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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...
In an effort to further engage restaurant operators, the National Restaurant Association (NRA) debuted a new awards program and a new pavilion under its Kitchen Innovations banner today. Both the...

You are ready to open your newest restaurant location. You've upfitted the space, painted, installed, and polished, hired the counter workers, and now you're just waiting on the customers. The...

What does it take to create new leaders in your organization? In our sports-crazed society, it makes sense to look at athletics as a model.

This is not exactly how Ron Yudd put it in his...

Why does arriving in Chicago for the NRA show always feel a little like coming home? Well, for 70,000+ attendees and exhibitors, it is home for the next few days.

Team QSR flew into...

According to the 2005 American Customer Satisfaction Index, released by The National Quality Research Center at the University of Michigan Business School, customers gave Taco Bell a score of...

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. announced it has entered a 36-unit area development agreement for the metro-New York area with Four M Capital, Inc. a New York-based investment company. This agreement...

McDonald’s Latin America has completed an agreement with the Copa Toyota Libertadores to hold exclusive rights in the foodservice company category in one of the most prestigious tournaments in...

Carl’s Jr. announced the award recipients of the 2005 La Estrella Latina de Carl’s Jr. Scholarship Program. In an effort to award deserving students and support continuing education, the quick...

Jack in the Box Inc. today reported net earnings of $20.7 million, or 55 cents per diluted share, in the second quarter ended April 17, 2005, compared with $18.7 million, or 51 cents per diluted...

Yum! Brands Inc. today reported system sales for its international division increased 6 percent prior to foreign currency conversion or 10 percent after conversion to U.S. dollars. As expected...

CKE Restaurants, Inc. announced today that Carl’s Jr. has introduced a new premium entree salad, the Green Burrito Taco Salad. The Green Burrito brand is part of the CKE Restaurants family, and...

Beating its pizza competitors and the world’s top hamburger and other quick-service chains, Papa John’s, for the sixth consecutive year, has claimed the top spot in customer satisfaction...

May 21-24, 2005. McCormick Place, Chicago.
Sonic Corp. today announced another significant landmark in the growth of its chain. On May 16, Sonic's Chairman and CEO Cliff Hudson will join franchisee J.C. (Jim) Winterringer in Shawnee,...
Carl’s Jr., widely known for pushing television advertising to the edge, will introduce yet another example on May 19, with the launch of a much-anticipated ad starring Paris Hilton. Behind-the-...