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Veggie Grill announced the completion of a round of equity funding. The $22 million capital raise included investments from Brentwood Associates, a private equity firm and existing shareholder of Veggie...

Arby's releases new Venison Sandwich for hunting season.

For the more than 20 million hunters across America, the arrival of fall means Meats Season is finally here. And no restaurant understands Meats Season better than Arby’s, which is why the sandwich brand...

Sonic raises money through Limeades for Learning.

SONIC Drive-In, the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, wrapped up its eight annual Limeades for Learning Fall Voting Campaign, giving more than $1 million to fund 2,315 public school teacher...

Shake Shack launches new mobile ordering app.

Joining other brands that are trying to cut down on customer wait time, Shake Shack launched a mobile ordering app at its Midtown East Manhattan location in New York City.

Called Shack App, the...

Visstun announced their reusable plastic containers have passed initial rounds of High Pressure Processing (HPP) testing.

Visstun’s new product configuration of their custom plastic containers...

Stan's Donuts & Coffee announced its first food truck, the Stan's Van. Chicagoans can now grab their favorite donut on wheels across Chicago. The food truck will make its official debut at 7 a.m. on...

Uncle Maddio's Pizza will open its first Tampa-area restaurant in Lutz, Florida, on October 29 just in time to celebrate October as National Pizza Month. The newest of the Create-your-own pizza restaurants...

Love the taste of holiday spice, but wish you could get it without all the added sugars and artificial flavorings? Robeks Fresh Juices & Smoothies is offering a new set of limited time Healthy Holiday...

Wienerschnitzel announce it recently signed a multi-unit development agreement to build 10 new Wienerschnitzel restaurants throughout California and Texas within the next five years. Spearheading the...

Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, will open in Jonesboro, Georgia, on Wednesday. Franchise owners Van and Chrystal Jakes will hold a grand opening and free sub fundraiser...

Villa Italian Kitchen announced that it is turning up the heat this fall with the addition of three new menu items featuring the original Huy Fong Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce and Pop! Gourmet Sriracha Hot...

Cleveland-based PIZZAFIRE, led by renowned restaurant franchisor Sean Brauser and five-time World Pizza Champion and celebrity chef Bruno DiFabio, is catching fire.

PIZZAFIRE awarded franchise or...

Lemonade Restaurant Group, a Los Angeles-based fast-casual restaurant company that serves seasonal California cuisine, announced that veteran leader Larry Kurzweil joins Lemonade as president and chief...

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts announced that basketball Hall-of-Famer and sports and entertainment superstar Shaquille O’Neal has become an owner in the brand’s downtown Atlanta location. He also is the brand’s...

Fiesta Restaurant Group, Inc., parent company of the Pollo Tropical and Taco Cabana fast casual restaurant brands, announced that it has closed 10 Pollo Tropical restaurants and will rebrand up to three of...

Sonic Corp. announced results for its fourth fiscal quarter and year ended August 31.

Key highlights of the company’s fourth quarter of fiscal year 2016 included:

System same-store sales...

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