Industry News

Acclaimed interviewer and newscaster Charlie Rose will share insights into current issues and events, based on his years of conversations with the biggest newsmakers in the world, at the National...
On June 3, nationally acclaimed chef Shaun Doty of Atlanta’s Shaun’s in Inman Park and entrepreneur Erik Maier will open YEAH! BURGER in the White Provision complex at 14th Street and Howell Mill...
National Restaurant Association president and CEO Dawn Sweeney issued the following statement about the White House’s Childhood Obesity Task Force action plan:

“We support the First...
Marco’s Pizza opened its second Oklahoma location. Kevin Wilkerson, a resident of Edmond, owns and operates the new store. Wilkerson is also a Marco’s Pizza area representative with plans to...
California Pizza Kitchen Inc. (CPK), a casual-dining chain featuring a line of hearth-baked pizzas, announced the opening of its first travel plaza location. The new quick-service restaurant,...
To educate its sales staff and consumers on the ins and outs of its Douwe Egberts Cafitesse liquid coffee product, Sara Lee Foodservice announced the launch of its Cafitesse Academy at its...
Freshii signed its second San Francisco franchise agreement in the past six months. Entrepreneur Kathy Razvan signed a multi-unit franchise deal to open a minimum of three Freshii restaurants in...
Action Systems Inc. (ASI), makers of the Restaurant Manager Point-of-Sale System for the foodservice industry, announced that its Write-On Handheld software is now available for use on Apple’s...
Pretzelmaker/Pretzel Time announced that the company introduced Mini Pretzel Dogs, its newest pretzel creation. Mini Pretzel Dogs, miniature all-beef hot dogs wrapped in Pretzelmaker’s original...
Seattle’s Best Coffee, part of Starbucks Corporation, unveiled a new brand direction as part of a bold reinvention of the coffee company that was acquired in 2003. The new brand identity,...

Now local entrepreneurs, Ziad Dalal and Bechara Harfouche, along with restaurant veteran Tedy Ramy, are bringing an authentic taste of the Mediterranean to Plano, Texas, and the Shops at...

McAlister’s Deli has signed multi-unit development agreements with H...

Kids, ages 2-17, ate more yogurt (refrigerated) as a snack-oriented food in 2009 than they did in 2008, but fresh fruit remained the top snack food consumed by this age group, according to The...

Red Mango has announced a development agreement to open its first stores in Alabama, beginning with a location in Hoover.

David Hurst has signed a development agreement to open three...

The high cost of real estate in big cities has driven thousands of aspiring restaurateurs to start up their eatery on wheels. A Tennessee advertising, marketing, and public relation firm is...

Baskin-Robbins announced today the signing of three store development agreements in Houston, totaling four new locations. New franchisees, Shawn and Jill Salyers, purchased one unit that is expected to...