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Brothers double Dickey’s Barbecue Pit presence in The Buckeye State - 5 hours 15 min ago
Brothers Kevin and Randy Daniel recently added eight stores to an existing five-store agreement signed earlier with their team of investors.

Johnny Rockets to debut fast casual concept - 5 hours 15 min ago
Although Johnny Rockets has dabbled in the fast casual space with counter-service prototypes of the brand, it’s now launching a separate fast casual concept called Johnny's Burger Factory.

Report: Fast casuals seeking huge slice of $41B pizza market - 5 hours 15 min ago
Combined with increased fast casual restaurant competition, many pizza restaurants are improving their menu offerings.

Tropical Smoothie implements food-traceability software - 5 hours 15 min ago
Tropical Smoothie Café has partnered with FoodLogiQ, a food safety, traceability and sustainability Software as a Service company, to help the chain with its food safety and traceability initiatives.

RAVE's Pie Five, Pizza Inn report strong sales for Q4 - 5 hours 15 min ago
RAVE Restaurant Group, parent company of Pizza Inn and Pie Five, reported this week that both consolidated revenues and store retail sales increased during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015.

Cava Grill raises $45M for expansion - 5 hours 15 min ago
Cava Grill, the Washington, D.C.-based Mediterranean restaurant concept and CPG brand, has raised $45 million in Series B funding.

3 ways to use technology to identify food waste - 5 hours 15 min ago
Waste is especially prevalent in restaurants, where diners leave about 17 percent of their food uneaten.

New mobile platform now available for small businesses - 5 hours 15 min ago
The technology was created to empower smaller brands and retailers with powerful mobile marketing and loyalty tools that up until now have only been attainable by big brand marketers, but at a fraction of the cost, said Justin Jarvinen, Warbler CIO.

Salata celebrates 10th anniversary with Texas-inspired ingredients - 5 hours 15 min ago
Houston-based Salata is celebrating the 10th anniversary of its first restaurant, which opened in Houston on Oct. 14, 2005, by adding new Texas-born ingredients for guests to add to salads and wraps.

Grandfather invents 'safe' cleaning agent to disinfect restaurants' indoor playgrounds - 5 hours 15 min ago
After taking his grandchild to a dirty indoor playground at a restaurant, a grandfather created a three-step system to help restaurant and other facility owners safely disinfect play areas.

MOD Pizza makes key hires in construction, store design - 5 hours 15 min ago
Mike Hilgers will join MOD Pizza as vice president of design and construction, and Darren Medina will serve as vice president of store design.

Why Chipotle is wrong about loyalty - 5 hours 15 min ago
Mobile technology is changing the way guests engage with restaurants and is on its way to becoming an indispensable source of competitive advantage for brands.

Franchising and growth: Zagat readers reveal favorite 'up-and-coming' fast casual concepts - 5 hours 15 min ago
Zagat readers revead favorite new fast casual brands in what Zagat calls the "post-Shack era."

Download now available: Taking Your POS to the Cloud: How to get ahead of the industry's must-have technology - 5 hours 15 min ago
Experts discuss how cloud-based POS systems work and if they are worth the investment.

Pieology to open stores in Guam, Saipan - 5 hours 15 min ago
Pielogy plans to open at least three stores in Guam and Saipan under the direction of Progressive Pies, LLC.

Fast casual Stonefire Grill orders up digital menu boards - 5 hours 15 min ago
Fast casual eatery Stonefire Grill has opened its eighth location, in Lakewood, California, featuring digital menu boards from Wand Corp., according to an announcement from the digital signage provider.

Starbucks expands mobile order and pay nationwide - 5 hours 15 min ago
The service enables customers to place and pay for their order in advance of their visit and pick it up at a participating Starbucks location.

Greece-based concept makes American debut in South Florida - 5 hours 15 min ago
Although the openings mark Ergon Greek Deli & Cuisine’s American debut, it has already been operating in Athens, Rodos, Skiathos, London and Brussels.

Wok Box inks master agreement for mid Atlantic states - 5 hours 15 min ago
The agreement marks the largest deal to date for the Canadian-based fast casual chain known for offering cuisine of 10 different Asian countries.

The Melt creates 1,524-pound cheeseburger out of cheese to break Guiness World Record - 5 hours 15 min ago
The Melt, headquartered in San Francisco with 15 locations across California and Colorado, has broken the Guinness World Record for the largest cheese sculpture.