Industry News

While the economy has caused most in the restaurant industry to hunker down, if not contract, Shakey’s USA, a 56-year old pizza chain, is bucking the trend, creating two new management...

After an extensive search process, Nick Shepherd, president and chief executive officer of Carlson Restaurants Worldwide, named Ian Saunders as president and chief operating officer for T.G.I...

MICROS Systems Inc., a leading provider of information technology solutions for the hospitality and retail industries, is pleased to announce that Five Guys Enterprises, LLC, has designated...

Rita's Italian Ice, the nation's largest Italian Ice concept, will open its first-ever New York City location on February 14.

Located at 2486 Broadway between 92nd and 93rd on the...

Healthy Fast Food Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary U-Swirl International Inc., the owner and franchisor of U-Swirl self-serve frozen yogurt stores, today officially unveiled its new...

Dunkin' Donuts, founded in 1950, is celebrating 60 years of delicious coffee, donuts, and baked goods, and the brand is inviting customers all around the world to join the party with...

Hardee's locations owned and operated by Boddie-Noell Enterprises will raise funds this year for the Muscular Dystrophy Association by participating in the Shamrocks Against Dystrophy campaign...

Fish Consulting Inc., a full-service national communications firm specializing in franchise marketing and public relations, announced that it has recently promoted Chad Cohen to vice president...
Convotherm by Cleveland, manufactured in Cleveland, Ohio, is now equipping its standard line of combi-oven/steamers with an antibacterial door handle. This new door handle is made of plastic with...
Louisiana’s most celebrated chefs will come together at Kingsley House in New Orleans for a fundraiser, “Chefs for Louisiana Cookery,” benefiting the James Beard Foundation. Chefs have teamed up...
Gold Star Chili will be showcased in a segment on the PBS television series Our Ohio on February 14. The program examines the connection that the people of Greater Cincinnati have with...

After selling more than 750,000 pizzas on Super Bowl Sunday, Papa John’s is offering America another tasty deal – three free toppings on any large cheese pizza for only $9, February 8-10....

Villa Enterprises Management, a quick-service restaurant franchiser, announced on Friday that it exceeded its own projections for new store openings in 2009. With a total of 30 new locations...

McLane, a leading supply chain services company, yesterday announced that two of Kentucky Fried Chicken’s regional franchisee associations presented the company with their respective “Vendor-...

Researchers announced at a workshop during the 2010 Global Food Safety Conference in Washington, D.C., that biological risks will be the No. 1 food safety issue in 2020.

The workshop,...

Empathica Inc., a leading provider of Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions to some of the world's most respected brands, announced yesterday that its survey of more than 7,200...