Chuck E. Cheese’s Lets Kids Win Big

Zimmerman’s new campaign shows how every day can be a Chuck E. Day. Fort Lauderdale, FL  (RestaurantNews.com)  Zimmerman’s new push for Chuck E. Cheese’s aims to turn even the most ordinary day into a “Chuck E. Day” to help increase…
Chuck E. Cheese’s Announces Acquisition of Peter Piper Pizza

CEC Entertainment, Inc. Purchases 147-store Pizza Chain from ACON Investments Irving, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  CEC Entertainment, Inc. (“CEC”), the nationally recognized leader in family dining and entertainment which operates 577 Chuck E. Cheese’s stores, today announced that CEC has acquired Peter…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 12/03/13

Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Michigan-based SALA THAI (founded 1994) has increased by 1 unit, from 3 to 4 (33% growth).  The restaurants are family/casual, open…

The Chuck E. Cheese rodent mascot is ditching the backward baseball cap and fingerless gloves and reemerging as a rock star with a guitar. The pizza chain’s parent, CEC Entertainment Inc. of Irvine, Texas, is teasing its new spokesmouse with…

CEC Entertainment has appointed Scott A. McDaniel as Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer. In this role, Mr. McDaniel will lead all aspects of marketing, public relations, guest relations and showroom entertainment for CEC Entertainment. Mr. McDaniel will join the…

Chuck E. Cheese’s is scouting the next participants for one of its coolest roles – birthday star. This year, Chuck E. Cheese’s invites parents to let their birthday stars shine bright with new, in-store birthday party packages, friendly to any…

New research conducted by Technomic shows that the burger sensation is on the rise again. In 2009 just 38 percent of consumers reported eating a burger at least once a week. Now just three years later that number has risen…

For more than 30 years, families across the nation have enjoyed delicious pizza and classic games at family entertainment leader Chuck E. Cheese’s. Now, Chuck E. invites guests nationwide to join in on the action and grab a piece of…

Subway’s recent focus in their marketing campaigns has been on capturing the health conscious portion of fast food visitors. This has paid off for the world’s largest quick service chain. Subway now sells 76% of all fast food purchased with…

A San Diego woman has sued the company that owns the Chuck E. Cheese’s family restaurant chain, claiming that many of the games intended for children at these locations are actually illegal gambling devices — like slot machines. Denise Keller,…

The Danish restaurant Noma was recently named as the best restaurant in the world by the San Pellegrino’s World’s 50 Best Restaurants List. Over 800 food industry experts voted for their favorites, and Noma gathered the most votes. The chef and…

Finishing homework, brushing teeth and being a great listener have never been more fun than with Chuck E. Cheese’s Rewards Calendars. To help parents encourage positive behavior from kids, family entertainment leader Chuck E. Cheese’s rewards children for completing their…

Yum! Brands has announced they are targeting Africa for expansion of the KFC brand.  The company said the African content is an emerging market for the fried chicken restaurant.  There are currently more than 600 restaurants in South Africa and…

CEC Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: CEC) today announced its financial results for the third quarter ended October 3, 2010. Total quarterly revenues increased 4.7% to $207.1 million during the third quarter of 2010 from total quarterly revenues of $197.8 million in…