Industry News

MICROS Systems Inc., a provider of information technology solutionsfor the hospitality and retail industries, announced that the Washington Nationals Baseball Club LLC selected the MICROS 9700 Hospitality...

Villa Enterprises Management Ltd. Inc. (and its affiliates, Villa Enterprises), the global multiconcept restaurant franchisor, announced the grand opening of its new Villa Fresh Italian Kitchens in Milpitas...

Tasti Healthy Habit Search winner Joeleen Tepper.

This month, frozen treat chain Tasti D-Lite launched the Tasti Healthy Habit Search, a nationwide, year-long contest to find people whose healthy habits, including eating Tasti D-Lite, have improved their...

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, a division of AFC Enterprises Inc., announced the launch of an aggressive growth plan to increase its presence in Tampa, Florida. With the company’s dollar share of chicken quick-...

MAD Greens will not technically be affected by the upcoming national mandate requiring restaurant chains with 20 or more units to post calorie counts on their menuboards; the Denver-based salad-and-panini...

Papa Murphy's, a take 'n' bake pizza chain, is celebrating its 30th anniversary and launching its 2011 marketing initiative.

The campaign is based on four pillars: Pizza made fresh in front of...

UFood Restaurant Group, owner of UFood Grill, announced that the company has retained Mindshare Technologies to implement a comprehensive customer satisfaction program....

PeopleMatter, the talent management solution provider for the service industry, and Papa Gino’s, the parent company of Papa Gino’s Pizzeria and D’...

La Madeleine Country French Café  is launching  is launching a new spring menu featuring French Mediterranean cuisine and mini-sandwiches. The menu will...

Wienerschnitzel, the world’s largest hot dog chain, has upped-the-ante for its second annual “Cash in on a Corn Dog” sweepstakes and, in spirit of their 50th  anniversary, will be giving away $50...

Saladworks, the nation’s first and largest fresh-tossed salad franchise concept, announced the addition of brand new menu items for their fans. 

Barilla Whole Grain wheat rotini pasta is now...

Atlanta-based fast casual Moe’s Southwest Grill recently unveiled a new prototype that it will roll out in new units this year.

The changes made for the new prototype, though, are subtler than those...

This summer, residents of Burleson, Texas will have something new to “moo” about as the town’s first Mooyah moves into McAlister Square. Brothers-in-law Bailey McGuire and Frank Sciuto, will open the ...

How do food manufacturers protect and promote their brands while co-existing with distributor brands? The answer seems to depend on the food product in question and where it is being served, according to...

bd's Mongolian Grill is introducing its "Appeteaser Crowd Pleasers" promotion, which promotes its new appetizers line-up and will last through May 15, 2011.

Guests can start off their meals with the...

Saladworks franchisee Unmesh Patel.

Saladworks recently opened its first North Carolina location with the help of a franchisee who hopes to preach the benefits of healthy food in barbecue country.

Unmesh Patel opened his first of three...