Industry News

With a goal of $300,000, chain is raising money through in-store and corporate donations.
The popular Mexican grill now allows customers the ability to mix and match smaller portions of its menu items.
Company announces its FAST! prototype, which offers franchisees a smaller, more streamlined opportunity—but without the singing and dancing.
Larry's Beans and the North Carolina United Methodist Church are working together to provide deserving children with the opportunity to attend camp.
In a society striving to develop better eating habits, Campbell Soup Company now offers a line of 100 percent, all-natural soups.
Bistro BabusSan is set to open its first location this spring.
Already owner of the franchise rights for Freshii for the Philadelphia MSA, Goel Management has purchased the master franchise rights for Freshii for the Baltimore MSA.
Firm predicts foodservice industry sales will decline 1.6 percent in 2010, a dip from the 0.8 percent it originally predicted.
Stores in Lexington join with John Calipari’s "Hoops for Haiti" program and Red Cross to donate $1 per dozen doughnuts sold.
Rhonda J. Parish was previously executive vice president, chief legal officer, and secretary of Denny's Corporation and its predecessor companies.
Bain Capital signs definitive agreement to acquire Higa Industries Co. Ltd., which operates 179 Domino's Pizza units in Japan.
Dunkin’ Donuts celebrates its year-round iced coffee drinkers this winter.
Berner International Corp.'s Walk-In Cooler Efficiency Kit helps restaurants comply with new energy code mandates for existing and new walk-in coolers.
Foodservice specialty agency creates board for owner/operators, menu review committee members, chefs, cooks, and other decision influencers in foodservice.
Expansion to manufacturing facility in Tolleson, Arizona, to cost $7.1 million and generate 50 new jobs over the next year.
National Restaurant Association's 2010 Forecast projects quick-service sales to increase 0.4 percent in 2010; 42 percent of quick-serve operators expect business to be better in 2010 than 2009.