Industry News

To help cities pay for needed fire safety repairs and improvements during difficult economic times, KFC unveiled an advertising campaign to bring the brand’s logo to neighborhood fire hydrants...
Smashburger announced the expansion of the brand into northern Colorado; southern Wyoming; and Orlando, Florida.

Smashburger and SB Ventures LLC are moving into Weld, Larimer, Adams,...
Honey Dew Donuts announced the recent hiring of Larry Flaherty as its director of franchise development. Flaherty joins Honey Dew with an extensive and comprehensive franchising background,...
ARAMARK and the IFMA Foundation released Sustainability in the Food Service Environment, a practical, real-world guide for introducing and advancing sustainable practices within...
The Cereal Bowl recently opened its first all-digital restaurant at 296 George Street, New Brunswick, New Jersey. The location is the second franchise opened by the Florida-based company and the...
Domino's Pizza Inc. announced that chairman and CEO David A. Brandon will be stepping down as CEO effective March 7. The board of directors plans to elect J. Patrick Doyle as Brandon's successor...
Burger King Corp. released a Gluten-Sensitive list—foods and ingredients on the Burger King restaurant menu in the U.S. that do not contain wheat, barley, oats, or rye. As part of nutrition...
Tropical Smoothie Café will help consumers meet their health goals for the New Year with a “Healthy Lifestyle” promotion, featuring low-calorie grilled flatbreads and smoothies, free nutritional...
Food Services of America (FSA) and affiliated Services Group of America (SGA) companies joined Independent Marketing Alliance (IMA), effective December 26, to become a member of the organization...
A new marketing tool released toward the end of 2009 aims to help quick serves battle slow sales days that result from weather, seasonal changes, holidays and events, or even day of the week....
bd’s Mongolian Grill announced the restaurant chain’s latest Florida expansion in the Tampa Bay area. Franchisee Darryl Thomas purchased the Lakeland, Florida, and Oldsmar, Florida, bd’s...
Swann Security, a security monitoring solutions company, announced its first-ever, all-in-one DVR—the 19-inch All-in-One DVR Security System. At the heart of Swann’s latest security product...
Carl’s Jr. announced that applications for the 2010 Carl N. and Margaret Karcher Founders’ Scholarship are available online. The application deadline is February 1, 2010.

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The Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) is proud to announce the formation of the ICE Kevin Nurse Memorial Scholarship to commemorate the life of Kevin Nurse, a triumphant...

The outlook for the restaurant industry remained cloudy in November, as the National Restaurant Association’s comprehensive index of restaurant activity registered its third decline in the last...
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) announced that concert venue chain House of Blues implemented the entertainment industry’s first-ever exclusively cage-free egg policy for the food...