Industry News

Kona Ice is preparing to surf into new turf this season. The tropical shaved ice brand recently introduced a tidal wave of innovations during the Kona Konvention held in Northern Kentucky from January 28 to...

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is proud to announce plans to open its 100th California location. The nation’s largest barbecue chain already boasts over 530 locations in 43 states and is one of the fastest growing...

For a number of American consumers, fish is the word during the six-week period between Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday. Brands specializing in seafood see an uptick in sales while chains ranging from the...

Back Yard Burgers, the better-burger restaurant, is proud to introduce three new limited-time offers designed to give its guests exciting flavors for spring. The delicious new items include a Grilled Salmon...

MOD Pizza opened its 100th U.S. store, located in Downey, California. This year the company expects to continue opening new stores at an accelerated pace, doubling its footprint and bringing locations to...

Washington, D.C. chef and restaurateur Mike Isabella announced Isabella Eatery, an unprecedented restaurant project at Tysons Galleria set to open in summer 2017. Mike Isabella Concepts (MIC) will take over...

Today, the National Restaurant Association (NRA) marked a major achievement in the advancement of food safety training nationwide. The association announced its acquisition of the National Registry of Food...

Togo’s Eateries LLC, a “West Coast Original” since 1971, introduced the all-new lineup of Sandwich Wraps featuring the Bacon Chicken Ranch and Spicy Asian Pork Wraps. These fresh and meaty specials are $5...

Captain D's LLC has been serving freshly prepared seafood for more than four decades. From February 9 until March 27, the company will be emphasizing its seafood expertise by serving up three full meal...

Menumavin announced its latest partnership with Boston-based b. good. The fast-growing burger and health-food quick serve, known for its tagline of “real.food.fast,” opened its Greenwich, Connecticut,...

Nashville Hot is bringing authentic Nashville-style hot chicken to Greater Cincinnati beginning this weekend. The new fast-casual dining concept will celebrate its grand opening at the Buttermilk Shoppes (...

After weathering several months of delays, classically trained Chicago Chef Mike Sheerin (Lutèce, Atlas, Jean-Georges, WD-50, Blackbird, Trenchermen, Cicchetti, Embeya) and business partner Aaron DiMaria (a...

Nekter Juice Bar, a leading innovator of the modern juicing revolution with an appealing array of natural, fresh, and cold-pressed juices, smoothies, and acai bowls, announced plans to grow the concept to...

Fast-casual restaurant franchise, Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, will bring back two favorite seasonal menu items, the Fish Sandwich (or Fish & Chips basket) and the Mint n’ Oreo Concrete....

Instead of the standby Valentine’s Day gift of chocolate covered strawberries, this year Maui Wowi Hawaiian Coffees & Smoothies is advocating for a healthier treat. For just $2.14, customers can enjoy a...

Burger 21, an award-winning, “beyond the better burger” fast-casual franchise, announced its 2015 franchise growth results, with six new franchise agreements signed representing six future restaurants,...