Industry News

The Johnny Rockets chain of diner-style restaurants has announced industry veteran Lee Sanders as the president and chief executive officer of The Johnny Rockets Group, Inc.

“Johnny Rockets...

Capitalizing on favorable market conditions, Evening Star, Inc., completed a deal with GE Capital Solutions, Franchise Finance that enabled it to purchase Zebb’s Deluxe Grill...

The Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) is pleased to announce that The Coca-Cola Company is the winner of the Second annual Jackie B. Trujillo SOAR Award. Sponsored by U.S. Foodservice, the WFF...

Denny’s, Inc. today announced it is suspending immediately its supplier relationship with House of Raeford located in Raeford, North Carolina, pending further investigation of allegations of...
The restaurant industry is becoming recession proof due to increased pricing power over consumers, according to 2007 data from the Kanbay Research Institute (KRI). Although revenue growth is up...
An informal poll of show attendees walking the floor at the 2007 NRA show revealed five products that had people talking.

1. Dixie Foodservice introduced its SmartStock cutlery...

CHICAGO—Restaurant operators realize green products might equate to more green bills in the bank.

At the National Restaurant Association Restaurant Hotel-Motel May 19-22, many of the...

CHICAGO - By now, you probably know about trans fats and that major city councils have discussed banning or already banned them in restaurants.

The industry has moved quickly to replace...

CHICAGO -- When Shawn Gund's company, Moroch Partners, discovered thousands of McRib fans on forums and blogs, he and his colleagues came up with a non-traditional and innovative idea for...
New Krispy Kreme Chillers are now available in two options--fruit-based and cream-based. Fruit blends include: Orange You Glad, a blend of tangerine, mandarin, and navel orange flavors, and Very...
CHICAGO - When panel moderator Howland Blackiston asked the audience, "Who here offers curbside or is thinking about offering curbside?" about 50 people raised their hands at an educational...
CHICAGO - Coca-Cola has struck Columbian gold with a famous coffee farmer and his donkey.

Coca-Cola FoodService today announced it will offer restaurant operators The Juan Valdez Coffee System...

CHICAGO - Tomorrow's kitchen is on display at the 2007 National Restaurant Association Hotel-Motel Show at the McCormick Place.

The show, held May 19-22, features more than 600,000...

CHICAGO - Eduardo Salume is the owner of El Salvador's largest quick-service hamburger chain--Biggest.

"We call it Biggest, because we make the biggest hamburgers," says Salume, who...