Industry News

Boloco, a chain of burrito restaurants based in Boston, has partnered with an innovative group buying platform, LevelUp.

LevelUp, a pilot program from location-based game SCVNGR, is garnering...

Attendees of the 2011 National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show in Chicago (May 21-24) will have a chance to see celebrity culinary masters up close...

Baja Fresh Mexican Grill, a fast-casual fresh Mexican chain, announced the nationwide rollout of its industry pioneering Earth Fresh Initiative.

In December 2009, Baja Fresh began testing a number of...

Fog Cutter Capital Group's Fatburger restaurant unit announced the opening of their first two locations in Reno, Nevada. The Northtowne restaurant opened February 14 followed closely by a second restaurant...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced that ITW Food Equipment Group–North America (ITW FEG), a foodservice equipment manufacturer, has been honored with a 2011 Energy Star Sustained Excellence...

Efficient Energy America (E2America)—whose energy systems are used in chains like McDonalds, Bojangles, and Taco Bell—announced the company’s continued expansion and rapid acceptance of its HVAC control, ...

Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s announced a new line of Charbroiled Turkey Burgers. The sister brands are the first fast food chains to offer turkey burgers on a national basis. The new product offering is...

Shane’s Rib Shack’s founder and president, Shane Thompson, is scheduled to appear on QVC during its new gluten-free culinary broadcast Eating Gluten Free – Food & Cookbooks on March 23 at 4 p.m...

Panda Restaurant Group Inc., parent company of Panda Express, announced a fundraising campaign to assist with disaster relief in Japan. Following the massive, magnitude 9.0 earthquake and 32-foot tsunami...

The Brewers Association, the trade association representing the majority of U.S. brewing companies, released 2010 data on the U.S. craft brewing industry. Small and independent craft brewers saw volume...

Consumers asked and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen delivered as the brand is bringing back its popular “Pay Day” event, offering eight pieces of its Bonafide Chicken for $4.99. The one-day-only event takes place...

Culver's recently launched the new Three Cheese ButterBurger, giving guests three new reasons to head to Culver's. The ButterBurger, a guest favorite, is amplified with three varieties of cheese, all...

The Kendall College School of Culinary Arts and the Center for the Advancement of Foodservice Education (CAFÉ) are accepting applications for the 2011 CAFÉ/Kendall Green Award. This is the first-ever...

Restaurant and foodservice industry leaders generated nearly $350,000 in contributions at the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s (NRAEF) 19th Annual Ted J. Balestreri Leadership...

 

Sodexo, Inc. announced today that it signed a master retail license agreement with the award-winning Indian concept, Café Spice, to bring traditional Indian cuisine with a South Asian...

Groupon, a shopping website that offers a daily deal on the best local goods, services and cultural events in more than 500...

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