Industry News

Downtown Portland, Oregon, is set to experience Freshii’s fully customizable menu with sustainably grown ingredients and planet-friendly atmosphere. The first of five locations has been planned...
DCI Cheese Company (DCI) announced that it’s Richfield, Wisconsin, headquarters was recognized as a “Top Milwaukee Workplace” by The Business Journal of Milwaukee. DCI qualified as one of...
Subway restaurants and Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC announced a marketing alliance that will offer Subway diners and PlayStation fans the opportunity to instantly win PlayStation...
Lime Fresh Mexican Grill, a fast-casual chain with six units in South Florida, announced that all of the meat it serves at its stores has been Certified Humane by Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC),...
Red Mango awarded a master license agreement to Compass Group North America to open an undisclosed number of Red Mango stores in Compass-managed properties over the next 10 years.

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The Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) released a new sandwich recipe book titled Between the Bread and the Deep Blue Sea. This new culinary resource aims to help operators offer...
Bob Evans, the owner and operator of Bob Evans and Mimi’s Café restaurants, recently hosted the Multicultural Foodservice and Hospitality Association’s Diversity Network Event “Navigating the...
The National Council of Chain Restaurants (NCCR) announced that its president, Jack Whipple, is retiring after 34 years of service to the industry. NCCR is a division of the National Retail...
The recession left many quick-service operators scrambling to find ways to draw consumers. For many, slashing prices and offering discounts seemed the sensible solution, providing consumers with...
With the year barely half over, Chick-fil-A Inc. announced that it is already having a successful 2010. The chain celebrated the opening of its 1,500th restaurant, and its first location in...
Starbucks further defined its vision for the Starbucks Digital Network, in partnership with Yahoo!, targeted to arrive in U.S. company-operated stores later this fall. First previewed in June,...
EPL Intermediate Inc., parent company of El Pollo Loco Inc., announced that Steve Carley, president and CEO of El Pollo Loco Inc., has tendered his resignation effective September 12 from all of...
Tossed announced that it is embarking on a worldwide expansion plan. The company signed a franchise partnership with Fransmart, the franchise development company behind the explosive growth of...
Franchise Professionals Inc. announced that Larry Carnell joined the company as senior vice president of business development. Carnell has more than 30 years of executive management, training,...
For the second consecutive year, Wixon was named to the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce/Council of Small Business Executives (MMAC/COSBE) Future 50, which recognizes 50 privately...