Industry News

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) announced that Lynette McKee has been selected as executive director, effective July 5, 2011.

In this vital role, she will lead the...

Quiznos, one of the nation’s premier quick-service restaurant (QSR) chains and pioneer of the toasted sandwich, announced a master franchise agreement has been signed to open the first Quiznos locations in...

Red Mango, the fastest growing retailer of yogurt and smoothies, announced the expansion of its menu with the introduction of its new Spoonable Smoothies, wholesome anytime meals you can eat with a spoon,...

Domino's Pizza announced that its Domino's App for iPhone and iPod touch is now available on the App Store. The app gives users the ability to order from Domino's with just a few taps of the screen.

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Freebirds World Burrito, known for offering "way more choices" to custom-build rockin' burritos, salads, nachos, tacos, and more, announced that it will offer a $5 Freedom...

Tossed, home of garden fresh salads, crepe wraps, and sandwiches, announced the signing of a franchise agreement with a Chicago ownership team, bringing the chain's healthy...

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) announced that exhibiting companies at the 2011 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show—held May 21-24 at Chicago’s McCormick Place—donated...

United Capital Business Lending, a subsidiary of BankUnited, announced that it is providing $600,000 in financing to Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches owner, Quain Enterprises, LLC.

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Fans of Del Taco’s fresh-cooked, grilled marinated chicken will find a special treat—times eight—in the new Ultimate Grilled Chicken Burrito, which is making its debut.

Ingredients include grilled...

Moe’s Southwest Grill announced that the location in Williston, Vermont, has been awarded LEED Silver certification, making it the first restaurant in the chain and in the state of Vermont to earn this high...

Roark Capital Group, an Atlanta-based private equity firm, announced that its affiliates have acquired Il Fornaio (America) Corporation, owner of Corner Bakery Cafe and Il Fornaio Restaurants and Bakeries...

Manitowoc Foodservice announced that Robert M. Wonder has joined the company as senior vice president of global accounts. In his new role, Wonder will be responsible for directing and executing all aspects...

The grand prize winner.

Krystal crowned three winners of its “Design a Box” contest that invited customers to conceptualize their own versions of the signature Krystal Box.

Winners of the contest, which solicited more than...

Dickey's Barbecue Pit, the largest quick-serve barbecue chain in the country, continues to grow as Anthony Nwakama, a Marshall, Minnesota, ...

Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Inc. announced a definitive agreement for the sale of Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. to a buyer formed by Roark Capital Group.

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Wienerschnitzel, the world’s largest hot dog chain, has introduced a new, limited-edition golden wienie antenna topper in celebration of its 50th anniversary. The new anniversary-edition antenna topper...