Industry News

Silver Eagle Distributors L.P. to distribute beverage brand to greater Houston and San Antonio areas.
Webinars to help restaurants prepare for September's Great American Dine Out, which raises money to end childhood hunger.
Mexican fast-casual has opened four new restaurants in 2009, with plans for several more eastern U.S. locations.
Phil's BBQ raises more than $38,000 for local Big Brothers Big Sisters program.
Select franchises to implement solution in June; system-wide implementation scheduled for September.
New branch of fast-casual restaurants to open as California-based Italian eatery celebrates 50th anniversary.
Chapel Hill store becomes first LEED-certified stand-alone restaurant in North Carolina.
Climate-controlled drive-thru menuboard able to withstand Minnesota weather.
Cardholder can choose between contactless, PIN-based debit, or traditional magnetic strip transactions.
Comprehensive packages for quick-serves helping to assure all franchises maintain compliance.
Eating and drinking places projected to increase this summer by 4.1 percent over March of this year.
Marketing and concessions agreement with the Boston Red Sox allows Mexican grill ballpark exposure.
Twenty new stores have opened in the last six months, half of the company's 2009 goal of 40.
A new social media application from Dunkin' Donuts will help the carry-out process for larger groups.
Promotional game, burgers, and television spots to correlate with film's June 24 release.
Through promo partnership with Dr Pepper, CKE Restaurants Inc. will award six customers a 2010 Chevy Camaro.