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The Small Business Research Board (SBRB) Food...
On Monday, March 10, millions of Americans will be clocked, losing an hour of sleep due to daylight-saving time. To ease the daylight-saving slump, Sonic is launching a new line of premium...
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: BAGL - News) announced the signing of a multiunit development agreement with Wendy and Skyler Steele to open four Einstein Bros. restaurants within...
Port City Java announced its same unit Corporate Café sales increased 2.5 percent for February 2008 over the same 28-day period for 2007. Overall Corporate Café sales increased by 16.17 percent...
Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Triarc Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRY - News, TRY.B - News), announced today that it exceeded its development goals for 2007 with the opening of 148...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) have named ITW Food Equipment Group–North America (ITW FEG) as the 2008 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year—Product...
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...