Industry News

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...
A figurine of Detroit Red Wings' team captain Nicklas Lidstrom is now available at participating Little Caesars restaurants in southeast Michigan while supplies last.

"Little Caesars is...

Panasonic Information Systems, a division of Panasonic System Solutions Company and a world leader in point of sale and drive-thru communication solutions, announced an alliance with XPIENT...
Moe’s Southwest Grill is celebrating the grand opening of its first major urban location in Manhattan on Saturday, May 31.

New Yorkers can hear the famous “Welcome to Moe’s” greeting from...

In celebration of its 50th birthday this July, IHOP has teamed up with Minor League Baseball for a cross-country summer road tour. IHOP's Discover America Road Tour will visit Minor League...
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc. announced that during the board of directors meeting on May 28, 2008, the board reaffirmed its intent, as previously announced in a press release dated August 16,...
The chain New York Pizzeria opened Russo’s New York in Houston. The restaurant will feature Houston’s first coal-fired oven.

“What distinguishes a coal-fired oven from a wood-burning...

In support of the "No Child Left Behind Act," CiCi's Pizza is partnering with Half Price Books and launching a summer reading program that will encourage kids to read at least 15 minutes a day at...
Presented by American Express, Jenn-Air, and NJDiningGuide.net, Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation raised awareness and funds in the fight against hunger. Demeter’s Pantry participated...