Industry News

Grown, Miami’s 100 percent organic fast-food restaurant by owners/co-creators, Shannon and Ray Allen, is taking root at Hard Rock Stadium for the 2016—17 season. The highly celebrated concept offers high...

Sweety and Satish Patel, franchise owners of a Red Mango Yogurt Café Smoothie & Juice Bar franchise in Chicago, were named a Franchisee of the Year award winner by the International Franchise...

Toast Restaurant POS, an all-in-one restaurant technology platform, announced that it has partnered with Pieology Pizzeria, a leader in the fast-casual pizza segment, to serve as the company’s point-of-sale...

Florida-based Wok Chi is expanding to New York City, bringing its fast-casual Asian stir-fry concept and fresh dim sum to Midtown East. This is the brand’s second location, with additional expansions...

Morningstar published its latest Consumer Observer, “Lessons from the Next Generation of Moats in the Fast-Casual Restaurant Industry.” The Observer explores what it takes to become one of the up-and-coming...

Smashburger, a fast-casual restaurant franchise known for its signature smashed burgers, announced the appointment of franchise and fast-casual industry veteran Mark Ramage as director of franchise...

Dairy Queen unveiled a new line of oven-hot snacks. With the introduction of the DQ Bakes! Snacks Menu, the brand meets the needs of today’s on-the-go consumer looking for higher quality snacking options...

Pizza Patrón threw a Gracias Mi Barrio (Thanks to the Community) blowout celebration on August 28, and nearly 15,000 people turned out to enjoy the festivities.

Leading up to the event, the popular...

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts announced that participating shops in the U.S. and Canada will celebrate National Coffee Day on September 29. Any guest who visits a participating shop on National Coffee Day will...

Baskin-Robbins is seeking entrepreneurs in the Pacific Northwest who would like the exclusive scoop on how to own their very own Baskin-Robbins shop. The purchase of an existing shop is perfect for...

HyperActive Technologies, a leading provider of outdoor restaurant technology acquired by the Acrelec Group, is changing its name to Acrelec America. The name change reflects the company’s deepening...

Raleigh, North Carolina, is getting greener next week when Grabbagreen, the Arizona-based restaurant concept known for its fresh and healthy alternative to fast food, makes its North Carolina debut under...

Starbucks reached a milestone Thursday by dedicating its 30th Military Family Store. An audience of veterans, military spouses, reservists, and community members celebrated the store on Eglin Parkway...

Wayback Burgers, America’s hometown burger joint, serving burgers made from 100-percent ground beef, hand-dipped milkshakes and more, announced the winner of its Triple Triple Challenge and recipient of the...

Moe’s Southwest Grill unveiled Smothered Burritos Thursday, the newest addition to Moe’s fresh, high-quality offerings. Available for a limited time, guests can order their favorite burrito smothered with...

The National Restaurant Association issued a statement of support for the House introduction of the Regulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act (H.R. 6094), by Congressman Tim...

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