industry headlines

Nestlé Toll House Café Makes Newport Debut

2017-12-27 Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip is branching out with a café in Newport, Virginia.

Snappy Salads Opens Second Houston-Area Location

2017-11-16 Snappy Salads, the paper straw–loving, nutrition-focused restaurant, opened a second Houston-area location November 16, in the Katy Green Phase III de...

Rising Roll Signs Three-Unit Memphis Deal

2017-11-16 Rising Roll Café, an Atlanta-based gourmet sandwich concept once named the “nation’s best for a sandwich” by USA Today, has signed a franchise agreeme...

Cava Opens New York Suburb Location

2017-11-16 Leading Mediterranean fast-casual restaurant and culinary brand Cava opens a new location at 3 Rye Ridge Plaza in Rye Brook.

Melt Shop Inks First Domestic Franchise Agreement

2017-11-15 Melt Shop, pioneers of the melted sandwich movement, announced the signing of its first domestic franchise agreement with 717 Food Group.

Pizza Press Eyes Expansion From Southern California

2017-11-15 The Pizza Press, a fast-casual, build-your-own pizza restaurant, is gearing up for national expansion, with 30 new restaurants slated to open by early...

Malibu Poke Set to Open in Dallas

2017-11-15 Along with partners Ben and Eric Kusin, TJ’s Seafood Market & Grill owner Jon Alexis will open the first Malibu Poke on Tuesday, November 28 in Tu...

Bojangles’ Eyes Expansion in the Midwest and South

2017-11-10 Bojangles’ Inc., the fast-growing quick-serve famous for its Southern-inspired recipes, is seeking experienced, motivated multi-unit franchise owners ...

Pie Five Pizza Co. Pushes Into Nebraska and Kansas

2017-11-06 Nebraskans’ obsession with all things red is about to include the sauce from Pie Five Pizza Co.  ...

CAVA Expands to Ballston, Rosslyn, and Chantilly

2017-11-06 CAVA, the D.C.–based Mediterranean fast-casual restaurant, announced today that it will open three new locations across northern Virginia.