Industry News

UFood Grill, the Boston-based fast-casual restaurant group providing a healthy alternative to fast food, announced new UBerry soft-serve yogurt flavors at its Landmark Center/Fenway location in...
Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers announced the opening of its 86th restaurant and 11th Texas location in Plano, site of the company’s recently opened restaurant support office.

Plano’s...
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Inc. announced the signing of a multi-unit development agreement with Bluebonnet Hospitality Management to franchise Einstein Bros. Bagels restaurants and continue...
SMJ Capital Advisors LLC, an independent investment banking firm with a gasoline and convenience store advisory group, announced that its client, Jack in the Box Inc., successfully closed the...
Pinkberry and HMSHost Corporation announced the grand opening of the yogurt brand’s first airport location at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

“HMSHost brings another innovative...
Cheba Hut Toasted Subs announced that it won its first amendment case against the city of Greeley, Colorado.

Owner Scott Jennings has been fighting a legal battle with the city for the...
In the wake of President Obama’s $250 million budget increase for the FDA, Commissioner Margaret Hamburg has big plans for the administration’s role in maintaining the safety of the nation’s food...
Chipotle Mexican Grill announced that it reached an agreement with East Coast Farms, one of Florida’s largest tomato growers, under which workers who harvest tomatoes for Chipotle will receive an...
UDS Group Inc. announced that their pilot agreement with Subway has been extended into 2010, and that Washington, D.C. has been selected to be the first major market to introduce Subway Catering...
The Taco Maker (TTM) announced the opening of its newest location in Panama City, Panama. The latest member of the TTM family opened at the Albrook Mall Food Court on Marginal Avenue in the Ancon...
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack urged produce and foodservice leaders to focus on improving Americans’ nutrition and enhancing the safety of the country’s food supply today during his...
Meyda Custom Lighting, designer and manufacturer of custom and decorative lighting, received the HFN 2009 Lighting Award of Excellence for its new line of Chandel-Airs, according to HFN...
The National Restaurant Association hailed the passage of bipartisan legislation in the U.S. Senate, “The Travel Promotion Act,” S. 1023, which would aggressively promote international travel to...
WOW Café and Wingery announced that for the fourth straight year it has received recognition from the National Buffalo Wing Festival. The National Buffalo Wing Festival took place during Labor...
A recent report from market-research company NPD Group concluded that foodservice traffic around the globe dropped in the first quarter of 2009, showing signs of weakened international economies...
Sonic Corp. announced that Omar Janjua joined the company as president of its restaurant-operating subsidiary, Sonic Restaurants Inc. (SRI). Janjua was previously executive vice president and COO...