Noodles & Company posted disappointing Q2 results, with comps declining 1 percent for company owned stores, 2.2 percent for franchised stores and 1.1 percent system-wide.
The tendency of major QSR brands to stick with longtime suppliers exposes a false sense of security with faulty supplier partners.
Driven by a desire to serve his customers, franchisee adds drive-thru to his fast casual sandwich restaurant.
Tava aims to expand throughout San Francisco and into Denver.
Bo's Steak & Grill features a backyard barbecue theme, with country music, denim and red solo cups.
The quarter represented the first time in six quarters the company registered a year-over-year increase in transactions.
Sit down with employees taking classes and explore flexible scheduling options.
The National Restaurant Association claims the decision will impede job creation and create 'big business.'
One of the leading brands is on its way to a digital ordering majority. Is your brand ready to handle the demand from outside your walls?
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When an idea comes along like UBER or OpenTable, you have to challenge the status quo and create a better way to serve the customer.
Wild Wing Café recently announced the appointment of Tom Lewison to the role of chief executive officer (CEO).
The free webinar Using Beacon Technology and Geofencing In Your Restaurant sponsored by Splick.it and hosted by FastCasual.com earlier this week is now available for playback.
The National Restaurant Association announced in a press release that it is joining the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, as well as the American Hotel & Lodging Association and Asian American Hotel Owners Association, in an effort to stop the city of Seattle from raising the minimum wage.
Zoe’s Kitchen, Inc. recently announced estimated increased comps of between 7.3 percent and 7.5 percent for Q2 and between 6.4 percent and 6.5 percent YTD.
Syrus Restaurant Information Services has introduced a restaurant management mobile app, available on the iOS platform. The app provides restaurant operators with historical and real-time information on store performance, such as sales, labor, voids and LTOs. "Mobility is at the...
Qdoba's quarterly same-store sales 'better than expected.'
Newk's Eatery brand has hired franchise development veteran Chris Cheek to oversee the company's aggressive expansion plans. As chief development officer, Cheek will help meet the company's goal of growing Newk's from 70 Southeastern restaurants to 200 by 2019, as...
Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc., parent company to the Pollo Tropical, Taco Cabana and Cabana Grill restaurant brands, will consolidate all of its food distribution with Performance Food Group. The partnership with PFG, which has been serving Pollo Tropical restaurants for...
The University of Houston's Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management plans to begin offering a Ph.D.
The International Franchise Association has asked the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington to issue a preliminary injunction preventing the City of Seattle from raising its minimum wage. The IFA says the city's recently enacted law to...
Ralph Bower has resigned his role as president-U.S. of Popeyes' to take the helm of Pei Wei.
Panera Bread Company today announced that Roger Matthews, executive vice president and chief financial officer, has resigned his position to pursue other opportunities. Effective Wednesday, Bill Moreton, the executive vice chairman of the company, will serve as interim chief financial...
ARC Group Inc., owner, operator and franchisor of Dick's Wings & Grill, announced that Chris Perrella has joined the company as its director of marketing. Perrella brings more than 17 years of marketing experience to the company, and will be...
The Product Development and Management Association today announced that it has awarded the 2014 Outstanding Corporate Innovator Award to Danish bioinnovation firm Novozymes and Seattle-based Starbucks. The companies were chosen for corporate commitment to innovation as a strategy to grow...
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Einstein Noah Restaurant Group Inc., parent company of Einstein Bros. Bagels, Noah's New York Bagels and Manhattan Bagel brands, reported financial results for the second quarter ended July 1.