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CKE Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: CKR) announced today period 12 same-store sales for the four weeks ended Dec. 29, 2008, for Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s.

Commenting on the company’s performance,...

Kolache Factory announced the opening of the newest of its 34 nationwide locations in Northwest Houston.

The new location, at 10880 Louetta Road, near Highway 249 and Louetta, features...

Taco Del Mar is making the 320 Calorie Burrito available at all Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho Taco Del Mar locations in 2009.

The burrito is made with marinated chicken, pinto...

PAR Technology Corporation announced today the appointment of A. Edwin Soladay as President of ParTech, Inc., the company’s largest wholly owned subsidiary and a leading provider of I/T solutions...
Available now, Jack's new Pomegranate Berry Smoothie is made from a blend of pomegranate, blueberry, red raspberry and cranberry Minute Maid® fruit juices and purees blended with nonfat frozen...
California Pizza Kitchen, Inc. (Nasdaq: CPKI) yesterday announced that Sue Collyns has been appointed chief operating officer and executive vice president.

Collyns will maintain her position as...

Steve Ells, Founder, Chairman and CEO of Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. (NYSE: CMG and CMG.B) announced today that the company is making some changes to its senior management team.

Changes...

A number of top limited-service sandwich chains overcame the downhill economy by exhibiting growth, reports foodservice consultancy Technomic.

The new 2008 Technomic Top 100 Limited-Service...

As the 24/7 news cycle continues to broadcast stories of economic despair, IHOP offers consumers a reprieve from all the doom and gloom with the announcement of its 2009 Hungry Consumer Relief...
CKE Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: CKR - News) announced today that its board of directors has approved the adoption of a one-year stockholder rights plan (the “Plan”), which will expire on Dec. 31,...
Dunkin' Donuts today unveiled a new $100+ million integrated advertising campaign that offers a new rallying cry for 2009: "You Kin' Do It!".

Created by Boston-based Hill Holliday, Dunkin'...

Fazoli's, known for fast, fresh Italian food, is launching a revolution against high restaurant prices that will have guests around the country chanting, "Let them eat spaghetti!"

To fuel the...

Starting today, Burger King Corp. (NYSE:BKC) is giving guests the chance to experience a a new version of its signature burger, the Whopper. Available for a limited time only, the new Angry...
Sonic Corp. today announced the opening of the 3500th drive-in, an occasion that highlights another significant landmark in the growth of the Sonic brand.

Earlier this month, Sonic'ss...

CiCi’s Pizza is betting on Las Vegas as it continues building new locations there for its endless pizza, pasta, salad and dessert buffet restaurants.

Recently, the company and its franchisees...

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) has extended its agreement with McDonald’s USA, LLC to source, roast and package Newman’s Own® Organics Blend coffee for more than 600 McDonald...