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Baja Fresh Mexican Grill yesterday announced its 2010 “Earth Fresh” initiative. Beginning in December 2009, Baja Fresh introduced recycled napkins, recycled paper bags, recyclable burrito...

The Smashburger fast casual has appointed Doug Branigan as senior vice president of franchise operations. The company has sold franchise agreements that will total more than 275 locations over...

In a sign of the lingering recession, actual sales data collected from nearly 3,000 restaurants and bars across the country show that business was sluggish for this year's Super Bowl, with...

U-SWIRL International Inc., the owner and franchiser of U-SWIRL Frozen Yogurt stores and wholly-owned subsidiary of Healthy Fast Food Inc., today announced that it has signed an Area...

Dunkin' Donuts announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with Sai Jitta for three new restaurants in Blue Springs and Independence, Missouri. The first location...

While many quick-service brands implement green efforts in today’s age of sustainability, a new study suggests there may be a big difference between what brands are doing with green and what...

Domino's Pizza raised $2 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital during the 2009 Thanks and Giving campaign. This marks the largest single charitable donation in the history of...

Christopher Koetke, MBA, CEC, CCE, dean of The School of Culinary Arts at Kendall College, last night received the inaugural Award for Excellence in Culinary Education from the Foodservice...

Travelers to San Antonio will have new local flavor to enjoy at San Antonio International Airport as HMSHost and joint venture partner Chelsea’s Sandwiches of Texas Inc. announced today the...

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Freshii announced that a former Hollywood producer and his wife will bring the franchise to Nashville.

Daniel McCarthy and wife Olivia Sarratt McCarthy moved from Los Angeles to...
HME introduced its ION IQ, the only digital drive-thru system to bundle five sound-enhancing technologies into one package.

HME ION IQ features a total sound management system that...
Fog Cutter Capital Group Inc.'s Fatburger announced its latest Asia Pacific launch scheduled for late February in Beijing, shortly after the week-long Chinese New Year festivities.

“We’...
This year, three Manitowoc Foodservice brands will be receiving National Restaurant Association Kitchen Innovation Awards: Manitowoc Beverage System’s TRUfill beverage dispensing system, the...
At the offices of National Franchise Sales, following the sealed bid deadline of February 4 for 70 California Jack in the Box units, Beverly N. McFarland, Chapter 11 Trustee for the bankruptcy...
Gandolfo’s New York Delicatessen announced the hiring of former Moe’s Southwest Grill cofounder and Raving Brands executive Seth Salzman as its new COO.

“We believe our food speaks...