Industry News

Zaxby’s launched a few new menu items this week with the introduction of its new Milkshakes line and Roadhouse Zalad. Emmy Award-winning actress Jaime Pressly will appear in TV commercials to...

Barry Popkin is the director of the Interdisciplinary Obesity Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and author of The World Is Fat. Popkin recently coauthored a study...
Thousands of people showed up to help Jersey Mike’s Subs restaurants throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth area raise $50,000 for Wipe Out Kids’ Cancer (WOKC). The money was raised during a month-long...
Domino’s Pizza is launching the next chapter of advertising its “inspired” new hand-tossed pizza. Following the breakthrough “Oh Yes We Did” campaign, where actual Domino’s Pizza employees faced...
Cintas Corporation announced the appointment of Ann Nickolas to director of its foodservice division. In this role, Nickolas will assist in driving sales and developing strategy for global...

New York Burger Co. leased its third storefront at 470 W. 23rd Street in a deal brokered by Winick Realty Group managing director Joseph Isa. This 1,777-square-foot location, on the corner of...

On April 12, KFC is introducing its first-ever bunless chicken sandwich: the KFC Double Down. The sandwich features two thick boneless white meat chicken filets (Original Recipe or Grilled), two...
Grecian Delight Foods added a nationally recognized culinary talent to its staff with the appointment of Michael Zeller as corporate chef. With 30 years experience, Zeller is known for his work...
To celebrate Tax Day and the 25th birthday of Dairy Queen’s Blizzard Treat, the first custom-designed Blizzardmobile will visit Washington, D.C, symbolically parking outside the IRS building and...
Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees and Smoothies announced its first-ever Barista Jam, which is part educational coffee series, part all-out coffee party. The first stop for the Jam is set to take place...
Dunkin' Donuts introduced new Bagel Twists, a new "twist" on the beloved bakery item that makes it easier than ever to enjoy a bagel, any time of the day.

The new Bagel Twists feature...
The National Restaurant Association announced Joan Rector McGlockton joined the Association as vice president of Industry Affairs and Food Policy. In this position, she will lead the Association'...
Celebrating its 47th year in business, Columbus, Ohio–based Donatos Pizza is asserting its “The Difference is Delicious” message within the marketplace. Through this new positioning, the regional...
The National Restaurant Association launched the pilot of Greener Restaurants—a new, national program to recognize restaurants’ environmental sustainability efforts. A limited number of...
By employing a new software system that allows companies to gain access to Customer Experience Management (CEM) data, Panda Express is aiming to get more out of customer feedback to improve its...
Manhattan Bagel’s growth phase is hitting a new stride in 2010 as the East Coast fast-casual restaurant concept pushes ahead with its aggressive franchise development plans.

In recent...