Industry News

Volunteers of Operation Feeding Freedom VIII, sponsored by OSI Restaurant Partners, LLC, have returned from their trip to Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan. This year, 28 volunteers carried out OSI's annual...

With Thanksgiving behind us and seasonal festivities just around the corner, consumers are in the mood to celebrate. As a result, latest research from leading market intelligence provider ...

Saladworks announces that new panini sandwiches are now available. The available selection includes Buffalo Chicken, Turkey Melt, Chicken Mozzarella, and Caprese panini served on grilled, seasoned sourdough...

Media measurement technology firm General Sentiment released its newest brand analysis, the Fall 2010 Fast Food Industry Report. The report highlights the brands that made the most significant media impact...

Charleston, South Carolina–based K-BO Inc. is satisfying Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, residents’ craving for Bojangles’ “Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits” with the grand opening of its newest location at 1664...

The National Minority Franchising Initiative (NMFI) announced that Schlotzsky’s is among this year’s “50 Top Franchises for Minorities.”

“It is an honor to be recognized by such a prestigious...

Natural and eco-friendly pizza restaurant franchise Pizza Fusion will be opening two locations in the Tampa, Florida, area in January 2011.

Voted “Best Pizza” numerous times, Pizza Fusion's well-...

Just in time for the holidays, Fazoli’s is unwrapping an all-new, contemporary look and new, expanded service this week at its Normal, Illinois, restaurant. Last week the Italian quick-service chain...

Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell said he is proud to congratulate local restaurant company K&N Management for being recognized with a 2010 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

K&N Management...

After opening its first location in La Porte, Texas, in 2008, and quickly becoming a local favorite, Bullritos was proud to open its 10th location in Houston, Texas, in the Clear Lake/Nassau Bay...

After overhauling its menu in March to natural and organic fare, Picazzo’s Organic Italian Kitchen has introduced four new food items, increasing its offering of fresh fare to health-conscious foodies...

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opened in 1941. Its menu fluctuated for eleven years, bending to the whims of its customers and the flavor forays of its chefs, but since 1952, Dickey’s menu has not changed.

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UFood Restaurant Group, Inc., announced today that it is expanding its social media efforts and online presence to better engage with UFood Grill consumers and shareholders through Facebook, Twitter,...

Wendy's/Arby’s Group Inc. has hired Burger King veteran Diana Petrovich-Tao as chief operating officer for its Arby's chain.

“This appointment is a key component of our turnaround plan, as we work to...

McDonald’s Corp. said it plans to roll out an oatmeal item to its more than 14,000 restaurants on Jan. 3.

Fruit & Maple Oatmeal, which has been in test since earlier this year, will be available...

Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc., a subsidiary of Wendy’s/Arby’s Group Inc., selected BBDO New York as its national advertising agency of record.

The announcement comes following an extensive five-phase...

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