Industry News

Co-founders of BJ Restaurants, Paul Motenko and Jerry Hennessy, announced plans for a new restaurant concept called STACKED: food well built.

Motenko and Hennessy say the concept will essentially...

For the fifth year straight, Dunkin' Donuts has been recognized by the Brand Keys Customer Loyalty Engagement Index as number one in customer loyalty in the coffee category.

The national survey by...

Dunkin' Donuts is seeking to expand its presence into San Antonio, Texas and Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Dunkin' Donuts' development throughout San Antonio and Green Bay is part of a steady and strategic...

Don Shula, the winningest coach in National Football League history, announced a new fast-casual burger concept called Shula Burger.

The concept will include gourmet burgers as well as a build-your-...

Brandstand Group announced that Philip Friedman, former CEO and president of the McAlister Corporation (McAlister’s Deli), has been named vice chairman of the Board of Directors at Brandstand Group, a...

The North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) recognized Peter G. Nordell, president of The Edlund Company, with the 2011 NAFEM President’s Award.

The NAFEM President’s Award...

In continued efforts to align the organization to fully execute its multiyear strategic plan, the National Restaurant Association has named Hans Lindh as senior vice president of Membership and Industry...

Fazoli’s announced that as part of its growth strategy and push into nontraditional locations, it will open its first Walmart location on February 15.  

The newest Fazoli’s will be christened with...

Jamba Juice and SYGMA, a national foodservice distribution company owned by Sysco Corporation, announced their plans to form a supply chain distribution alliance.

The proposed alliance will enable...

Ever wondered what exactly a daypart is or when to use the term “front of house”?

A new website, www.fiwords.com, will tell you just this – at a price, of course...

Jus-Made, a rapidly growing beverage manufacturer in Dallas, Texas, announced that industry expert Corey Schiff has joined its executive team...

Domino's Pizza announced that it has refranchised its 26 Minneapolis-based, company-owned stores to a local owner-operator.

With the acquisition, franchisee Bill Graves' company, Ultimate Challenge,...

New research from the National Restaurant Association shows that nearly 50 percent of restaurants are now owned by women.

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bd’s Mongolian Grill, a create your own stir fry restaurant, announced plans to develop new locations across the U.S. Calling for several new locations throughout the Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeast...

Representatives for celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s new television show are looking for the newest healthy food equipment at this year’s NAFEM Show in Orlando, Florida.

Among the equipment that struck...

Consumers are sourcing prepared meals from a wider range of retail foodservice operations than they were two years ago, many times at the expense of restaurants.

This information comes from a survey...

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