boddie-Noell Enterprises, the largest Hardee’s franchise operator in the country, announced that biscuit maker Shirley Jones of the Duke Street Hardee’s in Durham, North Carolina, was named the...
Mexican fast food chain Taco John’s launched an interactive campaign aimed at taking its e-mail-based fan club messages viral through text messaging, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

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The American Academy of Chefs (AAC), the honor society of the American Culinary Federation (ACF), honored Dr. L. Timothy Ryan, certified master chef, with the Sharing Culinary Traditions Award...
Domino’s Pizza made deliveries throughout the night of July 16 to volunteers, designers, and contractors of ABC’s Extreme Makeover Home Edition, who work around the clock for seven straight days...
Baskin-Robbins announced that it plans to open 12 new stores in and around Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, and is looking for franchisees.

"As the Baskin-Robbins brand continues to...
HMSHost, provider of food, beverage, and retail services for travelers, announced the extension of its current food and beverage concessions contract at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (...