Top Fast Casual News

Freddy’s Appoints Nick Booras Vice President of Franchise Development

Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers announced the addition of Nick Booras as a Vice President of Franchise Development. In the role, Booras will work with Mary Coots, and they will be responsible for identifying prospective franchisees and coaching prospects through the discovery process. “This year, we celebrated the opening of our 500th restaurant and will open more […]

Guy Fieri’s Downtown Flavortown in Pigeon Forge Offers Holiday Menu

November 20 to 26, 2023, come embrace the “Spirit of Thanksgiving” at Guy Fieri’s Downtown Flavortown at the Mountain Mile Shopping Complex in Pigeon Forge as the chefs have prepared something truly special for the holiday during a week-long celebration of gratitude and gourmet delights. We’ve created a fixed-price menu, for only $39.99 you’ll get our Thanksgiving feast. Each […]

Chicken Salad Chick Opens Unit in Charleston, South Carolina

 Chicken Salad Chick, the nation’s only fast casual chicken salad restaurant concept, announced its latest opening in Charleston, South Carolina. Located at 8803 Dorchester Road in North Charleston’s Cedar Grove shopping center, this is the fourth Chicken Salad Chick to open in the area from owners Julie Beville and Michelle Singleton, who also own Chicks in […]

Ike’s Love & Sandwiches Opening in San Leandro

Ike’s Love & Sandwiches, the iconic San Francisco brand known for their saucy, creative, and crave-worthy sandwiches, is opening their brand-new location in the Peleton Plaza at 155 Parrott St., San Leandro, CA 94577. The new restaurant is now open with a highly anticipated grand opening event planned for Saturday, December 9.  The first 50 […]

Happy Joe’s Adds 14-Inch Thin-Crust Square Pizzas

 At Happy Joe’s Pizza & Ice Cream, it’s hip to be square –  thanks to the brand’s new 14-inch, thin-crust square pizzas. These game-changing pizzas are a take on the New York-style pizza with a Happy Joe’s spin. “It’s the same great Happy Joe’s flavor profile and quality, only on a thinner, square-shaped crust,” states […]

Dave’s Hot Chicken Releases New Family Meal Deals Ahead of Thanksgiving

Dave’s Hot Chicken, the wildly popular Nashville-style hot chicken sensation that started out six years ago in an East Hollywood parking lot and has since become the Fastest-Growing Restaurant Chain in America, announced that guests across Southern California and Michigan are in for a treat, as the company is elevating its popular, large group order […]

Smalls Sliders Offers Free Meals with Gift Card Purchase

Smalls Sliders, the cheeseburger slider brand taking the quick-service world by storm, announced its latest seasonal campaign dubbed ‘Smallidays,’ aimed at helping guests celebrate the ‘Smalls’ things this holiday season.   Beginning on November 13 through December 25, guests will receive a Free Combo 1 meal with the purchase of $25 in gift cards. The gift […]

Clean Eatz Launches Fundraiser with Camp Pocono Trails

Clean Eatz recently announced a new fundraiser in conjunction with the brand’s latest partnership with Camp Pocono Trails, the country’s premier health and wellness camp. The fundraiser, aimed at financing the cost for kids to attend the camp, amassed an incredible $45,000, which will be enough to give 10 kids the Camp Pocono Trails experience. […]

Budlong Southern Chicken Opens in Irving, Texas

The Budlong Southern Chicken, the Nashville hot chicken brand defying the status quo of uninspiring chicken joints, is about to wow a whole new legion of fans as parent company Craveworthy Brands set November 15 as the opening date of their new corporate-owned store in Irving, Texas. Situated on the grounds of the Toyota Music […]

Oatly Joins the Menu at Insomnia Cookies

Oatly Group AB announced a new foodservice distribution arrangement in the US with Insomnia Cookies, the beloved brand known for serving warm cookies all day and late into the night. Available at all 250+ locations throughout the US, Oatly 11oz Original and Chocolate Oatmilks are now offered as a great-tasting beverage option alongside Insomnia Cookies’ […]

Duck Donuts Begins Search for Sweetest Fan 

Duck Donuts announced an exciting partnership with the iconic and beloved character, Strawberry Shortcake, in celebration of the “Perfect Holiday” special, now available on Netflix. To spread the holiday cheer, Duck Donuts is hosting an exclusive sweepstakes to find the brand’s ultimate Sweetest Fan. Fans of Duck Donuts and Strawberry Shortcake can enter for a […]

16 Handles Introduces Butter Beer Frozen Yogurt

Prepare to unlock the door to a world of wizardry and wonder as 16 Handles introduces its most enchanting new flavor – Butter Beer frozen yogurt. Starting November 16th, witches and wizards alike can savor the magic with this new flavor, available for a limited time at any location nationwide. The new spellbinding flavor is crafted with rich butterscotch […]

Beyond Juicery + Eatery Announces Seasonal Items

With the arrival of winter and the holiday season approaching, Beyond Juicery + Eatery is enhancing its beloved, fresh menu to satisfy cold-weather, seasonal cravings with nourishing choices available for a limited time. Starting November 13, guests at Beyond Juicery + Eatery can embrace the season with its latest food creations and the return of […]