Industry News

El Pollo Loco, the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, opened its newest restaurant in Watauga, Texas, today. The new El Pollo Loco, located at 7900 Denton Hwy., is the first restaurant to open in...

The popular fast-casual eatery, Sandwicherie of New York, expanded to Manhattan’s bustling Union Square neighborhood with its second location Wednesday. Like its sister-location in Midtown East,...

Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with existing franchise group Maruti Donuts, Inc. to...

Starbucks Coffee Company announced it will open a Starbucks Reserve Roastery in Chicago in 2019. Located on North Michigan Avenue and Erie Street on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, the Chicago Reserve Roastery...

In its first quarter as the owner of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Restaurant Brands International faced relatively flat sales growth as it plans the chicken brand’s global growth.

Comparable restaurant...

Chipotle Mexican Grill

Chipotle announced its Q1 2017 earnings results Tuesday amid positive investor sentiment that the brand has begun to recover from food safety outbreaks in late 2015.

The brand’s...

Saying that Chipotle has made “incredible progress,” CEO Steve Ells expressed optimism and pride following the fast casual’s first-quarter earnings Tuesday, results that exceeded analyst expectations and...

East Hampton Sandwich Co. launched a breakfast menu at all Dallas locations (Snider Plaza, Oak Lawn at Turtle Creek Village and Inwood Road).

Offered daily 7—11 a.m. the new breakfast menu features...

Good Times Restaurants Inc., operator of Good Times Burgers & Frozen Custard, a Colorado favorite quick service restaurant best known for its fresh, high quality, all-natural products, is celebrating...

&pizza, the Washington, D.C.-based counterculture brand known for its critically-acclaimed pizza and craft beverages, ampersand-tattooed employees (the Tribe), and fight for a living wage announces it...

The Au Bon Pain team values their guests’ time and is rolling out the technology to prove it. Putting the ‘fast’ in fast-casual, Au Bon Pain announced the launch of ABP Pickup— a new service for customers...

Del Taco Restaurants, Inc., the nation’s second leading concept in the fast-growing Mexican quick service restaurant category, recently signed a multi-unit franchise development agreement that will extend...

Back Yard Burgers, the better-burger franchise restaurant, is celebrating National Burger Month in May and its 30th Anniversary by helping to end childhood hunger. With a goal of raising $50,000 for non-...

Cauldron Ice Cream, the popular Santa Ana based ice cream shop, announced they have signed lease for the Glendale market. The first location of the multi-unit deal is expected to open in July 2017 and will...

Paytronix Systems, Inc., a leading provider of reward program solutions to restaurants and retailers, today announced that Pinkberry is the winner of its 2017 Paytronix Loyaltees Award for Best Early...

Co-CFOs (Chief-Foodie Officers) Jennifer Peters and Chef Carrie Baird bring their scratch-kitchen Paleo concept, Just BE Kitchen, to Denver. Located in between Denver’s LoDo  and LoHi neighborhoods, Just BE...

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