Industry News

Smashburger launched its expanded chicken and salad menu in all 76 locations on September 13. Guests are now able to enjoy three additional Smashchicken sandwich recipes and four new Smashsalad...
The franchising business model has helped build the quick-service industry into a global powerhouse. A panel of franchise experts at QSR’s Dine America conference on Tuesday discussed the...
Turbulent is a good term to describe the state of the quick-service industry in the last couple of years. The Great Recession threw off balance sheets and strategic plans alike, miring...
Dine America, QSR’s executive idea exchange, kicked off Sunday in Atlanta. Stretching over two days, Dine America pulls together some of the top minds in the industry in an opportunity to...
Breakfast is a fast-growing daypart in the quick-service industry, and experts at QSR’s Dine America conference, September 12-14 in Atlanta, will share why quick serves would be wise to...
Pizza lovers who believe bigger is better will say “bravissimo” to the launch of Pizza Hut’s new Big Italy Pizza, which measures nearly 2 feet long and is bigger than two medium Pizza Hut pizzas...
Wienerschnitzel will celebrate the grand opening of its first location in Phelan, California, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on September 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. as part of Phelan Phamily...
Del Taco fans have long appreciated having a choice between the Mexican- and American-style favorites available on its menu, and now there are more American-style choices on the breakfast menu...
With a growing sentiment toward environmental awareness and precaution, many quick-serve consumers are paying more attention to how their fast food travels from farm to fork. From sustainable...
PeopleMatter will launch PeopleMatter Hire on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010. PeopleMatter Hire is a fully integrated talent-management system to streamline and automate the hiring and onboarding...
McAlister’s Deli named Frank G. Paci as its new president and CEO effective Sept. 27, 2010.

McAlister’s Deli has more than 295 restaurants in over 20 states.

“We are delighted to welcome...

Mimi’s Cafe is rolling new menu offerings that give guests more of what they crave. The All Day Fresh Cafe features new Cafe Price Fixed seasonal menus and expanded catering and kids’ menus.

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HotSchedules announced the release and immediate availability of its restaurant employee-scheduling application for Android mobile devices. This is the company's third mobile application,...
Facing a sluggish economy that is threatening a second dip into recession, Taco John’s is launching an aggressive incentive program in hopes of attracting new franchisees and stimulating local...
Craving something sweet? Get a free dessert on September 15 when Bravo declares the first-ever "Top Chef Just Desserts Day"–a national event offering free desserts through various outlets across...
The National Restaurant Association is now accepting applications for the Kitchen Innovations Awards for 2011.

The awards program recognizes the most innovative equipment from around the world...

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