Industry News

From now until April 20, Moe’s Southwest Grill is asking anyone who is a “dead ringer for a dead rocker” to enter the Dead Ringer Contest for a chance to be one of the winners whose portrait will...
With the economic downturn easing, the restaurant industry is expected to show gradual improvement in 2010, according to the National Restaurant Association’s 2010 Restaurant Industry Forecast....
Panera Bread Company reported that in the fourth quarter of fiscal 2009, company-owned comparable bakery-cafe sales increased 7.4 percent on a calendar basis. Company-owned comparable bakery-cafe...
Dunkin' Donuts announced the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with Travel Mart Inc. for eight new restaurants in Madison, Wisconsin, and the surrounding area. The first two...
Jamba Juice Company and the California Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (CAHPERD) announced it will host a CAHPERD "Give Back Day" on January 22 at select...
Tim Hortons Inc. announced it opened a restaurant at Naval Station Norfolk, the world's largest naval base, located in Norfolk, Virginia. The opening broadens Tim Hortons' long-established...
Under the new restructuring plan recently announced by CiCi's Pizza, CEO Michael R. Shumsky promoted Forbes Anderson to chief strategic officer, Tim Alba to chief financial officer, and Chris...
7-Eleven selected FM Facility Maintenance to handle all store maintenance for its 6,200-plus corporate- and franchise-owned locations in both the U.S. and Canada. The agreement allows 7-Eleven to...

The popularity of social media is undeniable, and restaurant chains are taking advantage of what sites like Facebook and Twitter have to offer.

One chain in particular, Souplantation...

As social media’s popularity continues to expand, South Florida based Lime Fresh Mexican Grill® is utilizing sites like Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube to gain followers and increase awareness...

A spokesman for Captain D’s Seafood Kitchen says that business is continuing as usual for the brand, which was put up for sale by parent company Sagittarius Brands last week.

Ronald...

Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Inc. announced the signing of a multi-unit development agreement with Ellaicy Restaurant Company Inc. to franchise Einstein Bros. Bagels restaurants in Central...

Back Yard Burgers is partnering with award-winning Paramore|Redd Online Marketing and launching a new Web site and social media campaign yielding...

Schedulefly, a leading Web-based employee scheduling and communication application for restaurants, announced yesterday the launch of its new mobile...

Pollo Campero introduced a menu of three meals with 505 or fewer calories. The promotion was launched in stores on January 18.

“We’re taking healthy eating a big step forward by offering...
Blimpie unveiled a new restaurant design that melds the past with the future by incorporating classic, contemporary, and Americana design concepts.

The restyled Blimpie features a...

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