Same store sales drive strong second quarter results.
Panos believes many brands in the segment are not delivering on true, fresh, made-from-scratch products.
Morris' passion for Capriotti's food and proven concept took him from franchisee to top exec.
J. Dean Loring believes the 'better burger' bubble is here.
If Rooster Soup Co.'s crowdfunding effort gets off the ground, its profits will be donated to helping those in need.
The coffee/specialty beverage brand just launched an online store for guests who want to have its products shipped to them.
Christie Finley aims to deliver consistent customer experience as company expands rapidly coast to coast.
Sahene is also heading up a relatively new Philly Cheesesteak concept called Wit or Witout, which recently opened its third store and has sold its first two franchisees
Teriyaki Madness is set to triple its current footprint.
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More QSRs and full-service restaurants are expected to realign their formats to compete more aggressively.
Dickey's announced today the opening of two new restaurants, one in Ferndale, Mich., and one in Castle Rock, Colo.
The Ferndale, Mich. store, located at 23123 Woodward Ave., will open July 24 at 11 a.m.
Patrice & Associates, a nationwide recruiting firm specializing in the restaurant industry, has introduced a regional development franchising program. According to a news release, as part of the new program, regional developers will acquire the rights to develop 25 Patrice & Associates franchises within a specified territory.
Tava Indian Kitchen today announced that Jeremy Morgan, former SVP of Marketing and Consumer Insights for Smashburger, has been appointed CEO. “I love the fact that Tava serves delicious Indian food in a fast casual environment," said Morgan in a...
Menchie's marked the opening of two stores recently, one in Canada and one in Connecticut. The Canadian store opened in Georgetown, Ontario, and marked the brand's 100th location in that market.
“Canada has proven to be a strong and successful market for us and we see this growth continuing.
Dickey's Barbecue Pit announced today the opening of a new store on July 24 at The Barnes Shopping Center at 3946 North Gloster Street, Suite F in Tupelo, Miss. "We have barbecue options in Tupelo, but not the Texas-style barbecue...
Six of Villa Enterprises’ brands are now open at the Leesburg Corner Premium Outlets in Virginia, as part of the Food Hall by Villa. The concepts include Villa Italian Kitchen, Green Leaf’s, Bananas, South Philly Steaks & Fries, Far East...
Pie Five Pizza Co. has awarded 26 franchise units to Quality Restaurant Concepts LLC, headed by restaurateurs Fred Gustin and Kurt Guttshall.
Habit Restaurants LLC recently announced it has signed its first two franchise agreements for multi-unit expansion in the Las Vegas and Seattle markets. 12 Ventures LLC, helmed by president and CEO Andrew Jeter, plans to bring the Habit to greater...
Just Falafel, a 52-unit chain based in the United Arab Emirates, opened its first North American restaurants in June, and hopes to open 900 more throughout Europe and North America in the years to come, according to an AP story...
la Madeline announced today the opening of its new restaurant at the Kingstowne Shopping Center in Alexandria, Va. "Opening our new Kingstowne café continues the momentum we are building throughout Metropolitan Washington, D.C.," said John Cahill, chief operating officer at...
sweetFrog announced today plans to expand into Egypt. The company has signed a development agreement with Vantage Egypt for Tourism & Entertainment, the Food and Beverage division of Halawa Group.
Starbucks Coffee Company announced today the opening of its first store in Colombia. Fifty more stores are planned to open in the market over next five years. Located in the stylish Parque de la 93 in Bogota, the three-level store...
According to new data from the Restaurant Finance Monitor’s annual "Monitor 200" ranking, the 200 largest restaurant franchisees in the country saw their total revenues grow by 9 percent in 2013. This growth "easily" outpaced the overall restaurant industry’s growth,...
I Dream of Falafel is set to open its fifth location on Thursday. The latest Chicagoland restaurant will be in Wrigleyville, at 851 W.
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Atlanta-based Fresh To Order has promoted Craig Light to vice president of Operations. Light, who has spent the past five years serving as area director, will be responsible for overseeing daily operations for the company.
Additionally, Fresh To Order has promoted Andrew Head to director of Training and Compliance.