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Starbucks introduced a new feature to the Starbucks Card Facebook App that makes it possible to buy a friend a treat from Starbucks without ever leaving Facebook. Available in the U.S. and Canada...

Qdoba announced the signing of five new multiunit development agreements in new markets around the country, expanding its brand with the help of multiconcept franchisees.

Todd Owen, vice president of...

Keurig, Incorporated, Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc., and the fast-casual chain Boston Market today announced the new distribution of Keurig’s gourmet single-cup coffee brewing systems in...
A rebuilt McDonald's restaurant in Riverside, California, became the first McDonald's west of the Mississippi and the fourth in the U.S. to seek LEED Gold certification (Leadership in Energy and Environmental...
Beanstalk Data is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with XPIENT Solutions to launch Beanstalk Loyalty powered by XPIENT. This agreement seamlessly combines Beanstalk's unique marketing...
Roti Mediterranean Grill will open its sixth location Monday, Oct. 25, at 33 North Dearborn Street. The restaurant will be Roti’s third in downtown Chicago.

Co-founder and Chief Executive...

Anthony Jiron spent six years in the U.S. Army Reserve. For the last 18 years he has worked in top-level financial positions in the hospitality industry, and through the years Anthony always...
UNO Restaurant Holdings Corporation announces the opening of two franchised Uno Dué Go units by the Compass Group. The two units are located in the new state-of-the-art student center at...
The nation’s nearly one million restaurants are encouraged to apply for the National Restaurant Association’s 2011 Restaurant Neighbor Award for a chance to be recognized for community service...
HuHot Mongolian Grills, LLC., held its annual Franchise Meeting in Denver, Colorado, on Oct. 4-5 and recognized four of their franchisees for their outstanding performance over the past year....
zpizza, the fast-casual gourmet pizza chain, is preparing to open its first restaurant in Vietnam.

Master franchisee BIM Group will be opening its first zpizza in Ha Noi in November 2010....

Del Taco announced the opening of two new restaurants in Las Vegas: one at 7757 N. El Capitan Way, which opened October 11, and another at 7165 S. Rainbow, which will open at the end of October...
New Perfect Pair options from Bruegger's.

Bruegger’s announced the unveiling of a number of store changes that it eventually hopes to take brand-wide, but which are first being tested in one of the chain’s oldest markets: the Raleigh-Durham area of...

Meet Ruth. She's a few months shy of 80. Ruth's still working full time making and serving donuts and coffee in New Castle, Pennsylvania. She's cheerfully served more than a million cups of...
Unilever Foodsolutions proudly congratulates Corporate Chef David Russell CEC, AAC, who was recently inducted into the Honorable Order of the Golden Toque. This lifetime membership is granted to...
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• No. 21 on the 2010 Inc. Top 100 List of Fastest-Growing Food and Beverage Companies in the U.S.
• No. 953 on the 2010 Inc. Top 5,000 List of Fastest-Growing...