Industry News

The National Restaurant Association hailed a major victory for restaurants and other merchants with the Senate’s approval of the interchange fee provision in the final financial reform bill. The...
Mintel research finds that more consumers are throwing back their glasses at home, instead of in bars or restaurants. Among alcohol drinkers, 90 percent consume alcoholic beverages at home,...
UFood Restaurant Group Inc. announced that it partnered with Congusto LP of Arlington, Texas, to open 35 new UFood Grill locations in the Southwest United States.

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The National Turkey Federation (NTF) honored Dr. Geraldine Huff, a microbiologist at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Agriculture Research Service (ARS), with the 2010 NTF Research...
Steven Roberts Original Desserts announced the creation of the Innovation and Development Team, a highly specialized group designed to become the driving force in originality in the restaurant...
Picazzo’s Organic Italian Kitchen is bringing organic Italian dining to Central Phoenix foodies hungry for a healthier restaurant experience.

“We have been looking in the area for years...
KFC, the brand that created the Double Down, is bringing the bun back for a new sandwich, the Doublicious, and an offer that will get the attention of competing fast food chains—and their...
Taco Del Mar brought back crispy shrimp, a favorite summer menu selection for its popular tacos, burritos, and salads. Paired with a new flavorful and spicy chipotle sour cream sauce, Taco Del...
Reno, Nevada–based Port of Subs Inc. announced the launch of its summer contest program, “eat.drink.rock. 32 oz. Promotional Cup Program” and partnership with Coca Cola and Live Nation. The 32 oz...
Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Inc. announced the signing of a multiunit development deal with RT Development LLC of Springfield, Missouri, to franchise Einstein Bros. Bagels restaurants and...
Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop announced that it will offer fans of its signature sub, The Bobbie, an opportunity to prove their undying affection through the act of “Holy ‘Cap’-rimony.” The sandwich...
Cornell University’s School of Hotel Administration (SHA) partnered with eCornell to launch four new online hospitality and foodservice certificate programs in Essentials of Hospitality...
Last Summer, Día del Patrón, or Day of the Patrón, was a popular promotion sparking record sales for Pizza Patrón. The chain announced it is bringing it back, by popular demand, for a limited...
Prairie Farms Dairy announced its “Farmer Owned” campaign, and the look has found a home on the containers of two recently released 16-ounce sour cream dip products.

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McDonald's USA announced that Karen Wells, vice president of U.S. Strategy and Menu, will take on an expanded role focusing on U.S. Nutrition. In this newly expanded role as vice president of U.S...