Breakfast Article Archive

Pumpkin Flavors are Back at Dunkin’ Donuts

Dunkin' Donuts is welcoming back one of fall's favorite flavors, announcing that its lineup of pumpkin coffees and baked goods will return to its restaurants nationwide before the end of August. Guests in New York City will be among the first to enjoy pumpkin at Dunkin', with pumpkin flavored coffee, lattes, and macchiatos served at […]

McD’s Marks 4th Consecutive Quarter of Positive Sales

McDonald's Corporation announced results for the second quarter ended June 30. "At McDonald's, we are focused on meeting our customers' needs for high-quality, affordable food and beverage choices," says McDonald's president and CEO Steve Easterbrook. "Our second quarter performance, which marks our fourth consecutive quarter of positive comparable sales across all business segments, provides a […]

Starbucks Keeps Evolving, Announces More Changes

Fresh off announcing a record fiscal third quarter, Starbucks released details about its anticipated employee dress-code change, as well as a new organizational structure in the C-suite. On Monday, Starbucks unveiled its new dress code, which allows a range of shirt colors beyond black and white, as well as patterns. The code also welcomes shorts, […]

Chick-fil-A Debuts Egg White Breakfast Sandwich

With U.S. consumers eating breakfast away from home more frequently, Chick-fil-A has launched a new breakfast sandwich to meet the demands of those seeking a healthy breakfast on-the-go. The new Egg White Grill, a protein-packed breakfast sandwich, is the first new breakfast entree for the national quick-service restaurant chain since 2010. The Egg White Grill […]

Charleys Philly Steaks Offers New Breakfast Burritos

For 30 years, Charleys Philly Steaks has been serving up Cheesesteaks, gourmet fries, and lemonades, and now, customers can start their day at Charleys with a flavorful breakfast at a great value. At participating domestic locations, Charleys is expanding its menu by introducing three new breakfast burritos and seasoned hashbrowns. Like Charleys Philly Steaks’ famous […]

Starbucks Announces New Employee Incentives, Better Pay

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced a series of enhanced employee incentives, including increased pay and a more relaxed dress code, in a letter sent to partners Monday. According to the letter, Starbucks will increase the base pay for all partners and store managers at company-operated U.S. locations by more than 5 percent, with the amount […]

McDonald’s to Expand All-Day Breakfast Options Nationally

This September, breakfast fans will have more choice when they opt for McDonald’s All Day Breakfast, as more choices will be added to the national All Day Breakfast menu. To continue to give customers more of their favorite breakfast items any time of the day, McDonald’s will be shifting to one national All Day Breakfast […]

Bruegger’s Serves Up Patriotic Bagels, Summer Specials

Bruegger’s Bagels launched its new summer menu, adding two flavorful new menu items and bringing back seasonal favorites to the classic Bruegger’s Bagels menu. At breakfast, the new Mediterranean Sunrise—a hearty sandwich with fresh-cracked egg, Genoa salami, red peppers, cucumbers, and Feta cheese on the new limited-time-only toasted Spinach-Parmesan bagel—blends many traditional ingredients from sunny […]

Dunkin’ Honors National Donut Day with Freebies

Today, June 3, is National Donut Day, and Dunkin' Donuts is welcoming the holiday by bringing doughnuts to guests worldwide with a special celebratory free doughnut offer. All day today, Dunkin' Donuts is offering guests a free classic doughnut of their choice (while supplies last) with the purchase of any beverage at participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants […]

Detroit’s Mac n’ Brewz Fast Casual Adds Breakfast

Award-winning chef Lorraine Platman, founder of Sweet Lorraine’s Café & Bar and Sweet Lorraine’s Fabulous Mac n’ Cheez!, is introducing a new breakfast menu to her newest addition to the mac and cheese empire, Mac n’ Brewz! Mac n’ Brewz! in Detroit will now be serving dishes in the morning, including its new savory Breakfast […]

Hardee’s Recognizes Its Best Biscuit Maker

Isabelle Reyes of St. Louis, Missouri, was crowned the best Hardee’s biscuit maker in the nation. The restaurant chain recently held its National Biscuit Baking Championship on April 14 at its corporate headquarters in St. Louis, featuring more than 600 biscuit makers from across 16 different states. The competitors were given 15 minutes to prepare and bake […]

Starbucks Invites Customers to Beat the Heat with Cold Brew

Starbucks Corporation announced a new line-up of cold beverages that will become the foundation for a new “cold bar” of coffee and espresso products. This new menu focused exclusively on the portfolio of cold coffee affirms the company’s ongoing investment in the category of iced beverages coming off of the highly successful, nationwide launch of cold brew […]

The Line Between Breakfast and Snacking Blurs

Consumers continue to embrace snacking—not only as viable daypart option but also as a paradigm through which to view eating in general (smaller, more frequent meals). This has caused and will continue to cause changes in consumers’ relationships with traditional breakfast foods, according to market research publisher Packaged Facts in the brand new report, Breakfast: […]

Bruegger’s Bagels Awards Winner of 1st Bake-Off

Bruegger’s Bagels, known for its authentic New York–style bagels prepared in the traditional method using just five simple ingredients, has named its top baker in the company’s first Ultimate Bagel Bake-Off held during its annual conference at the William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh. David Creighton of Raleigh, North Carolina, kettle-boiled and baked 12 varieties of […]

Breakfast and Morning Snacks Boom, According to NPD

Telling Americans that breakfast is the most important meal of the day is a moot point. They get it. The consumption of breakfasts and morning snacks, in and away from home, is forecast to grow faster than the U.S. population over the next few years, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company. Total […]

Stan’s Donuts & Coffee Adds Two New Locations

Stan's Donuts & Coffee announces its expansion with two new locations opening on May 21 at 6:30 a.m. The fifth and sixth locations are located at 535 N. Michigan Ave. and 3300 N. Broadway in Chicago. The grand opening celebrations start with the first 100 customers at the two new locations receiving a mystery envelope […]

Subway Offers Early Birds BOGO Breakfast

All month long, early bird guests visiting participating Subway sandwich shops will enjoy a free savory 6-inch Subway breakfast sandwich with the purchase of any of their favorite handcrafted subs before 9 a.m. The limited-time BOGO offer from your neighborhood Subway sandwich shop allows guests to choose from any of their favorite subs and receive […]

Krispy Kreme Gets Heroic with Comic-Inspired Box

Breaking this week, special packaging and mobile/online advertising promote “Superhero Day,” April 28, when customers at participating Krispy Kreme, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, stores (in 43 states, plus D.C.) will get a second one-dozen box of Original Glazed doughnuts, free with first dozen purchased. The work is by advertising agency Baldwin& in Raleigh, North Carolina. The comic-inspired, […]

Honey Butter Fried Chicken Begins Selling Corn Muffin Mix

Honey Butter Fried Chicken (3361 N. Elston Ave.), the local and sustainably raised fried chicken restaurant from co-owners Christine Cikowski and Josh Kulp, announce the launch of two new retail products, the Fried Chicken Flour and Corn Muffin Mix, both now available for purchase at the Avondale restaurant for $9 each. After several months of […]

Carl’s Jr./Hardee’s Adds Auntie Anne’s Pretzel to Breakfast

Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s join forces with Auntie Anne’s, the world’s largest soft pretzel franchise, to redefine the identity of a New York City sidewalk staple with the introduction of the Pretzel Breakfast Sandwich, available at participating restaurants nationwide. Featuring a savory sausage patty, the new breakfast item is topped with egg and both American […]