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Beginning this week and for a limited time only, Papa John’s is offering a large Sizzlin' Steak or Sizzlin' Chicken Fajita pizza for just $11.99, on pan crust just a dollar more. The Fajita pizza...
Starbucks Coffee Company announced today a five-year, $2.5 million commitment, through cash and in-kind donation, for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

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The launch of a new sandwich line, the Frescata, and the cumulative impact of other marketing and operations initiatives enabled Wendy's to post the first positive same-store sales month since...
To celebrate the introduction of The Cone--an all-natural waffle cone--Ben...
As one of television's hottest reality shows prepares to declare this year's musical super star, KFC announced that it will offer the runner-up their first corporate recording deal. KFC is giving...
The Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF) announced yesterday that PepsiCo Inc. is the recipient of the new Jackie B. Trujillo SOAR Award. The SOAR award is the highest honor an organization can...
Chicago, IL.--This morning, President George W. Bush spoke before a crowd of National Restaurant Hotel-Motel Show attendees and Chicago-area dignitaries. Much of the President's 20-minute speech...

Every year, the NRA Educational Foundation awards industry leaders with its Spirit awards to recognize “innovative programs in workforce development leading to employee satisfaction.” At the...

Attendees at the NRA show never have to go hungry, since there's so much food available at the booths. At times the exhibit hall smells more like a carnival than a trade show (particularly if you...

In the panel discussion “Private Equity in Restaurant Franchising” at the NRA Show today, conference attendees found out that a good private equity investment goes well beyond the influx of...

At its booth in McCormick this afternoon, NSF International announced the six winners of the third annual Food Safety Leadership Awards.

The awards program honors individuals and...

After an exhaustive round of sampling the (non-alcoholic) beverages available at NRA, we're ready to share a few that should be of interest to quick-serve operators.

Okay, we haven't really...

At 9:00 this morning, the 87th annual National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show opened its doors to restaurant professionals from around the globe.

The immediate big news...

Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A, Inc. is enhancing its dessert menu with the addition of hand-spun Milkshakes. On May 22, the chain will roll out four flavors of Milkshakes: cookies...
Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. announced that McDonald's Ventures, LLC and certain of its other stockholders have agreed to sell 4,197,331 shares of its class A common stock, par value $.01 per...
The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) will be presenting $79,000 in scholarships during the 2006 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show®, held...