Industry News

Church’s Chicken, the global quick service restaurant chain, announced that Pete Servold has been named Executive Vice President of U.S. Operations for the company. Servold, who has spent his entire adult...

Diversified Foodservice Supply, LLC (DFS), the parent company of leading brands in the foodservice parts, supplies, equipment, and accessories distribution industry, acquired HoodFilters.com, a web...

Southern Deli Holdings, LLC has signed an agreement with Fuzzy’s Taco Shop to develop the fast-casual Mexican concept in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Charlotte location will be Fuzzy’s first restaurant in...

Bojangles’, the popular, fast-growing restaurant operator and franchisor, is actively accepting inquiries from enterprising businesspeople and experienced multi-unit restaurant owners to grow the Bojangles...

Penn Station East Coast Subs, a fast-casual restaurant known for its grilled, made-to-order sub sandwiches, hand-squeezed lemonade and fresh-cut fries, launched its first app and loyalty program, debuted a...

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is continuing its expansion throughout the state of Florida with a well-known member of the Tampa community, Demar Dotson. Currently a professional football player with the Tampa Bay...

The Chickery, a fast-casual better chicken’concept based in Toronto and Washington, D.C., just rolled out an exciting new spin on a classic which first garnered popularity as a “secret” menu item before...

Spoleto, a fast-casual Italian restaurant that combines the speed of quick service with the sophistication of gourmet-quality food is expanding its presence in the United States with the opening of a new...

El Pollo Loco announced the launch of a new television advertisement which honors longstanding Grill Master Pedro Lopez as part of its “Road to Authenticity” campaign. The advertisement showcases a local...

Piada Italian Street Food is creating ways for you to share a moment of warmth with a friend by allowing you to send them a free cup of Piada soup this February. Warm up someone’s heart with delicious...

Pancheros, a fast-casual Mexican franchise known for its better-built, customizable burritos, named 90-year-old entrepreneur and franchise veteran Bob Thomson the recipient of the 2016 Franchisee of the...

Starbucks announced a commitment to serve only poultry raised without the routine use of medically important antibiotics in U.S. stores by 2020 after dialogue with Green Century Capital Management, a leader...

As goes the U.S. quick service restaurant segment, so goes the total foodservice industry. Quick serves, which represent 80 percent of total commercial foodservice visits, realized no traffic growth in 2016...

Sonic Corp. announced multi-brand franchise organization Let’s Shake, led by restaurant industry veteran Sunil Dharod, purchased 53 SONIC Drive-Ins as part of the brand’s previously announced refranchising...

Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc., the parent company of Dunkin' Donuts (DD) and Baskin-Robbins (BR), reported results for the 14-week fiscal fourth quarter and 53-week fiscal year ended December 31, 2016.

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RAVE Restaurant Group, Inc. reported financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2017 ended December 25, 2016.

Second Quarter Highlights:

Total consolidated revenue decreased 3.4...

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