Top Fast Food News

Subway Donated 11M Meals from National Sandwich Day

On Thursday, Americans turned out in huge numbers to participate in the first-ever Subway #GoodDeedFeed event on National Sandwich Day to help Americans facing hunger. Friday, Subway restaurants will make the largest single day donation—11 million meals—to Feeding America and its nationwide network of food banks. "We want to thank our thousands of restaurant owners […]

Taco John’s Adds 4 to Leadership Team

With a focus on enhancing guest experiences, owner operations, and franchisee growth, Taco John’s announced the following promotions and additions to its leadership team. Renee Swisher was promoted to vice president of finance and technology for Taco John’s International. She has been with Taco John’s for more than 20 years, most recently as the director […]

Pita Pit Asking Customers to Vote for Flavor

In the throes of what has proven to be a tumultuous election, flavor lobbyists, Pita Pit, attempt to break through the clutter with a taste of timely humor. On November 3, Pita Pit released the first of two presidential campaign style videos on Facebook, painting the “Sandwich Party” as an unsavory candidate for America’s next […]

Church’s Chicken Begins 10-Year, $40M Expansion

Made possible by an experienced franchise group and an innovative financing partner, Church’s Chicken is about to undergo a large-scale domestic expansion. The new franchisee, Volunteer Chicken LLC, recently secured the rights to open 10 new restaurants with financial backing provided by American Development Partners (ADP). New markets slated for development include multiple restaurants throughout […]

Wayback Burgers Honoring Veterans with Free Meals

Wayback Burgers announced it will offer a free Wayback Classic Cheeseburger at participating restaurants nationwide to all active and former military personnel in honor of Veterans Day on November 11. Specifically, active and former military servicemen and women can come in to Wayback Burgers on Veterans Day and enjoy a free Wayback Classic Cheeseburger with […]

Sprite with Cranberry Highlights Krystal’s Holiday Offerings

Krystal announced the return of Sprite with Cranberry and a new Pecan Pie offering. It started on November 1, and now Krystal fans can order the limited-time-only items and start the season in style. “The spirit of the holidays is something we feel deeply at Krystal,” says Alice Crowder, vice president of marketing for the […]

Zaxby’s Named a Finalist for the Billboard Touring Awards

Zaxby’s was recently announced as a finalist for the 2016 Billboard Touring Awards in the Concert Marketing & Promotion award category for the Brad Paisley Country Nation College Tour presented by Zaxby’s. A national fast casual chain with more than 800 locations in 17 states, Zaxby’s is the only restaurant brand to be recognized for […]

Buffalo Wild Wings’ Fast Casual R Taco Unveils Expansion Plans

Buffalo Wild Wings announced expanded plans to grow the R Taco fast-casual restaurant chain, which the company invested in as part of its strategy to partner with emerging restaurant concepts that have the potential for significant growth. Currently R Taco has 13 company-owned and franchised locations serving street-style tacos in Dallas, Denver, Omaha, and Minneapolis/St. […]

Captain D’s Expands Footprint in South Carolina

Captain D’s, a leading fast casual seafood restaurant, announced the opening of its newest corporate owned restaurant in Easley, South Carolina. Located at 5806 Calhoun Memorial Highway, this new location marks the brand’s 30th in the state and emphasizes Captain D’s accelerated franchise and corporate development plans for South Carolina. The Easley restaurant celebrated its […]

Yum! Brands Completes Seperation from China Business

Yum! Brands, Inc. announced that it has completed the separation of Yum China Holdings, Inc. from Yum! Brands, creating two independent, focused growth companies. Yum China will begin trading “regular way” as an independent company on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “YUMC.” Yum! Brands’ and Yum China’s leadership teams will celebrate […]

SONIC Drive-In Adding Holiday Pecan Pie to Flavor Funnels

SONIC Drive-In is expanding its line of SONIC Blast Flavor Funnels with the Holiday Pecan Pie Flavor Funnel. Boasting a rich chocolate funnel all the way down the middle of the new Pecan Pie Master Blast from top to bottom, it’s a twist on a seasonal classic. The Holiday Pecan Pie Flavor Funnel offers a […]

Crowdsourcing Expertise for Subway Franchisees

Higher Logic announced that the North American Association of Subway Franchisees (NAASF) increased franchise member engagement, advocacy, and sharing of best practices since deploying Higher Logic’s online community platform. Over 83 percent of all NAASF members are now actively participating in the online community contributing to 1,015 discussions in the first year, which is an […]