Industry News

Following on the heels of the opening of the 10th Café Yumm! restaurant in downtown Portland, Oregon, in the brand new Portland State University Recreation Center on June 1, Café Yumm! was...

Hello Pasta, a new pasta model in fast-casual dining, will launch its first of four restaurant locations at Lexington Avenue between 54th and 55th in New York City on July 7, 2010.

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On June 24, Brad Haley, executive vice president of CKE restaurants, and Doug Fergusson, executive vice president of Synq Solutions, stressed the growing importance of local restaurant...

The future of coffee is here. Or at least an idea of what the future of coffee—and beverage-dispensing machines—might become.

During a year when...

Red Mango today announced a franchise agreement to open its first Bloomington, Indiana, store on the Indiana University campus.

Luke Angermeier, of Indianapolis, has signed an...

Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q has announced plans for its 2010 Freedom Week promotion – an annual campaign that the restaurant brand promotes each July celebrating our nation’s independence...

NexCen Brands, Inc., today announced that it has commenced production of dry pretzel mix in addition to the Company's existing cookie dough production at its manufacturing facility in Atlanta...

Villa Enterprises Management Ltd., Inc. (and its affiliates, Villa Enterprises), today announced the addition of two new fast-casual restaurant brands to its quick-service restaurant portfolio...

McAlister’s Deli is finding sweet ways for customers to beat the heat this summer by declaring July 29, 2010, “Free Tea Day” and offering in-store and social media promotions that kick-off on...

Ann Garner Riddle has been named president and CEO of TW Garner Food Company. She succeeds her brother, Ralph E. “Reg” Garner, who passed away last June after a long illness.

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Vitamix was recently recognized by Coffee Fest at the Tinker’s Minute awards event for The Quiet One, a powerful, premium blender, providing unparalleled sound reduction. The product’s...

Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop announced today that it signed agreements for expansion into two new markets: San Diego and Denver. The San Diego deal comes on the heels of Capriotti’s early 2010...

Starbucks will turn on free WiFi with one click today at U.S. and Canadian company-operated stores as a part of its ongoing commitment to enhancing the customer experience. Customers with WiFi-...
The outlook for the restaurant industry softened in May, as the National Restaurant Association’s comprehensive index of restaurant activity fell below 100 for the first time in three months. The...
Texas Digital Systems Inc., provider of visual communication solutions, and Odysii, provider in software solutions for targeted suggestive selling, announced a partnership to enhance Texas...
Clarabridge announced the availability of the Clarabridge API, a framework of Web services and SOAP-based application program interfaces (APIs) that allows direct access to Clarabridge's...