Industry News

A new study released by Equation Research in partnership with QSR shows that consumers are less likely to use a mobile device to access information on fast food restaurants than they are for all...

Cross-border differences and similarities between Canadians and Americans have been revealed via two studies by leading market research company, The NPD Group. According to A Look into the Future of...

The Food Channel presents its "Top Ten Dessert Trends for 2011" sponsored by MARS Foodservices. By partnering with CultureWaves, the International Food Futurists, and Mintel International, The Food Channel...

Pokemon Black·White-themed Happy Meals arrive in participating McDonald's stores across North America beginning June 17, 2011.

Pokémon fans visiting North American McDonald's locations June 17-July 7...

Kendall College announced the launch of a new bachelor’s degree program in foodservice management, focused on preparing graduates for careers in network-based, large-scale institutional and corporate...

Parents in favor of healthier lunch options for their kids usually have to choose between preparing the lunches themselves or sending their kids off to school with hopes that they don’t seek out something...

Wendy's is introducing its new Berry Almond Chicken Salad—a fresh, innovative approach to salads that no other national fast food chain has accomplished. By marrying fresh berries with gourmet ingredients,...

California Pizza Kitchen and Golden Gate Capital announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which an affiliate of Golden Gate Capital will acquire the company for $18.50 per share in...

Atlanta-area Moe’s Southwest Grill restaurants are donating 10 percent of proceeds on Saturday, May 28, to Red Hawk Restaurant Group’s Storm Relief Fund to help a Tuscaloosa-based Moe’s general manager get...

MICROS Systems, a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, announced that Los Angeles-based Mobi Munch is incorporating MICROS’s centrally-hosted...

Einstein Noah Restaurant Group celebrated the grand opening of its new Einstein Bros. Bagels location on the corner of Belmont and Sheffield at 962-964 W. Belmont Avenue in Chicago with a spectacular food...

Auntie Anne’s Inc. recently announced the addition of Mele Sarmiento to its franchising sales team. Sarmiento, of Chicago, was hired as director of franchise sales and development.

This position is...

Thick, crispy bacon is the latest addition to the menu of world famous Pal’s Sudden Service. The move is the first menu addition since Pal’s launched its Apple Fritter dessert in 2010.

“We are very...

Panera announced an agreement with Covelli Enterprises to co-develop the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Ontario, for Panera Bread. Covelli, through its affiliate Canadall ULC, has aggressive plans for...

Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and other business financing experts told restaurant operators at the 2011 NRA Show in Chicago that startups and established businesses...

As the four-day National Restaurant Association (NRA) Show comes to a close, organizers have begun to take stock of this year's event.

With exhibiters taking up 7 percent more space this year and...

Pages