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Firehouse Subs plans big media push in 2015 - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
Firehouse Subs CEO Don Fox says the keys to brand success are simple: a passion for food, great atmosphere, great customer service and philanthropy.

What's in your kitchen? - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
Technology in food engineering and processing equipment coupled with better logistics has given companies the ability to specialize.

Consumer confidence grows, but costs pressure profits - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
Despite increased consumer confidence, increased costs -- beef is up 39 percent -- are making it tough for restaurants to earn a profit.

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill launches new website - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
Firebirds' new site includes streamlined reservations, click-to-call capabilities, directions, simplified gift card ordering and location-specific content.

Taco Republic offers 'season pass' - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
Buy a pass and you can eat your choice of three tacos, chips and salsa every day from Dec. 5 through March 5.

Teriyaki Madness hires new director of marketing - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
Dave O'Connor will focus on marketing the Asian concept nationally and supporting franchisees.

Maui Wowi Hawaiian rolls out Cyber Monday deal - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
Customers who order online using the promo code "CYBER" will get nearly half off.

Of note on social media: Panda Express 'joy spotting' campaign - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
An eight-hour social media campaign yielded a 389-percent increase in mentions of the brand on Twitter and a 24-percent increase in followers.

Restaurant organizations apprehensive about Obama's executive action on immigration - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
It has been estimated that about 20 percent of chefs, head cooks and cooks in the restaurant industry are undocumented immigrants.

Boston Market catering, takeout up 20 percent over last year - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
Heat & Serve options have surged 20 percent over last year, and catering is up 18 percent.

Square launches free POS app - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
The cloud-based point-of-sale solution tracks sales and manages items and inventory.

Intuit, Revel Systems developing QuickBooks POS - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
The new offering automatically syncs sales, payments, inventory, CRM and payroll data to QuickBooks.

Zoe's comps up 6.3 percent YTD - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
Zoe's attributes the comp increase to an increase in transactions and product mix, combined with a 1.3-percent increase in price.

NRA, SBA encouraging shoppers to #DineSmall on Nov. 29 - Wed, 2014-12-17 15:06
The partnership will encourage shoppers to patronize local restaurants while shopping on Small Business Saturday.