Industry News

Charley’s Grilled Subs -- which is known for its philly steak sandwiches, deli subs, gourmet fries, and freshly-squeezed lemonade -- will debut a limted-time-only Steakhouse Bacon BBQ sandwich nationwide....

Envysion, a company that drives bottom line profitability improvements fro leading restaurants and convenience store operators throughout North America, announced that Stu Lucko will join the company as CFO...

Catalyst, a nonprofit organization supporting expanded opportunities for women in the workplace, announced that McDonald's Corporation received a 2011 Catalyst Award for its global women's initiative.

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Blimpie will celebrate its 47th anniversary with the launch of a new program called Blueprint 47. The program will offer 47 current franchisees and 47 military veterans a discount when franchising a Blimpie...

Jamba Juice announced that it will be adding organic slow-cooked, steel-cut oatmeal to its breakfast menu.

The steel-cut oats will be made with minimal processing, which helps to retain many of the...

Moe’s Southwest Grill introduced its "Food Mission," which includes redesigned menu boards that will feature a new food mission wheel “steering” guests to select healthier food choices. These healthy menu...

Seattle’s Best Coffee, part of Starbucks Corporation, announced the latest addition to its “Anywhere Great Coffee is Needed” marketing strategy: its new line of iced canned lattes. Following a successful...

NEC Display Solutions of America, a provider of commercial LCD display and projector solutions, received 2010 DIGI Awards for excellence in digital signage at Pei Wei Restaurants and Raleigh-Durham...

Cold Stone Creamery announced a three-year extension to its successful licensing partnership with Jelly Belly Candy Company. The partnership will continue to make the premium Cold Stone Creamery Jelly Belly...

Denver-based Qdoba Mexican Grill announced that it promoted five executives to build upon the company’s positive sales and new unit growth through innovative marketing, franchise development, and menu...

The fast-casual segment has been one of the brightest spots for the restaurant industry the last few years, with majors players like Chipotle drawing cash-strapped customers away from casual and fine dining...

Manhattan Bagel announced it’s popping off the New Year with new pretzel bagel poppers and a new line of breakfast bagel thin sandwiches.

"We are constantly developing new, innovative menu items for...

MOOYAH Burgers, Fries, and Shakes had a big year in 2010, with 17 open locations and six signed multiunit development agreements. There are plans to open up to 20 new locations in 2011.

Despite the...

McDonald's Corporation announced that it saw positive results for the fourth quarter, including a global comparable sales increase of 5 percent.

"During 2010, we continued our efforts toward becoming...

The number of U.S. restaurants declined by -1 percent, or a loss of 5,551 restaurants, from a year ago, according to a fall 2010 restaurant census conducted by the NPD Group.

NPD's Fall 2010 ReCount...

National Cottonseed Products Association (NCPA) launched its first-ever video contest, challenging chefs to create their "Best Beignet" using cottonseed oil.

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