Industry News

Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc., the largest restaurant chain to offer a gyro sandwich nationwide, launched its latest innovation on April 23, 2006.

Arby’s Market Fresh Gyro is loaded with slow-...

Wendy's International, Inc. today announced that it has named Dave Near as chief operations officer of the Wendy's brand, a new position.

Near will be responsible for Wendy's U.S., Canadian and...

El Pollo Loco, Inc., a leading chain of 340 quick-serve restaurants specializing in flame-grilled chicken, recently launched the Assured Resolution(TM) 1-800 Customer Support system provided by...
Java giant Dunkin' Donuts is looking to juice up sales with a new smoothie line, The Boston Globe reports today.

The Canton-based company is unveiling three new yogurt-and-fruit blended...

Beginning on May 8th, for a limited time, Taco John’s is offering customers three new chicken sandwiches.

This limited time offer includes three flavors: Bacon Ranch, Fiesta Mayo, and Spicy BBQ...

Despite criticism of fast-food by consumer advocacy groups and news stories warning about an obesity epidemic, quick-service restaurant usage is up significantly, according to a national study of...
Wendy's International Inc. is making changes to its kids menu with the addition of two deli sandwiches and a yogurt-and-granola dish, Business First reports.

The new items, available...

Every time guests purchase a book from May 1 through June 30, 2006, Boston Market will donate $1 to the Komen Foundation, with a minimum guaranteed donation of $100,000. The certificate books...

These actions followed the decision of Jack Schuessler, the company's former chairman and CEO, to retire from Wendy's after more than 30 years with the organization.

Anderson has served as...

Hardee's today launched its new Philly Cheesesteak Thickburger(TM).

The new burger features a 1/3-lb. Angus beef Thickburger patty piled high with thinly sliced steak, two kinds of cheese and...

Triarc Cos. has named Roland C. Smith president and CEO of Arby's Restaurant Group Inc., Atlanta Business Chronicle reports.

Smith will replace Douglas N. Benham, who will serve as a...

CKE Restaurants, Inc. announced today the appointment of Matthew Goldfarb to the Board of Directors, filling the seat of Douglas Ammerman, who announced his resignation in January 2006 and whose...
Consumers seeking "outside the bun" late-night choices will find it during Taco Bell’s Fourthmeal. The program launches today at participating Taco Bell restaurants nationwide and will be...
Just one year ago, El Pollo Loco kicked off its 25th anniversary celebration with the company's first ever value menu-- a collection of six El Pollo Loco favorites available for $1 each.

Since...

Taco Bell customers have the chance to be named El Presidente of Taco Bell, a title that comes with a million pesos (almost $94,000), a year's supply of Taco Bell food and Mountain Dew Baja Blast...
The Krystal Company announced today the appointment of James W. Bear as the company's vice president and chief financial officer.

"Jim's financial and business expertise as well as his...