Industry News

Salsarita's Fresh Cantina, a fast-casual Mexican restaurant chain, is exploring strategic alternatives to fuel expansion of the rapidly growing franchise. With new locations opening across the...

Today, Planet Smoothie is honored to announce the launch of the Pink Promise Smoothie, researched and developed by Planet Smoothie's nutritionist and approved by Susan G. Komen for the Cure's...

Denny’s announced it entered into a multi-year agreement with AARP to provide exclusive discounts to its members, starting today, June 1. This agreement was entered into based on the positive...

In May, the American Culinary Federation (ACF), the largest professional chefs organization in the U.S., was asked to play an integral part in Michelle Obama’s latest Let’s Move! campaign...

Pack your bags and hit the road this summer with Schlotzsky’s Route 66 promotion through August 29. For the first time, the company is putting together a two-part promotion centered on famous...
Smithfield’s Chicken ‘N Bar-B-Q officially kicked off the “Summer of 20Tea” this weekend, celebrating all things summer and sweet tea with a three-month campaign promoting the restaurant brand’s...
CKE Restaurants Inc. opened its first Carl’s Jr. restaurant in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, this week. This marks the first of at least 25 Carl’s Jr. units to be opened in Vietnam over the next six...

After a long winter and spring without Florida tomatoes, U.S. shoppers can now enjoy what is being touted as the best tasting crop in many seasons. Florida tomatoes are back in volume and...

Every public company likes to hear that investors are buying its shares. But when an investor’s purchase comes with strings attached, that’s another story. In January, the Humane Society of the...

Famous for its wide variety of signature ButterBurgers, Culver’s has launched the Ultimate ButterBurger Build-Off Contest. Culver's is challenging its fans and guests to create a new burger...

The outlook for the restaurant industry remained positive in April, as the National Restaurant Association’s comprehensive index of restaurant activity stood above 100 for the second...

As details of the new national standards for menuboards and nutrition information begin to emerge from last spring’s healthcare legislation, Texas Digital and its digital signage solution,...

New York Times bestselling authors David Zinczenko and Matt Goulding are out with the definitive list of the “20 Worst Drinks in America” as featured in the new book Drink This, Not That!...

Dunkin' Donuts is making National Donut Day a little sweeter with a special free nationwide donut offer to help people celebrate the joy and fun of donuts. On June 4, 2010, participating...

Both attendee and exhibitor numbers showed positive growth at the 91st annual National Restaurant Association Restaurant, Hotel-Motel Show and the International Wine, Spirits and Beer Event (...

The 2010 National Restaurant Association survey of American Culinary Federation member chefs reports that inspiration in the food world is most accessible via television and trade shows. The...