Industry News

McDonald's is recognizing those who serve our country and communities through the National Salute to America's Heroes.

The national program celebrates the heroic efforts of the more than 25...

U.S. restaurants are gearing up for large-scale demonstrations by Latinos expected Monday as part of a demand for amnesty for illegal immigrants.

Organized by pro-immigration activists, this...

Pizza Hut announced the introduction of Side Sampler today, becoming, offering its most popular side items in one package.

The Side Sampler includes five chicken wings with ranch sauce, an...

Blimpie restaurants will be offering three Italian-themed panini-grilled sandwiches on its new garlic herb focaccia bread.

Focaccia, a type of flat bread related to the modern pizza, adds to...

Manhattan Bagel is introducing and welcoming back several fresh and healthy seasonal menu items.

"Our guests recognize Manhattan Bagel restaurants as a place to get a fast, fresh and friendly...

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...