Industry News

Denny’s announced that it is awarding 42 people trips to the Bahamas for a five night, six day stay at the Wyndham Nassau Resort...
Jack in the Box Inc. recognized the achievements of several franchise operators during the company's annual franchisee conference, held last week in Lake Tahoe, California. Awards were presented...
Pizza Inn released its first brand advertising campaign—not built around events or price promotions—with the new company slogan, “one thing any family can agree on.” The campaign is...
The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced that Barbara Sido has been named its executive director.

"We are thrilled to welcome Barb into a key role...
Boddie-Noell Enterprises, the largest Hardee’s franchise operator in the country, announced that biscuit maker Shirley Jones of the Duke Street Hardee’s in Durham, North Carolina, was named the...
Mexican fast food chain Taco John’s launched an interactive campaign aimed at taking its e-mail-based fan club messages viral through text messaging, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

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The American Academy of Chefs (AAC), the honor society of the American Culinary Federation (ACF), honored Dr. L. Timothy Ryan, certified master chef, with the Sharing Culinary Traditions Award...
Domino’s Pizza made deliveries throughout the night of July 16 to volunteers, designers, and contractors of ABC’s Extreme Makeover Home Edition, who work around the clock for seven straight days...
Baskin-Robbins announced that it plans to open 12 new stores in and around Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, and is looking for franchisees.

"As the Baskin-Robbins brand continues to...
HMSHost, provider of food, beverage, and retail services for travelers, announced the extension of its current food and beverage concessions contract at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (...
Burger King Corp. announced the appointment of Kevin Higgins as president of its Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region, based at the company’s EMEA headquarters in Zug, Switzerland. As...
Odwalla, a natural health beverage company, released Wholly Grain!, a fruit smoothie with 32 grams of natural whole grains in a tropical medley of orange, pineapple, and mango juices. The drink...
The American Culinary Federation (ACF) held its annual convention in Orlando, Florida, from July 11 to 14, hosting seminars, speeches, competitions and—most importantly—plenty of food, using the...
Dunkin' Donuts introduced its new Frozen Cappuccino. The newest addition to the brand's lineup of iced and coffee beverages is available at participating Dunkin' Donuts shops nationwide for the...
Pizza Hut announced that iPhone and iPod Touch users can order Pizza Hut menu items directly from their devices via a free application.

"As more of our customers are integrating the...
Smashburger signed a 30-unit deal with BIGG Capital Holdings LLC, a business development group based out of Dallas and led by National Football League player Leonard Davis.

“Burger...