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Famous Dave Anderson, BBQ legend and founder of Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que, along with Charlie Torgerson, director of culinary, will be featured in Food Network's Best In Smoke competition, a...

Saladworks announced that the guest relations website, SaladworksListens.com, has been advanced to include immediate customer feedback. The...

Smashburger opens the doors to its 100th store on April 27 in Schaumburg, Illinois. Since its debut more than three years ago,...

Ballyhooed by various cultures for centuries as a miracle fruit, the blackberry is now set to cure the shake cravings of Jack in the Box guests. For a limited time, Jack in the Box restaurants are adding...

CKE Restaurants Inc.announced the opening of the first Carl’s Jr. restaurant in Panama, located at the Tocumen Panama International Airport in Panama City. The restaurant is operated by International Meal...

A two-question character assessment tool available for quick-serve operators can, according to the tool’s creators, help them make better hiring decisions, thus reducing the time, hassle, and costs usually...

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) announced the recipients of its first annual Food & Beverage Product Innovations Awards, which recognize progressive food and beverage products that will make a...

Lowell Hawthorne, CEO and founder of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, announced that the company would revive its Franchise Advisory Council.

“I am convinced that with a collaborative group...

The parent company of award-winning QSR magazine and top-ranked foodservice website QSRmagazine.com announced the formation of a new publishing group, Food News...

 

Buddy Valastro, star of the popular TLC show “Cake Boss,” has joined Get Back to Scratch, a movement highlighting the growing demand for high-quality goods made from scratch.

In...

 

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, the fastest-growing barbecue chain, is modifying its menu for the first time in 50 years by adding a new permanent signature meat—Spicy Cheddar Sausage. Texas-based Dickey’s...

 

SCA, a global hygiene and paper company, celebrated its 10-year anniversary in North America by announcing its fifth round of Environmental Education Grants for schools.

This year, SCA will...

Big Game Brands, formerly Raving Brands, announced the purchase of The Original Italian Pie, a full-service Italian restaurant franchise featuring gourmet pizzas, salads, sandwiches, and calzones to its...

The restaurant industry is not only an important source of jobs and careers, it is vitally important to the success of many other industries in the economy. As McDonald’s celebrates its National Hiring Day...

Yesterday, Jersey Mike’s Subs opened its 50th store in the Los Angeles area in Hollywood, celebrating with a fundraiser to benefit Hollywood High School. The East Coast–style sub sandwich shop, with a...

As part of Caribou’s Happy Everyday sustainability program, guests can receive 50 cents off any drink, any size, any day, when using reusable drinkware.

For an extra special perk, the nation’s second...

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