Buddy’s bar-b-q to Offer Free Dessert on Father’s Day

With Father’s Day just around the corner, East Tennessee’s authentic bar-b-q hotspot, Buddy’s bar-b-q, is cooking up a special Father’s Day promotion and contest. On Father’s Day, Sunday, June 16, dads can enjoy a free dessert when they dine in at Buddy’s bar-b-q.   In addition to the dessert promotion, one lucky guest will also have a […]

Chicken Salad Chick Opens Corporate Unit in Clarksville, Tennessee

Chicken Salad Chick, the nation’s only fast casual chicken salad restaurant concept, is opening its 23rd location in Tennessee with a company-owned spot in Clarksville. Located at 2276 Trenton Road, the 2,800-square foot restaurant will welcome guests with a convenient drive-thru. The Clarksville community is invited to celebrate this grand opening on Wednesday, June 26; the […]

Raydiant Releases Inaugural ‘The State of AI in Restaurants’ Report

Raydiant, the leading in-location Experience OS, today released its inaugural “The State of AI in Restaurants” report. The study, based on a survey of 175 restaurant technology leaders, explores the adoption, benefits, and challenges of AI in the restaurant industry, focusing on its potential to drive competitive advantages, streamline operations, and enhance customer experiences. “Our […]

BRIX Holdings Forms Partnership with Revel Systems

Revel Systems, an open cloud order management platform for restaurant and retail brands, today announced BRIX Holdings will implement Revel at all locations for the following brands: Red Mango Yogurt & Smoothie Café, Smoothie Factory Juice Bar + Kitchen, Pizza Jukebox, Souper Salad, and Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt. Revel has already been successfully deployed at […]

SignalFlare.ai Crowned Winner of 2024 Snowflake Startup Challenge

SignalFlare.ai, the exclusive provider of decision intelligence for multi-unit restaurants, is the winner of the 2024 Snowflake Startup Challenge. Now in its fourth year, the Snowflake Startup Challenge recognizes early-stage startups for their innovation in building software that relies on the Snowflake AI Data Cloud. Mike Lukianoff, SignalFlare.ai CEO, said “This is more than a […]

Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard Expanding In Texas

Rita’s Italian Ice & Frozen Custard is continuing to expand its presence in Texas with the recent opening of a new location in Arlington, TX with local franchisees Jasmine and Darryl Ward. The Wards are helping to grow the brand alongside existing Dallas area franchisees Dave Lewis, Sean Evans, Jerry Shirer, and Von Shirer. With […]

Potbelly Unveils ‘Toasty Summer’ Campaign

Potbelly is kicking off summer with a wave of sizzling HOT weekly promotions and new product offerings as part of its “Potbelly Toasty Summer” campaign. Up first starting June 7, Potbelly is offering fans free delivery on orders over $25. This offer is available every weekend throughout the month of June and applies to orders […]

Jabba Brands CEO Solomon Choi Passes Away at 44

Solomon Choi, who in 2008 moved to New York City and launched two companies, including the FroYo franchise 16 Handles, as well as custom disposables company Greeno Products, passed away on June 7. He was 44. Choi was the CEO of Jabba Brands, a growth consulting and advisory for restaurant concepts, CPG, and tech companies, […]

Italy-Based Pizza Concept Rosso Pomodoro to Franchise in U.S.

Rosso Pomodoro, Italy’s largest Neapolitan pizza franchise, announces the launch of franchise opportunities in the United States. Founded in Naples, Italy, the birthplace of pizza, in 1998, the Milan-based pizza chain has expanded globally to 70 locations in Italy and 140 locations worldwide including the operation of highly demanding restaurants in 12 Eataly locations across […]