Industry News

The Foodservice Packaging Institute said today that the entry deadline for the 2008 Samuel J. Crumbine Award for Excellence in Food Protection at the Local Level will be Friday, March 14, 2008.
Total revenue for the fourth quarter grew 5.2 percent, while system-wide comparable restaurant sales in 2.1 percent.
Thirty new Saladworks units are slated to open throughout Florida, according to the terms of the area-agreement deal recently signed with FranBiz.
Nineteen-year-old Artin Afsharjavan has offered to buy the 13-unit kabob chain for $8 million in cash.
The new structure will enable accelerated global expansion of the Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins brands.
LNK will partner with management to recapitalize the company and support its expansion strategy in the United States and in selected global markets.
Quiznos's new flatbread-wrapped Black Angus and Balsamic Chicken Sammies contain only 200 calories.
Record-breaking number of equipment products to receive award and be showcased at the 2008 Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show in Chicago
The company is partnering with the candy giant to introduce new menu items for 2008.
Carl N. Karcher, founder for Carl's Jr., passed away on January 11 in Fullerton, California, at age 90. Vigil to be held on January 17.
Parent company of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's, CKE renews its beverage contract with the soft drink provider.
Chief financial officer resigns. Kaye R. O’Leary named acting CFO
Over the next 10 years, Little Caesars plans to open 15 locations in the Savannah area and employ approximately 450 local residents.
The company's president announced the opening of restaurants in California, New York, Delaware, and New Jersey in 2008.
Howard Schultz will immediately replace Jim Donald as CEO.
The new company-owned 24-hour restaurant is located at 2515 N. Hollywood Way in Burbank, California.