Industry News

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop is partnering with The Las Vegas Rescue Mission to launch a city-wide summer food drive to benefit local at-risk school children. The Summer Meals for Kids Food Drive will run from...

Chicken Salad Chick recently announced that it has received an investment from Eagle Merchant Partners (Eagle), an Atlanta, Georgia-based private equity firm.

This partnership brings a depth of...

The preference for premium products may be increasing among consumers, but that demand does not necessarily correlate with the quality for certain ingredients, including Italian hard cheeses.

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Using a waffle cone, taco-shaped shell, CREAM has made a dessert hybrid. Officially starting May 5, 2015, customers can receive $1-off Cream Tacos every Tuesday.

CREAM, the dessert franchise known...

Villa Enterprises, multi-brand restaurant operator and franchisor celebrating 50 years in business, announced Villa Italian Kitchen has opened three new restaurant locations today at Dublin, Ohio’s Tuttle...

On Friday, May 1st, Shake Shack will kick off its 4th Annual Great American Shake Sale benefiting No Kid Hungry.
The Great American Shake Sale is a company-wide cause marketing initiative taking place...

The Pie Hole, the Los Angeles, California-based pie and coffee concept, has closed a three-unit franchise deal for Orange County, California. Named to CondeNast Traveler’s Best Pies in America list, The Pie...

Persona Wood Fired Pizzeria has signed a five-unit deal for Houston. This marks the brand’s first franchise development agreement in the state of Texas.

The new Persona locations in Houston will be...

Starting Monday, May 4th, California Tortilla is bringing back Street Tacos, re-imagining food truck favorites with sauces from Havana to Enchilada to Korean BBQ.

California Tortilla’s trio of Street...

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores, a national travel stop company, has signed a deal to add 10 Taco John’s quick-service Mexican restaurants to its travel stop locations.

“Mexican QSR is a...

Sloan’s Ice Cream today announced a major development deal that will expand the brand into the Middle East.

West Palm Beach, Florida-based Sloan’s — a premium brand combining innovative ice cream...

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...