Industry News

Baja Fresh Mexican Grill announced the grand opening of its first location in Atlanta. Designed with a contemporary, intimate décor, the new location is perfect for guests searching for table...
Several restaurant industry executives were appointed to a major U.S. tourism council, and their presence on the advisory board reaffirms the important role the restaurant industry plays in the...
Precidia Technologies Inc., designer and manufacturer of Internet protocol (IP) payment and networking products, announced that M...
Great American Cookies announced that it is celebrating one of the brand’s signature creations this spring—the Double Doozie. A Double Doozie is two cookies sandwiched around a layer of white...
On the heels of its successful The Twilight Saga: New Moon in-restaurant promotion, Burger King Corp. announced that the brand will sustain momentum with Summit Entertainment and sponsor the third...
PAR Tech Inc., a provider of software, hardware, and service solutions to restaurants, hotels, spas, and retail industries, launched the company’s Boundless Hospitality initiative. The initiative...
The National Restaurant Association issued a statement on the President’s health care reform proposal announced yesterday:

“The National Restaurant Association has consistently supported...
The National Food Service Security Council (NFSSC) announced that David Karam, president of Wendy’s International, will keynote the opening of its 31st Annual Conference from August 1 to 4 in St...
Claim Jumper Restaurants LLC deployed HME Wireless’ TableScout table management technology to improve its table turns and customer service.

Using HME Wireless’ handheld wireless...
Tropical Smoothie Café announced that Kathleen Gehl and Bob Fischer joined the company as performance improvement consultants to help local stores reach their maximum sales potential.

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Franke Foodservice Systems Inc., a provider of facility and equipment solutions for the quick-service industry, appointed Jeff Cook to executive vice president of business innovation. In this...
Burger King Corporation announced that Burger King restaurants nationwide are cooking with an innovative new broiler that takes product quality and menu innovation to new heights. The equipment...
Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s are offering “comfort food for grown-ups.” Grilled Cheese Bacon Burgers, launched at Carl’s Jr. in late January, feature the comfort of youthful grilled cheese sandwiches...
Several hundred chefs, cookbook authors, culinary instructors, food photographers, and others who work in the food world will convene in Portland, Oregon, from April 21 to 24 at the 32nd Annual...
Gold Star Chili announced that it will launch three major initiatives in the Greater Cincinnati area to recognize National Chili Day on February 25.

With more chili parlors per...
National Franchise Sales, a franchise business brokerage company based in Southern California with nine offices nationwide, announced the completion of the sale of 14 Subway restaurants in the...