Industry News

Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurant Inc. named Andy Abbajay its new chief operations officer. Employing multiple touch points, additional support layers, and a collaborative leadership style, Abbajay will lead the...

Finding healthy, fresh, and delicious menu options in Louisiana, New Jersey, Maryland, Washington, and Virginia is now easier than ever at Healthy Dining’s newest restaurant partner, Naked Pizza.

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Pearland, Texas, and its nearby residents and businesses welcome the arrival of la Madeleine Country French Café. The fast-casual experience offers signature French-inspired recipes that are made to order...

The sweet tastes of cool culinary treats and zany toys are on their way to one of South Florida’s premier shopping, entertainment, and tourism destinations. Sloan’s Ice Cream, the sweets shop known for its...

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) issued a statement of support for bipartisan legislation introduced by House Ways & Means Committee Members Aaron Schock and  Charles Rangel,  that would...

Fatburger, the Hollywood burger brand, opened its first location in Doha, Qatar, in The Pearl, a tourist and recreational destination. Franchisee Khalifa Al Sowaidi, and Al Sowaidi Investment, will provide...

As the population continues to become more mindful of the ingredients they consume, Tropical Smoothie Café is releasing the newest addition to its Superfood Smoothie menu, the Totally Green Smoothie. Packed...

WFF, the nation’s largest nonprofit organization focused on advancing women leaders and gender parity on executive teams , launched the WFF 100K Strong Commitment Campaign, an industry-wide call to action...

The iTEP, or International Test of English Proficiency, is a new test aims to evaluate the job-related English skills of employees or potential hires in the hospitality industry. The iTEP is a line of exams...

International soccer analyst and former professional soccer all-star Ray Hudson, known for his colorful fútbol commentary, surprised fans at the drive thru of a Fort Lauderdale, Florida, DQ Grill &...

Dunkin’ Donuts inked a multiunit store development agreement with new franchisees Brian and Sharon Weidendorf to develop seven restaurants in Duluth, Minnesota, and the surrounding areas. The first...

Each season at Cinnabon, new flavors are added to the menu, providing a variety of options and a choice in indulgence. This season, Cinnabon bakeries bring the ripe, sweet flavors of raspberries,...

Mexican quick-service chain Taco John’s selected Billie Jo Waara to be its new chief marketing officer. Waara has more than a decade of marketing experience, not only in the restaurant business but also in...

A large pepperoni pizza will soon cost less than a fast-food burger or sub sandwich at Pizza Patrón. The Mexican pizza chain will roll out $3.99 large pepperoni pizzas every Monday through Wednesday for a...

Planet Sub opened its first new drive-thru prototype location in North Sioux City, marking its first store in South Dakota. The franchise group who opened the new store earlier in July of 2014 has extensive...

Edlund Co., a manufacturer of high-quality stainless steel equipment for the foodservice and food processing industries, introduced the Titan Series Max-Cut, the all-in-one stainless steel dicer, wedger,...