Fazoli’s Celebrates Excellence During National Brand Conference

America’s largest premium QSR Italian chain awards Franchisees of the Year and commemorates record breaking year for franchise and company Lexington, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Fazoli’s – the brand known for serving up premium Italian recipes at a great value – recently…
Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar Makes Its Alabama Debut

Popular gourmet burger joint opens its doors Sept. 23 and hosts ceremonial burger cutting Sept. 25 Huntsville, AL  (RestaurantNews.com)  Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar – the Denver-based brand that puts the ‘Wow!’ in the quintessential American sandwich – will open the…
Melt Shop Opens First Florida Restaurant at Sawgrass Mills

Melted Sandwich Fast Casual Concept to Celebrate Sunshine State Debut with Free Grilled Cheese for a Year New York, NY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Melt Shop, the pioneer of the Melted Sandwich Movement, announced today the opening its newest franchised restaurant and first…
Zaxby’s Opens First Restaurant in Niceville, Florida

Licensee adds third location in Okaloosa County  Athens, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Zaxby’s, a fan favorite for chicken fingers, wings and salads, opens its first Niceville, Florida location in September. The new restaurant is located at 1160 John Sims Parkway E. and…
First Erbert & Gerbert’s Opens in North Carolina

Charlotte, NC  (RestaurantNews.com)  ‘Bold Between the Breads’ comes to the Tar Heel State. Erbert & Gerbert’s Sandwich Shop opened its latest non-traditional location at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte.  This marks the 51st non-traditional opening for the brand, known…
Fall Menu Debuts at Sunny Street Café

Legendary Pumpkin Pancakes.  It’s What We’re Known For. Columbus, OH  (RestaurantNews.com)  September 14th.  2007.  And our Chef Matt was hungry.  Sunny Street Café was officially cooking on all traditional breakfast cylinders – but Chef Matt was dreaming of something greater. Something…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 09/17/19

(RestaurantNews.com)   RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit OperatorsConcepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Milton, GA-based PROVINO’S ITALIAN RESTAURANT (founded 1977) has increased by 1 unit…
Gordon Biersch Brings Authentic Oktoberfest Experience Stateside

Popular restaurant and brewery to host celebratory tapping parties with Festbier on Sept. 18 Nashville, TN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Can’t make it to Munich? No problem. Don your dirndls and lederhosen, it’s time to Ein Prosit at Gordon Biersch! To kick off…
Raise a Glass at Rock Bottom’s Renowned Rocktoberfest

Acclaimed restaurant and brewery brings back award-winning Oktoberfest-style beer from Sept. 17 – Oct. 6 Denver, CO  (RestaurantNews.com)  Oans, zwoa, drei … g’suffa! Rocktoberfest – the American spin on Germany’s famous festival – is back at Rock Bottom Restaurant &…
Teriyaki Madness to Celebrate Opening in The Woodlands, Texas on September 23

Houston-area resident Kevin Jennings is growing the presence of the Seattle-style teriyaki restaurant with a new location in The Woodlands. The Woodlands, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  This month, Spring, Texas resident Kevin Jennings is bringing the madness to The Woodlands with the…
Juice It Up! Taps Jamba Veteran to Lead Operations

Leading Smoothie, Raw Juice, & Superfruit Bowl Franchise Hires Susan Taylor as VP Operations Irvine, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Juice It Up!, one of the nation’s leading handcrafted smoothie, raw juice, and superfruit bowl chains, is proud to announce the appointment of…
Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. Promotes Chad Gretzema to Chief Operating Officer

Lake Forest, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Del Taco Restaurants, Inc. (“Del Taco” or the “Company”), (NASDAQ: TACO), the third largest Mexican-American quick service restaurant chain by units in the United States, today announced the promotion of Chad Gretzema to Chief Operating Officer,…