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Summer fruits that are as vibrant in color as they are sweet, tangy and juicy in taste were the inspiration for Starbucks newest Frappuccino blended beverages. Starting Tuesday Starbucks is featuring a...

ParTech, Inc., a leading global provider of point of sale and workforce efficiency solutions to the restaurant and retail industries, announced that Uncle Maddio’s Pizza has deployed PAR’s cloud-based Brink...

Naf Naf Grill, a rapidly growing Middle Eastern fast casual restaurant, announced it has appointed Paul Damico as Chief Executive Officer. Damico most recently served as President of North America for FOCUS...

“Scraps,” the new culinary series produced by award-winning journalist Katie Couric, premiered just one month ago. This week, Couric turns her camera toward Denver, with a new episode featuring local...

Me-n-Ed’s Pizzeria, a Fresno-based fast casual pizzeria, opened a new twist on the beloved restaurant brand this month by opening Me-n-Ed’s On Tap. The Me-n-Ed’s location in Bakersfield, located at 3300...

Hangman Corp. announced the appointment of Kyle Johnson to serve as VP National Accounts for its innovative foodservice equipment dealership business.

ohnson was hired to establish the Chain...

Smithfield Foodservice continues to innovate traditional BBQ offerings with the introduction of two new Smoke’NFast products: Farmland Smoke’NFast Roasted & Seared Chicken and Farmland Smoke’NFast...

Kat Cole named president of North America at FOCUS Brands.

FOCUS Brands, the franchisor of iconic brands Auntie Anne’s, Carvel, Cinnabon, McAlister’s Deli, Moe’s Southwest Grill, and Schlotzsky’s, announced that Kat Cole has been named chief operating officer and...

Full-service creative agency Red Tettemer O’Connell + Partners (RTO+P) announced its new status as agency of record for fast-casual Mexican chain restaurant Chronic Tacos. This win comes on the heels of...

Wahlburgers, the better-burger restaurant founded by executive chef Paul Wahlberg and brothers Mark and Donnie, will open this fall at 349 Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee, on a prime corner just steps...

Cousins Subs celebrates 45-year legacy of serving quality sub sandwiches with ingredients sliced deli-fresh and grilled subs made to order on its signature Better Bread.

Cousins’ legacy began in 1972...

Albuquerque, New Mexico, veteran Richard Baca Jr. is back from Camp K9 in Ponte Vedra, Florida, and is bonding with his new service dog, Jersey.

Baca, a 26-year military veteran who struggles with...

Irish Beef Inc., a restaurant management and investment company based in Dallas, has acquired eight Arby’s restaurants in the Tucson area from Cardinal RB Arizona LLC and has signed a development agreement...

Amazon and Whole Foods Market Inc. announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Amazon will acquire Whole Foods Market for $42 per share in an all-cash transaction valued...

McDonald’s and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced that they had mutually agreed to end their partnership.

The decision comes nearly a year after McDonald’s...

Chick-fil-A announced the addition of a new Gluten-Free Bun. The addition comes in response to customers’ requests for more gluten-free/sensitive options on the menu. The new bun, which is now available in...

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