Industry News

Parents magazine recently ranked the top 10 fast-casual restaurants in the foodservice industry in their July issue. The magazine based their list on nutritional value of the menu and in...
Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) has announced its new global store design strategy. Inspired by Starbucks Shared Planet, the company’s ongoing commitment to ethical sourcing,...
Domino’s Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) ranked No. 1 in online ordering sales in the first quarter of 2009 with a 28 percent share, beating both Papa John’s and Pizza Hut, according to the NPD Group's CREST...
The National Restaurant Association is encouraging restaurant and foodservice operators to begin planning for the 15th annual National Food Safety Education Month. This month-long campaign is...
Professional Disposables International Inc. (PDI) has introduced a new line of commercial-grade table wipes, Table Turners, and announced the redesign of the packaging for its entire roster of...
Pollo Tropical restaurants are launching their first grilled tropical wings menu items, available in either a five-piece portion for $3.59, or an eight-piece portion with a choice of two regular...
Burger King, Wendy’s, Quiznos, Hardee’s, and Carl’s Jr. are a handful of the national quick-serves that are currently in the process of switching to the use of cage-free eggs, or eggs laid by...
Häagen-Dazs, maker of ice cream, sorbets, and other frozen desserts, announced it will offer its line of 16-ounce Sorbet Sippers for $3.99 through Labor Day weekend at participating Häagen-Dazs...
Great American Cookies has launched the company-wide rollout of “George A. Cookies” and “Cookie Man” as their official public mascots. The company has also created a page at www....
Certified Oil Company, an Ohio-based operator of gas stations and convenience stores, announced that its new "Certified Savings Program," a three-level customer loyalty program, is being expanded...
Yoshinoya, a Japanese restaurant chain and global brand with more than 1,400 worldwide locations, announced four new restaurant openings in their core U.S. market of Southern California. Riding...
Columbus, Ohio-based Steak Escape has announced a new addition to their menu that will be featured through August 30. The Steak Burger Mignon combines Steak Escape’s signature Steak Burger, with...
Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and Restaurant Associates (RA) have unveiled their Green Dining Best Practices, a comprehensive set of science-based recommendations for environmentally friendly...
Carl’s Jr. has signed an agreement with Indoor Direct Inc. that will deliver the indoorDIRECT digital television network to 133 of the burger chain’s locations. IndoorDIRECT produces and...
Three quick-serve burrito chains were recently voted the top three favorite burritos in the greater Washington, D.C. area by a regional magazine’s readers poll. California Tortilla, Chipotle, and...