CiCi’s Pizza Taps Champion Management as New Public Relations Agency of Record

Leading pizza buffet restaurant cites nationwide media relations, local market expertise Coppell, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  CiCi’s Pizza, the nation’s leading pizza buffet restaurant, announced today that it has retained Champion Management Group LLC of Addison, Texas, as its new Public Relations…
CiCi’s Pizza Hires New CFO Jim Lebs

Finance, supply chain and operations veteran to aid in company’s transformation Coppell, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  CiCi’s Pizza, the nation’s leading pizza buffet restaurant, announces new Chief Financial Officer Jim Lebs, who brings a 20-year track record of streamlining and implementing organizational…
CiCi’s Pizza Brings On New CMO Sarah McAloon

Award-winning marketing executive to lead brand revitalization Coppell, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  CiCi’s Pizza, the nation’s leading pizza buffet restaurant, has hired veteran restaurant marketing executive Sarah McAloon as chief marketing officer to lead the company’s brand revitalization initiative. McAloon comes to…
CiCi’s Pizza Announces Two New Executive Hires

Industry veterans tapped to lead operation services, franchise development Coppell, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  CiCi’s Pizza, the nation’s leading pizza buffet restaurant, has hired two new vice presidents to improve operational systems and help grow the chain. Steven Jones has been named…
Restaurant Chain People Report 10/10/13

Einstein Noah Restaurant Group announced the appointment of John Coletta as Chief Financial Officer, effective October 21, 2013. Coletta will assume the position formerly held by Manny Hilario, who was appointed Chief Operations Officer in July.  Coletta has over 25…
CiCi’s Pizza Names Michael Iglesias as Director of Franchise Development

‘America’s Favorite Pizza Chain’ Grows With Seasoned Retail, Food Executive Coppell, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  CiCi’s Pizza, home of the endless pizza, pasta, salad and dessert buffet, has announced the hiring of Michael Iglesias as its new director of franchise development. With more…

Growing Concepts Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Golden, CO-based GOOD TIMES BURGERS & FROZEN CUSTARD (NASDAQ: GTIM; founded 1987) has increased by 1 unit, from 41 to 42 (2% growth).  These take-out…

Coppell, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  CiCi’s Pizza, home of the custom pizza buffet, announces it has partnered with ONOSYS to test online ordering in Orlando, Fla., Charlotte, N.C., Denver, Austin, Texas, Richmond, Va. and Las Vegas. Tests will begin in early 2012…

CiCi’s Pizza opens its first restaurant in Murphy on Monday, Nov. 7, not far from the chain’s first location, which opened 26 years ago in Plano. The restaurant showcases new design elements the Coppell-based company is exploring for future use…

CiCi’s Pizza, home of the endless pizza buffet, announces Publicis Dallas as its new agency of record as the company continues its “Build the Brand” growth strategy to add another 500 restaurants in 8-10 years. Publicis Dallas will handle the…

Wendy’s was winning with some of its other innovative menu items, but their classic hamburger was in need of a makeover. The chain has released the results of their burger renovation today. The Dave’s Hot N’ Juicy features a buttered,…

CiCi’s Pizza, home of the endless pizza buffet, announces the next step in its “Build the Brand” growth strategy with the addition of two industry veterans who will drive the company’s increased focus on profitable innovation. In 2010, the company…

CiCi’s Pizza, home of the endless pizza buffet, announces the newest addition to its American Classics line — the Philly Cheesesteak Pizza. CiCi’s American Classics line showcases the unique flavor traditions of the USA and includes the recently introduced Cheeseburger…

 Dan Coudreaut is the executive chef and culinary director for McDonald’s and is responsible for testing and creating all of the foods that the chain serves. He has to balance the desires and favorites of 27 million daily diners with…

Panera Bread has experienced continuing growth for the past four consecutive quarters despite the U.S. recession. Expansion into the catering industry and a new customer loyalty program has largely driven the double digit gains. The program, called MyPanera, gives customers…

A new national report from leading market research firm Mintel reveals 24 percent of restaurant-goers plan to spend less at restaurants in 2011 than they did in 2010, confirming Technomic projections of everyday value as a top 2011 restaurant trend.…

Coppell-based CiCi’s Pizza, a rapidly-expanding 600-unit pizza, pasta, salad and dessert buffet chain, announced today it has signed agreements for the addition of 16 units over the next five years and hired Wingstop veteran Bruce Evans to lead franchise sales.…

The San Diego Restaurants Survey from Zagat has been released.  The survey scored 533 restaurants in the San Diego area as reviewed by 2,294 restaurant goers.  The survey found that the average cost of a meal fell from $35.78 a…

Zagat released the 2011 America’s Top Restaurants guide on Wednesday.  The guide contains ratings and reviews of more than 1,500 of the top dining establishments across the United States.  Avid diners and foodies submit ratings and reviews with more than…

Back-to-school and busy lives have many families feeling pinched for time and strapped for cash. But with CiCi’s $3.99 all-you-can-eat buffet deal from September 22 – October 3, families can fit a sit-down meal with incredible quality and a great…