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Firenza Pizza To Make Houston Debut

2016-08-11 Firenza Pizza, a fast-casual chain that offers custom, made-to-order pizzas, has signed a deal to begin development in the greater Houston area.

Newk’s To Open 10 New Eateries in Southeastern FL

2016-08-11 Fast-casual restaurant brand Newk’s Eatery is growing its presence in the Southeastern Florida dining scene beginning this fall.

Cici's To Add 70 New Restaurants by End of 2017

2016-08-10 Cici's reports consistent growth and plans for continued expansion.

Miguel’s Jr. Opens New Location in Riverside, CA

2016-08-10 Corona, California-based Miguel’s Jr.

Donatos Pizza Signs Deal For Mid-West Expansion

2016-08-10 Donatos Pizza, one of the nation’s original fast-casual pizza companies, has signed a development deal that will bring at least three new locations to...

Überrito Opens New Houston Location

2016-08-09 Überrito announced the opening of its latest Houston-area location in the Clear Lake area as part of its continued growth in the Houston area and the ...

Little Greek Fresh Grill Names New VP of Operations

2016-08-09 Tampa, Florida-based Little Greek Fresh Grill, a fast-casual Greek restaurant with an American influence, has named Bryan StGeorge vice president of o...

Blaze Opens 150th Pizzeria at Disney World

2016-08-08 Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, a leading fast-casual artisanal pizza chain, has opened its new flagship restaurant in Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Re...

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop Hits 100-Store Milestone

2016-08-05 Fort Worth, Texas-based Fuzzy’s Taco Shop, the award-winning, Baja-style, fast-casual Mexican restaurant group, hit a milestone this week with the ope...

What Happens When Franchisee Becomes Franchisor

2016-08-05 Many a busy restaurant operator looks forward to that long-awaited day when he or she can retire from the fun yet fast-paced and often grueling life o...