Industry News

E&G Franchise Systems, Inc. announces that Jim Schwitzer has joined the 53-unit Erbert & Gerbert’s Sandwich Shop organization as the director of franchise sales.

In his new role, Schwitzer...

London-based YO!Sushi signed its first U.S. franchisee in 2011 and the company is piggybacking on that success for 2012.

YO!Sushi will open its first two American locations this year in Washington, D...

Hale and Hearty, New York City's premiere gourmet restaurant lunch chain, announces its partnership with City Harvest, the world's first food rescue organization, for their Donate Your Bean & Green soup...

Jim Clutter, owner/founder of Restaurant Technology, Inc. (RTI), has announced a management restructure of the restaurant operations and accounting software company...

The Dupont Circle neighborhood is about to get a caffeine boost with the arrival of The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf,...

Yogurtiamo, the premier liquid frozen yogurt manufacturer, has announced its 2012 plans, which include an innovative line of soft-serve gelato and sorbet.

The company will be expanding their yogurt...

As optimism of small business growth continues to rise, entrepreneurs nationwide are still struggling to receive financing.

Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip is poised to take a major step to ensure new...

San Jamar’s dedication to design innovation continues with the Oceans Element roll towel dispenser.

This new lever dispenser combines the low cost, compact features San Jamar first introduced in the...

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen brings back Wicked Chicken with a twist this February with all new Garlic Pepper Wicked Chicken.

For a limited time, consumers can experience the flavor spin of Garlic...

Wendy's president and CEO Emil J. Brolick unveiled in the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call yesterday a new recipe to "take the brand where we need it to be,” and said reviving the iconic brand will...

James Greco has been named president and CEO of Sbarro, effective immediately. 

Greco was the former CEO of Bruegger’s Enterprises and is credited by industry experts with the strong performance and...

Fueled by solid same-store sales and traffic results and a bullish outlook among restaurant operators, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant...

Most consumers would agree that their morning doesn’t officially start until they’ve enjoyed their first cup of joe—whether they brew at home, at work, or stop at their favorite coffeehouse.

While...

Today, the name says it all. Pie Five Pizza Co. is celebrating the grand opening of its fifth location with a new restaurant in Dallas, at 15250 North Dallas Parkway near Beltline and the North Dallas...

Panchero’s Mexican Grill has given a Franchisee of the Year award for the first time. Lou Kathrakis, owner of the Panchero’s located at 704 Bridgeport Ave. in Shelton, Connecticut, received the honor.

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Alicia Jindra of Andover, Minnesota, placed first in the Dairy Queen system’s “Iron Tip” Cake Decorating International Competition. Jindra competed as a DQ master cake decorator against four other finalists...

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