Industry News

The National Restaurant Association announced its strategic partnership with Loyalty 360, the Loyalty Marketer’s Association, to conduct operator and consumer research that will analyze loyalty...
Wingstop introduced boneless wings in restaurants nationwide.

The boneless wings are 100 percent all-white meat, battered and breaded in Wingstop’s proprietary recipe, and like Wingstop’...
Papa Murphy’s announced a new sweepstakes that allows customers to register to win a grill when logging on to learn how to grill the company’s Take 'N' Bake pizza.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma–based Mazzio’s Corporation signed a franchise partnership with Fransmart, the franchise development company behind the growth of brands such as Qdoba, Five Guys Burgers...
The Food Channel released its Top 10 Back to School Food Trends for 2009. This year it’s about the box and the food that goes in it—it might be a decorated brown bag, a throwback...
U.S. Foodservice helped the growing number of Atlanta community members in need of food assistance by donating three forklifts to the Atlanta Community Food Bank. The additional forklifts will...
As part of the company’s mission to make its supply chain more transparent to the public—and in time for the franchise to release its new Angus Third Pounder—McDonald’s sent a group...
The National Restaurant Association announced it is accepting applications for the Kitchen Innovations Awards for 2010. The awards program recognizes the most innovative equipment from around the...
Smashburger announced an agreement with SB Las Vegas LLC to operate 20 restaurants in the Las Vegas metro area, as well as in St. George and Cedar City, Utah.

"We are excited to work...
Dunkin' Donuts announced that "Toffee for Your Coffee" will join the company's lineup of donut varieties and be available at participating shops nationwide through October 6. The new donut was...
Tropical Smoothie Café is celebrating the introduction of its new Kids Combo Meals by offering kids 12 and younger a chance to enjoy the meals for free on Sundays for a limited time.

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Smashburger announced the opening of Iowa’s first Smashburger location, which will open in West Des Moines on September 16.

“We know Smashburger will be the perfect complement to Iowa’s...
McLane Foodservice, a division of McLane Company Inc., announced that Panda Restaurant Group Inc. (PRG) selected McLane to provide food distribution services through its Phoenix and Arlington,...
Papa John’s International Inc. announced the hiring of Andrew Varga as senior vice president and chief marketing officer. Varga, a marketing veteran who joins Papa John’s after 21 years with...
Chipotle Mexican Grill announced that its new ordering application is available on the Apple App Store. The mobile ordering app gives iPhone and iPod Touch users the ability to create their...
Domino's Pizza Inc. cast 15 of its employees in the latest Domino's commercial, "Chefs vs. Accountants,” including employees from the company's accounting and research...