Industry News

Port City Java opened yesterday its newest café. The new unit, located at 4610 West Market Street, Greensboro, North Carolina, is a freestanding cafe offering drive-thru service. The cafe is...
There will be no more Big Macs in Jamaica. McDonald's Corp., the world's largest fast-food company, said Thursday that it will suspend business and close its eight restaurants in Jamaica later...
Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc., which is grappling with declining sales, accounting problems, and numerous government probes, said Thursday it has been served with a lawsuit filed by a franchisee in...
Known for serving up freshly blended-to-order fruit smoothies, juices and good-for-you snacks, Jamba Juice has selected Radiant Systems, Inc.'s Aloha eFrequency application for its ability to...
OAK BROOK, ILL., October 4—Better prizes. Bigger numbers. That's the theme of this year's Monopoly Best Chance Game 3.0—McDonald's biggest promotion to date.

October 4 through October 31 (or...

Brinker International today announced it has reached a definitive asset purchase agreement for the sale of its Corner Bakery Cafe brand to CBC Restaurant Corp for an undisclosed price.

CBC is...

What started as a simple dream to support a family while showing guests uncommon hospitality has grown into one of the country's fastest-growing restaurant chains as Culver's Frozen Custard...

David Raymond, aka Sweet Baby Ray, and his entire staff, announce a Grand Opening Party to introduce the public to their first restaurant in Wood Dale, Illinios scheduled for Saturday, October 8...

Available now at participating Panda Express restaurants, the gift cards are available to guests in any amount between $10 and $100. They can be used for food or beverages, and for individual...

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...