Chain: Noodles & Co.

Noodles & Co. Offers Free Kids Meal on ‘Family Nights’

Noodles & Company, serving classic noodle and pasta dishes from its globally inspired World Kitchen, announced that they will celebrate “Family Nights” every Thursday throughout the month of November (with the exception of Thanksgiving). As part of this event, children will receive one free Kids Meal with an adult entrée purchase. Noodles & Company continues […]

Noodles Names Mark Mears As EVP and CMO

Noodles & Company today announced that Mark A. Mears will be joining Noodles & Company as its executive vice president and chief marketing officer effective July 20, 2015. Mr. Mears has more than 20 years of marketing and brand positioning experience. He will be responsible for the strategic marketing direction of Noodles & Company and […]

Noodles & Company Appoints New Marketing Manager

Hamra Enterprises, franchisee of Noodles & Company restaurants, has appointed Nichole Curry as its new marketing manager for Missouri. A graduate of Webster University, Nichole earned masters' degrees in marketing and communications, as well as management and leadership. She also holds a bachelor's degree in media communications from the school. Her past employers have included […]

Former Quiznos Chef to Head Culinary at Noodles & Co.

Noodles & Company, serving classic noodle and pasta dishes from around the world, announced the appointment of Chef Nick Graff as director of culinary research and development. Graff will be responsible for driving the creative direction of the fast-casual restaurant’s diverse and globally inspired menu. He will oversee the development of the company’s in-restaurant menu, […]

Noodles & Co. Elects New Member to Board of Directors

Noodles & Company announced the election of Johanna Murphy as an independent member of its board of directors and a member of its Audit Committee. Murphy brings experience in developing marketing and digital strategies for numerous global consumer brands, including Ivanka Trump and Kate Spade. "We are pleased to welcome Johanna Murphy to our board […]

Hamra Purchases 7 Noodles & Co. Locations

Hamra Enterprises, a franchisee of Noodles & Company, announced it has completed the purchase of seven franchised Noodles & Company restaurants from North American Dining, LLC.   North American Dining, LLC, a Noodles & Company franchisee, was formed in 2006 to develop Noodles & Company restaurants in Missouri. Since 2006, North American Dining has developed […]

Noodles & Co. to Acquire 16 Restaurants For $13.4 Million

Noodles & Company announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase 16 franchised Noodles & Co. restaurants for approximately $13.4 million. The acquisition is expected to close in early July 2014. The 16 locations included in the agreement, operated by long-time franchise partner, Sagamore Dining Partners, LLC, are located primarily in the greater Indianapolis […]

Noodles & Company Names New VP of Supply Chain

Noodles & Company announced the appointment of Glenn Douglas as vice president of supply chain. “Glenn has a proven track record of leading successful supply chain operations and building those important relationships with partners in the restaurant industry, so we are thrilled to welcome him to the Noodles & Company team," says Kevin Reddy, chairman […]

Sales, Traffic Up in Noodles & Co.’s Second Quarter

Asparagus may not be a fast-casual staple, but Noodles & Co. CEO Kevin Reddy believes the vegetable spear contributed to growth at his company’s 348 U.S. restaurants. Increased promotion of Your World Kitchen, Noodles & Co.’s series of internationally inspired dishes—to which fresh asparagus was recently added—was cited during the company’s August 8 second-quarter earnings […]

Jimmy John’s, Chipotle Ranked Among Fastest-Growing Chains

The list of the fastest-growing retailers this year tells a story of consumers’ growing affinity for fast-fashion, specialty grocery items, and apparel. STORES Hot 100 Retailers list, published annually in the August issue of STORES magazine, consists of retail companies that reported the greatest increase in domestic sales between 2011 and 2012. All public and […]