Children’s cancer may not be cured with chocolate peanut butter cake—but it’s a start.
The Double Chocolate Hill, a tower of sugary satisfaction concocted by Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant, generates thousands of dollars each year for CureSearch, a national nonprofit whose mission is to fund...
Quick-serve companies wrapped up their quarter earnings calls and investor meetings earlier this month, paving the way for the final fiscal term of 2011 (or, in Starbucks’ case, the beginning of fiscal 2012).
Here are a few things to learn about the industry from the results.
1. Premium menu items...
While national unemployment remains at a steady 9 percent, many companies are planning to repeat their annual hiring surge to support this year’s holiday season.
Quick-service restaurants will play a visible role in the effort.
According to Chicago-based staffing consultants Challenger, Gray &...
David Karam, president of North America for Wendy's, will be leaving the the company at the of the end of 2011.
Karam intends to return to his Cedar Enterprises business, which operates 151 Wendy’s restaurants in six states.
“David provided excellent leadership to the organization during a...
When the new CiCi’s Pizza location opened in Murphy, Texas, last Monday, it introduced a range of new design elements and features that could offer a peek into the future of the company.
The new unit sports a brighter color palette; new uniforms and menuboards; an expanded buffet and carryout; and...
QSR recently got an exclusive media tour of ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen, the Asian fast-casual, created by Chipotle founder Steve Ells.
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The one-unit concept is located in Washington, D.C's, busy Dupont Circle area,...
When Don Fertman joined Subway in 1981, the company stood as little more than an ambitious regional player. Thoughts of the brand filling the corporate heavyweight shoes it does today seemed remote and distant.
But times have changed.
For the last three decades, Fertman, Subway’s chief development...
With the food-truck trend thriving in the U.S., a decade-old, Australian mobile brand is ready to replicate its success in the States.
Cafe2U, a mobile espresso brand with about 120 units in Australia and more than 50 units throughout the United Kingdom, rolled out its first U.S. unit in Bend,...