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Church's Chicken has development agreements with four new franchisees to open more than 30 new restaurants, according to the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

The Atlanta-based fried chicken chain...

American Securities Capital Partners, L.P. announced today it has signed a definitive purchase agreement to sell Irvine, California-based quick-service restaurant chain El Pollo Loco to Trimaran...
In Asia yesterday, Starbucks Coffee Company launched its first ready-to-drink (RTD) coffee beverage outside of North America. Called Starbucks Discoveries, the RTD beverage will initially be...
Technology featured at the 2005 North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers Show shows how the lines between quick-service, fast-casual, and full-service restaurants are beginning...
The North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers announced recipients of this year's Doctorate of Foodservice Medallions at the industry show this weekend.

The 44 recipients...

As the 2005 North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) show comes to a close, Deirdre Flynn, executive vice president of NAFEM, says she believes this year’s show was a...
It's appropriate that Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) was developed by NASA to keep astronauts from coming down with foodborne illness in outer space because sometimes it...
One of the cold, hard truths of the foodservice industry is that 45 percent of employees don’t wash their hands despite signs in restrooms and around the workplace urging them to do so. An even...
When most people think of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), they think of EZ Pass or Speedpass, which let motorists zip through toll booths without fumbling for cash, or maybe even the...
There's no doubt that consumers today are looking for healthier menu options, but on the other hand, fried items, like chicken nuggets and French fries, remain strong-selling staples at quick-...
The concept of an "integrated kitchen" has long been talked about in the quick-service restaurant industry, but according to exhibitors at the 2005 North American Association of Food Equipment...
Visitors at the 2005 North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers trade show are treated to so many innovative products that it's difficult to focus on any specific one, but...
McDonald's Chief Executive Officer Jim Skinner and members of senior management today reaffirmed McDonald's financial growth targets, strategic priorities and commitment to grow sales at existing...
McDonald’s today unveiled a new TV commercial that showcases successful individuals whose first jobs were at McDonald’s. The “My First” spot features people from around the world who started...
Jack in the Box Inc. today announced that its board of directors has affirmed the organization's long-term strategy to become a national restaurant company. The goal was approved during the board...
Wienerschnitzel’s newest menu item, The New York Pizza Dog, was successfully tested for five months in Southern California prior to being launched chainwide on September 25. Its rollout will be...