Industry News

Launched today, Freddy’s Philly Cheesesteak is a standout—tender slices of sirloin steak and sautéed peppers and onions, topped with velvety cheese sauce on a hoagie bun. It’s a mouthwatering classic that...

Saladworks, the nation’s first and largest fresh-salad franchise, signed a three-store franchise agreement with Calvin and Felicia Rucker of Tampa Bay, Florida.

The first store, set to open in mid-...

Mimi Ahmedi has announced a new venue that brings New York-style pizza, a complementary lunch and dinner menu, and a casual, yet upscale dining room to the popular Preston Hollow area of Dallas, Texas....

Merzi, the Washington, D.C.–based fast casual that has been compared to an Indian version of Chipotle, has been so successful that founder Qaiser Kazmi says it is finally prepared to open unit No. 2—and...

Smashburger, the fastest growing “better burger” concept in the U.S. and recently ranked as Forbes Magazine’s No. 1 “Most Promising Company in America,” today...

In an effort to create a space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) workers in the food and hospitality industry, The Multicultural Foodservice & Hospitality Alliance (MFHA) will present a...

On Jan. 10 at 3:30 p.m. in Seattle, Fonté Café & Wine Bar will host a special celebration for the Moonbeam classroom from the Pike Market Child Care and Preschool (PMCCP), where they will sip hot...

RKF, the exclusive retail-leasing agent in Manhattan for Pret A Manger, is helping the sandwich chain expand throughout the city, most recently by arranging two new long-term retail leases.

The newly...

Tasti D-Lite recently announced its next phase of expansion in the Middle East. Al-Himmah International Limited signed an international master franchise agreement to expand Tasti D-Lite into six Middle...

Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, today announced that the company has signed a master franchise...

Pizza Inn Holdings, Inc. has named Jerome L. Trojan, III as chief financial officer. Trojan joins the company at a time of considerable growth, bringing strong financial experience in leadership roles for...

Red Mango, the No. 1 Zagat-rated frozen yogurt and smoothies chain in America, enjoyed a record year for franchise development in 2011.

The company awarded agreements for more than 70 new domestic...

The Dog House Diner, located outside of the Encinitas Home Depot, has quickly gained a reputation as the source in San Diego for authentic regional hot dogs and sandwiches.

Sandy Cherman bought the...

CBRE Group, Inc. has arranged a 2,865-square-foot lease for The Original Brooklyn Water Bagel Co. of Pikesville. This will be the first location of the Boca Raton, Florida.-based restaurant chain in the Mid...

Pandora, the leader in personalized Internet radio, and DMX, an innovative and proven leader in commercial music and experiential marketing, today announced a partnership to provide the first personalized...

Yogurtland will add two new limited edition flavors, Yo Frappe and Mango Mixer Tart, to its diverse menu for the month of January.

Available at all participating Yogurtland locations as of Jan. 2,...

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