Industry News

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...
Long John Silver's has introduced new Parmesan Crusted Fish Bites, bites of Alaskan white fish, surrounded by a breading with real Parmesan.

"Our new Parmesan Crusted Fish Bites are so good,...

Yum! Brands, Inc. today announced the appointment of Michael Liewen, 50, to vice president of quality assurance, a newly created position reporting to Greg Creed, the company's chief operating...
Burger King Holdings, Inc. today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 25,000,000 shares of common stock, at a price of $17 per share.

The shares will be listed on the New...

Subway is introducing new “fit” menu items and “California Fit Fresh Value Meals” on May 22 in 1,700 franchisees across the state of California.

The meals comprise a California Fit adult meal...

Raving Brands, the Atlanta-based leader in fast-casual dining concepts, plans to acquire an interest in Atlanta icon Flying Biscuit, adding to its distinctive portfolio of fun, healthy, and fresh...
This summer Starbucks will launch its new Banana Frappuccino(R) blended beverages.

The two beverages in the line are:

Banana Coconut Frappuccino(R) blended coffee

Starbucks...

In national survey results announced today in the widely followed American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI), consumers rated Papa John's no. 1 in customer satisfaction among all quick service...
Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc., the nation's largest chain of double drive- thru restaurants, announces the launch of its new creative brand campaign.

The campaign, which was created by...

News Corp.'s Fox Entertainment Group has teamed up with Burger King to offer MySpace users episodes of TV programming to consumers for free, TheStreet.com reports.

Burger King, which is...

Papa John's International, Inc. today announced the promotion of Bill Van Epps to the newly created position of President, USA.

Van Epps has been with Papa John's since 2001, having served as...