Industry News

Starting April 18, Pizza Patrón launched a media campaign that reflects recent shifts in its core customer base. For more than a year, the company has been crafting its new marketing strategies to focus on...

 

FOCUS Brands announced that it has hired John Reale as COO of FOCUS Brands International. The restaurant industry veteran will oversee global field operations and new business development for over...

 

Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s are known for edgy ads with hot celebrities, sultry models, and juicy burgers. And they’re not afraid to tell America, “That’s just the way it is.” In a bold advertising...

 

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...

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