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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...
Next Sunday, Hooters is planning for another record day in overall and wing sales. On Feb. 1, Hooters operators prepare to sell more than 2 million wings to football fans, contributing to what is...
Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated (Nasdaq: COKE - News) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a dividend for the First Quarter of 2009 of $.25 per share on shares of the...
Così, Inc. (NasdaqGM:COSI - News) today reported that total revenues for the 2008 fourth quarter declined 7.3 percent to $30,734,700 from $33,519,500 in the 2007 quarter. Company-owned net...
Del Taco today announced that David Snyder has been promoted to vice president of information technology at the Mexican quick-serve restaurant chain.

As vice president of information...

Traditionally, Super Bowl nets Wingstop its biggest sales day of the year, and this year will be no exception. The chicken-wing-only chain estimates that more than 3.5 million chicken wings will...
2008 was a tough year for restaurant operators. According to Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 2.6 million jobs were lost in 2008 -- the worst figure since 1945. With consumer sentiment at...
Citing further contraction in the economy, a continuing slowdown in consumer spending, and accelerating job losses, foodservice consultancy Technomic revised its 2009 U.S. foodservice industry...
UFood Restaurant Group, Inc. (OTC BB:UFFC.OB), an operator of "better-for-you" fast-casual restaurants, continued its nationwide expansion with the opening of their second California location in...