Restaurant Brands International Inc. Agrees to Acquire Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

Transaction to add an iconic brand with rich Louisiana heritage and strong U.S. and international growth potential to RBI Oakville, ON and Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Restaurant Brands International Inc.  (“RBI”) (NYSE/TSX: QSR, TSX: QSP) and Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. (“Popeyes”)…
Popeyes CEO on fast food wage hikes: ‘Life will go on’

Fast food workers are fighting for — and often winning — higher wages. And that’s made restaurant executives and franchisees nervous. But the CEO of one well-known chicken chain has a message for her competitors who are complaining about minimum…
Popeyes Brings Back ‘3 of a Kind for $3.99’

Everyone is Sure to Come Out a Winner with Your Choice of 3 Whole Wings; 3 Handcrafted Tenders; or a Bonafide® Leg, Wing and Thigh all for $3.99 Each Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen has brought back its ‘3…
AFC Enterprises Changes Corporate Name to Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc.

New Ticker Symbol Will be “PLKI” Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  AFC Enterprises, Inc. (AFCE) announced today that it has changed its corporate name to Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc. and its NASDAQ ticker symbol will change to “PLKI” effective at the start…
Cajun Turkey is Back at Popeyes

This holiday season bring a piece of Louisiana to your dinner table with a Cajun Turkey from Popeyes. Popeyes Cajun Style Turkeys, approximately 9 to 13 pounds, are infused with a unique blend of Louisiana seasonings then flash-fried, creating a…
Popeyes Kicks Off 5th Annual Crawfish Festival

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen, a division of AFC Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFCE), celebrates its Louisiana heritage with the return of its popular Crawfish Festival beginning Oct. 28 through Nov. 17. During the 5th annual Crawfish Festival, Popeyes is serving…
How Popeyes went upscale

To see what the future looks like, check out the “re-imaged” Popeyes in another hyper-gentrified D.C. neighborhood, Barracks Row. On a warm Thursday evening, it’s bustling. Peeling New Orleans-themed wallpaper has given way to clean mustard yellow and brick red,…
Fan Favorite Dip’n Chick’n is Return’n to Popeyes

Unique Scoop Shape Makes for Easy Dip’n in Popeyes New Cajun Chili Garlic Dipping Sauce; Double Your Dip’n Chick’n for a Special Price! Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen, a division of AFC Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFCE), announces the return of…
Popeyes Brings Back Delicious Duo, Zatarain’s Butterfly Shrimp

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen, a division of AFC Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFCE), is bringing back Popeyes Zatarain’s Butterfly Shrimp, a delicious celebration of two iconic New Orleans brands that includes eight succulent shrimp, Cajun fries, biscuit and Lemon…
Popeyes Honors 2012 Top Performers at Annual Conference

Atlanta, GA  (Restaurant News)  Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen, a division of AFC Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFCE), recently presented its annual franchisee and supplier awards at its worldwide conference held in San Diego, Ca. During the meeting, the company recognized top operators…

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  AFC Enterprises, Inc. announced the completion of its planned $13.8 million acquisition of 27 restaurants in Minnesota and California. As the Company indicated on its third quarter earnings call on November 8, 2012, the acquisition was approved…

Share the Feast with your Family Today, and Feed Them Again Tomorrow with Next Day Cajun Turkey Recipe Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen, a division of AFC Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFCE), today announces the return of its holiday menu…

Look out KFC. Here comes Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen. Led by former KFC executive Cheryl Bachelder, the chicken- and-biscuits chain is going national and ramping up the pressure as Yum! Brands Inc. (YUM) focuses overseas, letting its U.S. KFC operations languish…

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen, a division of AFC Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFCE), recently presented its franchisee and supplier awards at its worldwide conference and 40th Anniversary celebration held in New Orleans, La. During the meeting, the company recognized…

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  AFC Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFCE), the franchisor and operator of Popeyes® restaurants, today reported results for fiscal 2011 which ended December 25, 2011. The Company also provided guidance for fiscal 2012 as well as an update on…

Atlanta, GA  (Restaurant News)  AFC Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFCE), the franchisor and operator of Popeyes® restaurants, today announced that U.S. Chief Operating Officer Ralph W. Bower has been named President – U.S. of Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen, the world’s second-largest chicken…

Growing amid a protracted economic slump requires first admitting that the economy is indeed in one. “Talk to my customers, and you will know the truth,” said Cheryl Bachelder, chief executive of AFC Enterprises, the Atlanta-based franchiser of nearly 2,000…