Industry News

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...
Tossed Franchise Corporation has announced the addition of restaurant industry veteran Eric Clark as vice president of operations.

Clark most recently worked for Stir Crazy, where he managed...

Denver-based Qdoba Mexican Grill announced seven new franchise partners. Philadelphia-based QMG Philly Partners LLC; G&J Foods based in Sandusky, Ohio; Wieser Enterprises Inc. based in Cape...
Beginning today, online visitors to the Carl's Jr. and Hardee's Web sites can explore and interact on the Web in 3D. CKE Restaurants, Inc., parent company of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's restaurant...
Nestlé USA, part of Nestlé, S.A., and Jamba Juice announced the launch of a line of Jamba ready-to-drink beverages made with real fruit and boosted with extra nutrients.

Jamba Smoothies and...

IHOP Corp. announced today that it will change its corporate name to DineEquity, Inc. on June 2, 2008. The Company's common stock will begin trading under the symbol "DIN" on the New York Stock...
Reinaldo Padua was recently named assistant vice president of Hispanic Marketing for Coca-Cola North America (CCNA). Padua will be responsible for leading CCNA’s Hispanic marketing strategy and...
Cold Stone Creamery at 2 Astor Place in Manhattan has teamed up with New York-based mobile marketing company 8coupons to offer an exclusive "OCHO LOCO" deal, giving away 8-cent ice cream scoops...