Mom-and-Pop Joints Are Trouncing America’s Big Restaurant Chains

There’s a limit to unlimited breadsticks after all. Americans are rejecting the consistency of national restaurant chains after decades of dominance in favor of the authenticity of locally owned eateries, with their daily specials and Mom’s watercolors decorating the walls.…
SUBWAY Restaurants Recognizes Achievements Of Outstanding Franchisees

Milford, CT  (RestaurantNews.com)  The SUBWAY® chain, which has more than 20,000 outstanding franchisees worldwide committed to providing a great product and exceptional service, recently recognized six franchisees as recipients of its 2014 Franchisee of the Year awards. “These six franchisees…
SUBWAY Restaurant Chain To Add 3,000 Locations Worldwide In 2014

Meet the SUBWAY® Team at ICSC RECon in Las Vegas: Booth #S2800, South Hall 3 & 4, N Street/28th Ave. Milford, CT  (RestaurantNews.com)  The SUBWAY® restaurant chain, which celebrated record breaking growth in 2013, is poised to open about 3,000…
Subway Expects to Add 8,000 More U.S. Restaurants

Subway is expanding – both its menu and its stores. The closely held sandwich chain, which has more than 26,600 U.S. locations, has room to add 7,000 to 8,000 more domestic eateries, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Fred DeLuca said…
SUBWAY Restaurants Salutes Veterans

Sandwich Chain Continues Support for Wounded Warrior Project® Milford, CT  (RestaurantNews.com)  This Veterans Day, SUBWAY® Restaurants, the global restaurant chain committed to supporting healthier lifestyles, will continue its partnership with the nonprofit organization Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP), and will endorse…
Subway Franchisees Unhappy With Deep Discounts

This summer wasn’t the best time for Subway sandwich shops – the world’s largest restaurant chain – to stumble. Founder and owner Fred DeLuca – the driving force and vision behind the Milford, Conn., chain’s growth into a 40,000-unit chain…
SUBWAY Restaurant Chain Reaches 40,000th Restaurant Milestone

Largest Restaurant Chain in the World Continues Global Growth Milford, CT  (RestaurantNews.com)  The SUBWAY® restaurant chain, which has been providing franchising opportunities to entrepreneurs since 1965 and will soon celebrate its 48th year in business, opened its 40,000th location at…
Subway Plans 1,000 New Restaurants in Europe

Subway, the closely held restaurant chain with more outlets than McDonald’s (MCD) Corp., plans to pick up the pace of openings in Europe by adding as many as 1,000 new locations in 2014. The sandwich shop operator has 4,018 stores…
Mega-chain restaurants do some things right

Are there tips independent restaurants can pick up from casual chain concepts, a category loosely defined as operations involving full service and bars, hold the high prices? A recent tour of some of the biggest brands in the business –…
Jared The SUBWAY Guy To Star In New Webisode Series: Jared’s Journey

Milford, CT  (RestaurantNews.com)  SUBWAY® – In celebration of Jared Fogle’s 15th Anniversary of losing and keeping off more than 200 lbs., Jared will embark upon a new mission: to inspire America with a health-focused webisode series aimed at motivating and…
SUBWAY Restaurant Chain to Add 3,000 Locations Worldwide in 2013

Milford, CT  (RestaurantNews.com)  With more than 2,000 franchisees actively searching for locations, the SUBWAY® sandwich chain has aggressive growth plans for 2013. The SUBWAY® franchise system is now the world’s largest restaurant chain, in terms of number of locations. In…
Fred DeLuca, Subway: How I Did It

At 17, Fred DeLuca used a family friend’s $1,000 investment to open a sandwich shop in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Today, Subway has more locations worldwide than its nearest rival, McDonald’s. DeLuca, now 65 and living in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, tells the…
SUBWAY Named “Brand of the Year” in 2013 Harris Poll EquiTrend Study

SUBWAY® Now Highest Ranked Brand in “Quick Service Restaurant” Category 9 Years in a Row Milford, CT  (RestaurantNews.com)  The SUBWAY® restaurant chain has been named “Brand of the Year” in the “Quick Service Restaurant” category according to the 2013 Harris…
Behind Subway’s Multibillion-Dollar Sandwich Empire

Behind Subway’s Multibillion-Dollar Sandwich Empire Erik Schatzker reports on the history and success of Subway Restaurants. Subway Co-Founder Sets Goal for 100K Locations Erik Schatzker interviews Subway Co-Founder Fred Deluca about the success and history of Subway Restaurants.

Jared Fogel teamed up with Subway for the first time 15 years ago and still has no regrets. He credits Subway for helping him lose 245 pounds in a single year and says that the chain saved his life. However,…

Milford, CT  (RestaurantNews.com)  For the fourth consecutive year, SUBWAY® restaurants, the world’s largest restaurant brand, emerged as the mega chain leader in three categories – “Healthy Options,” “Most Popular” and “Top Service” – according to the recently released 2012 Zagat®…

Zagat has announced the results of its annual Fast-Food Survey of 274 national restaurant chains. More than 10,500 diners voted on everything from Salads and Sandwiches to Pasta and Pizza. These avid consumers – who report eating at a chain…

Whether it’s the local diner at the end of the block, the elegant four-star overlooking the city, or the growing chain – restaurants are facing more challenges today than ever before.  Getting exposure for your restaurant news doesn’t have to…

(RestaurantNews.com)  In today’s economy it is more important than ever for restaurants to promote their services. Eating out is, after all, a luxury – and a battle rages for the almighty dining dollar.  This leaves restaurants in a sticky situation.…

Washington  (RestaurantNews.com)  Restaurant executives representing the country’s largest chain restaurant companies participated in a National Council of Chain Restaurants summit in Washington, D.C. today to consider an industry advocacy plan for engaging in the debate about reforming federal ethanol standards…