Today's Restaurant News

Chef Miciah Beard – of Bob’s Steak and Chop House at Omni Tucson National Resort – beat Chef Ramiro Scavo of Zona 78 and Harvest Restaurant to take home the title of Iron Chef Tucson 2010. The competition took place…

Next time you swing past the drive-thru at the Zelda Road McDonalds in Montgomery, know you’re dealing with one of the best managers in the company. Charles Ray manages the restaurant and has done such a great job, the company…

Dean Ogan, owner of Rocky Top Hospitality (www.rockytophospitality.com), has announced that all Rocky Top Hospitality’s restaurants will participate in a Triangle-wide Dine Out for Haiti relief fundraiser. The Dine Out event will support aid efforts in Haiti, with restaurants across…

Love what you do for a living. It seems so simple yet many people don’t believe it’s possible. As adults, many of us find what we choose to do professionally isn’t parallel with what we are passionate about. How did…

Benihana plans to merge with its subsidiary and launch a $30 million stock offering. The Miami-based operator of Japanese-themed restaurants, which has a downtown Milwaukee restaurant at 850 N. Plankinton Ave., filed the paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission…

McDonald’s continues to beef up with its latest quarterly results. However, the stock might be getting a wee bit too pricey, even as the company’s allure with bargain-hunting consumers begins to show some signs of apparent weakness. Mickey D’s net…

Burger King Corp. (NYSE:BKC) today announced a new market entry with the opening of the first BURGER KING® restaurant in Moscow, Russia. This restaurant opening is part of the company’s expansion strategy in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)…

McDonald’s is profiting from penny-pinching diners. Before the opening bell Friday, McDonald’s posted better-than-expected fourth-quarter profits driven by sales if its inexpensive fast food “Our in-demand food and beverages, unparalleled convenience and superior value at every level of our menu…

Restaurants from Applebee’s to Starbucks are pushing new low-calorie menu items in an effort to attract customers who say they want healthier options. Chain restaurants, traditionally known for peddling fatty food and sugary drinks, hope that offering healthier fare will…