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Get ready to see a lot more Saladworks' signs popping up in Florida. The tossed salad franchise is partnering with a Florida businessman who will open 30 new franchises throughout the state....
Through his investment company, Javan Capital Partners LLC, 19-year-old Artin Afsharjavan, owner of the Bethesda, Maryland, Persian restaurant Javan, has made an offer to purchase the kabob chain...
Dunkin' Brands, Inc. today announced a realignment of its organizational structure by combining the U.S. and international teams for its Dunkin' Donuts and Baskin-Robbins brands. Previously, U.S...
Au Bon Pain and LNK Partners, a private equity firm focused on the consumer/retail sector, today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which LNK will partner with...
Quiznos today introduced 200 calorie, flatbread SAMMIES, further expanding its low calorie menu. At $2 each, these 200-calorie sandwiches come in two flavors: Balsamic Chicken and Black Angus...
The National Restaurant Association today announced 25 recipients of the prestigious 2008 Kitchen Innovations* (KI) Award. This year's KI Awards address the growing needs of foodservice operators...
Dunkin' Donuts is launching the new year on a chocolate note with the introduction of three new chocolate menu items to satisfy everyone's sweet tooth: a Milky Way Hot Chocolate, an M...
Carl Nicholas Karcher, 90, founder and chairman emeritus of the Carl's Jr. (R) restaurant chain, passed away today at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, California of complications from...
CKE Restaurants, Inc., parent company of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's restaurants, today announced a multi-year renewal of its beverage contract with The Coca-Cola Company. Under the terms of the...
Caribou Coffee Company, Inc. (NASDAQ:CBOU) today announced that George Mileusnic, its chief financial officer, has resigned to pursue other interests.

Kaye R. O’Leary has been named the...

Little Caesars has selected the Savannah area as a key market to grow its chain. "Savannah combines a rich, historic past with a thriving cosmopolitan area and strong business community, and we...
Craig Moore, president of CiCi's Pizza, has announced that the company will expand coast to coast this year opening restaurants in the major markets of California and New York, as well as...
The Board of Directors of Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ:SBUX) yesterday announced a series of initiatives aimed at driving shareholder value by refocusing the company on providing customers...
Del Taco today announced the opening of its 500th restaurant after 45 years of operation. The new company-owned 24-hour restaurant is located at 2515 N. Hollywood Way in Burbank, California....
Papa John’s is celebrating 24 years of “Better Ingredients, Better Pizza” by giving customers a free order of cheesesticks with the purchase of any large, specialty pizza at regular menu price...
Quiznos today announced the appointment of David Deno as President, effective immediately. Deno will report directly to Greg Brenneman, Quiznos Chief Executive Officer.

“The addition of Dave...