Industry News

McDonald's president and CEO Steve Easterbrook today announced the initial steps of the company's turnaround plan, including a restructuring of McDonald's worldwide business and financial updates.

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Newk’s Eatery is ramping up its signature, culinary-driven menu with summer salads that are all about the super fresh, the super flavorful, and the superfoods. Starting May 18, the fast-casual brand will be...

Caribou Coffee has served premium cold press coffee (also known as cold brew) since the company's inception more than two decades ago. Today, the Minnesota-based coffeehouse is taking its original cold...

Marble Slab Creamery and MaggieMoo's Ice Cream & Treatery are introducing unique, inventive, and fun ice cream cake flavors and varieties. The national ice cream creamery, known for its unlimited mix-in...

MAD Greens will open two locations in Colorado in just two weeks. Its first Westminster restaurant at 1181 W. 120th Avenue, Suite 300 will open with a Free Salad Day on April 28, and a Lone Tree location...

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop is partnering with The Las Vegas Rescue Mission to launch a city-wide summer food drive to benefit local at-risk school children. The Summer Meals for Kids Food Drive will run from...

Chicken Salad Chick recently announced that it has received an investment from Eagle Merchant Partners (Eagle), an Atlanta, Georgia-based private equity firm.

This partnership brings a depth of...

The preference for premium products may be increasing among consumers, but that demand does not necessarily correlate with the quality for certain ingredients, including Italian hard cheeses.

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Using a waffle cone, taco-shaped shell, CREAM has made a dessert hybrid. Officially starting May 5, 2015, customers can receive $1-off Cream Tacos every Tuesday.

CREAM, the dessert franchise known...

Villa Enterprises, multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor celebrating 50 years in business, announced Villa Italian Kitchen has opened three new restaurant locations today at Dublin, Ohio’s Tuttle...

On Friday, May 1st, Shake Shack will kick off its 4th Annual Great American Shake Sale benefiting No Kid Hungry.
The Great American Shake Sale is a company-wide cause marketing initiative taking place...

The Pie Hole, the Los Angeles, California-based pie and coffee concept, has closed a three-unit franchise deal for Orange County, California. Named to CondeNast Traveler’s Best Pies in America list, The Pie...

Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria has signed a five-unit deal for Houston. This marks the brand’s first franchise development agreement in the state of Texas.

The new Persona locations in Houston will be...

Starting Monday, May 4th, California Tortilla is bringing back Street Tacos, re-imagining food truck favorites with sauces from Havana to Enchilada to Korean BBQ.

California Tortilla’s trio of Street...

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, a national travel stop company, has signed a deal to add 10 Taco John’s quick-service Mexican restaurants to its travel stop locations.

“Mexican QSR is a...

Sloan’s Ice Cream today announced a major development deal that will expand the brand into the Middle East.

West Palm Beach, Florida-based Sloan’s — a premium brand combining innovative ice cream...