Industry News

New York deli, meet burger joint -- Carl's Jr. has rolled out a new Pastrami Burger.

According to Carl's, Pastrami burgers have long been "insider" favorites at restaurants like The Hat...

In order to improve efficiency, Papa John's will reduce its corporate support staff by approximately 70 positions, the company said yesterday. The pizza chain has struggled with a stale and...

Tongue in cheek (we hope), Rubio's refers to itself as "the creator of the Affordable Fast Casual Fresh Mexican Grill segment" of the restaurant industry. Calling it a segment is a bit much,...

Japan's Takeru "The Tsunami"? Kobayashi set a new world hamburger-eating record on Saturday by consuming 69 of the two and a half inch, square Krystal hamburgers in eight minutes to win the...

Though the low-carb craze has settled down a bit, Denver-based LaMar's donuts has done something interesting -- they've rolled out a low-carb donut with 15 grams of net carbs. Net carbs are...

Caribou Coffee was the only coffee to receive an "excellent" rating in Consumer Reports' December issue, finishing first when compared to 42 brews. The company's whole-bean Colombian...

Atlanta Bread Company has announced the hiring of Marisa Moore as its corporate nutritionist.

Moore’s primary responsibility is to coordinate and perform nutrient analysis for all...

Earl of Sandwich, a new fast-casual sandwich concept whose founders include a direct descendant of the man credited with inventing the sandwich in 1762, has hired former Burger King U.S....

Ultimate Franchise Systems has purchased the Juicy Lucy's Hamburger Drive-Thru Restaurants from HDOS Enterprises. The purchase adds eight restaurants to UFSY's franchise family now...

Kahala Corp. has completed its first acquisition in Australia for an undisclosed price as part of its growth plans in the Land Down Under. Kahala closed on its purchase of Nrgize, a chain of...

AFC Enterprises announced it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Church's Chicken brand to Crescent Capital Investments, Inc. The deal is for $390 million, comprised of $383 million...

Fatburger is preparing for significant growth, including opening more than 200 company and franchised stores in the next four years. The corporation recently refinanced its debt to maximize...

The owners and operators of Subway's locations on the Pacific Island of Guam were the honored recipients of Legislative Resolution No. 133 presented on behalf of the people of Guam by Senator...

Sailormen, Inc., the largest domestic franchisee of Popeyes Chicken and Biscuits, is running an interesting voter awareness campaign. Any registered voter who brings in his or her voter...

Marcia Schroeder of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, landed on Boardwalk and Park Place to win the $1 million dollar cash prize from the MONOPOLY Best Chance Game 2.0 at McDonald's. Schroeder won by...

The Taco Bell target is back. And once again, if a home run strikes said target in this year's World Series between the Red Sox and the Cardinals, every person in the U.S. can eat a free taco...