Industry News

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation announced today that Lynette McKee has been selected as executive director, effective July 5, 2011. In this vital role, she will lead the...

Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q is proud to announce that plans for the North Carolina-based restaurant brand’s annual Freedom Week campaign have increased this year to last the entire month of July, dubbed...

Mimi's will debut its Tour de Provence menu, sparkling with French tastes, on Bastille Day. The culinary adventure kicks off July 14, in honor of the French Independence Day. Mimi’s is offering new French-...

Delphi Display Systems Inc., a provider of quick-service restaurant drive-thru order confirmation display technology, today announced it has acquired the assets of Fire and Safety Electronics Inc. (dba...

Yoshinoya, a Japanese quick-service restaurant chain, with more than 1,600 affiliate and company locations throughout the world and a history that began in a Tokyo fish market 112 years ago, has opened its...

This 4th of July, Krispy Kreme is helping doughnut fans declare their independence from the traditional milkshake with the introduction of its new Kool Kreme Doughnut Shake.

The new Kool...

Subway was recently named the top quick serve for health-conscious consumers, and the chain has long carried a health halo for...

Olympic gymnast Mary Lou Retton is used to tumbling, just not from a piñata. But that’s just what she does in the Dairy Queen system’s newest television commercial set to air in July in time for National...

A four day-old baby, appropriately dubbed “Our Four Day Old Burrito,” was chosen as the winner of Chipotle Mexican Grill’s “Wrap What You Love” contest. The contest challenged the creativity of Chipotle’s...

Atlanta-based NRD Holdings, LLC (NRD), one of the country’s largest operators and developers of franchised quick service restaurants, recently purchased 23 Domino’s Pizza units–17 in Jacksonville and six in...

After two intensive years of development, Pizza Patrón is rolling out a new chorizo topping, and it will be in all stores by July 1.

“As the leading Latin pizza brand, we should have the best and...

Friday marks the deadline for California restaurant workers to comply with the California Food Handler Card law that was enacted in January to improve food safety.

The law requires all of California’...

Michael Vogel has been named vice president of franchise sales for Del Taco, effective immediately.  In his new role, Vogel oversees franchise sales and market planning for the nation’s No. 2 Mexican quick-...

U-Swirl, Inc., the owner and franchisor of U-SWIRL Frozen Yogurt cafes, announced that franchisees have opened a total of four new cafes in the month of June.  

This brings the total operating cafes...

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) expressed strong concern and disappointment following the Federal Reserve’s vote today to cap the “swipe fees” that merchants pay for debit-card transactions at 21...

This summer, Dunkin' Donuts is once again celebrating the flavorful fun of "Mixology" by adding to its menu an exciting array of new and refreshing Coolatta flavor mixes. The Coolatta drink flavor...

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