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CKE Restaurants Inc. announced the signing of an exclusive development agreement with the Mesa Group to open 25 Carl’s Jr. restaurants in Vietnam. The Mesa Group was granted the development...
Marco’s Pizza announced plans to open 42 locations in Georgia. Marco’s is growing steadily and recently celebrated the opening of its 200th store. More than one quarter of Marco’s stores have...
The Counter, an upstart burger concept, announced that two new franchise partners, Greg Finefrock and Dennis Rohde with G...

In celebration of its 25th Anniversary, CiCi's Pizza is lowering its buffet price to just $3.99, for a limited time only. The anniversary price is a way to thank CiCi's loyal guests while...

Pretzelmaker/Pretzel Time announced today that the company is adding a twist to its lineup of blended drinks and adding two new popular flavors for 2010 – Mango Madness and Power Pomegranate....

Honey Dew Donuts announced yesterday that the New England-based donut and coffee chain has partnered with The Dartmouth Company to assist with its expansion efforts. The Dartmouth Company is a...

Beginning today, the Crispy Shrimp Taco is returning to the Del Taco menu for a limited time. To celebrate its return, Del Taco is offering a coupon for a free Crispy Shrimp Taco with any...

Baja Fresh Mexican Grill yesterday announced its 2010 “Earth Fresh” initiative. Beginning in December 2009, Baja Fresh introduced recycled napkins, recycled paper bags, recyclable burrito...

The Smashburger fast casual has appointed Doug Branigan as senior vice president of franchise operations. The company has sold franchise agreements that will total more than 275 locations over...

In a sign of the lingering recession, actual sales data collected from nearly 3,000 restaurants and bars across the country show that business was sluggish for this year's Super Bowl, with...

U-SWIRL International Inc., the owner and franchiser of U-SWIRL Frozen Yogurt stores and wholly-owned subsidiary of Healthy Fast Food Inc., today announced that it has signed an Area...

Dunkin' Donuts announced today the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with Sai Jitta for three new restaurants in Blue Springs and Independence, Missouri. The first location...

While many quick-service brands implement green efforts in today’s age of sustainability, a new study suggests there may be a big difference between what brands are doing with green and what...

Domino's Pizza raised $2 million for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital during the 2009 Thanks and Giving campaign. This marks the largest single charitable donation in the history of...

Christopher Koetke, MBA, CEC, CCE, dean of The School of Culinary Arts at Kendall College, last night received the inaugural Award for Excellence in Culinary Education from the Foodservice...

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