Industry News

Hooters will roll out a seasonal, limited-time-offer menu in Hooters locations across the country beginning February 21st.

The menu includes: Smoked Wings, 10 wings...

Jack in the Box announced that Michael E. Verdesca has been promoted to vice president and chief information officer.

Verdesca, previously division vice president of systems development for the...

Coca-Cola and Regal Entertainment Group have teamed up to launch the "Picture You and a Friend at the Idol Finale" sweepstakes.

Through the end of March, when consumers purchase a large fountain Coca...

With 2011 marking the year that many Baby Boomers hit retirement, the foodservice industry is set to see droves of Boomers joining its ranks.

At this year’s annual NRA Show, which takes place in...

Genghis Grill, the largest Mongolian stir fry chain in the U.S., has introduced a new healthy-influenced campaign called Health Kwest, a journey into a healthier lifestyle.

“Khantestants” will...

Boston-based boloco, which has 17 locations throughout New England, rolled out its new online ordering app for iPhones. Mobilaurus, an app company that creates mobile ordering and ticketing solutions, built...

The National Restaurant Association and its members are sending a strong message to Congress to support the timely and accurate implementation of a law passed last year to make merchant "swipe fees" for...

MonkeyMedia Software, a provider of Web-based software, strategy, and education services for multiunit restaurant operators, announced that S.M.A.R.T. Restaurant Group will deploy MonkeyCatering to 11...

United Capital Business Lending, a subsidiary of BankUnited, announced that it is providing $2 million in financing to Five Guys Burgers and Fries owner Craig Cohen. United Capital refinanced three existing...

Healthy Fast Food Inc., parent to U-Swirl International Inc., the owner and franchisor of U-Swirl Frozen Yogurt cafes, announced that it has awarded area development rights to David Taggart to develop at...

Consumers love tickling their taste buds with Italian, Mexican, and Asian cuisine, so much that all three have become so mainstream, they’re hardly considered ethnic anymore. However, according to Mintel’s...

Jake’s Wayback Burgers announced that it will celebrate its 20th anniversary on February 21 by rolling back its price of its signature Jake Burger, a double-pattied burger, from $4.99 (price upon...

Oporto. It’s Australian for burger, and it’s definitely not beef. Direct from the world famous Bondi Beach, Sydney, Australia, comes Oporto, a fast-casual restaurant concept with a focus on fresh-...

Lenny’s Sub Shop, a Memphis, Tennessee–based sandwich chain, launched a Facebook promotion on Monday that has so far tripled the company’s Facebook fan count.

From February 14 to February 20, Lenny’s...

Co-founders of BJ Restaurants, Paul Motenko and Jerry Hennessy, announced plans for a new restaurant concept called STACKED: food well built.

Motenko and Hennessy say the concept will essentially...

For the fifth year straight, Dunkin' Donuts has been recognized by the Brand Keys Customer Loyalty Engagement Index as number one in customer loyalty in the coffee category.

The national survey by...