Industry News

Food Services of America (FSA) and affiliated Services Group of America (SGA) companies joined Independent Marketing Alliance (IMA), effective December 26, to become a member of the organization...
A new marketing tool released toward the end of 2009 aims to help quick serves battle slow sales days that result from weather, seasonal changes, holidays and events, or even day of the week....
bd’s Mongolian Grill announced the restaurant chain’s latest Florida expansion in the Tampa Bay area. Franchisee Darryl Thomas purchased the Lakeland, Florida, and Oldsmar, Florida, bd’s...
Swann Security, a security monitoring solutions company, announced its first-ever, all-in-one DVR—the 19-inch All-in-One DVR Security System. At the heart of Swann’s latest security product...
Carl’s Jr. announced that applications for the 2010 Carl N. and Margaret Karcher Founders’ Scholarship are available online. The application deadline is February 1, 2010.

As a young...

The Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) is proud to announce the formation of the ICE Kevin Nurse Memorial Scholarship to commemorate the life of Kevin Nurse, a triumphant...

The outlook for the restaurant industry remained cloudy in November, as the National Restaurant Association’s comprehensive index of restaurant activity registered its third decline in the last...
The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) announced that concert venue chain House of Blues implemented the entertainment industry’s first-ever exclusively cage-free egg policy for the food...
To better prepare its students for management careers in the restaurant and foodservice industry, Drexel University’s Goodwin College announced that it adopted the ManageFirst Program offered...
The Professional Culinary Institute announced Chef Gary Prell as its new president and CEO. The Professional Culinary Institute (PCI), located in Campbell, California, opened its doors in 2005...
Yogurtini, Tempe, Arizona’s first self-serve frozen yogurt shop, officially announced the launch of a new self-serve frozen yogurt franchise opportunity.

Yogurtini allows customers to...
Togo’s Eateries Inc. announced it will celebrate National Pastrami Day at all 242 franchised locations on January 14. The first 100 guests at each Togo’s location will receive one free Mini...
Freshii announced that its first master franchisee, David Grossman, recently signed two new sub-franchise agreements for Chicago.

New franchisees Alex Blair and Scott Keeney will each...
Unified Supply Chain Inc. (USCI), a wholly owned subsidiary of International Dairy Queen Inc., announced its annual supply chain partners who provide superior service and outstanding support to 5...
Despite working in a sector averaging roughly 50,000 job losses per month since the start of the recession, retail employees are not providing high-level customer service, according to data from...
Hundreds of children in need have a new toy this Christmas thanks to the customers of Rock ‘n’ Joe Coffeelounge...

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