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For Starbucks district manager Sean Greenlee, conversations over coffee between members of his South Seattle community and law enforcement have changed perceptions of local police.

“Starbucks has a...

The National Restaurant Association and the American Hotel & Lodging Association have finalized and executed an agreement for the largest foodservice trade association in the world to acquire the...

In honor of Random Acts of Kindness Day, Cold Stone Creamery is kicking off the celebration with the return of Random Acts of Cold Stone. Over the next few weeks, the Random Acts of Cold Stone team (#...

Fast-casual Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers is celebrating the 92nd birthday of its co-founder and namesake, Freddy Simon, with 92-cent frozen custard treats. The special, one-week offer begins...

Yum! Brands announced that Keith A. Meister, Managing Partner of Corvex Management LP, has elected to step down from its Board of Directors, effective immediately.

Meister says, “Serving on the YUM...

Zoup! has broken ground in Bothell. The new restaurant will be located at 1410 228th St. SE, in the Canyon Park Place shopping center. When it opens in mid-April, it will be the first Zoup! in the Seattle...

Tropical Smoothie Café is proving once again that they have the answer to what customers want big, bold flavors, with its newest flatbread offering and complementary boosted smoothie lineup. The Cha Cha...

Following a successful test at its concept store in Seattle, Starbucks is rolling out ice cream at more than 100 stores across the U.S.

The Italian-inspired affogatos debuted at the chain’s Seattle...

William Kaufman plans to open a Dickey’s Barbecue Pit location on the University of Michigan campus. The student body of the University of Michigan represents approximately 38 percent of the total...

Jamestown, LP, the owner of Brunswig Square in the heart of Los Angeles’s Little Tokyo neighborhood, is pleased to announce that Spinfish Poké House, the popular fast-casual poké shop, has opened.  The...

Tropical Smoothie Cafe, a leading fast casual cafe concept known for its better-for-you food and smoothies with a tropical twist, announced it signed a franchise development agreement with Glen Johnson to...

Vegetables are the focus at Chef José Andrés’ fast casual Beefsteak, and now the restaurant has a chief of produce.

Filling the role, Bennett Haynes will work with executive chef Pat Peterson to...

The Wendy's Company reported preliminary unaudited results for the fourth quarter and full year ended January 1. The company plans to file its audited financial results on or before March 2.

"We have...

Pie Five Pizza Co. announced the opening of its first location in the Keystone State. The fast casual restaurant, known for customizable pizzas prepared in five minutes or less complete with unlimited...

As part of its renewed commitment to another 65 years as one of the country’s top quick-service chicken brands, Church’s Chicken announced the recent promotion of Chris Ward to Vice President of Supply...

CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder withdrew his name from consideration for labor secretary in President Donald Trump’s cabinet on Wednesday.

“After careful consideration and discussions with my...

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