Industry News

International chief development officer for the brand says the goal is to increase the number of international markets with master franchisees from 25 to 40 in the next two years.
Women Chefs & Restaurateurs (WCR) will hold third-annual Unite for a Bite on August 19, with part of the proceeds benefiting Gulf Restoration Network.
Council of Hotel and Restaurant Trainers (CHART) host semi-annual conference in New Orleans and partner with Habitat for Humanity for some good deeds.
Company announces expansion into the Dallas/Ft. Worth market, starting with a unit in Denton, Texas.
Monin Gourmet Flavorings thinks so, and is offering a new website for operators to create and customize professional, visually appealing point-of-purchase materials.
Fahlgren Advertising has been the agency of record for McDonald’s Restaurants in parts of Ohio, Florida, Kentucky, and Michigan since 1975.
Jamba Juice CMO says the chain's Cheeseburger Chill "commercial" was not a slight on McDonald's and its new line of smoothies. In fact, she says, Jamba welcomes McDonald's to the segment.
Lemonberry Frozen Yogurt set to open in Strongsville, Ohio, the first self-serve yogurt shop in the Cleveland area.
Tony Stewart helps promote Burger King's Smoky Cheddar Steakhouse XT by working a full shift in a restaurant.
Tom Sterrett, formerly the brand's division vice president for the South division, promoted to vice president of international.
Meyda Custom Lighting offers its Stanley Wall Sconce, originally designed for a theater with a Mexican Baroque Moorish theme.
Airmall at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport announces the opening of UFood Grill in Concourse B.
Jakarta location is the first of at least 25 Carl’s Jr. to be opened in Indonesia over the next six years.
Jason D. Mattes named vice president of franchise development for the growing salad concept.
Meyda Custom Lighting launches Cilindro family of custom fabric and faux Alabaster lighting fixtures.
In honor of National Root Beer Float Day on August 6, chain is giving away Original Root Beer Floats.