Industry News

On Jan. 19, Chick-fil-A will open its newest free-standing restaurant in the market, but this particular location will have special significance. The new restaurant will be operated by Andrew...
Atlanta Bread Company is helping guests looking for healthier fare, or those just trying to stay on their New Year's diets, with the introduction of its new Whole Grain Bread and Whole Grain...
Panera Bread today announced an area development agreement with First Picks Bread Company, LLC for its continued expansion in California.

The group plans to develop 12 bakery-cafes in Santa...

Pizza Inn Inc. has named a new vice president of development and vice president of brand management—Darrell Smith and Danny Meisenheimer. The two executives are expected to work closely together...
Fast-casual sandwich franchise Earl of Sandwich announced yesterday a development deal with Corinthian Restaurant Group LLC to open 38 restaurants over the next eight years in West Palm Beach,...
After an 11-year hiatus, Burger King Corporation (BKC) will return to Super Bowl advertising with a 60-second spot, created by Crispin Porter + Bogusky, scheduled to air in the second pod of ads...
Quiznos today introduced its all-new Toasted Gourmet Bread Bowls -- fresh-baked bread filled with meats and topped with soups and melted cheddar cheese.

These mouth-watering, chef-inspired...

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., the nation's largest chain of double drive- thru restaurants, today announced a new limited time offer: Checkers/Rally's Loaded Fries.

"Our seasoned fries...

Two Columbus, Ohio-area White Castles have opened with a newly rennovated design.

The Alum Creek unit is roughly 2,000 square feet in size and showcases the newest reimaging program including...

The outlook for the restaurant industry remains optimistic going into 2006, says the National Restaurant Association. The group's comprehensive index of restaurant activity held steady in...
Wendy's International Inc., ending a traumatic year on the offensive, Friday accused a major shareholder of delivering "an ultimatum" to get its chief executive's attention, the Associated Press...
Michael Vale, the actor best known for portraying sleepy-eyed Fred the Baker in Dunkin' Donuts commercials, has died at age 83.

Vale died Saturday in New York City of complications from...

Subway is the country’s number one franchise opportunity, according to Entrepreneur magazine's annual Franchise 500 rankings.

Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 rankings are...

Steve Brigandi, corporate counsel and director of government relations for Jack in the Box Inc., has been named...
Johnny Rockets, the popular, retro style diner is providing chicken wing lovers with a treat to blast them out of their post-holiday doldrums—Rocket Wings. Packed with all of the spicy flavor of...
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation ("KKDC"), reached an agreement with Jan Dough, LLC, KKDC's joint venture partner...