Industry News

Wendy's International, Inc. announced today preliminary same-store sales for the first quarter of 2007, which ended on Sunday, April 1. Sales at U.S. company restaurants increased 3.8 percent for...
Starbucks and Global Green USA have teamed up to encourage individuals to click, play, and learn about global climate change and smart solutions with the launch of Planet Green Game. Through the...
INNOVA's new proprietary salt reduction technology has been created to stimulate taste receptors on the tongue to create the perception of salt without the need for high sodium addition. The new...
The Foodservice Packaging Institute has published three new leaflets for foodservice packaging converters and suppliers, foodservice distributors and operators, media, and the general public....
Olive Garden will add Chicken Crostina, the newest dish inspired by Olive Garden's Culinary Institute of Tuscany, to the menu from April 9 through May 27 and will also offer cooking...
Whether you are in a frenzy preparing your taxes or you are sitting back waiting for a nice refund check, come celebrate Tax Day at Denny's. For the first time, Denny's is offering a national...
California Pizza Kitchen announced today it is continuing as the exclusive pizza supplier for the Los Angeles Dodgers and has signed a three-year contract with the team. Three of CPK's popular...
Back Yard Burgers, Inc. announced today that it has filed its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ending September 30, 2006, which had been delayed since November 2006 pending...

By Fred Minnick

Moe’s Southwest Grill operators filed a lawsuit March 30 in the U.S. District Court of Atlanta, seeking punitive and other damages.

The suit alleges racketeering,...

According to The Associated Press, Yum! Brands and McDonald’s are being investigated by Chinese labor officials for underpaying employees in their Guangdong locations. Both companies are being...
Burger King Holdings Inc. announced today that Ronald M. Dykes has been appointed to the company's board of directors, effective April 1, 2007. He also will serve on the board's audit committee...
Burger King Corporation announced today that its subsidiary, Burger King Europe GmbH, has signed a development agreement with Hana International Company Limited, a subsidiary of Olayan Financing...
Sonic Corp., the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced financial results for the second quarter and first half of fiscal 2007, which ended February 28, 2007. Highlights...
White Castle offers its "Share A Meal" concept starting April 1st through May 12th in most of its restaurants across the northeast and Midwest. White Castle has always been known for quality,...
Brazil Fast Food Corp. the owner and operator of the 534-outlets Bob's chain--the second largest hamburger fast-food chain in Brazil--and Yum! Restaurants International, a subsidiary of Yum!...
Bear Rock is introducing chef-created dinner entrees in their new test restaurant located in the Crescent Commons Shopping Center (between Wal-Mart and Harris Teeter at the corner of Tryon and...