Industry News

The clock is ticking. The stress is mounting. April 15th is right around the corner. But, this year, Dunkin’ Donuts is teaming up with H...

Shane’s Rib Shack, a three-year-old, tin-roofed rib shack operating in a rural town 45 minutes outside Atlanta, goes through about 40 gallons of its private label Shane’s Sauce each day, a...

El Pollo Loco announced today it has signed an agreement with franchise entrepreneur Amer Hammoud and Hammoud Inc. to develop three El Pollo Loco restaurants in Texas by 2008. Mr. Hammoud has...

It’s A Grind Coffee Franchise, LLC, a leading national specialty coffeehouse concept that offers gourmet coffee and espresso beverages, recently announced the appointment of Jose Luis Urruita...

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc.’s general counsel, Montgomery “Monty” Moran, has become the restaurant chain’s new president and chief operating officer. Moran succeeds Kevin Reddy, who recently...

Atlanta area law enforcement officers will kick off the first weekend of the nationwide Special Olympics fundraising program, “Cops on Doughnut Shops,” in partnership with Krispy Kreme...

First thing this morning, Burger King Corporation will launch the newest additions to its line of flavorful and indulgent breakfast sandwiches: the Enormous Omelet Sandwich and the Western Omelet...
The inaugural Nathan’s Famous World French Fry-Eating Championship will take place at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 31 at the Nathan’s Famous location in Oceanside, New York. Expected to compete is...
Last fall, Blimpie International Inc., global franchisor of Blimpie® restaurants, announced its intentions to re-invigorate the Blimpie brand. Wasting no time, the vision is becoming reality with...
On April 1, 2005 Dairy Queen® will launch the DQ® Crew ClubTM and www.thedqlab.com for kids ages three to twelve featuring 3D web games, a customized DQ e-newsletter, and the chance to earn Crew...

“This is a great opportunity to showcase our brand and company in a very popular program,” says Ken Calwell, chief marketing officer, Domino’s Pizza. “We’re the first pizza company to be...

The company announced today that their new line of chicken sandwiches introduced in early January is a big hit. After extensive testing, and with culinary advice from Good Times “Director of...

YUM! Brands Inc. announced that its Board of Directors formally appointed Rick Carucci, 47, chief financial officer from chief financial officer-designate. In October 2004, Carucci was...

Technomic, Inc. and Yankelovich Monitor® Group are collaborating on a major study on the Latino foodservice consumer entitled “Targeting the Latino Foodservice Consumer: Keys to Future Success...

The nation’s top McDonald’s restaurant managers gathered in Chicago to receive the Ray Kroc Award this week. The Ray Kroc Award is an annual performance-based award that recognizes the top one...

Hardee’s Frisco Thickburger was introduced yesterday, two years after the original “Frisco Burger” was retired following the introduction of Hardee’s line of Thickburgers.

“The original...