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A two-question character assessment tool available for quick-serve operators can, according to the tool’s creators, help them make better hiring decisions, thus reducing the time, hassle, and costs usually...

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) announced the recipients of its first annual Food & Beverage Product Innovations Awards, which recognize progressive food and beverage products that will make a...

Lowell Hawthorne, CEO and founder of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, announced that the company would revive its Franchise Advisory Council.

“I am convinced that with a collaborative group...

The parent company of award-winning QSR magazine and top-ranked foodservice website QSRmagazine.com announced the formation of a new publishing group, Food News...

 

Buddy Valastro, star of the popular TLC show “Cake Boss,” has joined Get Back to Scratch, a movement highlighting the growing demand for high-quality goods made from scratch.

In...

 

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, the fastest-growing barbecue chain, is modifying its menu for the first time in 50 years by adding a new permanent signature meat—Spicy Cheddar Sausage. Texas-based Dickey’s...

 

SCA, a global hygiene and paper company, celebrated its 10-year anniversary in North America by announcing its fifth round of Environmental Education Grants for schools.

This year, SCA will...

Big Game Brands, formerly Raving Brands, announced the purchase of The Original Italian Pie, a full-service Italian restaurant franchise featuring gourmet pizzas, salads, sandwiches, and calzones to its...

The restaurant industry is not only an important source of jobs and careers, it is vitally important to the success of many other industries in the economy. As McDonald’s celebrates its National Hiring Day...

Yesterday, Jersey Mike’s Subs opened its 50th store in the Los Angeles area in Hollywood, celebrating with a fundraiser to benefit Hollywood High School. The East Coast–style sub sandwich shop, with a...

As part of Caribou’s Happy Everyday sustainability program, guests can receive 50 cents off any drink, any size, any day, when using reusable drinkware.

For an extra special perk, the nation’s second...

Jamba Juice announced that tennis star Venus Williams has joined the company as a franchise partner and will help the brand enter the Washington, D.C., market.

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Sailormen Inc., Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen’s largest franchise in the U.S., continues to shine as champion for families living with progressive muscle diseases in Florida, Alabama, Illinois, Georgia,...

 

ProStart students are sharpening both their knives and their presentations as they gear up for the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation’s (NRAEF) 10th Annual National ProStart...

 

With the worldwide smartphone market expected to grow 50 percent in 2011, a restaurant’s ability to communicate with its customers via their essential mobile devices is now more invaluable than...

 

Envysion, the leading Managed Video as a Service (MVaaS) provider, announced that By the Rockies has selected Envysion as its exclusive video provider and is deploying the company’s Envysion...

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