Industry News

Driven by a solid improvement in restaurant operators’ outlook for sales growth, capital spending plans, and staffing levels, the National Restaurant Association’s Restaurant Performance Index (...
Pretzelmaker/Pretzel Time announced that the company will once again host a National Pretzel Day celebration on April 26 at its 300 stores across the country. This year the company is putting a...
After being stolen from a Berea, Kentucky, KFC restaurant in late January, a bronze bust of Colonel Harland Sanders was recovered by police and returned to the Berea KFC.

The theft made...

Avocados from Mexico announces "The Amazing Avocado Chef Recipe Contest," which challenges foodservice chefs to come up with innovative, avocado-inspired recipes. Celebrity chef and author...

Smashburger announced that it will introduce its Smashburgers, Smashsalads, and Häagen-Dazs shakes to St. George, Utah. Smashburger is partnering with SB Las Vegas LLC to bring area residents...
Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches has consistently opened almost 200 units per year for the last three years. Today, Jimmy John’s reached a milestone by opening its 1,000th unit in Beaverton,...
TCBY is offering its own stimulus package to one fortunate individual: a ready-to-serve TCBY store anywhere in the U.S., a value worth more than $300,000. In this spirit, TCBY is challenging the...
The new health care reform passed into law by Congress last Sunday sets a national standard for nutrition labeling on restaurant menus. The reform will affect all quick-service restaurants with...
More than nine of 10 restaurants are actively involved in community service activities, and the National Restaurant Association is now accepting applications to recognize their commitment with...
For a limited time, guests at Moe’s Southwest Grill can order the chain’s fresh ingredients without the tortilla in one of three new Rice Bowls.

“The strategy behind Rice Bowls was to...

The Nick-N-Willy’s Franchise Company has announced the new ownership of its Vancouver, Washington, restaurant by local residents, John and Dianne Foster. The restaurant is now owned and...

EVOS, a quick-serve chain based in Tampa, Florida, is experiencing a growing trend in foodservice: employee attraction and retention because of its green initiatives.

“Our turnover...
Despite early optimism from the American workforce that 2010 would be a rebounding year for the job market, a new study shows that summer employment for hourly jobs, at least, won’t improve too...

The Kent County Lodging Association (KCLA) has announced the recipients of its 2010-2011 Hospitality Education Scholarships. A total of 13 applications were received from students representing...

The Partnership, an independent integrated marketing agency, announced today the hiring of foodservice marketing expert Ted Asbury. Asbury joins as executive vice president and will lead The...

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