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Domino's Pizza announced the launch of a new version of its mobile ordering Web site. The enhanced version is optimized for the Apple iPhone, Palm Pre, and phones that support the Google Android...
Burger King Corp. announced that it is teaming with Sony Pictures Animation’s new film Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, which opens in theaters on September 18. Inspired and adapted from...
The Idaho Potato Commission announced its new interactive, educational video game that offers a chance to win $10,000. Beginning September 15, consumers who visit www.idahopotato.com and play the...
As an attempt to attract young-adult diners to the late-night daypart, McDonald's recently tested an online music video advertising campaign featuring an array of artists including The Fray and...
Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q partnered with two North Carolina charities to help with the organizations’ golf charity tournaments. Caring How Adolescents Develop (C.H.A.D) will hold a golf...
The Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (FRLA) announced its scholarship winners during the Florida’s ‘Salute to Excellence’ Awards Luncheon. The luncheon was held on September 12 at this...
Growth Concepts, an Orange County, California–based company led by David Kim, CEO of Baja Fresh and La Salsa, and a group of investors, formed a new restaurant-incubator company with the...
The National Restaurant Association announced a partnership with the Fast Casual Alliance (FCA), an industry group that works to advance the business of fast-casual restaurants and raise consumer...
Animal protection charity Compassion Over Killing (COK) released results of an investigation inside an egg factory farm owned by Michael Foods, one of the country’s largest egg producers and...
The National Restaurant Association announced a partnership with the Food Donation Connection (FDC), an organization that works to help foodservice companies reduce food waste and feed those in...
Long John Silver’s (LJS) received approval from the United States Small Business Administration (SBA) for listing on the SBA Franchise Registry. According to LJS franchise development experts,...
Pizza Fusion announced the launch of its new Franchise Development Agent Program. The new program enables entrepreneurs to purchase exclusive territories across the country as the chain continues...
The National Restaurant Association presented its first annual Congressional Leadership Award to U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Richard Lugar (R-Ind.), and Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) in...
According to a new report from foodservice industry consultant Technomic, consumers are willing to pay more for a specialty burger, especially a premium burger, than they are for a standard...
NTN Buzztime Inc. launched its new Sports Network. The new network features four interactive games geared towards driving a younger demographic into Buzztime’s more than 4,000 bar and restaurant...
Caribou Coffee is rolling out its new Fall Wild drinks with a series of online videos that star two cartoon characters as spokesmen.

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