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Bubbakoo’s Burritos announced the opening of its 10th location. The newest shop is opening in Toms River’s Silverton section at the Rands Shopping Plaza in New Jersey.
Local restaurateurs and father-son team, Anthony, Gregg, Joseph, and Daniel Di Pierro are the owners and operators of Silverton’s Bubbakoo’s Burritos. The family brings a strong background in the restaurant industry to its new endeavor, as the owners of two local Toms River restaurants, Joey D’s Brick Oven Pizzeria and Restaurant and Mangia Brick Oven Pizza.Chains: Bubbakoo's Burritos
Piada Italian Street Food is making its grand debut in Kentucky with the opening of its Florence location at 7727 Mall Road, Suite C. The fast-casual Italian restaurant, located across from the Florence Mall, will open its doors on August 17 at 4 p.m. Piada’s new location was chosen for its accessibility for all members of the Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky communities. This will be Piada’s third location in the Cincinnati area, following openings in Hyde Park and Mason.Chains: Piada
Farmers Insurance, one of the nation’s largest multiline insurer groups, has announced the launch of a food truck policy, marking the company’s first foray into the growing food truck insurance marketplace. Through its new offering, Farmers has begun to offer licensed food truck owners a single policy that combines commercial automobile coverage for their truck with a restaurant business owner policy.
Yogurtland, a leader in self-serve frozen yogurt, has announced the addition of two new executive team members to strengthen the company’s franchising, operations, and marketing departments. Joining Yogurtland are John Wayne Carlson, who has been named vice president of development, and Chad Bailey, who serves as senior director of marketing.Chains: Yogurtland
Peet’s Coffee has unveiled its new ready-to-drink (RTD) line with Baridi Black, Coffee au Lait, and Dark Chocolate. The new line features high-quality ingredients, including Peet’s freshly-roasted beans that are cold brewed to the same standard used in its cafés. Peet’s Cold Brew will ship starting July 25 and will soon be available in select Peet’s Coffee cafés, grocery stores, and partner locations in the San Francisco Bay Area before expanding into new markets.Chains: Peet’s Coffee & Tea
Culver's VIP Foundation's Scholarship Program has awarded nearly $478,000 to further the education of 220 team members nationwide in 2016.
"Our commitment to our team members begins at the restaurant level where we teach them responsibility, leadership, and teamwork skills," says Lea Culver, executive director of the VIP Foundation. "Through the VIP we are able to extend our commitment by helping them reach their long term goals."Chains: Culver's
In time for the summer travel rush, global restaurateur HMSHost has introduced a new food truck to serve motorists and families road-tripping on the motorways. Empire Roadside BBQ is located at the New York State Thruway’s New Baltimore Travel Plaza at milepost 127 northbound and southbound.Chains: HMSHost Corporation