Whataburger Celebrates 70th Anniversary

San Antonio, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Seven decades. That’s 25,550 glorious days of serving up hot, fresh Whataburgers to our customers, just the way they like it. From day one – August 8, 1950 – when our founder, Harmon Dobson, opened up…
Whataburger President Ed Nelson Promoted to CEO

San Antonio, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Following a year of successfully leading Whataburger through an ownership transition and the challenges of a global pandemic, Whataburger President Ed Nelson was promoted to CEO of the company on August 1, 2020, by BDT Capital…
Whataburger Launches Delivery Service

Delivery now available at participating locations across Whataburger’s 10-state footprint San Antonio, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Whataburger has launched delivery across its 10-state footprint, allowing fans to get their favorites delivered right to their doorstep. “At Whataburger, we’re always looking for ways…
Whataburger Positions Itself for the Future

BDT Capital Partners will partner with tenured Whataburger leadership team to expand the brand San Antonio, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Whataburger announced that BDT Capital Partners, LLC, a merchant bank that advises and invests in family and founder-led companies, has agreed to…
Whataburger Welcomes Back Buffalo Ranch Chicken Strip Sandwich

Sandwich Features Whataburger’s Own Buffalo Sauce, Buttermilk Ranch and Monterey Jack Cheese San Antonio, TX  (RestaurantNews.com) Making its much-anticipated return, Whataburger’s Buffalo Ranch Chicken Strip Sandwich is back for fans to enjoy for a limited time beginning at 3 p.m.…
Whataburger Brings Back the Sweet Heat with Return of Fan Favorite

Sweet & Spicy Bacon Burger Features Ideal Balance of Flavors Customers Crave San Antonio, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Whataburger’s Sweet & Spicy Bacon Burger, which was introduced last summer, returns to the menu for a limited time. Proving opposites really do attract,…
Whataburger Thanks Customers for 65 Years of Service

Company Will Offer Free Whatasize on all Whatameals this Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015 San Antonio, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  On Aug. 8, 1950, an adventurous and determined entrepreneur named Harmon Dobson opened up the world’s first Whataburger on Ayers Street in Corpus…
Whataburger Resumes Normal Breakfast Hours

Whataburger is once again serving its full breakfast menu during normal breakfast hours from 11 p.m. to 11 a.m., including all menu items with eggs. Earlier this month, Whataburger announced the company had been affected by the national egg shortage…
Whataburger Changes Breakfast Times, Citing Egg Shortages

Whataburger says it is limiting its breakfast-serving hours, citing egg shortages due to the Midwest bird flu crisis. The fast-food chain will serve breakfast 5 a.m. to 9 a.m. weekdays, and 5 a.m. to 11 a.m. on weekends. It previously…
Restaurant Chain Growth Report 05/05/15

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). San Antonio, TX-based WHATABURGER (founded 1950) has increased by 142 units, from 735…
Join the Club: Whataburger’s Tangy Twist on a Tasty Classic

San Antonio, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Raising the bar with a new twist on a tasty classic, Whataburger’s new Honey Mustard Whatachick’n Club is now available for a limited time. The perfectly balanced flavors feature a delicious combination of the sweetness and…
Whataburger Brings Back Green Chile Double Burger to Texas, Oklahoma

Fan Favorite Returns for Limited Time San Antonio, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Whataburger’s popular Green Chile Double Burger is back once more for a limited time in Texas and Oklahoma. The burger, with a roasted green chile flavor, returned earlier this week…
Restaurants, Burger Lovers Celebrate National Hamburger Month

May is National Hamburger Month There are few foods more iconic of America than the humble hamburger. While the hamburger reached its current commercial incarnation in the country, the basic ground meat patty and name came from other cultures. The…

Bojangles’ Executive Moves Strengthen Brand for Continued Growth Charlotte, NC  (RestaurantNews.com)  Bojangles’ Restaurants Inc. today announced the company’s board of directors has appointed Clifton Rutledge as Chief Executive Officer effective January 24. Rutledge joins Bojangles’ from Texas-based hamburger chain Whataburger,…

Growing Concepts Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Iselin, NJ-based BUGABOO CREEK STEAKHOUSE (founded 1993) has increased by 1 unit, from 12 to 13 (8% growth).  This is a family/casual steakhouse concept, open…

New Look Incorporates Additional Items While Keeping Same Whataburger Favorites. Austin, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Whataburger is unveiling a new look for its menu that will go into effect Monday, July 2 at 3 p.m. to make room for new items alongside…

A series about the nation’s overabundant fast-food restaurant chains is giving a soon-to-launch Discovery Communications network something to chew on. Burgers, fries and shakes are the stars of “Fast Food Mania,” a travelogue program on Destination America cable network, which…

So much good stuff, the tortilla can barely contain it San Antonio, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Today, Whataburger is pushing the limits of what a single tortilla can hold with the launch of the Chicken Fajita Taco, the newest permanent addition to…

New Year’s additions include new Spicy Ketchup and permanent dessert item San Antonio, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Whataburger is getting bold in 2012 with its first limited-time ketchup offering. Starting today — while supplies last — Spicy Ketchup will add a kick…

Fort Worth, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  This month, thousands of fans, players, coaches and scouts will flock to Fort Worth for one of the most anticipated events in high school basketball: the Whataburger Basketball Tournament, ranked by Sports Illustrated and USA Today…

Golden Corral restaurants located in Central Florida, owned by franchisee Eric Holm, are preparing to serve over 25,000  free meals to the community this Thanksgiving. In partnership with the Salvation Army, Holm’s restaurants have been serving free holiday meals for…

Whataburger is all about choices – this is a company, after all, that offers 36,864 ways to order its famous burger – and now customers have even more options with the addition of new healthy menu items available at all…

Whataburger has announced the return of its latest, limited-time-only dessert item – the chocolate pie. This sweet treat is no trick, although it will be introduced on Halloween, starting at 3 p.m. CST. The newest pie from Whataburger will be…

Noma is currently the world’s most in-demand and famous restaurant, but the celebrity head chef Rene Redzepi isn’t the only reason for this success. The restaurant offers a hands-on dining experience that asks guests to eat with their hands. Unusual…