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MasterCard Worldwide and Taco Bell announced today that they are testing MasterCard® PayPass™ with the intent to launch at all 1,300 company owned restaurants and additional participating...
McDonald's restaurant managers gathered in Chicago this week to receive the Ray Kroc Award, an annual performance-based award recognizing the top one percent of McDonald's restaurant managers in...
St. Patrick's Day is fast approaching and the luck 'o the Irish is in the air. Bruegger's bakeries nationwide will be preparing for the traditional green bagel fundraiser. To celebrate the fourth...
Americans eat out on average four or five times a week and Healthy Dining and the National Restaurant Association are teaming up to make those meals healthier.

Wednesday, March 14, the...

Baskin-Robbins will introduce new Candy Bar Madness ice cream treats in partnership with The Hershey Company today. Baskin-Robbins has delved deep into the world of sweet treats, announcing...
Burger King Europe GmbH, a subsidiary of Burger King Corporation, awarded development rights for Poland to American Restaurants Sp. z.o.o., a subsidiary of AmRest Holdings N.V., based in Wroclaw...
Sonic Corp. announced yesterday that the company will participate in the Bank of America 2007 Consumer Conference, taking place in New York City, March 13-15. The investor presentation by Sonic's...
Jack in the Box Inc. has named Eric Tunquist and Lenny Comma as vice presidents of operations.

As vice president of operations for Division I, Tunquist oversees the day-to-day operation of...

AFC Enterprises, Inc., the franchisor and operator of Popeyes Chicken...
Wendy's is offering brave and adventurous customers a new way to tantalize their taste buds. For a limited time only, Wendy's introduces the 4-Alarm Spicy Chicken sandwich.

The new sandwich...

McDonald’s is set to unveil its new “Citizen Celebrities” packaging featuring 24 consumers selected from its first online Global Casting Call, which received 13,000 entries from around the globe...
Dunkin’ Donuts announced today that it will be working with best-selling author and daytime show host, Rachael Ray. As its new brand representative, Ray will appear in a multi-platform marketing...
In celebration of its most-successful new-product launch to date, Chick-fil-A recently announced a Hand-Spun Milkshake flavor that will be green as well. Starting March 17 (St. Patrick's Day),...
The well-known phrase, “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas” does not apply to two of McAlister's top executives. Patrick Walls, chief development and administrative officer and general counsel...
The Canton Bruster's, owned by Rocky and Subhash Gupta, and Jim Piekarski, served free waffle cones and sundaes to the staff and volunteers working to build the dream home for the Tipton-Smith...
In the March issue of Consumer Reports, taste-testers awarded McDonald's the top spot in a coffee competition between industry rivals Dunkin' Donuts, Burger King, and even Starbucks.

The test...