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Charleston, South Carolina–based K-BO Inc. is satisfying Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, residents’ craving for Bojangles’ “Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits” with the grand opening of its newest location at 1664...

The National Minority Franchising Initiative (NMFI) announced that Schlotzsky’s is among this year’s “50 Top Franchises for Minorities.”

“It is an honor to be recognized by such a prestigious...

Natural and eco-friendly pizza restaurant franchise Pizza Fusion will be opening two locations in the Tampa, Florida, area in January 2011.

Voted “Best Pizza” numerous times, Pizza Fusion's well-...

Just in time for the holidays, Fazoli’s is unwrapping an all-new, contemporary look and new, expanded service this week at its Normal, Illinois, restaurant. Last week the Italian quick-service chain...

Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell said he is proud to congratulate local restaurant company K&N Management for being recognized with a 2010 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

K&N Management...

After opening its first location in La Porte, Texas, in 2008, and quickly becoming a local favorite, Bullritos was proud to open its 10th location in Houston, Texas, in the Clear Lake/Nassau Bay...

After overhauling its menu in March to natural and organic fare, Picazzo’s Organic Italian Kitchen has introduced four new food items, increasing its offering of fresh fare to health-conscious foodies...

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opened in 1941. Its menu fluctuated for eleven years, bending to the whims of its customers and the flavor forays of its chefs, but since 1952, Dickey’s menu has not changed.

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UFood Restaurant Group, Inc., announced today that it is expanding its social media efforts and online presence to better engage with UFood Grill consumers and shareholders through Facebook, Twitter,...

Wendy's/Arby’s Group Inc. has hired Burger King veteran Diana Petrovich-Tao as chief operating officer for its Arby's chain.

“This appointment is a key component of our turnaround plan, as we work to...

McDonald’s Corp. said it plans to roll out an oatmeal item to its more than 14,000 restaurants on Jan. 3.

Fruit & Maple Oatmeal, which has been in test since earlier this year, will be available...

Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc., a subsidiary of Wendy’s/Arby’s Group Inc., selected BBDO New York as its national advertising agency of record.

The announcement comes following an extensive five-phase...

 

Starbucks’ ambitious goal to have 100 percent of its cups be reusable or recyclable by 2015 may have just gotten much easier. The company announced a successful test with paper cup manufacturer...

Smashburger, a nationally acclaimed industry-leading Better Burger restaurant, presented its high-achieving franchisees with awards and recognition at its first annual franchisee conference held in November...

Whether you call them French fries, chips, or frites, whether they come thick-cut, crinkled, straight, or curly, fries are a staple of the American diet, most notably at quick-serve restaurants. 

The...

On Dec. 11, Genghis Grill will mark the beginning of the first ever social media-driven music tour, Genghis Live. Local city bands that want to perform must upload their music video onto...

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