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Brinker International (NYSE: EAT - News) today announced the opening of the first Chili's Grill...
Beautiful Brands International (BBI) is expanding its five-unit portfolio to six with the addition of the Tulsa, Oklahoma-based fast-casual The Crusty Croissant.

BBI, parent company of Camille...

StalkMarket Products, a leading provider of compostable tableware and food packaging, is launching the world’s first Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) certified compostable Ingeo hot cup and...
Buoyed by a President and Secretary of Agriculture who have voiced their support for healthier school foods, health groups say this is the year Congress should take action. Today, Representative...
Energy conservation is a hot topic these days from restaurants to cafeterias to university dining halls. A recent Energy Star survey found that restaurant owners could increase profits up to 30...
Seattle’s Best Coffee welcomes the arrival of spring with the launch of a new seasonal latte offering, the Blackberry Creme Latte. Prepared with premium ingredients, Seattle’s Best Coffee is...
Pal’s Sudden Service is moving ahead with plans to build its second store in Greeneville, Tennessee, by this summer. The free-standing restaurant would be the 22nd unit for the Kingsport-based...
World-famous White Castle restaurant chain flipped for Zimmerman's style of national retail brand building. Zimmerman has been tapped as the full-service agency for the 400-plus restaurants--...
In the current economic climate, restaurant operators are looking for savings anywhere they can find them--and next-generation labor management has emerged as a key technology for helping lower...
Smashburger, Colorado’s favorite hometown burger, is opening its first store in Colorado Springs March 13, 2009. Located in the heart of the Stetson Hills development in the Spring Ranch Shopping...
After languishing for weeks in a hospital bed following a nearly fatal run-in with a bus, Jack, the iconic founder and namesake of Jack in the Box restaurants, emerged from his coma earlier this...
Daylight Savings signals change. This year, Arby’s wants to add one more item to that list – change your burger. To celebrate the launch of its Roastburger sandwiches, which feature oven roasted...
Burger King Corp. (NYSE:BKC) will showcase the hottest new Latino musical talent during its 3rd annual Tu Ciudad, Tu Música promotional tour, headlined by rising Latin pop star Pee Wee (formerly...
A bipartisan group of four senators announced yesterday they’re taking on one of today’s most pressing issues. No, not that pesky bank bailout—the efficiency of the FDA.

U.S. Senators Dick...

Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) today announced Dr. Rohini Anand, Senior Vice-President and Global Chief Diversity Officer at Sodexo, Loria Danage-Scott, Vice-President of ARAMARK, and Barbara...
Dunkin' Donuts signed a multi-unit store development agreement with Chi Yung Wang for the development of five restaurants in South Carolina. The franchisee's plans call for one unit to open in...