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Serious dessert aficionados will have a chance to try something way beyond the ordinary at Häagen-Dazs Shops nationwide this summer thanks to executive pastry chef Gale Gand, renowned cookbook...
Independence Day will come early this year for White Castle customers as the fast food chain has agreed to pay the sales tax on all purchases at its Detroit restaurants, June 14 through July 4....
McDonald's Corporation announced today that global systemwide sales for McDonald's restaurants increased 5.9 percent in May, or 2.9 percent in constant currencies.

“Our global alignment...

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHKR - News), the nation's largest double drive-thru chain, won the 2005 Stevie(TM) Award for Best Human Resources Organization on June 6th at the 3rd...
Wingstop Restaurants president and CEO, James Flynn, announced today that chicken wing chain, reached $100 million in systemwide sales total for the 52 weeks ending June 4, 2005.

“We are...

D’Angelo Sandwich Shops today officially took the wraps off a new strategic approach to competing in the quick-service dining category. The initiative includes an updated brand positioning...
Mike Roberts, McDonald's president and Chief Operating Officer, announced today that Denis Hennequin, executive vice Ppesident of McDonald's Europe, will become president of McDonald's Europe...
AFC Enterprises, Inc., the franchisor and operator of Popeyes® Chicken...

Figaro's Pizza today announced the addition of buffalo pepperoni to its list of pizza toppings. The topping will be available at Figaro's locations in Oregon and Washington through July 31...

Panera Bread today announced a franchise agreement with Pangenera, LLC for expansion in California. The group plans to develop 15 bakery-cafes in San Mateo, Santa Cruz, and Santa Clara...

During the month of April, Subway opened 175 new locations and reached the two significant milestones with its non-traditional locations--more than 4,800 international units open and a...

Commenting on the company's performance, Andrew F. Puzder, president and chief executive officer, says, "We are encouraged that same-store sales at Carl's Jr. continue to climb, and despite...

Italy is famous for its world-class cuisine. So when Jack in the Box restaurants went searching for an artisan-style bread, they headed for the land of pasta, Puccini, and Pisa. Their find?...

Starbucks Corporation announced today that it will enter the ready-to-drink coffee category in Japan and Taiwan. The combined ready-to-drink market in these countries represents more than U.S...

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc.is revving up its third year as Official Burger of the Indianapolis 500. Checkers/Rally's has added signature Community Day and Carb Day events to its list...

The Coca-Cola Company and its major bottlers today announced Live It!(TM), a new health and fitness initiative designed to help students build healthy lifestyles by encouraging physical...