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Joe Bisogno, founder and chairman of Mr. Goodcents Subs and Pastas, announced that Dave Goebel is taking over the reins as the new president and CEO of Mr. Goodcents.

Goebel is a Mr....
Saladworks announced that Lorrie’s Salad is available in all locations. Lorrie’s Salad is a base of the freshest mixed lettuce leaves topped with toasted almonds, avocado slices, feta cheese...
Moe’s Southwest Grill announced that it is rolling out a local-store marketing pilot program in nine of its markets through a partnership with Street Fighter Marketing.

The program,...
Denver-based Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, a fast-casual restaurant concept offering authentic Mediterranean cuisine, announced the grand opening of its 10th Colorado location, which is in the...
Vitamix introduced the Quiet One, a powerful, premium blender that provides sound reduction, exceptional blends for a consistently superior product, and significantly improved speed of service...
Fouad Qreitem, CEO of the Northern Virginia–based Paisano’s, announced that the chain signed development agreements for home-state expansion. The new growth is slated for Springfield and Burke,...
Working to address the needs of store owners, managers, and operators for flexible, high-performance POS workstation technology, Panasonic announced the addition of several POS/management...
From its beginnings more than 50 years ago, Little Caesars Pizza has provided the opportunity for generations of families to live the American Dream as independent business owners. Matt Kauffman...
Schréder Lighting USA introduced energy efficient luminaires using the Philips CosmoPolis HID system, with the launch of the SCALA series of Architectural and Roadway luminaires. These...

Despite the quick-service industry’s continued battle for improved sales following the recession, a recent study shows that many of the larger chains are in fact showing an increase—in customer satisfaction...

Schools throughout New Orleans will be beneficiaries this fall as the United Fresh Produce Association announced that it will donate multiple salad bars to schools in the Crescent City as part of...
Burger King Corp. and Seattle’s Best Coffee, part of Starbucks Corporation, announced they have signed an agreement to begin offering Seattle’s Best Coffee in Burger King restaurants across Canada this fall....
Wendy's is reinventing quick-service salads once again. The new lineup—Apple Pecan Chicken, BLT Cobb, Spicy Chicken Caesar, and Baja—is now available in restaurants nationwide.

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General Mills Foodservice is now accepting entries for the inaugural Gold Medal Medallion Culinary Challenge. The recipe challenge is open to all culinary professionals including chefs, cooks,...
This week, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger of California signed landmark legislation that protects animal welfare and food safety. The new law requires that shelled (whole) eggs sold in California...
Think you know Idaho potatoes? Think again. The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) launched a second website, www.spudtacular.com, which is innovative and entertaining, with an educational spin—and...

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