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Olympic gymnast Mary Lou Retton is used to tumbling, just not from a piñata. But that’s just what she does in the Dairy Queen system’s newest television commercial set to air in July in time for National...

A four day-old baby, appropriately dubbed “Our Four Day Old Burrito,” was chosen as the winner of Chipotle Mexican Grill’s “Wrap What You Love” contest. The contest challenged the creativity of Chipotle’s...

Atlanta-based NRD Holdings, LLC (NRD), one of the country’s largest operators and developers of franchised quick service restaurants, recently purchased 23 Domino’s Pizza units–17 in Jacksonville and six in...

After two intensive years of development, Pizza Patrón is rolling out a new chorizo topping, and it will be in all stores by July 1.

“As the leading Latin pizza brand, we should have the best and...

Friday marks the deadline for California restaurant workers to comply with the California Food Handler Card law that was enacted in January to improve food safety.

The law requires all of California’...

Michael Vogel has been named vice president of franchise sales for Del Taco, effective immediately.  In his new role, Vogel oversees franchise sales and market planning for the nation’s No. 2 Mexican quick-...

U-Swirl, Inc., the owner and franchisor of U-SWIRL Frozen Yogurt cafes, announced that franchisees have opened a total of four new cafes in the month of June.  

This brings the total operating cafes...

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) expressed strong concern and disappointment following the Federal Reserve’s vote today to cap the “swipe fees” that merchants pay for debit-card transactions at 21...

This summer, Dunkin' Donuts is once again celebrating the flavorful fun of "Mixology" by adding to its menu an exciting array of new and refreshing Coolatta flavor mixes. The Coolatta drink flavor...

Famous Dave's of America announced that its Traveling Rib Team has won the prestigious People's Choice Award for Best Ribs in America at the Great American Rib Cook-off in Cleveland, Ohio.

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In July, HuHot Mongolian Grills across the U.S.will launch Mongolian Sunburn, the ying and yang of sweet citrus flavors with a tangy and spicy kick, named by one of HuHot’s own Facebook fans.

With...

Krispy Kreme announced that its Lemon doughnuts and Jolly Rancher Krispy Kreme Chillers are now available for a limited time only at participating U.S. and Canadian locations.

The Lemon Cake doughnut...

Famous Dave's of America announced that all company-owned locations are offering online ordering for guests via the Famous Dave's website at...

Bringing a sizzling finish to months of regional competitions, El Pollo Loco awarded German Veletzuy from Sylmar, California, the esteemed title of Top Grill Master at its 17th Annual Grill...

Dunkin’ Donuts announced the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with Peter and Arjun Patel for two restaurants in Peachtree City, Georgia. The first restaurant is slated to open this year,...

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is firing up taste buds with a patriotic favorite, Firecracker Shrimp, available June 27 through July 24. Guests can enjoy eight juicy Firecracker Shrimp, Cajun fries, a buttermilk...

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