Industry News

Tossed, home of garden fresh salads, crepe wraps, and sandwiches, unveiled its Spicy Shrimp & Strawberry Salsa Crepe Wrap, a limited-time lunch and dinner special that heralds the refreshing return of...

Rodney Walker, franchisee of 41 Taco Bell and KFC restaurants is spilling the secret of what helps him run successful restaurants. Walker says JobApp Network Phone and Web-based Hiring Management Solution...

Bojangles’ raised more than $300,000, a record-breaking total, for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) during its 10th annual Shamrocks Against Dystrophy fundraiser, which will send 375...

­Effective tomorrow, Boston-based chain of burrito restaurants Boloco will no longer be serving up a diverse menu of burritos and bowls with ingredients inspired by cultures all over the globe. Instead, it...

Smoothie King opened a new location on March 4 at 2321 Miamisburg Centerville Road in Dayton, Ohio. The new Smoothie King, owned by franchisee Lynne and Eric Pierce-French, will feature a 1400-square-foot...

Though convenience stores have presented a rising threat of competition to quick serves over the last couple of years, new data on customer perceptions shows that the threat might not be so serious after...

Gold Star Chili has established a new division focusing on food manufacturing for private labels, co-pack, and institutional sales. Gold Star Chili Manufacturing Group has specific expertise from within its...

On April 7, Sarku Japan, the largest Japanese quick-service restaurant chain in the U.S., will take its Teriyaki and made-to-order sushi from mall food courts to the streets of Schaumburg, Illinois, with...

Driven by improving same-store sales and customer traffic levels, as well as growing optimism among restaurant operators, the outlook for the restaurant industry improved in February. The National...

Jake’s Wayback Burgers, with 27 locations throughout the mid-Atlantic and 13 under construction, announced its new Icelandic cod fish filet, the W.B. Cod Sandwich. This marks the first seafood product for...

As the credit crisis continues to hound franchisors looking to expand their brand in a sea of potential franchisees, one burger chain is using a no-money-down alternative to expansion.

“We don’t sell...

Mintel’s January 2011 study, "Dining Out: A 2011 Look Ahead," reports that restaurant breakfast sales in the upcoming year are expected to outpace overall growth in the industry.

According to a...

Continuing its steady expansion around the world, Dunkin' Donuts, the world's leading baked goods and coffee chain, announced the opening of its 3,000th restaurant outside the U.S...

Tossed, a fast-casual salad, crepe, and sandwich chain, announced the signing of a franchise agreement with a Los Angeles-based investor group. The signing turns Tossed into...

Noodles & Company—the Colorado-based restaurant concept that serves made-to-order noodles, salads, and sandwiches inspired from around the world—announced a new...

MeadWestvaco Corporation (MWV), a packaging company, announced that John K. Sanfacon joined the company as president of the foodservice packaging business.

In this role, Sanfacon will drive strategic...