Industry News

Noodles & Company announced that it will close 55 of its 510 restaurants as it looks to turn around sliding sales. The fast casual is revamping its menu and shuttering “underperforming” locations “to...

The restaurant industry kicked off 2017 in a much more uplifting fashion than it ended 2016. While same-store sales growth was flat (zero percent) in January, it represented a welcome break from the 10...

Yum! Brands, Inc. reported results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2016.

“2016 was a landmark year for Yum! Brands,” says Greg Creed, CEO. “Not only did we complete the spin-off of Yum...

Sub Zero Ice Cream, the nation’s first liquid nitrogen ice cream franchise, plans to significantly expand its presence in the Lone Star State over the next 10 years, with the goal of opening at least 75 new...

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, a...

Eric Wolfe was driving over to Green Bay, Wisconsin, when the phone rang. At this point in time, as CEO and president of the regionally revered Erbert & Gerbert’s sandwich chain, Wolfe directed 30 units...

Chuck E. Cheese's is adding new Stuffed Crust Pizza to its menu just in time for National Pizza Day. The new crust features the restaurants' traditional crust stuffed full of melted, gooey mozzarella cheese...

McDonald's restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area are currently testing a new menu item: the McDonald's Crab Sandwich. Made with Snow Crab meat on a sliced sourdough bun, this local favorite is being...

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...

Pages