Industry News

The North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) recognized Peter G. Nordell, president of The Edlund Company, with the 2011 NAFEM President’s Award.

The NAFEM President’s Award...

In continued efforts to align the organization to fully execute its multiyear strategic plan, the National Restaurant Association has named Hans Lindh as senior vice president of Membership and Industry...

Pizza De la Comunidad LLC opened its first of 11 Pizza Patrón locations in San Diego on February 1 at 1815 E. Valley Parkway in Escondido, California.

"We have been very busy since the opening," says...

Renderings of the Fazoli's unit at a St. Louis Walmart Supercenter.

Fazoli’s announced that as part of its growth strategy and push into nontraditional locations, it will open its first Walmart location on February 15.  

The newest Fazoli’s will be christened with...

Whataburger is heating up February's chilly weather with its Jalapeno Week promotion. Beginning Monday, February 14th through Sunday, February 20th...

Jamba Juice and SYGMA, a national foodservice distribution company owned by Sysco Corporation, announced their plans to form a supply chain distribution alliance.

The proposed alliance will enable...

Ever wondered what exactly a daypart is or when to use the term “front of house”?

A new website, www.fiwords.com, will tell you just this – at a price, of course...

Jus-Made, a rapidly growing beverage manufacturer in Dallas, Texas, announced that industry expert Corey Schiff has joined its executive team...

UFood Restaurant Group announced that the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has listed its UFood Grill healthy fast-casual restaurant concept on its official Franchise Registry.

The Franchise...

Domino's Pizza announced that it has refranchised its 26 Minneapolis-based, company-owned stores to a local owner-operator.

With the acquisition, franchisee Bill Graves' company, Ultimate Challenge,...

New research from the National Restaurant Association shows that nearly 50 percent of restaurants are now owned by women.

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bd’s Mongolian Grill, a create your own stir fry restaurant, announced plans to develop new locations across the U.S. Calling for several new locations throughout the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeast...

Subway, the world's largest sub sandwich franchise, will host a national Free Cookie Day at all U.S. locations on Monday, February 14. With this promotion, a complimentary cookie will be included with any...

Representatives for celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s new television show are looking for the newest healthy food equipment at this year’s NAFEM Show in Orlando, Florida.

Among the equipment that struck...

Chipotle Mexican Grill reported financial results for its fourth quarter and full year ending December 31, 2010, including a 24.5 percent revenue increase from 2009, bringing revenue to $482.5 million....