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In the month when “forecasts” and “outlooks” for the New Year dominate trade media headlines, the Hartman Group recently assessed the past year, uncovering some original insights in its...
White Castle restaurants will introduce new 'green' food packaging in all 412 locations over the next few weeks.

The formerly white paper sack and white corrugated Crave Cases are going "...

Exit41, Inc., a leading provider of online ordering and call center solutions for the restaurant industry, today announced the closing of an $8.8 million Series C1 funding round from Devonshire...
Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC) today announced results for the first fiscal quarter of 2009, which ended on November 30, 2008. Key aspects of the company's first quarter performance included:...
Every New Year brings with it resolutions to lose weight and become healthier. This year people who make that commitment might have a new ally: The Coalition for Responsible Nutrition Information...
CKE Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: CKR - News) announced today that E. Michael Murphy, the company’s current chief administrative officer and general counsel, has been promoted to president and chief...
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CKE Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: CKR) announced today period 12 same-store sales for the four weeks ended Dec. 29, 2008, for Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s.

Commenting on the company’s performance,...

Kolache Factory announced the opening of the newest of its 34 nationwide locations in Northwest Houston.

The new location, at 10880 Louetta Road, near Highway 249 and Louetta, features...

Taco Del Mar is making the 320 Calorie Burrito available at all Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho Taco Del Mar locations in 2009.

The burrito is made with marinated chicken, pinto...

PAR Technology Corporation announced today the appointment of A. Edwin Soladay as President of ParTech, Inc., the company’s largest wholly owned subsidiary and a leading provider of I/T solutions...
Available now, Jack's new Pomegranate Berry Smoothie is made from a blend of pomegranate, blueberry, red raspberry and cranberry Minute Maid® fruit juices and purees blended with nonfat frozen...
California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. (Nasdaq: CPKI) yesterday announced that Sue Collyns has been appointed chief operating officer and executive vice president.

Collyns will maintain her position as...

Steve Ells, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG and CMG.B) announced today that the company is making some changes to its senior management team.

Changes...

A number of top limited-service sandwich chains overcame the downhill economy by exhibiting growth, reports foodservice consultancy Technomic.

The new 2008 Technomic Top 100 Limited-Service...

As the 24/7 news cycle continues to broadcast stories of economic despair, IHOP offers consumers a reprieve from all the doom and gloom with the announcement of its 2009 Hungry Consumer Relief...