The Modern Popeyes Renaissance:

An inside look at how the Louisiana brand is becoming the next big global quick service restaurant Miami, FL  (RestaurantNews.com)  Founded in 1972 in New Orleans, Louisiana, the Popeyes® brand has been one of America’s best kept secrets for the…
Sun Holdings Marks Major Milestone with 1,000th Store Opening

Newest Dallas Popeyes Grand Opening Celebration to be Held on July 10th  Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Sun Holdings, Inc., ranked as the 3rd largest franchisee in the U.S. by Mega 99 2018, is celebrating a major milestone with its 1,000th store…
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…
On the Menu: Restaurants Offering New Burgers and Spicy Favorites

Burger King has added the new Big King sandwich to its menu. The new sandwich features two savory 100% pure beef fire-grilled patties, freshly cut lettuce, crisp onions and signature King Sauce, all on a three-layer warm, toasted, sesame seed…
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…

Chick-fil-A tops of the list of favorite chicken chains, according to a national study from Market Force, a worldwide leader in customer intelligence solutions. Chick-fil-A was voted America’s No. 1 chicken chain in a restaurant industry survey of more than…

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…

Popeyes Offers Extra Large Dip’n Sauce and Chance to Win a Concert of a Lifetime this October Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Popeyes® Louisiana Kitchen, a division of AFC Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFCE), today announces the return of its highly popular Dip’n…

Guillermo Perales, one of the largest restaurant franchisees in the U. S., isn’t content to buy one or two locations in a given market. He prefers to own all of them. His Dallas-based company, Sun Holdings LLC, is doubling in…

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…