Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s Name Justin Falciola Chief Technology and Growth Officer

CKE Restaurants Holdings, parent company of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, announced the appointment of Justin Falciola as chief technology and growth officer for both brands.   Improving the guest and team experience through technology and digital solutions has been a priority for Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, with a focus on digital platforms and capabilities. In this […]

Cousins Subs and Donald Driver Announce Celebrity Golf Outing Sweepstakes

Cousins Subs and partner Donald Driver present the “Drive to Win – Celebrity Golf Outing Sweepstakes,” offering fans an unparalleled experience on the course alongside celebrity athletes. Now through July 21, 2024, fans can enter daily to win the ultimate golf experience. The grand prize winner will receive a foursome entry into the prestigious 4th annual […]

Noodles & Company Names Scott Davis Chief Concept Officer

Noodles & Company announced the appointment of Scott Davis as Chief Concept Officer, effective June 19, 2024. “Scott brings an unmatched track record of concept development and innovation success in the fast-casual segment, and I am delighted he is joining our leadership team to help us capture the full potential of our unique brand,” said Drew Madsen, Chief Executive […]

Miguel’s Restaurants Promotes Janice Brady to CFO

Miguel’s Restaurants, the 50-year guest favorite brand with restaurants across the Inland Empire and Orange County, elevated Janice Brady to Chief Financial Officer. Brady joined Miguel’s Restaurants in 2012 as Controller and was promoted to Vice President of Accounting and Finance in 2020. She has served as an integral part of the leadership team, overseeing […]

Duck Donuts Rolling Out Donuts for Dads

Duck Donuts is here to help make Father’s Day memorable with a 12-pack … of his favorite donuts. Available through June 16, treat Dad to the carefully crafted Dad Dozen or Half Dozen, featuring the popular Maple Bacon and a limited-time, brand-new bourbon caramel drizzle. The new bourbon caramel drizzle combines the rich, smooth flavor […]

Donatos Announces First Maryland Locations

Donatos Pizza announced its first traditional locations planned for Maryland. The three initial locations within the strategic growth of the DMV area (DC, Maryland, and Virginia) are expected in Columbia, Laurel, and Glen Burnie, and the first location is expected to open next year. The premium pizza franchise hopes to grow up to 50 traditional […]

Wetzel’s Opens Walmart Bakery in McAllen, Texas

Wetzel’s Pretzels, the iconic brand known for its fresh, hand-rolled pretzels, has joined forces with Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, to open the state’s first Walmart bakery in McAllen, Texas. The McAllen bakery will allow guests to experience the brand’s renowned SoCal vibes and delicious pretzels right inside their local Walmart. Alan Wilson, a young […]

Slim Chickens Heads to Decatur, Alabama

Slim Chickens announced its new restaurant opening at 1005 Beltline Rd SE, 35603 in Decatur, Alabama. This is the brand’s 10th store in the state. Spearheaded by the established operator Simply Slims, this is the group’s fourth location in Alabama, marking its 16th store overall with locations in Alabama and Arkansas.  The better-chicken brand has opened more than […]