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In celebration of the fact that Pizza Hut will now deliver restaurant-quality pasta across Canada, the famed franchise is officially changing its name to Pasta Hut (on a temporary basis), as of...
Naked Juice announced today new products that pack a powerful antioxidant punch. Joining the Naked Juice line-up are Acai Machine juice smoothie and Pomegranate juice, both antioxidant-rich and...
Today Del Taco announced that Paul J.B. Murphy III has been named the new chairman and CEO of the Mexican quick-serve chain. Murphy will take over this new role in mid-February and will report...
Chick-fil-A will open the first stand-alone Chic-fil-A restaurant in Audubon, New Jersey, on Jan. 29, giving away more than $26,000 in free food and creating more than 65 new jobs in the market....
Popeyes, a division of AFC Enterprises, Inc. (NasdaqGM:AFCE - News), will embark on a brand transformation that emphasizes its almost four decades of Louisiana-inspired home cooking. The...
Mimi's Cafe will celebrate the grand reopening of its Costa Mesa restaurant on Thursday, January 29 with a “Meet Me at Mimi's” event that will be kicked off with a ribbon cutting ceremony and...
Fast-casual UFood Restaurant Group, Inc. (OTC BB:UFFC.OB - News) today announced the opening of the third UFood Grill location in the Chicago metropolitan area in less than a year. This franchise...
Sports drink giants Gatorade and Powerade are in for the type of competition sports lovers live for. Underdog company PureSport says it’s anticipating a David and Goliath-style fight to become...
Keith E. Sirois, a food service industry leader with 35 years of experience, was selected as CEO of Big Boy Restaurants International. Sirois, 57, begins his new role today, at company...
Starbucks Doubleshot Energy+Coffee beverages have become top performers in the ready-to-drink (RTD) energy coffee subcategory since launching in June 2008. The line represents three of the...
Burger King Corp. (NYSE:BKC - News) is teaming up with Nickelodeon to give 25 families exclusive access to the most coveted kids’ experience – Nickelodeon’s 22nd Annual Kids’ Choice Awards. Until...
McDonald's Corporation (NYSE: MCD - News) today announced strong operating results for the fourth quarter and the year, driven by global comparable sales growth.

"2008 was a strong year for...

Domino's Pizza is launching Domino's American Legends, a line of six flag-waving specialty pizzas featuring 40 percent more cheese than a regular pizza, cheesy crust,s and delicious combinations...
Church’s Chicken begins a new year with interactive promotional initiatives that target mature, multicultural, urban young-adults with food, video games, and mobile technology.

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In an attempt to break into the world of online and text message ordering, Subway has partnered with Go Mobo to implement its Subway Now pilot, which began earlier this month in Manhattan....
On Jan. 27, Hooters of Uptown Charlotte will host a luncheon for representatives of three Carolina Food Banks to donate $13,000 that the 19 area Hooters restaurants raised for the organizations...