Industry News

Subway is the most loved fast food chain in the U.S. according to Amplicate, an online-opinion collating resource that accounts for...

Caribou Coffee was recognized as a J.D. Power and Associates 2011 Customer Service Champion—one of only 40 companies, and the only specialty coffee company, to be awarded this distinction this year.

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For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) named Manitowoc Foodservice as an Energy Star Partner of the Year for its outstanding contribution to reducing greenhouse gas...

Boloco, a chain of burrito restaurants based in Boston, has partnered with an innovative group buying platform, LevelUp.

LevelUp, a pilot program from location-based game SCVNGR, is garnering...

Attendees of the 2011 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show in Chicago (May 21-24) will have a chance to see celebrity culinary masters up close...

Baja Fresh Mexican Grill, a fast-casual fresh Mexican chain, announced the nationwide rollout of its industry pioneering Earth Fresh Initiative.

In December 2009, Baja Fresh began testing a number of...

Fog Cutter Capital Group's Fatburger restaurant unit announced the opening of their first two locations in Reno, Nevada. The Northtowne restaurant opened February 14 followed closely by a second restaurant...

Villa Enterprises Management, a global multi-concept restaurant franchisor, announced the grand opening of its Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen’s new Miami International Airport location.

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that ITW Food Equipment Group–North America (ITW FEG), a foodservice equipment manufacturer, has been honored with a 2011 Energy Star Sustained Excellence...

Efficient Energy America (E2America)—whose energy systems are used in chains like McDonalds, Bojangles, and Taco Bell—announced the company’s continued expansion and rapid acceptance of its HVAC control, ...

Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s announced a new line of Charbroiled Turkey Burgers. The sister brands are the first fast food chains to offer turkey burgers on a national basis. The new product offering is...

Shane’s Rib Shack’s founder and president, Shane Thompson, is scheduled to appear on QVC during its new gluten-free culinary broadcast Eating Gluten Free – Food & Cookbooks on March 23 at 4 p.m...

Panda Restaurant Group Inc., parent company of Panda Express, announced a fundraising campaign to assist with disaster relief in Japan. Following the massive, magnitude 9.0 earthquake and 32-foot tsunami...

Just in time for spring, Pinkberry introduced a limited-time-only flavor that celebrates the season with its flowery notes and clean, tangy finish: Lychee Pinkberry. The company recommends pairing it with a...

The Brewers Association, the trade association representing the majority of U.S. brewing companies, released 2010 data on the U.S. craft brewing industry. Small and independent craft brewers saw volume...

Thirty years ago, right as the public began clamoring for healthier treats, Frank Hickingbotham created the first frozen yogurt concept and called it TCBY. “Frozen yogurt was the right idea that came at the...