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Tim Hortonsa U.S. franchisees form alliance as tensions boil

Mon, 2017-06-26 17:31

Tim Hortons' U.S. franchisees are banding together to lobby for corporate-level changes at the coffee chain, which is owned by Restaurant Brands International Inc., the fast-food giant that also runs Burger King. The move follows a similar Canadian alliance - dubbed the Great White North Franchisee Association - that formed in March.

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Los Angeles seeks $1.45 million from Carl's Jr. for alleged minimum-wage violations

Mon, 2017-06-26 17:31

Los Angeles city officials alleged Monday that fast-food chain Carl's Jr. failed to pay the minimum wage to three dozen local workers for six months and is demanding $1.45 million in fines and restitution. "L.A. law is clear: Employees must be paid at least the minimum wage," City Atty.

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Fast food giant submits 24 hour opening hour plans for city centre branch

Mon, 2017-06-26 15:19

FAST food giant McDonalds is planning to extend the opening hours of its Bradford city centre branch - effectively allowing it to stay open 24 hours a day. The company has submitted a licensing application that would allow the restaurant and take away on Kirkgate, which currently has a 5am to 11pm license, to stay open from 11pm to 5am.

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McDonald's in Saudi Arabia swears 'allegiance' to crown prince

Mon, 2017-06-26 15:19

Following the king of Saudi Arabia's controversial decision to name his son Mohammed bin Salman crown prince, skipping him ahead of the person next in line to succeed him, the Saudi Arabian franchise of McDonald's took out a full-page ad in full support of the announcement. "We renew our allegiance and obedience for his royal highness, the servant of the two holy mosques, King Salman the son of Abdul Aziz Al Saud," wrote the popular purveyor of Big Macs and Quarter Pounders.

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Yum Brands rises 1.8% premarket after sale of 28 KFC outlets to Collins Foods

Mon, 2017-06-26 08:26

Collins said it has entered into a binding agreement to take over 28 KFC eateries across Tasmania, South Australia and Western Australia for 110.2 million Australian dollars in cash.

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Faster food! Macca's announces McDelivery service in Perth

Mon, 2017-06-26 03:59

Skip to navigation Skip to content Skip to footer View text version of this page Help using this website - Accessibility statement Join today and you can easily save your favourite articles, join in the conversation and comment, plus select which news your want direct to your inbox. McDonald's has become the latest major fast food chain to introduce delivery, partnering with UberEATS to offer the service at 12 of its Perth restaurants.

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Rare turnaround for New Zealand bureaucrats over cooking meat

Mon, 2017-06-26 03:59

Steak tartare, carpaccio and other uncooked or rarely-cooked fare will also be allowed onto the menu in New Zealand after bureaucrats found a way for the nation to dine as it wishes. The shift came today after under-fire bureaucrats at the Ministry for Primary Industries clarified its stance over minced meats and liver.

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Robots That Make 400 Burgers an Hour May Soon Take over Fast Food Restaurants

Sun, 2017-06-25 13:40

You don't need to worry about the line cook messing up your order any more. The BurgerBot is a totally automated burger creating machine! The machine can pump out 400 burgers an hour.

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McDonald's customer horrified after discovering MOTH inside Chicken Legend

Sun, 2017-06-25 09:26

A McDonald's customer was left disgusted after biting into a Chicken Legend Burger only to discover - a dead MOTH. Emma Smith, 28, made the gruesome discovery at 12.30pm last Friday as she and a colleague ordered the takeaway to eat in their office.

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Here's what could replace dying fast-food chains

Sat, 2017-06-24 21:01

Polacek wants to re-purpose vacant fast food locations as "suburban food halls," which he defines as places to buy, sell, and eat local food. Developers are going to have to re-think what to do with existing property to maintain value," Polacek said.

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Oregon kids at 'elevated risk' of harm inside day cares

Sat, 2017-06-24 16:51

A 4-year-old with autism walks out the front door of a day care center and into the parking lot of a nearby fast-food restaurant, only to be rescued by a drive-thru customer. A 3 1 2-year-old falls from a climbing structure designed for older children.

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Investors Are Betting Big Against Shake Shack -- Should You Join Them?

Sat, 2017-06-24 12:41

The stock priced at $21 per share, more than doubled on its first day, then doubled again to the low $90s by late May. But the euphoria soon faded, and the stock dropped back to the mid-$30s over the following two years. Many investors expect that pain to continue, with 52% of the float -- shares available for trading -- being shorted as of June 9. That makes Shake Shack the third most shorted stock on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Romanian mayor wants to sue KFC over "controversial" commercial shot at local tower

Sat, 2017-06-24 08:23

The mayor of Targoviste, a city in southern Romania, reacted to a short commercial of giant fast food restaurant chain KFC, which was shot at the Chindia Tower , the city's best-known landmark. The commercial, which shows a naked man throwing himself off the tower, has raised some controversies among Romanians, especially in the social media.

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Alameda KFC Repainted After Residents Deem it an 'Eyesore'

Sat, 2017-06-24 06:11

Alameda residents aren't pleased about the new paint job at the local KFC - now, the city council is stepping in. The new paint job at the Kentucky Fried Chicken on Encinal Avenue in Alameda is not what neighbors expected, and now city leaders are cracking down, demanding yet another facelift.

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McDonalds Installing 17,000 Self-Order Kiosks

Sat, 2017-06-24 01:58

McDonald's hits all-time high as Wall Street cheers replacement of cashiers with kiosks. Cowen raised its rating on McDonald's shares to outperform from market perform because of the technology upgrades, which are slated for the fast-food chain's restaurants this year.

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McDonald's is using Snapchat hire 250,000 workers this summer - with help from Charleston software

Fri, 2017-06-23 21:43

McDonald's and its franchisees are planning to hire some 250,000 workers this summer. They're planning to recruit applicants via Snapchat, with help from software developed in Charleston.

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TKC Must See!!! Kansas City 'Fight for $15' Performance Art Success

Fri, 2017-06-23 17:14

In fairness and because salaries for local creative types are even worse than fast food wages. Check this insight into dramatic, local fair wage protest and some clips from last night's groundbreaking performance that earned rave reviews.

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KFC is back in Thornton Heath and has something special planned for the opening

Fri, 2017-06-23 12:49

The fast food restaurant opens in London Road on Monday and is giving away something special to commemorate the occasion. The first 100 customers to arrive at the restaurant for its midday opening will receive a free, limited edition t-shirt and will get a free meal .

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She snapped over a missing chicken nuggets

Fri, 2017-06-23 10:40

We've talked about at least three different stories in the last month where someone at a fast food restaurant flipped out over an order of chicken nuggets.

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Fri, 2017-06-23 06:13

The owner of Burger King has pledged to eliminate deforestation from its supply chains by 2030 but scientists say the company is not moving fast enough to stop its hamburgers from destroying rainforests and the communities who depend on them. Restaurant Brands International, one of the world's largest fast-food restaurant operators, has been criticised by activists for buying soy and beef from newly deforested land in Brazil and other South American countries.

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