Industry News

Fresh Choice, Inc., will file a voluntary petition to reorganize under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code today.

According to a statement, Fresh Choice has elevated Tim O'Shea to the...

McDonald’s today unveiled the concept for the re-imaging of its flagship rock and roll location in Chicago. The ‘50s-themed restaurant, located at 600 N. Clark St., will take on a more...

BanTransFats.com, Inc., a California non-profit, has filed a lawsuit against McDonald's for "false advertising regarding its announcement that it was implementing a change to a new cooking...

Whataburger's chief people officer, Sandee Pritchard, has won the Elliot Group’s prestigious Motivator of the Year Award. The award honors Ms. Pritchard, who was chosen from among hundreds of...

Quality Restaurant Ventures, Inc., franchisor of Sobik's Subs sandwich restaurants, and Head West Enterprises, franchisor of Westshore Pizza, announced the signing of an agreement July 6 with the...

It's official: Burger King is looking for its 10th chief exec in 15 years.

The number-two burger chain announced today that CEO Brad Blum has left the company, citing "strategic...

Auntie Anne’s will roll out "the first known carb-conscious, fresh-baked, hand-rolled soft pretzel product" nationwide beginning July 11.

Known as Smart Bites, the pretzels contain one...

The head of Hardee's independent franchisees told CKE Restaurants, Inc., stockholders today that CEO and President Andy Puzder and his management team deserve credit for improved sales and...

Raving Brands has changed the name of its Mama Fu's Noodle House to Mama Fu's Asian House. According to a statement issued by the company, the change reflects a more definitive Pan Asian...

Starbucks Coffee Company will roll out its new Frappuccino Light blended coffee with a "North America sampling day" on June 30. The company says customers are invited to visit any U.S. or...

Beginning on June 30, more than 50 Krystal restaurants in seven states will offer free wireless internet access for customers.

"The interest and demand for the convenience of high-...

Panera Bread's system-wide comparable bakery-cafe sales decreased 0.9% for the four weeks ended June 12, 2004. Company stores were down 0.1%, while franchises were down 1.3%.

The chain...

Quiznos Sub has added a line of low-carb, "toasted" salads to its menu.

According to a company spokesperson, "the secret is that Quiznos toasts the meats and cheeses to bring out all the...

Taco Bell and Major League Baseball Properties have reached a three-year sponsorship agreement that will make Taco Bell the "Official Quick Service Restaurant" of Major League Baseball.

As...

After a year plus of struggles, Schlotzsky's board of directors removed the senior management of the company and elected a new interim chief executive officer.

A company spokesperson said...

Fred DeLuca, the 56-year-old founder of Subway Restaurants, will carry the Olympic torch through the streets of Brooklyn next Saturday. His quarter-mile run will begin on Myrtle Avenue and...