Industry News

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.
A figurine of Detroit Red Wings' team captain Nicklas Lidstrom is now available at participating Little Caesars restaurants in southeast Michigan.
Panasonic Information Systems announces an alliance with XPIENT Solutions, LLC.
Moe’s Southwest Grill is celebrating the grand opening of its first major urban location in Manhattan on Saturday, May 31.
In celebration of its 50th birthday this July, IHOP is teaming up with Minor League Baseball for a cross-country summer road tour.
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc. announces that the board reaffirmed its intent to repurchase up to $50 million of the Company’s common stock.