Industry News

Pizza Patron announced that it signed local Dallas Jet Ski Racer, Freddy Vaca, for the 2007 APBA (American Power Boat Association) U.S. Watercross National Tour. Vaca will pilot the new Patron...
The Coca-Cola Company today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Energy Brands, Inc., known as glacéau, and its full range of fast-growing, enhanced water brands, including...
Dunkin' Brands, Inc. announced that Jon L. Luther, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, has been named the 2007 International Foodservice Manufacturers Association's (IFMA) Gold Plate Award...
The National Restaurant Association today announced that Richard E. Rivera, FMP, Chairman and CEO of Rubicon Enterprises LLC, was elected chairman of the Board of Directors for the 2007-2008 term...
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...