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California Pizza Kitchen is Boycotting Pizza During National Pizza Month

California Pizza Kitchen (CPK), the creator of California style pizza, is tossing pizza to the side during National Pizza Month in favor of spotlighting its extensive array of non-pizza menu items. Any guest who skips ordering pizza and instead chooses to order a CPK salad, pasta, entrée, or the new “West Coast Burger” will be rewarded with a complimentary seven-inch pizza that can be redeemed on their next visit. CPK is giving guests a free pizza for NOT ordering pizza!

The month-long boycott is a lighthearted jab...

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Sep 29 9:29 AM, General News



Cracker Barrel Reports Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2022 Results and Provides Fiscal 2023 Outlook

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. today reported its financial results for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2022 ended July 29, 2022.

Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2022 Highlights

- The Company reported fourth quarter total revenue of $830.4 million. Compared to the prior year fourth quarter, total revenue increased 5.9%.
- Comparable store restaurant sales increased 6.1%, while comparable store retail sales increased 3.0%.

- GAAP operating income for the fourth quarter was $33.0 million, or 4.0% of total revenue, and adjusted1 operating income was $36.2 million, or...

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Sep 27 9:05 AM, General News


Which Wich® Superior Sandwiches Launches Exclusive Cloud'WICH

Which Wich® Superior Sandwiches is giving guests a new choice with the unveiling of the all-new Cloud'WICH. Created with an exclusive partnership in the sandwich space with The Cloud Bread Company, customers can now order their favorite Wich on healthy, great-tasting Cloud Bread.

Made with four simple ingredients – eggs, cream cheese, baking soda and baking powder – this new option is certified gluten-free, sugar-free, with zero carbs, no added preservatives and only 35 calories per slice. The Cloud'WICH caters to a variety of nutritional lifestyles, allowing...

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Sep 26 1:00 PM, General News


Shawarma Press® Applauds Workforce for Dedication & Excellence on National Food Service Employee Day

Successful Mediterranean quick-service restaurant chain continues expansion

Shawarma Press, the leading Mediterranean cuisine quick-service franchise, has one thing to say about their growing success and expansion during the past five years: it would not have been possible without their loyal and dedicated employees. With National Food Service Employee Day on September 25, Shawarma Press co-founders Sawsan Abublan and Dr. Ehap Sabri, are recognizing and thanking all the chefs, managers, line cooks, cashiers, and all crew members who are integral to making the restaurants...

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Sep 23 12:30 PM, General News


MGH Debuts Brand Refresh for bb.q Chicken

MGH, a full-service marketing and communications agency for restaurant franchises and more, recently debuted a complete brand refresh for U.S. locations of bb.q Chicken – a Korean fried chicken franchise that operates more than 3,500 stores across 57 countries and was recently named one of the fastest growing restaurant chains in the U.S.

MGH rolled out new and modern creative across all aspects of bb.q Chicken's brand image, including its website, social media and in franchise locations across the U.S.

- The newly redesigned consumer and franchise websites feature a modern aesthetic, consumer-friendly...

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Sep 15 8:20 AM, General News


Chick-fil-A Spices Up Fall with New Items

Chick-fil-A® is embracing the flavors of fall with the debut of the new Autumn Spice Milkshake — its first new milkshake flavor available chainwide in four years — and the return of the Grilled Spicy Deluxe Sandwich. These seasonal fall items will be available nationwide* from Sept. 12 through Nov. 12, while supplies last.

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Autumn Spice & Everything Nice
The Autumn Spice Milkshake mixes rich flavors like cinnamon with crunchy bits of brown sugar cookies. Made with Chick-fil-A Icedream®...

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Sep 8 9:39 AM, General News


Denny's Doubles Down on its Commitment to Value with New All Day Diner Deals Menu

With rising inflation and tightening budgets, Americans continue to seek relief and look to stretch their hard-earned dollars as far as possible, especially when it comes to mealtime. Today, Denny's announced a new value menu, featuring 10 delicious meal options perfect to enjoy any time of day or night starting at just $5.99.

With the launch of this new menu, Denny's raises the bar on what it means to serve quality meals at great prices.

"The time for value is now as more..."

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Sep 8 9:01 AM, General News


Beyond™ The Original Orange Chicken™ is Back By Popular Demand at Panda Express® for a Limited Time

Panda Express®, the largest family-owned and operated Asian dining concept in the U.S., is pleased to announce the return of its breakthrough innovation, Beyond™ The Original Orange Chicken™. Now available nationwide for a limited time while supplies last, this delicious entrée is co-developed with Beyond Meat® to capture the irresistibly crunchy texture and flavor of The Original Orange Chicken®, while giving guests the flavor they know and love as a plant-based option...

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Sep 7 9:16 AM, General News


Bojangles Blitzes Tailgate Scene with Iconic Big Bo Boxes AND Tailgate Tour

Teams are gearing up for opening weekend, fans are preparing to get back in the stands and Bojangles – the official Tailgate Headquarters – is ready for an unBOlievable football season.

The chicken and biscuits chain is launching its first Tailgate Tour, hosting tailgate parties full of games, giveaways and fan surprises at more than 20 of the biggest gameday matchups throughout the season. The fun starts this weekend on National Tailgating Day, Sept. 3, with the iconic 100th matchup between North Carolina A&T University... 

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Sep 1 8:00 AM, General News


Church’s Texas Chicken® Offers Up Two New Menu Options

Church’s Texas Chicken®, one of the largest quick-service chicken restaurant chains in the world, announced today two new meal options available for a limited time – the Feed the Family Feast and the Texas Two-Piece Feast – providing a great deal for individuals and families alike.

“Church’s Texas Chicken® values family and delicious meals at a great price, so we are very excited to be bringing these two meal options to our menus for the next couple of months,” said Doug Reifschneider, Executive Lead, Marketing. “As we are..."

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Aug 23 2:10 PM, General News


Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® Introduces New Flavor-Forward Fall Recipes, Plus Savory Upgrades

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store® today announced it is introducing new flavors this fall and expanding its shareables menu to offer even more variety – all at a compelling value. For a limited time, try a bold twist on a classic dish with our bone-in, zesty Kick'n Ranch Fried Chicken. In addition, Cracker Barrel is offering new Barrel Bites, its homestyle shareables, including Country Fried Pickles and White Cheddar Cheese Bites. Complementing these savory additions are sweet beverage options like an all-new Peach...

 

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Aug 23 9:38 AM, General News


Checkers® & Rally's® Kicks off First Half of 2022 with Strong Development Growth and Recognition

Checkers & Rally's, an iconic and innovative drive-thru restaurant chain known for bold and flavorful food at an exceptional value and its people-first attitude, today announced its strong momentum in the first half of 2022, with 32 signed franchise & multi-unit development agreements representing a total of 53 new restaurant locations, to date this year. The company has also been announced as the recipient of three industry accolades from The International Foodservice Manufacturers Association (IFMA), Franchise Update Media and Franchise Business Review...

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Aug 15 9:41 AM, General News


Red Robin Announces New, Limited-Time $10 Gourmet Meal Deal

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews is introducing the $10 Gourmet Meal Deal this summer to help offset rising costs when inflation is at an all-time high. The limited-time offer allows guests to order a Gourmet Burger, Bottomless Steak Fries, and a Bottomless Beverage from a select menu for just $10.

"We get it - with rising inflation driving increases in the costs of gas and everyday items, we wanted to provide our customers with low-cost, high-quality meal options," said Jonathan Muhtar, Red Robin...

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Jun 27 8:24 AM, General News


Checkers® & Rally's® Introduces its All-New Bacon Brewhouse Sandwich - for a Limited Time

Checkers & Rally's, an iconic and innovative drive-thru restaurant chain known for its bold and flavorful food at an exceptional value and its people-first attitude, brings the (Brew)house down with its Mother Cruncher chicken sandwich that infuses both bacon and beer cheese flavor sauce for that party-in-your-mouth taste.

Now available for a limited time, Checkers & Rally's new Bacon Brewhouse Mother Cruncher features a crispy all-white meat chicken breast topped with its new savory beer cheese flavor sauce topped...

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May 23 9:18 AM, General News


Firehouse Subs® Thanks Guests by Name with the Return of Fan-Favorite" "Name of the Day" Offer

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To show appreciation and thank loyal guests by name, Firehouse Subs announces the return of its fan-favorite Name of the Day offer for a very limited time, which started yesterday, May 4, 2022.

Name of the Day consists of Firehouse Subs choosing a different first name each day, and on that day, guests with the same first name can show their photo ID at any participating restaurant for a free medium sub with any purchase.* The name of the day...

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May 5 8:00 AM, General News


California Pizza Kitchen Celebrates Moms with the Return of Heart-Shaped Pizzas and Gift Cards

There are many ways to recognize mom or a motherly figure this year and California Pizza Kitchen (CPK), a global restaurant brand dedicated to serving creative California cuisine, is serving up more than one way to help you show her how much she’s appreciated this Mother’s Day.

Available for dine-in only on Sunday, May 8, guests can order any of their favorite CPK pizzas on heart-shaped crispy thin crust for no additional charge and any guest who dines on Saturday, May 7 and...

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May 4 9:26 AM, General News


Wingstop Inc. Reports Fiscal First Quarter Financial Results

Wingstop Inc. today announced financial results for the fiscal first quarter ended March 26, 2022.

Highlights for the fiscal first quarter 2022 compared to the fiscal first quarter 2021:

- System-wide sales increased 12.7% to $630.0 million
- 60 net new openings in the fiscal first quarter 2022, an increase of 13.4%
- Domestic same-store sales increased 1.2%
- Three-year domestic same-store sales increased 31.8%
- Domestic restaurant AUV increased to $1.6 million
- Digital sales were 62.3% of sales, comparable to the prior fiscal first quarter...

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May 4 8:22 AM, General News


Smokey Mo's TX BBQ Announces Expansion Plans Through Franchise Growth, Company Rebrand

Smokey Mo's TX BBQ, the authentic Texas barbeque chain with 16 locations throughout Central Texas, begins expansion in major Texas cities with a rebranded look as the company primes for franchise growth.

Smokey Mo's is executing a bold growth strategy, opening more corporate stores and franchise opportunities with the goal of adding 32 locations to the company by 2025. The company is focusing on expansion in Austin and San Antonio, followed by Houston, Dallas-Ft. Worth and the Waco-Temple-Bryan area.

"We are committed to growing our..."

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Apr 20 8:49 AM, General News


California Pizza Kitchen Introduces New Menu Including Expanded Lunch Duos

California Pizza Kitchen (CPK), a global restaurant brand dedicated to serving creative California cuisine, is celebrating the freshness of the season with the debut of a new menu available at locations nationwide*. In addition to all-new items designed with a California state of mind such as Wild Mushroom + Brie soup and Baja Crunch salad, CPK has expanded their popular Lunch Duos to include new sandwiches and CPK’s pizzas which can be paired with a salad or soup - a quick and unrivaled lunch option perfectly suited for time-pressed...

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Apr 19 9:47 AM, General News


Nathan's Famous to Pilot With Let us Nudge in 15 Locations Throughout the U.S.

Nathan's Famous, the American tradition serving New York favorites for more than 100 years, announces its partnership with Let us Nudge, an emergent restaurant technology solution that provides table seating efficiencies during both busy and slow times. We expect the Let us Nudge technology will enable Nathan's to increase sales through campaign management and targeted coupons at 15 Nathan's Famous locations throughout the country with the Nudge@Home platform.

"At Nathan's Famous, we are always seeking partners with innovative technology that enables us to offer our customers..."

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Apr 12 8:55 AM, General News


Checkers® & Rally's® Rolls Out the New Bistro Buford

Checkers & Rally's, an iconic and innovative drive-thru restaurant chain known for its bold and flavorful food at an exceptional value and its people-first attitude, today rolls out the Bistro Buford to all burger fans nationwide, packing irresistible taste into every savory bite. All other burger look-a-likes 'mayo' now step aside.

Checkers & Rally's new Bistro Buford features two large hand-seasoned, all-beef patties and two strips of bacon paired with melted Swiss cheese, savory creamy Dijon mayo sauce and crispy parmesan-dusted...

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Apr 11 2:25 PM, General News


Dave & Buster's is Bringing Back the Famous Eat & Play Combo for a Limited Time

Dave & Busters, the ultimate restaurant & entertainment destination, announced today its incredibly popular Eat & Play Combo returned on Monday, March 28th to more than 140 locations nationwide. With the Eat & Play Combo, guests get a Game Card and an entree for only $19.99.

"You'll always get a great entertainment experience at Dave & Buster's, but this April, with the Eat & Play Combo, you'll get that winning feeling at an amazing price," said Brandon Coleman III, SVP & CMO of Dave & Buster's. "We believe everyone could really use more..."

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Apr 6 8:45 AM, General News


American Dairy Queen Unveils New Line of Signature Stackburgers

American Dairy Queen Corporation (ADQ), a leader in iconic treats and food, today announced the new Signature Stackburgers™ menu. Centered on cheeseburgers that deliver on consumer demand for big flavor and variety, this new menu is the most significant product rollout for ADQ in the past 20 years.

“Our hot food menu, served at our DQ® Grill & Chill® restaurants, is key to our business goal to become a balanced leader in both food and treat items. We know that means innovating and expanding our everyday food offerings, and..."

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Mar 30 1:00 PM, General News


Checkers® & Rally's® Franchisee Falcons Burger Acquires 30 Rally's Restaurants

Checkers & Rally's, an iconic and innovative drive-thru restaurant chain known for bold and flavorful food at an exceptional value and its people-first attitude, today announced that franchisee Falcons Burger has purchased 30 Rally's restaurants from longtime, fellow franchisee Joe Hertzman following his decision to retire. The acquisition of units in the Kentucky and Indiana markets makes Falcons Burger the largest franchisee with Checkers & Rally's with a total of 57 restaurants across several states. Moreover, Falcons Burger is continuing to grow through new restaurant construction...

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Mar 28 8:00 AM, General News


Chick-fil-A, Inc. Chooses Darling Ingredients to Turn Used Cooking Oil into Renewable Fuel

Darling Ingredients Inc., the world's leading company turning food waste into sustainable products and producer of renewable energy, today announced Chick-fil-A, Inc. has chosen Darling Ingredients to convert its used cooking oil into cleaner burning renewable transportation fuel. Darling Ingredients' service brand DAR PRO Solutions, will collect used cooking oil from all Chick-fil-A restaurants in the U.S. and Canada.

"We admire Chick-fil-A's commitment to reducing food waste and are proud to be part of a solution that keeps food..."

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Mar 22 2:10 PM, General News


Booster Juice Partners with Field Roast™ to Offer Plant-Based Protein for the First Time

Greenleaf Foods, SPC, owner of leading plant-based brands Lightlife® (“Lightlife”) and Field Roast™ (“Field Roast”), announced today it is teaming up with Booster Juice, Canada’s largest juice and smoothie chain, to bring plant-based protein to its permanent menu for the first time. Starting March 1, Booster Juice’s 410 locations across Canada will offer two new sandwiches featuring Field Roast Italian Garlic & Fennel Plant-Based Sausage.

“We’re thrilled to partner with Booster Juice to offer their customers a delicious..."

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Feb 28 8:52 AM, General News


GOOD PLANeT Foods Joins Fuddruckers' New Plant-Based Menu Offerings

Beginning Mar. 1, GOOD PLANeT Foods, premium plant-based, allergen-free cheeses, will be available for a limited time at select Fuddruckers restaurants, alongside other new plant-based menu offerings.

"We're excited to partner with Fuddruckers to help bring the joy of cheese to customers who are flexitarian, vegan, plant-based, or are just looking for options that are better for you, as well as PLANeT Friendly," says GOOD PLANeT Foods co-CEO Bart Adlam. "Customers will get to experience the taste, creaminess, and melt of our delicious..."

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Feb 25 8:00 AM, General News


Chipotle Announces 2022 Environmental, Social and Governance Goals Tied to Executive Compensation

Chipotle Mexican Grill today announced its 2022 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) goals tied to executive compensation. The objectives, which are categorized by Food & Animals, People, and the Environment, can positively or negatively impact the officers' 2022 annual incentive bonus by up to 15% based on the company's achievement of these goals.

"Chipotle's ESG goals are designed to motivate our executive leadership team to make responsible business decisions that Cultivate A Better World," said Laurie Schalow, Chief Corporate Affairs & Food Safety Officer, Chipotle. "As a company with..."

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Feb 24 7:58 AM, General News


Church's Chicken® Values Culture and Expands Its Leadership with QSR Industry Expert and Marketer

Following a year of successful initiatives to revitalize their brand character, Texas heritage and unique bold flavors, Church's Chicken® announced it has promoted Claudia Lezcano to Senior Vice President U.S. Marketing. This move further expands its significant industry expertise to the Church's executive team which has continued to embrace diversity of thought across its entire corporate and restaurant network. In her newly updated role, Lezcano will oversee brand strategy, creative, media, and product R&D divisions across the U.S. and report directly to President...

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Feb 24 7:55 AM, General News


QDOBA Launches All-New Rewards Program Making it Easier for Members to Earn Flavorful Rewards Fast

QDOBA, the leading fast-casual Mexican restaurant, today announced a series of enhancements to its popular QDOBA Rewards program, making it easier to earn free food fast. Upon joining the revamped program, all members will earn one (1) point for every $1 spent and a free entrée with just 125 points. New members who sign up will immediately receive the reward of QDOBA's signature Queso & Chips to enjoy for free on their next visit to the restaurant.

With a simplified format and...

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Feb 18 1:11 PM, General News


Wingstop Inc. Reports Fiscal Fourth Quarter Financial Results

Wingstop Inc. today announced financial results for the fiscal fourth quarter ended December 25, 2021.

Highlights for the fiscal fourth quarter 2021 compared to the fiscal fourth quarter 2020:

- 58 net new openings in the fiscal fourth quarter 2021
- Domestic same store sales increased 7.5%
- Two-year domestic same store sales increased 25.7%
- Domestic average unit volume ("AUV") increased to approximately $1.6 million
- System-wide sales increased 19.8% to $601.9 million
- Digital sales were 61.3% of sales, comparable to the prior fiscal fourth quarter
- Total revenue increased 13.8%...

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Feb 16 8:51 AM, General News


Make A Winning Game Plan this Sunday with Free Wings from Applebee’s

Sports fans are going to want to tune in for this, for a limited time only, Applebee’s® Neighborhood Grill + Bar is offering free wings and free delivery for everyone’s favorite Sunday of the year. Whether watching the game with friends or keeping it low-key, skip the hassle of meal prep and get 20 free Boneless Wings with any purchase over $40 via Applebee’s Delivery and To Go.*

To claim these must-have Boneless Wings, guests can visit Applebees.com or the Applebee’s mobile app...

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Feb 7 8:32 AM, General News


Jack in the Box Inc. Prices $1.1 Billion Securitized Financing Facility

Jack in the Box Inc. today announced that it has entered into a purchase agreement (the “Purchase Agreement”) under which one of its indirect, special purpose subsidiaries (the “Master Issuer”) has agreed to issue and sell $550 million of its Series 2022-1 3.445% Fixed Rate Senior Secured Notes, Class A-2-I (the “Class A-2-I Notes”) and $550 million of its Series 2022-1 4.136% Fixed Rate Senior Secured Notes, Class A-2-II (the “Class A-2-II Notes” and, together with...

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Feb 3 9:47 AM, General News


Arby's to Launch in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Arby's, one of the leading restaurant brands in the United States specializing in high-quality meat stacks, today announced an exclusive development agreement with Shahia Foods Limited Company for significant expansion across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, with the first restaurants slated to open in late 2022. This agreement marks the brand's first-ever entry into Saudi Arabia and largest expansion into the Middle East to-date.

Shahia Foods Limited Company is one of the region's premier multi-unit restaurant operators and the master licensee for Dunkin' in Saudi Arabia and...

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Jan 28 9:33 AM, General News


Checkers® & Rally's® Experiences Monumental Year After Successful Expansion on the East & West Coast

Checkers & Rally's, an iconic and innovative drive-thru restaurant chain known for bold and flavorful food at an exceptional value and its people-first attitude, today announced its record year-end progress for 2021 and accelerated growth plans for 2022 as the restaurant brand continues to reach new markets and expand nationwide. This past year, the company successfully executed 90 new commitments towards new restaurants, attributing 39 units to existing franchisees and 51 units to new franchisees. The company is expected to open more than...

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Jan 28 8:31 AM, General News


Five Guys Enterprises Renews Its Food Safety Partnership with ComplianceMate

Five Guys, an international restaurant chain founded in 1986, has renewed its agreement with CM Systems LLC and its ComplianceMate food safety software through 2025. Unlike other QSR concepts, Five Guys does not use frozen meat in its burgers. All food is cooked fresh, and the storage of ingredients within Five Guys' refrigerators is very closely monitored for quality and food safety.

Jim Gibson, Vice President of Food Safety and Quality Assurance for Five Guys, says, "ComplianceMate continues to prove itself to be the best solution for all of our..."

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Jan 21 9:21 AM, General News


Smokey Mo's TX BBQ Cookin' Up Growth, Purchased by Private Equity Firm Switchback Capital, LLC

Smokey Mo's TX BBQ, an authentic Texas barbeque chain with 16 locations and 21 years of successful corporate operations, was acquired by Austin, Texas-based Switchback Capital, LLC. Switchback is planning to bring the fan-favorite barbecue to even more local communities as well as a new look and feel for the iconic barbeque joint.

With a combined 60 years of private equity experience, the Switchback team adds Smokey Mo's to their portfolio as the firm's first formal investment. Founded by Tim Keyes and...

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Jan 13 1:39 PM, General News


You Pick 2®: Panera Ignites 2022 Menu with New Soup and Salad Duo

Today, Panera Bread has announced two delicious new menu items curated by Panera's expert chefs: Thai Chicken Soup and Citrus Asian Crunch Salad with chicken. Both items are from Panera's new platform of bold, globally-inspired, authentic flavors that begin rolling out this year. They can be enjoyed alone or as part of the ultimate flavor-packed You Pick 2. Panera's iconic You Pick 2 combination entrees allow guests to mix and match — from comforting and classic to bold and adventurous – into 465 combinations...

 

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Jan 13 8:57 AM, General News


Hard Rock Cafe Launches Pilot Program for New Burger in Partnership with Lionel Messi

Hard Rock Cafe announces the launch of the pilot program for the brand-new Messi Burger, the latest innovation in Hard Rock International's "LIVE GREATNESS" campaign in partnership with Lionel Messi. Starting today, the burger will be exclusively available at the Hard Rock Cafe Miami, FL and Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood, FL before its global release on March 1.

A tribute to the soccer sensation's ideal burger components, the Messi Burger consists of ten flavorful ingredients for a game-changing take on Hard Rock's...

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Jan 11 1:11 PM, General News


Friendly's Restaurants Mark 2021 with New Rewards Program, Menu Items and Executive Appointments

Friendly's Restaurants, known for iconic menu items such as the Fribble Milkshake, the Jim Dandy Sundae, and delectable burgers and melts, closes out the year on a sweet note. Under new ownership, the restaurant franchise rolled out a new loyalty program, delighted guests with new menu offerings while bringing back some of the Fan Favorites from years past, bolstered the executive team and hired a new agency of record, all setting the stage for transformative growth in 2022.

"It's been one year since Amici Partners Group took..."

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Jan 4 9:18 AM, General News


Crave Launches Food Truck And Restaurants In Raleigh, N.C.

Crave Hot Dogs and BBQ is one of the fastest growing Hot Dog and BBQ restaurants in the United States. Their award-winning all beef hot dogs, hot and mild sausages, and brats, along with the pulled pork, pulled chicken and smoked brisket, it's a classic family friendly favorite with something for everyone! An array of toppings and sides are available to accompany the meal as well as desserts to include pineapple upside down cakes and toffee sticky cakes. Self-pour beer walls that use local craft beers, wines and...

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Dec 2 8:00 AM, General News


Bojangles Celebrates Chicken Supremes, Art and Culture in NFT Collaboration

The Southern expert in flavorful food is mixin’ up a cultural blend so perfectly seasoned, you know it can only be from Bojangles. Today, the brand is launching its first ever batch of NFTs – Non-Fungible Tokens – individually crafted by seven North Carolina artists with a nod to Bojangles’ beloved Chicken Supremes™.

NFTs exploded on the scene this year as a non-reproducible form of digital assets, many of which have sold for millions of dollars and some even auctioned off at Christie’s Auction House for fine art...

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Dec 1 1:00 PM, General News


Roy Rogers Announces Grand Opening of New Location on University of Maryland Campus

Roy Rogers Restaurants announces the grand opening of its newest location at the center of the University of Maryland campus. The western-themed quick-service restaurant chain will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday, December 2, at 9 a.m., and will present a generous donation to the University of Maryland Campus Pantry. Additionally, the first 50 people in line will receive a free $100 gift card.

"We can't wait to open this new non-traditional location on University of Maryland's campus," says Gregg Koffler, Vice President..."

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Nov 30 2:13 PM, General News


There's a Glitch in the Matrix and Denny's is Offering Free Delivery and Other Glitchy Offers

Denny's, one of the nation's largest full-service family restaurant chains, is entering The Matrix through a new partnership with Warner Brothers, the film studio producing the fourth installment of the blockbuster franchise starring Keanu Reeves. During this limited-time promotion that starts Cyber Monday (November 29), Dennys.com and the new Denny's iOS and Android apps will transport guests into a real-life version of The Matrix where they will experience personalized "glitches" that were created just for them in their...

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Nov 29 3:04 PM, General News


Jack in the Box Inc. Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2021 Earnings

Jack in the Box Inc. announced financial results for the fourth quarter ended October 3, 2021, comprised of growth in systemwide sales, same store sales and earnings per share.

"I am very proud of the execution and determination shown by our outstanding franchisees and corporate team members, continuing to deliver for our guests during a challenging operating environment,” said Darin Harris, Jack in the Box Chief Executive Officer. “We closed the year with strong comps on a two-year basis of +12.3% in Q4, leading us..."

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Nov 29 8:00 AM, General News


Cracker Barrel Reports First Quarter Fiscal 2022 Results and Declares Quarterly Dividend

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. today reported its financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2022 ended October 29, 2021.

First Quarter Fiscal 2022 Highlights

- Compared to the first quarter of fiscal 20191, comparable store restaurant sales increased 1.4% and comparable store retail sales increased 17.6%.
- Comparable store off-premise restaurant sales grew 168% compared to the first quarter of 20191 and represented approximately 20% of restaurant sales.
- GAAP operating income in the first quarter was $42.9 million, or 5.5% of total revenue...

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Nov 23 8:19 AM, General News


Checkers® & Rally's® Beefs (and Butters) Up a Classic for a Limited Time

Checkers & Rally's, an iconic and innovative drive-thru restaurant chain known for its bold and flavorful food at an exceptional value and its people-first attitude, today rolls out a fresh, innovative take on the boss of all burgers with the new Garlic & Butter Bacon Buford.

Available for a limited time starting Monday, Nov. 15, the Garlic & Butter Bacon Buford features two of Checker's & Rally's largest, 100 percent hand-seasoned beef hamburger patties topped with two slices of Swiss cheese, two slices of crispy bacon, crisp...

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Nov 16 8:00 AM, General News


BurgerFi's Ultimate Bacon Bash Proves Everything is Better with More Bacon

BurgerFi, one of the nation's fastest-growing, premium fast-casual concepts, will launch today its first-ever Ultimate Bacon Bash meal including three crave-worthy and better-with-bacon premium options from its award-winning, chef-inspired menu. Additionally, BurgerFi will offer for a limited time a newly crafted Maple Bacon Shake and free delivery via the BurgerFi app at participating locations.

"BurgerFi loves to put a new spin on a classic, fan favorite," says Paul Griffin, Chief Culinary Officer of BurgerFi. "There's never too much bacon, and this..."

 

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Nov 10 8:00 AM, General News


Friendly's Restaurants Introduces New Kids Meals and Treats

Move over chicken fingers and fries, Friendly's Restaurants are giving their pint-sized patrons some tasty new entrees to feast on.

Starting November 8th, the beloved restaurant chain will add three new kid's meals to the menu. From the deliciously fun Taco Pocket to the tasty Green Machine salad, the new entrees will be chock full of fresh ingredients ready to please even the littlest palates. These new meals join some of Friendly's long-time favorite kid meals, including the Double Sliders, Mini Mozzarella Sticks and Mac and Frank...

 

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Nov 9 8:00 AM, General News


KFC Releases Limited-Edition "Finger Lickin' Chicken Mitten Bucket Hugger" And Holiday Bucket

To celebrate the upcoming holiday season, Kentucky Fried Chicken® is unveiling winter's hottest dining accessory – a limited-edition and original (like our fried chicken recipe) Finger Lickin' Chicken Mitten Bucket Hugger – to turn your bucket of KFC's world-famous fried chicken into the ultimate holiday must-have.

What is a Finger Lickin' Chicken Mitten Bucket Hugger, you might ask? Well, it's a one-of-a-kind knitted sweater featuring a festive KFC holiday design that slides cozily onto a bucket of our world-famous fried chicken...

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Nov 9 7:57 AM, General News







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