Industry News

The bold sandwich features six strips of bacon on two hamburgers with two slices of Pepper Jack cheese, chipotle ranch sauce, and jalapenos.
Systemwide sales for McDonald's worldwide restaurants increased 19.9 percent in February, or 13.2 percent in constant currencies.
Boddie-Noell Enterprises has partnered with EMN8 to test self-service kiosks in a three-store pilot.
Two 42-inch LCD screens were installed on pivoting wall mounts in the foodcourt of the Merchandise Mart in Chicago, Illinois.
The current Small Business Food & Beverage Industry Index is 3 points lower than the 33.67 reported for all U.S. small businesses during the fourth quarter of last year.
The new line includes hot and iced lattes, premium roast coffee, and the Java Chiller, a blend of soft-serve vanilla and espresso.
The development agreement is with Wendy and Skyler Steele to open four Einstein Bros. restaurants within the next four years in certain counties in South Carolina and Georgia.
Corporate Café sales increased by 16.17 percent for February 2008 compared to February 2007.
The company opened 148 Arby’s restaurants and signed commitments to open an additional 197 restaurants throughout the U.S. and Canada.
The EPA and DOE honored ITW for its work in manufacturing energy-efficient products.
The Land Institute is a nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to addressing sustainable agriculture issues.
Carl's Jr. saw a 1.4 percent increase in same-store sales, while sister brand, Hardee's, saw same-stores sales increase by 1.6 during the same period.
Jack in the Box will donate 20 percent of its opening-day sales from its third Corpus Christi unit to Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas.
Hot breakfast combos including Seattle's Best coffee and fruit smoothies join the Steak 'n Shake menu.
Three-Berry tiramisu benefits Meals On Wheels Association of America
Attendees at the Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers (CHART) conference were asked to bring donations of teddy bears and restaurant gift cards to the conference.