Industry News

Steak 'n Shake, an American brand known for its Steakburgers and hand-dipped milkshakes, opened in Santa Monica's famous Third Street Promenade. The opening, which marks Steak 'n Shake's coast-to-coast...

Anchor Packaging Inc. announced the addition of the new three-compartment 9” to the Gourmet Classics line of hinged RPET Containers. Perfect for pre-packaged salads with the protein and toppings in their...

Today, Taco Bell became the first quick serve to launch its mobile ordering and payment app at participating restaurants nationwide for both drive-thru and dining-room orders. The free Taco Bell mobile...

The wait for breadsticks is finally over at Texas Tech University. The college, located in Lubbock, Texas, recently opened Fazoli’s first on-campus unit, serving students who asked for its famous...

S&D Coffee & Tea has appointed Colombian consultant David Piza to support the company’s presence throughout the Americas. Piza, who will be based in Medellin, Colombia, brings expertise in value...

Dunkin’ Donuts announced a new “Kick It with LFC Sweepstakes” in partnership with Liverpool Football Club (FC), one of the world’s most historic and famous football clubs. The sweepstakes will give one...

RedBrick Pizza, the fast-casual restaurant serving up fire-roasted gourmet pizza, sandwiches, and salads, announced plans to expand the signature open-flame brick oven pizza chain by more than 50 locations...

Tossed, home of design-your-own salads, wraps, sandwiches, melts and more, announced the signing of a franchise agreement with Compass/Chartwells, the world’s largest multinational institutional foodservice...

Despite cutbacks in restaurant visits over the past several years, Millennials, ages 18–34, continue to be heavy users of restaurants, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company. As a much-...

When the executive team at Nashville-based Back Yard Burgers set out to redesign the brand’s menuboards, they didn’t expect the changes to have such an impact on sales. But the burger franchise has seen...

YUM! holds an annual competition in Latin America and the Caribbean for the purpose of evaluating its KFC restaurants that are located throughout the region. This competition is known as C.H.A.M.P.S. Team...

BurgerFi announced a major milestone with the grand opening of its CNN Center location. The new store, opening Saturday, November, represents BurgerFi’s continued path of expansion and nontraditional growth...

Baskin-Robbins, one of the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, is helping fans nationwide prepare for Halloween with a frightfully fun Twitter sweepstakes in partnership with The Hershey...

John Ulrich joined the Rational USA team as of October 1, 2014 as the vice president, business unit key accounts North America. Ulrich brings with him 18 years of experience within the foodservice industry...

Newk’s Eatery, a fast-casual restaurant brand, is expanding its Louisiana presence by four restaurants in the first quarter of 2015. Newk’s has three Louisiana restaurants, including locations in Monroe,...

Betco Corporation announced an improved vented insert for OxyFECT G and OxyFECT H in FASTDRAW. The new insert has 350 percent more vent area than previous vented inserts. Now there are four vented slots on...