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Dickey's Barbecue Pit, America's fastest-growing barbecue chain, announced plans to increase prices by ten percent due to rising commodity charges and food inflation with all protein menu items.

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Whataburger announced two new additions to its menu, the Pineapple Pie and Pineapple Shake, both available for a limited time only.

The new menu items will be available Monday...

Moe's Southwest Grill and BJ's Wholesale Club have partnered to create a line of retail dips, veggies, appetizers, soups, salsas, and salad dressings that will bring the Moe's experience to consumers in a...

Arcos Dorados Holdings Inc., Latin America's largest restaurant chain and the world's largest McDonald's franchisee, announced the appointment of ...

Tim Hortons Inc. announced that the board of directors has reached an agreement with Don Schroeder, former president and CEO, with respect to his relationship with the company...

DTT Surveillance and Auntie Anne’s Pretzels established a partnership nearly three years ago, and today, the relationship continues to expand. As the preferred surveillance vendor for Auntie Anne’s, DTT is...

Criterion Capital Partners (CCP), a Los Angeles-based merchant bank best known for turning distressed companies into profitable entities, announced it has acquired 10 Fatburger franchise restaurants from...

With the move of its corporate offices to Boulder, Colorado, in 2010, it was only a matter of time before the Smiling Moose Deli opened a location just around the corner, at Twenty Nineth Street, Boulder’s...

Steak Escape has been named a Military Friendly Franchise for 2011 by G.I. Jobs magazine. The designation places Steak Escape in the top 10 percent of restaurant franchises nationwide.

The...

Menchie’s and its collection of franchise investors are savoring the sweet taste of successful expansion. Together they are boosting the brand’s franchise footprint in 2011, celebrating the opening of its...

Pizza Inn, Inc. is redefining the pizza dining experience with the launch of Pie Five Pizza Co., a new fast-casual concept that will offer more than five million combinations of custom-made, fresh-to-order...

Edible Arrangements is ramping up its growth across the globe and, in the meantime, increasing its focus on its Edible to Go quick-serve option.

The Wallingford, Connecticut–based company, which...

Hess Corporation and Quiznos are preparing to announce a partnership that will put Quiznos restaurants into more than 50 Hess locations in the Tampa, Florida, market before the end of the year.

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Three One Corporation LLC is satisfying Martinez, Georgia, residents' craving for Bojangles' "Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits" with the opening of its third Augusta-area location at 343 South Belair Road on June...

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) applauded the federal government’s new food icon, MyPlate, which is designed as a guide to help Americans make healthful food choices.

“The...

ZenMango, a restaurant marketing firm, released 11 trends in 2011 that are influencing the way customers perceive and use the restaurant landscape. The trends include:

1. Consumers are still...