Industry News

Avado Brands, Inc. parent company of Don Pablo’s and Hop’s restaurants, announced that it and several of its affiliates filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11.
ConAgra Foods Inc., says it will change the recipe for its Orville Redenbacher and Act II brands over the next year to remove a flavoring chemical linked to a lung ailment in popcorn plant workers.
Applebee’s International, Inc. reported comparable sales for the four-week period ended August 26, 2007.
Einstein/Noah provide more convenient, faster way to pay for their food at Einstein Bros.(R) Bagels and Noah's(R) Bagels, two brands of Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc.
California-based Baja Fresh Mexican Grill announced design and construction industry veteran Michael Napolitano has joined them as director of construction and design.
Atlanta-based Arby’s executives assume additional Triarc corporate responsibilities
New Jersey Corner Foods LLC to develop 11 restaurants in five years.
Stephen J. Caldeira has been named Dunkin' Brands new executive vice president of global communications and chief public affairs officer.
Upromise launches a new program that promises to help merchants increase customer loyalty while providing new college savings opportunities
Port City Java signed a development deal for 25 stores in Dubai over the next 10 years. An additional site at North Carolina State University also planned.
The sale to Boddie-Noell Enterprises is a part of an 'ongoing strategic refranchising' effort on the part of Hardee's.
Take ‘n’ bake giant takes number 3,673 with three-year sales growth of 77 percent.
An affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. acquired Boston Market Corporation. Richard K. "Rick" Arras has been named Boston Market's new president and CEO.
By October 15, Dunkin' Donut offerings nationwide will be trans fat free. Baskin-Robbins will follow suit by January 1, 2008.
Burger King Holdings Inc. posted a fourth-quarter profit Friday versus a loss a year earlier, fueled by strong late-night and breakfast sales and flashy marketing.
Call for entries for "Oscars of the Internet" kicks off September 18, 2007.