Industry News

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is slow smoking into the Texas Panhandle with three new locations slated to arrive in the Amarillo area in the next two years. The first location will open in March 2017, with the...

BricknFire Pizza Co., the popular mobile pizza oven operating in the Greater Baltimore area, has opened its first physical location inside the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards. The grand...

The bad news has continued for the restaurant industry during the second quarter of 2016. The negative sales streak has spanned two quarters for the first time in two years, amidst new labor challenges....

Popbar, the maker of customizable popGelato, popSorbetto, and yogurtPops, founded in New York in 2010, has opened another Californian location in the city of San Jose. The new shop is located at 1628...

Whataburger has promoted executive team member Joe Shannon to vice president, chief information officer for Whatabrands.

Shannon joined Whataburger in 2014 as the IT group director, CIO and spent the...

In celebration of its eighth annual Free Tea Day, McAlister's Deli, a leading fast-casual chain, conducted a survey of more than 1,000 consumers, ages 18 to 64, across the U.S. to find out how much they...

As Toppers continues to gain the upper hand in the better-pizza category, the brand is proud to announce the recent hire of Tony Ellis, Toppers’ first-ever vice president of information technology. As a key...

Church’s Chicken has opened a new location in Kayenta, Arizona. This is the third location for its franchisee, Michael Nelson, and the third Church’s restaurant located on the Navajo Indian reservation. The...

Tijuana Flats Tex-Mex restaurants, known for its “Anything Goes Approach to Food, Hot Sauce, and Life in General,” introduces the ‘Your Buns Can’t Handle It’ Campaign featuring two Cheezeburger Tacos and...

Weissbeerger, the company that’s turning drinks into data, announced its official partnership with Lancer, a leading manufacturer and marketer of beverage dispensing systems serving customers throughout the...

Cold Stone Creamery is teaming up with the Arizona Diamondbacks to celebrate Baxter's birthday on July 17 at Chase Field. The baseball team's mascot has double to cheer about, as his birthday also falls on...

Villa Restaurant Group, global multi-brand restaurant operator, franchisor, and creator of Villa Italian Kitchen, Green Leaf’s Beyond Great Salads, Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt, South Philly...

Pei Wei, a leader in Asian-inspired fast-casual cuisine, taps Tulsa, Oklahoma, as its test market for the introduction of a new restaurant design and menu additions that highlight nutrition and flavors...

Pie Five Pizza is opening two new locations on July 15 in Johnson City, Tennessee and St. Louis.

The Johnson City store will open at 2059 Hamilton Place Drive, near Academy Sports & Outdoors and...

Starbucks Corporation announced its role as global licensee and investor in Italian restaurant Princi, the renowned boutique bakery and café founded by Rocco Princi in 1986. Known for its artisan breads...

Frontline International received a bronze award in the Kitchen Innovation Challenge at the Commercial Kitchen 2016 show, held June 7 to 8 in Birmingham, England. Frontline International designs,...