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The latest applications in culinary-arts instruction and theory, as well as cooking alongside master chefs, a master baker and a master cheesemaker, marked the fifth-annual Leadership Conference...
Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q has partnered with the Boys...
Richard Coad was the inspiration behind the “Jared” Campaign for Subway. He developed the strategy that led to the idea of a “fast food diet,” discovered Jared Fogle, and created the television...
XFormity Technologies announced the release of a new solution that helps restaurant operators identify and manage issues surrounding cash management. The company developed a means for analyzing...
According to new research presented at Produce Marketing Association’s (PMA) 2009 Foodservice Conference...
U-SWIRL International Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Healthy Fast Food Inc., announced that it has entered into a franchise agreement with Galena Frozen Yogurt Company, which over the next 12...
There are 4,000 fewer restaurants in the U.S. this spring than there were last spring, according to the NPD Group, a market research company. NPD’s Spring 2009 ReCount, a census of commercial...
Shane’s Rib Shack, a Petrus Brands concept, is extending its ownership opportunities. With the launch of a new social community, Own-A-ShanesRibShack.com, Shane’s Rib Shack is moving outside its...
QSR magazine, a business-to-business publication for foodservice executives and operators, today named Blair Chancey editor of the monthly publication and its accompanying Web site,...
Through a new program, Limeades for Learning, Sonic will donate more than half a million dollars to classrooms in local communities across the country, with Sonic customers directing the donation...
Arby’s is celebrating 45 years of diverse menu options with promotional offers for some of its items.

The company has launched a host of promotions and programs, including a $5 BBQ...
Executive vice president of convention for the National Restaurant Association (NRA) Mary Pat Heftman was voted Favorite Show Manager in the first annual Trade Show Exhibitors Association’s (TSEA...
Checkers Drive-In Restaurants opened six non-traditional locations—including an airport, a state university, and four turnpike rest areas—along with 12 standard locations in the...
Baskin-Robbins announced that Washington, D.C. is now open for franchise sales. More than 35 new stores are projected throughout the District of Columbia and the surrounding area.

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The National Poultry & Food Distributors Association (NPFDA) awarded scholarships to four college students enrolled full-time in pursuing an agriculture, poultry, or food science–related...
Del Taco and San Manual Indian Bingo...