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The Have It Your Way Foundation, the charitable arm of the Burger King brand, donated $300,000 to Give Kids The World (GKTW), a non-profit organization in Central Florida that creates magical...
From June 2 through August 17, Schlotzsky’s is serving two new products with ranch dressing at participating locations.

First, there’s the Ranch Club Sandwich, featuring shaved ham, smoked...

Pizza Inn Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of an additional 1,000,000 shares of company stock pursuant to the 2007 Stock Repurchase Plan authorized by the...
The new Chik-fil-A Chicken Salad Sandwich is proving to be a successful menu item. On May 19, Chick-fil-A introduced the most aggressive menu enhancement campaign in its history as a way to stay...
Intera Group Inc. announced its partnership with Hard Rock Cafe San Francisco to deliver special offers and promotions to visitors at PIER 39 directly to their mobile phones and devices. Offers...
Buffalo Wild Wings Inc. is targeting the growth of its after-dinner day-part with the launch of its Night Hunger menu, a new menu of shareable items specifically for the after-dinner crowd....
IHOP has created nine new pancake flavors that celebrate the U.S. as part of its 50th birthday festivities this July.

From June 2 through September 7, IHOP restaurants will offer nine new...

Organic To Go, the nation’s first fast casual café chain to be certified as an organic retailer, announced it has expanded its west coast chain with the acquisition of four cafés and a catering...
On May 31, 1958, the doors of a little pizzeria in Wichita, Kansas, opened to serve a thin-crust pizza to a small community. Fifty years later, that pizzeria has grown into a chain of more than...
Saladworks announced today it has entered into an agreement with RAMM Alliance LLC of Pennsylvania to open ten Saladworks locations throughout the Atlanta area. The terms of the agreement were...
Burger King Corp. (NYSE:BKC - News) announced today that beginning June 5, 2008, U.S. restaurants will be open until 2 a.m. or later Thursday to Saturday. To support the extended hours...
QSR magazine has released its annual study of consumer preferences and attitudes about the quick-service restaurant industry. The survey seeks to answer such important questions as how often...
As part of the newly launched John Wooden Global Leadership Program, UCLA Anderson School of Management and legendary coach and author John Wooden presented the inaugural John Wooden Global...
POPS, a soda pop shop, café, gas station, and convenience store, is introducing a soda kiosk. The kiosk allows customers to send sodas anywhere in the United States.

On Tuesday, May 27, POPS...

The National Restaurant Association released its employment projections for the summer of 2008. Nationally, eating and drinking places are projected to add 402,900 jobs during the 2008 summer...
The restaurant industry is taking a hit as economic struggles plague the country. New consumer research from Mintel reveals that over half (54 percent) of people who dine out regularly are...