Industry News

The Dairy Queen system’s iconic BlizzardTreat takes center stage on July 28 to benefit sick children in local communities. For every Blizzard Treat sold during the 11th Annual DQ Miracle Treat Day on July...

Toast Restaurant POS, an all-in-one restaurant technology platform, has launched self-serve kiosks, a new product designed specifically to enhance guest experience and improve operational efficiency for...

Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, the sister restaurant chains best known for their creative burger offerings, have launched the new Bacon 3-Way Burger, available at participating restaurants nationwide.

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There is a lot of buzz around meal kit delivery services, like Blue Apron and HelloFresh, but the buzz may be greater than those who currently use the kits, finds The NPD Group, a leading global information...

Uncle Maddio’s is expanding across the Charlotte, North Carolina, area and will open its third restaurant on July 22 in the Midtown area located at 345 S. Kings Drive, directly across from Trader Joe’s and...

JJ’s Red Hots is settling the Great Hot Dog Day Debate of 2016 like a national award-winning hot dog concept should: by celebrating the hot dog every day, including July 23, one of the “two” Hot Dog Days of...

Tijuana Flats, a parent company for Tijuana Flats Tex-Mex restaurants, has announced Larry Ryback as the new CEO, reporting to the company’s chairman of the board and partner at AUA Private Equity Partners...

Freshii, a leading health-casual restaurant franchise, has selected OneMethod as its first digital and social agency of record. Freshii has challenged the creative shop to produce memorable content that...

Checkers and Rally’s are now offering new Kool-Aid Slushies. The icy treats launched in May 2016 as part of the new Chill Stop frozen beverage menu. Available in Tropical Punch and Blue Raspberry, two...

TouchBistro, the leading iPad Point-of-Sale (POS) solution for restaurants in 37 countries, now offers seamless integration with QuickBooks, the number one rated small business accounting software.

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With the creation of DCV Franchise Services Group, a merger of Direct Connect Ventures and the Franchise Services Group, franchisors have access to an end-to-end provider of professional services to the...

Noodles & Company announced that Victor R. Heutz has been named to the position of Chief Operations Officer. Heutz will be responsible for leading Noodles & Company’s cross-functional teams in day-...

Miami-based restaurant group Sliderz MG is partnering with Boca Raton, Florida, venture capitalists Benzion Aboud and Joe Randazza in securing $21 million in funding for Sliderz UL national expansion....

Jamba Inc., a leading health and wellness brand, announced that Rachel Phillips-Luther will join Jamba Juice as chief marketing officer, effective August 9. Phillips-Luther will report to president and CEO...

ParTech, a leading global provider of point-of-sale and food safety solutions to the restaurant industry and wholly owned subsidiary of PAR Technology Corporation, announced that Lenny’s Subs has selected...

Sub Zero Ice Cream, the nation’s first liquid nitrogen ice cream franchise, has recently opened a new flagship corporate headquarters, training center, and test kitchen in historic downtown Provo, Utah,...