Industry News

Sonic Drive-In is bringing back the popular line up of Slush Headquarters flavors for another summer, adding even more candy-inspired flavors to the mix, with help from brand ambassador and NBA All Star,...

Core, the active lifestyle restaurant, debuts May 6 at 7265 Buckley Road in Syracuse, New York.

Once open, the eatery will serve lunch and dinner to customers seven days a week, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m...

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo named The Culinary Institute of America (CIA) an education partner for the Taste NY program via a partnership between the state and the college to promote New York's food and...

As a result of higher same-store sales and a continued optimistic outlook for future business conditions, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index (RPI) remained in positive...

After success in initial second tier markets, Great Wraps Grill, a restaurant franchise that lives at the intersection of flavor and health, announced its strategy to focus franchising growth on secondary...

Muscle Maker Grill, the rapidly growing fast-casual restaurant brand, which promotes a healthy lifestyle by offering a nutritious alternative to traditional dishes, announced that it has launched an...

Yum! Brands Inc., one of the world’s largest restaurant companies and parent of KFC, Pizza Hut, and Taco Bell, has been named one of the Top 20 learning and development organizations by Chief Learning...

Burger 21, an award-winning, “beyond the better burger” fast-casual franchise, announced the latest phase of its franchise development strategy to increase the brand’s presence in nontraditional venues...

Crushed Red, a progressive Urban Bake & Chop Shop franchise dishing up chopped-to-order salads and artisan-crafted, whole-grain pizzas in an elevated fast-casual atmosphere, is targeting North Carolina...

CHD Expert, the Chicago-based foodservice database and analytics firm, announces that the overall US restaurant sector is growing; after six years, the market is back to the level it was at in 2009.

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The trend to Asian tastes and techniques has been growing exponentially in the U.S. for years. It never came together with such enthusiasm and promise as it did at the 17th Worlds of Flavor International...

As Chicago hosts the 25th anniversary of the James Beard Foundation Awards gala in May honoring the best in the culinary industry, Hannah’s Bretzel will celebrate its 10-year anniversary and recognize the...

Add some fiesta to your Footlong with the new guacamole from Subway. Dial up your sandwich’s flavor profile with rich, creamy guacamole made with Haas avocados, jalapeño peppers, onion, garlic, and a hint...

The Halal Guys has announced the signing of multi-unit franchise deals outside its home market of New York City. Fifteen new restaurants will open in parts of Houston and Austin, Texas, including one unit...

The Chickery, the Toronto-based fast casual founded by celebrity Chef David Adjey of Food Network fame, has signed a lease in Washington, D.C., to open a corporate location in Dupont Circle. The new site —...

The National Restaurant Association and Dunkin’ Brands Group jointly announced today that Cicely Simpson will join the association as its new executive vice president of government affairs and policy,...