Industry News

The Have It Your Way Foundation, the charitable arm of the Burger King brand, donates $300,000 to Give Kids The World.
Schlotzsky’s is serving two new products with ranch dressing at participating locations.
The Board approves a plan to extend repurchases to more than two million shares of outstanding common stock.
The new Chik-fil-A Chicken Salad Sandwich is proving to be a successful menu item.
Hard Rock Cafe San Francisco partners with Intera Group Inc. to deliver special offers and promotions to visitors via their mobile phones and devices.
Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. is targeting the growth of its after-dinner day-part with the launch of its Night Hunger menu.
IHOP creates nine new pancake flavors that celebrate the U.S. as part of its 50th birthday festivities this July.
Organic To Go expands its west coast chain into the Washington DC Metropolitan Area.
The first Pizza Hut restaurant opened on May 31, 1958, in Wichita, Kansas, and today the brand has more than 10,000 locations worldwide.
The five-year agreement will allow RAMM Alliance to develop Saladworks locations in Peachtree Center, Buckhead, Marietta, Roswell, Alpharetta, Duluth, Buford, Lawrenceville, Athens, and Peachtree City.
Beginning June 5, 2008, U.S. restaurants will be open until 2 a.m. or later Thursday to Saturday.
The yearly study provides a means for restaurant owners and operators to understand what's motivating their customers' preferences.
As part of the newly launched John Wooden Global Leadership Program at UCLA, Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks, was presented the inaugural John Wooden Global Leadership Award.
POPS is introducing a soda kiosk that allows customers to send sodas anywhere in the United States.
The National Restaurant Association releases its employment projections for the summer of 2008.
The looming recession is driving Americans out of the restaurant and into the kitchen.