Dickey's to open 4 stores in 4 states this summer

Four states will soon have new Dickey's Texas-Style Barbecue thanks to recent franchising deals made by the chain, beginning in Green Valley Ranch, Colorado, where franchisee Eric Williams brings his first location of the brand this summer. The U.S. Army...

Pincho Factory CEO becomes franchisee, president becomes new CEO

Pincho Factory has named restaurant industry veteran and its former president, Jayson Tipp, to the CEO post at the company. A news release said that Tipp has a reputation as a consumer analytics, market strategy and development expert. He joined...

Bubbakoo's Burritos to open in Atlantic City's Resorts

Jersey Shore-based eatery, Bubbakoo's Burritos is to open in Atlantic City Resorts Casino Hotel, according to a company press release.  "We were looking for a local New Jersey brand that was fun, energetic, vibrant and embodied the Jersey Shore vibe. Bubbakoo's Burritos fits what we were looking for and more.

Cauldron Ice Cream to open first San Diego location

Cauldron Ice Cream is opening its first San Diego shop Saturday, at 4646 Convoy Street, according to a company press release. "We want to make a splash with this community, since it is Cauldron’s first introduction to San Diego residents,"...

Juice Shop Kitchen & Juicery starts franchising

Manhattan-based Juice Shop Kitchen & Juicery has begun franchising in major markets across the country through a partnership with Fransmart, according to a company press release. "Having proven it to ourselves in the most competitive market in the country, we...

Captain D's to open in Overland, Missouri

Captain D's is in opening a store in Overland, Missouri, the brand's sixteenth location in the Show-Me State, according to a company press release. "We are thrilled that years of compounding success have given us the momentum we need to...

Fatburger, Buffalo's Express to open locations in Indonesia

FAT Brands Inc., parent company of Fatburger and Buffalo’s Express, has signed an international development agreement with pre-existing partner, PT Global Food Indonesia. According to a company press release, PT Global will open at least five co-branded Fatburger and Buffalo’s...

Main Squeeze Juice Co. to open in Conroe

Main Squeeze Juice Co. is to open a location this fall in Conroe, Texas, according to a company press release.

Captain D's to open 72nd Tennessee unit

Captain D's is opening its 72nd Tennessee unit in White House on June 11 with two first-time franchisees, Harry Patel and Neil Meraiya, according to a company press release. The White House location will feature the chain's reimaged brand with...

Garbanzo Mediterranean Fresh making airport debut

Garbanzo Mediterranean Fresh, one of Fast Casual's top 100 of 2018, is teaming up with Delaware North to open in Denver International Airport later this year, according to a company press release. "Denver International has just broken ground on a...

Main Squeeze Juice Co. entering Baton Rouge

Main Squeeze Juice Co. is opening a unit in August in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Fork & Salad to open second location in Maui

Fork & Salad, a Beet & Goat Cheese Salad at Fork & Salad farm-to-table fast casual brand, is opening its second corporate location Friday in Kahului, Maui in Hawaii, according to a company press release. "We're very pleased to be...

Chop Stop starts franchising program

Chop Stop, a fast casual salad chain, is targeting Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, Oregon and Utah with its franchising program, according to a company press release. "Between the booming health movement and the backing of our franchise support team, there’s never...

Blaze opening in Canada, California

Blaze is opening two locations this week — one in Surrey, British Columbia, in Canada and another on Betteravia Road in Santa Maria, California, a news release said. The Canadian store is in the Grandview Corners on 161A Street and seats 56.

Cowboy Chicken to open in Wichita

Dallas-based Cowboy Chicken will open its first restaurant in Wichita, Kansas, in late June at 3130 N.

Pita Pit fine tunes menu

Pita Pit is fine-tuning its menu to increase speed of service and simplify its ordering process, according to a company press release.

Zoes Kitchen to slow growth after reporting underwhelming Q1

Zoes Kitchen Inc. reported that during the 16 weeks ended April 16, 2018, revenues increased 12.7 percent to $102.1 million but that comparable restaurant sales decreased 2.3 percent over the same period in 2017. "Our results in the first quarter...

Jamba Juice gears up for continued San Antonio expansion

With four stores operating in San Antonio, Jamba Juice is looking to open as many as 10 more San Antonio locations in the next five years following the announcement that it was re-energizing its franchise program to expand nationwide in...

Tiki Taco brings Hawaiian islands to DC

Chef Ryan Fichter has opened the first Tiki Tacos at 2010 P St., N.W. in Washington.

Tony Packo's launches rebrand

Tony Packo's, the iconic restaurant chain known for its link to the TV show M*A*S*H, has reinvented itself since its fallout in 2011, due to a family conflict, according to a company press release. Packo's has opened three replacement locations...

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