Industry News

Stevi B’s Pizza announced that it will celebrate October, National Pizza Month, by giving away one free medium to-go pizza to the first 100 customers at each of its 34 locations on October 7....
Fazoli’s, the chain of more than 250 quick-service Italian restaurants, named BOHAN Advertising/Marketing its 2009 Supplier of the Year for Innovation.

BOHAN’s work includes a Web-...
Marco’s Pizza (Marco’s Franchising LLC), an Italian pizza company headquartered in Toledo, Ohio, introduced meatballs to store menus nationwide.

Marco’s now offers meatballs as a pizza...
Anthony M. “Tony” Lavely was named chief marketing officer for Church’s Chicken, effective immediately. Lavely will be responsible for all marketing activities in the U.S. and globally as well as...
El Pollo Loco was named “Best Chicken Dinner” in Orange County, California, for the ninth consecutive year, beating out competitors such as KFC and Boneheads.

“El Pollo Loco has been...
Shane’s Rib Shack and Planet Smoothie announced the launch of a Franchise Referral Cash Reward Program. The program will reward existing franchisees for referring qualified prospects who become...
XPIENT Solutions LLC, a technology solutions provider to the quick-service, fast-casual, and family dining restaurant segments, announced that it has selected RBS WorldPay Inc., the fastest-...
California Tortilla is encouraging their customers to “Get In On It” during the month of October, referring to its social media network. Over 100,000 subscribers to its Taco Talk newsletter along...
Sarku Japan announced that it is taking its Teriyaki and made-to-order sushi from mall food courts to the streets with a new store-front Teriyaki and Sushi Express concept and restaurant...
International Paper launched the newest line in its family of environmentally focused foodservice products at Coffee Fest in Seattle. With an average of 10 percent post-consumer recycled fiber (...
Tossed, the Fort Lauderdale–based chain specializing in made-to-order green-leaf salads, announced a new deal for one of its menu items. Through the end of October, customers will have the...
Taco Bueno wrapped up their participation in Share Our Strength’s Great American Dine Out, an annual program that brings together thousands of restaurants and millions of consumers to help end...
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The white jumpsuit and plastic boots I’m wearing might imply that I’m heading into a Roswell, New Mexico, facility rather than a barn full of hens on an egg farm just north of Denver, Colorado....
Zaxby’s will return a popular sandwich to its lineup with the help of two of America’s favorite football stars.

To promote the limited-time-only Bourbon Chicken Sandwich, NFL-famed Mike Ditka...

Penn Station was recently voted the No. 1 sandwich joint in Dayton, Ohio.

The poll was conducted in early August by popular site ActiveDayton.com. An astounding 1,262 votes out of 1,998 votes...