Industry News

Starting July 11, Southerners who love the refreshing taste of Cheerwine and Krispy Kreme doughnuts can now enjoy both tastes in one beverage.  

Cheerwine Kreme, a new soft drink by the two North...

The Halal Guys, the first mainstream American Halal food restaurant chain, is coming to Northern Virginia. The brand, which has been expanding worldwide since 2014, will open at 6304 Springfield Plaza in...

Fazoli’s, America’s largest fast-casual Italian chain, has announced its partnership with The Catering Institute and MonkeyMedia Software for off-premise sales strategy, education, and software services.

For 30 years, Charleys Philly Steaks has been serving up Cheesesteaks, gourmet fries, and lemonades, and now, customers can start their day at Charleys with a flavorful breakfast at a great value. At...

Mamoun’s Falafel, the 40-year-old New York City institution that serves traditional Middle Eastern food, has signed a new franchise deal for New Jersey and New York. This new partnership will add to the...

Dunkin’ Donuts has signed a multi-unit store development agreement with existing franchisee Precision Hospitality & Development to develop eight new restaurants in Los Angeles, California. Its first...

Vulcan, the leading provider of commercial cooking equipment, has launched its VC5G gas convection oven. Independently certified by Energy Star with a 56 percent cooking efficiency rating, the new VC5G has...

MOD Pizza, the pioneer of fast-casual pizza and fastest growing restaurant chain in the U.S., is set to celebrate summer with the return of its Sienna pizza, with a twist. The Sienna, first introduced in...

Pancakes are the center of a new Denny’s marketing campaign that was unveiled during a press conference Monday at one of the company’s locations in New York City.

The breakfast-centered chain is...

Starbucks is introducing the Iced Coconut Milk Mocha Macchiato, the company’s first iced espresso beverage that features coconut milk. The beverage will be available in participating company-operated and...

Anchor Packaging Inc., one of North America’s largest manufacturers of specialty food packaging, used by restaurants and supermarkets for take-out meals, earned the “High Hygiene” certification from NSF...

Smashburger, the rapidly expanding burger restaurant known for its fresh, smashed-to-order burgers, celebrates its expansion into the Toronto market through a new agreement with franchise operator HMS Host...

Strawberry Serrano Lemonade Sorbet and Spa Day Sorbet, two new and unusual Discovery fro-yo flavors from Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt, are now available at participating Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt locations...

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz announced a series of enhanced employee incentives, including increased pay and a more relaxed dress code,...

Ben’s Soft Pretzels is offering a Buy One, Get One Free All-Beef Pretzel Dog to Ben’s Loyalty Rewards members on July 23 in honor of National Hot Dog Day. This offer is limited to one per person and...

Andre McCain is opening his first restaurant, HalfSmoke, in early August 2016. The 100-seat, 4,000 square-foot restaurant is located at 651 Florida Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. and will be the first of its...