Industry News

ZenMango, a restaurant marketing firm, released 11 trends in 2011 that are influencing the way customers perceive and use the restaurant landscape. The trends include:

1. Consumers are still...

 McDonald's USA announced the top ten finalists of McDonald's Perfect Pair Contest, which kicked off the national launch of McCafe Frozen Strawberry Lemonade on May 9.

The first round of McDonald's...

A renowned barbecue pitmaster says the barbecue world doesn’t have to be hurt by the healthy-eating movement. Instead, he says, barbecue restaurants can include a turkey barbecue option for health-conscious...

Dunkin' Donuts, America's every day, all-day stop for coffee and baked goods, announced the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with Harrison Kwan for four new...

Papa Murphy's International, America’s take ‘n’ bake pizza leader and fifth largest pizza chain in the U.S., announced the hiring of Ken Calwell to the position of president, effective June 6th....

For the entire month of June, all proceeds from the sale of the popular "Krust" (baked pastry dough) at Golden Krust, the nation's largest Caribbean food franchise, will go toward scholarships.

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Jake’s Wayback Burgers, with 27 locations throughout the mid-Atlantic and 17 under construction, announced that on Tuesday, June 21, the fast-casual restaurant chain will celebrate the first day of summer...

McDonald's Corporation announced that Bridget Coffing, currently vice president of global external communications, has been promoted to senior vice president of McDonald's corporate relations.

In her...

Olson Communications, a full-service agency that specializes in delivering innovative marketing-communication strategy to its portfolio of select food-industry clients, announced the winning recipients of...

Since news of the pioneering restaurant concept broke last February, enthusiastic foodies around Southern California have been eagerly anticipating the opening of STACKED: food well built, an entirely new...

Buoyed by positive same-store sales and solid optimism among restaurant operators for continued growth, the outlook for the restaurant industry remained positive in April.  

The National Restaurant...

Church’s new Southern Style Chicken Sandwich is taking center stage on the QSR chain’s menu in its restaurants across the country.

The new Southern Style Chicken Sandwich is an all-white-meat 1/4...

Carl’s Jr. has once again partnered with Coca-Cola to make everyone a winner—not just once, but twice. Following the smashing success of last year’s campaign, there will be some even bigger winners this...

This spring, Cal Dining’s Golden Bear Cafe (GBC) introduced a refreshed Freshens concept on the UC-Berkeley campus.

The smoothie station was redesigned to attract the...

With Memorial Day around the corner and the nation’s attention turned to the men and women who have served the country, one franchisee says military veterans like himself should be top of mind for...

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