Industry News

McDonald’s “Experience of the Future” design comes with a price tag that might as well be science fiction for some franchisees. In an article written by...

Modern Market opens its second Austin area location today at 3201 Bee Cave Rd., Suite 144 in The West Woods shopping center in Westlake. Modern Market features clean, simple food made from scratch with...

Restaurant sales in April weren’t all that different than March, which by most calculations isn’t a positive thing. Yet some metrics surfaced that point to a possible turnaround for an industry that’s...

When you’re talking about a brand with roughly 7,000 units, a diversified business approach is second nature. Dairy Queen might just be the flagship model for this approach in quick service; the company...

Mamoun’s Falafel, a fast growing Middle Eastern fast casual restaurant in North America, has signed a multi-unit deal to expand their franchise into Northern California. The deal is for 8 units, with real...

Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, a leading fast-casual artisanal pizza concept, announced the promotion of Jim Mizes to president and CEO Thursday. Mizes, who has served as the company’s President and Chief...

El Pollo Loco announced the company is bringing back its annual Grill Master Challenge. The Grill Master Challenge, which has been around for two decades, pays tribute to the grilling expertise that put El...

Chipotle Mexican Grill announced that it has hired Scott Boatwright as chief restaurant officer, a position where he will work with the company’s senior restaurant leadership team to oversee restaurant...

On May 13, VERTS Mediterranean Grill will be giving away free hummus and chips to guests at all 28 locations from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. in honor of International Hummus Day.

The offer will automatically...

Burger King restaurants and the Cheetos brand are bringing back Mac n’ Cheetos, a combination of Cheetos flavor on the outside and creamy mac n’ cheese on the inside. Back by popular demand, Mac n’ Cheetos...

Papa Murphy's Holdings, Inc. announced financial results for its first quarter ended April 3, 2017.

Key financial highlights for the first quarter of 2017 include the following:

Revenue was $...

Noodles & Company announced financial results for its first quarter ended April 4, 2017.

Key highlights for the first quarter of 2017 versus the same quarter a year ago include:

Total...

In light of a nearly 16 percent drop in comparable-store sales in the third quarter, Rave Restaurant Group shuttered 18 Pie Five locations, the company announced Wednesday. Nine franchised and nine company-...

Continued marketing around value and ingredients drove Wendy’s to its 17th consecutive quarter of positive same-store sales.

Shares of the brand jumped to the best level in nearly...

Good Times Restaurants Inc., operator of Good Times Burgers & Frozen Custard, a regional quick service restaurant chain focused on fresh, high quality, all natural products, and Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar,...

Genuine Broaster Chicken announced it is becoming the newest addition to Chicago’s Union Station dining scene. Genuine Broaster Chicken will join a trio of quick-service operations, forming the new ‘Serving...

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