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Dippin’ Dots, LLC, the leading maker of flash-frozen beaded ice cream and frozen treats, posted double-digit growth in 2016, led by the company’s focus on account development and retention, strong...

Cicis, a leading family-friendly pizza buffet restaurant company known for its unlimited pizza, pasta, salad, soup, and dessert offerings, named brand marketing veteran Billie Jo Waara to the position of...

The Taco Bueno family is rapidly growing as they welcome Chief Operating Officer Tony Darden and Chief Marketing Officer Sarah Beddoe to the fold. Both executives hail from distinguished industry positions...

What do you call an all-natural cheeseburger topped with fried pickles, roasted jalapeños, fried onions, and smoky BBQ sauce? The Mama Burger; just one of the delicious new items added to Tasty Burger’s...

On the heels of announcing Curry Up Now’s purchase of Tava Kitchen and securing their place as the nation’s largest fast casual Indian restaurant chain, Curry Up Now announces the hiring of Fransmart to...

Captain D’s, a leading fast casual seafood restaurant, announced the opening of its newest franchised restaurant in McDonough, Georgia. Located at 530 Highway 81 East, this new restaurant marks the brand’s...

CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc., parent company of Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurants, kicks off its seventh annual Stars for Heroes fundraising campaign this week at participating locations nationwide. The...

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is celebrating National Doughnut Day the best way—your way. On June 2, customers can select one free doughnut from the entire menu—any doughnut, all day long, at participating shops...

President Donald Trump has had a contentious first 124 days in office, but the new administration has assured the restaurant industry that there is a “method to the madness,” according to an educational...

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop, known for its award-winning, hand-crafted sandwiches, signed a franchise agreement to bring three new Capriotti’s locations to the Las Vegas market over the next two years, with...

The Hummus & Pita Co. updated its Franchise Disclosure Document (“FDD”) to include Item 19 financial information. Item 19 shows restaurants between only 930 square feet—1,850 square feet generating...

Subway hosts presence at Hangout Festival in Alabama for fans.

Subway, the world’s largest restaurant chain, will be serving free mini sandwiches, among other goodies and experiences, at five music festivals this summer. From May to August, Subway will take an...

Cleveland Avenue LLC, a Chicago-based accelerator that strategically invests in innovative, consumer-focused restaurant, food, and beverage concepts, announced a strategic partnership and majority...

Nestlé Professional is expanding its coffee portfolio with the launch of NESCAFÉ Cold Brew Coffee Concentrate. This new product, available in packs of 12 30-ounce cartons, allows operators to simply mix...

SALIDO, a restaurant operating system, announced the addition of several restaurants to its growing portfolio across fast-casual and fine-dining establishments. The...

Arby's adds pizza slider to menu

Arby’s, the sandwich company, has entered the pizza business. Starting today, Arby’s restaurants nationwide will offer new Pizza Sliders, featuring pepperoni, salami, melted provolone cheese, and roasted...

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