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Steve Ells, Chipotle Mexican Grill’s founder, chairman and CEO, has been named to the board of directors of The Land Institute, a nonprofit research and education organization dedicated to...
CKE Restaurants, Inc. (NYSE: CKR - News) announced today period one same-store sales for the four weeks ended February 25, 2008, for Carl's Jr.® and Hardee's®. Carl's Jr. reported a 1.4 percent...
In September, Jack in the Box experienced a record-breaking opening week when it opened its first restaurant in Corpus Christi. Since then, the community has continued to show tremendous support...
To meet the demand for drive-thru breakfast on the go, Steak 'n Shake (NYSE: SNS - News) is now offering cooked-to-order breakfast sandwich combos, smooth-roasted Seattle's Best Coffee® and...
Finally, your sweet tooth is good for something! Today, Romano's Macaroni Grill® announced the nationwide launch of its new Three-Berry Tiramisu and its partnership with Meals on Wheels.

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Attendees at the Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers (CHART) conference donated more than 400 teddy bears to the Minneapolis Fire Department Firehouses #4 and #7. The presentation was made...
Over two-thirds of manufacturers and their suppliers of single-use foodservice packaging in North America said they expect their sales volumes to be better in 2008 than in 2007, according to the...
Planet Smoothie announced today a partnership with Aquatica, SeaWorld’s Waterpark. The new park, which opened March 1, is located across the street from SeaWorld Orlando and is a one-of-a-kind...
The 500 largest U.S. restaurant chains registered slower growth rates, posting 5.1 percent annual sales growth in 2007. According to data released today by Technomic Inc., in its annual reporting...
Research from The Nielsen Company shows that more than half of U.S. consumers would give up all forms of packaging provided for convenience purposes if it would benefit the environment, including...
Jack in the Box Inc. (NYSE: JBX - News) today announced that its management is scheduled to present at the Bear Stearns 14th Annual Retail, Restaurants...
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) is offering a lighter version of its signature doughnut. For a limited time, Krispy Kreme is offering a Lightly Glazed Doughnut--a hint of sweetness on...
In celebration of Leap Day, Einstein Bros. Bagels and Noah's Bagels, brands of Einstein Noah Restaurant Group (Nasdaq: BAGL - News), are offering a regular drip coffee for just 29 cents to...
Yogen Früz, a frozen yogurt chain with 1,100 stores in over 20 countries, announced today that it has signed new partner and master franchisee Toyoda Sangyo Co. Ltd. to add 60 stores in Japan....
Domino's Pizza, Inc. (NYSE: DPZ - News) today announced results for the fourth quarter and fiscal 2007, each ended December 30, 2007. Net income was negatively impacted versus the prior year by...