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Top leaders from On the Border, Taco John's, Nestle, Arby's added to franchising summit agenda

FastCasual.com - 9 hours 59 min ago
Several of the restaurant industry’s heaviest hitters will share tips and best business practices at this year’s Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit, slated for March 29-31 in Dallas.

Dickey's Barbecue signs 8-store agreement with Montana family man

FastCasual.com - 9 hours 59 min ago
Dickey's Barbecue Pit has executed a new development agreement for eight stores, with six to open in Nevada and two in southern California

Chile Lime Shrimp debuts at El Pollo Loco

FastCasual.com - 9 hours 59 min ago
El Pollo Loco is adding Chile Lime Shrimp to the menu.

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza to open first Calgary location

FastCasual.com - 9 hours 59 min ago
Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza will open its first Calgary, Canada, location Thursday.

Revention releases Honeycomb loyalty program

FastCasual.com - 9 hours 59 min ago
Revention has released Honeycomb, a cloud-based loyalty program.

CDC: Chipotle E coli issues are over

FastCasual.com - 9 hours 59 min ago
When a restaurant serves foods featuring several ingredients that are mixed or cooked together and then used in multiple menu items, it can be more difficult for epidemiologic studies to identify the specific ingredient that is contaminated, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Smashburger appoints former Corner Bakery exec as CDO

FastCasual.com - 9 hours 59 min ago
Smashburger has appointed Michael J. Nolan EVP and CDO.

BIP Capital launches franchise-development division

FastCasual.com - 9 hours 59 min ago
BIP Capital, an Atlanta-based venture capital firm, has launched a franchise-development division, the BIP Franchise Accelerator, to help emerging brands accelerate their growth.

Why you should never listen to your customers

FastCasual.com - 9 hours 59 min ago
"Sometimes I think the perfect restaurant would say “Mother Nature's Health Food” in big letters on the outside, but inside only serve burgers, cokes and fries."

Free Webinar: Experts discuss how restaurants can use the Internet of Things to win customers

FastCasual.com - 9 hours 59 min ago
To clear up confusion and demonstrate how restaurants can use IoT to help reach customers, FastCasual.com and VMOB recently hosted a free webinar now available for download.

New officers, board members elected to NRA

FastCasual.com - 9 hours 59 min ago
The National Restaurant Association and the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation announced the election of officers to its Board of Directors and Board of Trustees, respectively.

Fuzzy's Taco Shops debut Jalapeno Bottle Caps

FastCasual.com - 9 hours 59 min ago
Fuzzy's Taco Shops is debuting a new appetizer, the Jalapeno Bottle Caps.

Tijuana Flats encourages fans to 'give the bird'

FastCasual.com - 9 hours 59 min ago
Tijuana Flats is offering seasoned, ground turkey as a protein alternative for all items on the menu, including burritos, tacos and chimichangas.

Plant Power Fast Food opening in San Diego

FastCasual.com - 9 hours 59 min ago
Plant Power Fast Food announced the opening of its plant-based, quick serve restaurant in Ocean Beach, California.

Menchie’s celebrating National Frozen Yogurt Day with freebies

FastCasual.com - 9 hours 59 min ago
Menchie’s is celebrating National Frozen Yogurt Day on Feb.1 by gifting fans with a free 6-ounce cup of frozen yogurt.

Video: Smashburger founder discusses why old brands are struggling

FastCasual.com - 9 hours 59 min ago
Fast casual is pervasive, persistent and is starting to cover all categories, said Smashburger Founder Tom Ryan.

Way2Vu® digital menu boards

FastCasual.com - 9 hours 59 min ago
Way2Vu® digital menu boards increase sales, boost order efficiency, and connect with guests in a smile-inducing manner that keeps them coming back for more.

ThruVu™ Digital Cooler

FastCasual.com - 9 hours 59 min ago
Introducing ThruVu™ Digital Cooler solution for point of purchase and point of sale applications. This innovative digital cooler replaces the entire conventional front door glass with a transparent Digital LCD Display assembly.

Bruegger's celebrating birthday with free bagels

FastCasual.com - 9 hours 59 min ago
Bruegger's Bagels is celebrating its 33rd birthday Feb. 4, with its annual Three Free Bagel giveaway.

Bar-B-Cutie Smokehouse buidling Texas unit from the 'ground up'

FastCasual.com - 9 hours 59 min ago
The location will offer seating for more than 150 guests, draft beers, including craft beer selections, and allow guests views of the smokers, kitchen and recipe ingredients.