Krystal Begins Testing the Impossible Krystal

Guests in Atlanta and Columbus to Enjoy Plant-Based Version of the Signature Krystal Burger Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Krystal, the Southeastern fast food chain known for its consistent, affordable and downright delicious meals, is teaming up with Impossible Foods to offer…
Krystal Now Featuring New Hangover Krystal

New Sandwich Featuring Cheese, Bacon and a Fresh-Cracked Fried Egg Available Now Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Krystal guests are no strangers to the use of fresh-cracked eggs in the fast food chain’s beloved 3-Egg Plate Breakfast. And now they’ll also enjoy…
Krystal Announces New Ownership

The Original Quick-Service Restaurant Chain Reveals New Equity Partners Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Krystal Restaurants LLC is pleased to announce that it has been acquired by funds managed by affiliates of Fortress Investment Group LLC (”Fortress”) and its operating partner, Golden…
Krystal Steps Up to Feed Frontline Workers

Locations throughout the Southeast provide meals to health care employees, first responders and more Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Krystal is committed to giving back to the communities it serves. Over the past few weeks, numerous locations in the Southeast have been…
Krystal Reopens in Scottsboro, Alabama

Redesigned location is open for drive-through and delivery starting April 23, 2020 Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Krystal Company announces the reopening of the Krystal restaurant located at 24787 John T. Reid Parkway, Scottsboro, Alabama, after a complete “scrape and rebuild”…
Krystal to Sell 100-150 Company-Owned Restaurants to Franchisees

Refranchising initiative next step in transformation of legacy brand  Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Krystal Company plans to refranchise approximately 100-150 company-owned restaurants to well-capitalized multi-unit operators as part of its ongoing business and fleet revitalization. To that end, Krystal has…
Krystal Wins ATD Best Award for Success Through Talent Development

Global organization recognizes Krystal for enterprise-wide human resources initiative Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Krystal Company has received international recognition for its best-in-class practices from the Association for Talent Development (ATD), the professional membership organization supporting those who advance the knowledge…
Krystal spices up menu with Nashville Hot Chik LTO

Trending Southern flavor adds zest to beloved fast-food restaurant’s fan favorite Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Krystal Company is rolling out its Nashville Hot Chik systemwide on Monday, Sept. 30 as a stand-alone menu item and as part of Krystal’s Pick…
Krystal Welcomes New Franchisee and Expands Arkansas Footprint

Slider Joint, LLC to open new Krystal restaurant in Jonesboro Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Krystal Company is partnering with veteran franchisees Anand “Andy” Patel and Kalpesh “Junior” Das of Slider Joint, LLC to bring Krystal back to Jonesboro, Arkansas. Adding…
Krystal launches All-You-Can-Eat Krystals and Fries for $5.99

Southeastern burger icon launches industry first to make Krystal cravings even more affordable Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Krystal Company launched an incredible dine-in deal over Father’s Day weekend – the first of its kind in the hamburger QSR industry. The…
MOD Pizza Appoints Mark Shambura as Chief Marketing Officer

Industry veteran brings experience growing brand awareness and building customer loyalty Seattle, WA  (RestaurantNews.com)  MOD Super Fast Pizza Holdings, LLC (“MOD Pizza”, “MOD” or the “Company”), today announced the appointment of Mark Shambura as its chief marketing officer (“CMO”). Shambura…
MOD Pizza Debuts Winter Menu Offerings

Aretha Pizza, Roasted Brussels Sprouts Salad, and Oreo® Cookie Milkshake Launches in All Locations Seattle, WA  (RestaurantNews.com)  MOD Super Fast Pizza Holdings, LLC (“MOD Pizza”, “MOD” or the “Company”) today announced the rollout of its new seasonal menu items –…
MOD Pizza and Franchisees Raise over $400,000 to Feed Hungry Kids

Company aims to help create one million meals across the US in 2019 Seattle, WA  (RestaurantNews.com)  MOD Super Fast Pizza Holdings, LLC (“MOD Pizza”, “MOD” or the “Company”) and its franchisees today announced that its annual Spreading MODness Week raised…
MOD Pizza Rolls out Pumpkin for Fall Seasonal Menu Items

New Flavors for Fall: the Kevin Pizza, Roasted Sweet Potato Salad, Pumpkin Spice “No Name Cake,” and Salted Caramel Milkshake Seattle, WA  (RestaurantNews.com)  MOD Super Fast Pizza Holdings, LLC (“MOD Pizza”, “MOD” or the “Company”), launched its new fall seasonal…
MOD Pizza Welcomes John Maguire as Chief Operating Officer

Company Strengthens Leadership Team; Industry Leader Will Oversee Company Operations Seattle, WA  (RestaurantNews.com)  MOD Super Fast Pizza Holdings, LLC (“MOD Pizza”, “MOD” or the “Company”), today announced the appointment of John Maguire to the role Chief Operating Officer (“COO”), effective…
MOD Pizza Introduces Its First Impact Pizza – the Isaac

Partners with JED to Combat Teen Suicide  Seattle, WA  (RestaurantNews.com)  MOD Pizza, a purpose-led fast casual pizza brand, is introducing its first “Impact Pizza” in all 350+ stores across the US. The Isaac pizza will launch on Tuesday, June 26,…
MOD Pizza Announces Entry into Dallas Market

Pioneer of Fast Casual Pizza Intends to Open Multiple Dallas/Fort Worth Area Locations in 2018  Seattle, WA  (RestaurantNews.com)  MOD Pizza, known for its individual, artisan-style pizza and people-first culture, will expand its Texas footprint with the opening of its first…
The Krystal Company Welcomes Paul Macaluso as New CEO

Restaurant Veteran Brings Contemporary Vision to Iconic Brand Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Krystal® Company, the beloved restaurant brand founded in 1932, announced today that it will welcome Paul M. Macaluso as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Macaluso is…
MOD Pizza Raises $33M in Equity Capital and Closes $40M Credit Facility

New Capital to Support Continued Rapid Growth Beyond 300 Stores Seattle, WA  (RestaurantNews.com)  MOD Super Fast Pizza Holdings, LLC (“MOD Pizza”, “MOD” or the “Company”), a pioneer of fast casual pizza, today announced that it has raised $33 million of…
Krystal to Begin 2018 with New Chief Financial Officer

Iconic Brand Adds High-Level Strategic Planning and Corporate Finance Expertise with New Hire Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  With the new year rapidly approaching, The Krystal Company® announced today the appointment of a new Chief Financial Officer – Berry L. Epley –…
MOD Pizza Appoints Robin Hamm as Vice President of Culinary

New role to focus on product development, quality assurance and food safety Seattle, WA  (RestaurantNews.com)  MOD Super Fast Pizza Holdings, LLC (“MOD Pizza”, “MOD” or the “Company”), today announced the appointment of Robin Hamm as vice president of culinary. Hamm…
MOD Pizza Aims to Donate Half a Million Meals

Annual Spreading MODness Week, Nov. 21-26, will feed at-risk youth across the US Seattle, WA  (RestaurantNews.com)  MOD Superfast Pizza Holdings, LLC (“MOD”) will kick off its annual week of Spreading MODness on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, with the goal of…
School Grant Applications from The Krystal Foundation Re-Open November 1st

Educational Enrichment Funding Request Window to be Last of 2017 Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  On the heels of awarding its first two sets of Squaring is Caring educational grants, The Krystal® Foundation has announced the opening of its final grant application…
Breakfast at Krystal Just Got Loaded and Even More Exciting

Loaded Hashbrown Scrambler Breakfast Bowl back by popular demand Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Krystal, the brand known for its signature square hamburgers and traditional Southern-style breakfast for 85 years, knows how to bring comfort to a whole new level. With Autumn’s…
$1 Million 85th Birthday Blowout Going On Now at Krystal Restaurants

Sweepstakes Grand Prize Still Up for Grabs – More Entry Codes on Special Drink Cups Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  A few weeks after Krystal Restaurants launched its 85th Birthday Sweepstakes celebration featuring a possible grand prize of $1 million, guests have…
Krystal Shares 85 Years’ Worth of Insight at 2017 Brand Marketing Summit

Unique, Innovative Brand Experiences Featured in “Breaking Through the Noise” Panel Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  At Incite Group’s annual Brand Marketing Summit held yesterday in New York City, a panel of diverse voices came together to discuss the latest marketing challenges…
The Krystal Foundation Awards Grants to Schools, Teachers and Organizations

10 Schools Throughout the Southeast to Share Nearly $24,000 in Enrichment Funding Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  As a follow up to 2016’s inaugural year of The Krystal® Company’s Squaring is Caring campaign, an innovative fundraising initiative benefitting educational enrichment programs, The…
MOD Pizza Introduces Latest Seasonal Pizza – The Kane

Fall kicks off with Washington favorite – Mama Lil’s Sweet Hot Peppas® Also Adds Seasonal Vegetables Lacinato Kale and Roasted Cauliflower Seattle, WA  (RestaurantNews.com)  MOD Pizza today launched its latest seasonal pizza, the Kane, in its 265 stores nationwide.  Featuring…
Krystal Announces New Coffee Platform to Order “How You Like It”

Enjoy Hot, Iced, or Frozen Coffee at Krystal Restaurants Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Krystal Company, the brand known for its hot steamy burgers, also knows consumers want choices when it comes to when and how they savor their coffee. Now,…