Jamba Signs Deal to Open 50 Units in Japan

New Asia Locations to Accelerate Jamba’s International Expansion Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Jamba®, a global lifestyle brand leader serving on-the-go freshly blended fruit and vegetable smoothies, made-to-order bowls, fresh-squeezed juices and shots, boosts and bites, announced today a 50-unit deal to…
Carvel…America’s Freshest Ice Cream Meets Europe’s Favorite Cookie

Carvel® Cookie Butter sweeps the nation with its newest flavor in soft ice cream Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Carvel®…America’s Freshest Ice Cream® joins forces with Lotus Biscoff®, Europe’s favorite cookie with coffee, to debut a new flavor innovation inspired by Cookie…
Carvel Celebrates the Holiday Season with Take-Home Novelties

Carvel brings back seasonal favorites in a lil’ way for Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Winter Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Carvel… America’s Freshest Ice Cream®, isn’t offering tricks for Halloween, just treats, with the return of its delicious Lil’ Screamers Novelty Treats. The…
Carvel Targets New Jersey for Expansion

Carvel to host prospective franchisees in Saddle Brook, NJ on October 4th Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Carvel… America’s Freshest Ice Cream®, has announced a significant expansion initiative across New Jersey, with plans to open up to 20 additional locations in the…
Carvel Kicks Off Ice Cream Season With Annual Free Cone Day on April 21

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Carvel… America’s Freshest Ice Cream®, is kicking off ice cream season by celebrating their annual Free Cone Day next Thursday, April 21, from 3-8 p.m. EDT. Carvel® guests will be treated to a free junior cone filled…
Moe’s Southwest Grill Celebrates Record Year for Franchise Sales in 2015

Leading Southwest Brand Signed Significant Deals with Experienced Multi-Unit Franchisees Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Moe’s Southwest Grill®, a leader in the fast-casual Mexican restaurant space, experienced a strong year of results in 2015, with $641 million in system-wide sales. The company’s…
FOCUS Brands Announces 2015 Franchisee of the Year Award Winners

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  FOCUS Brands Inc., which is the franchisor and operator of more than 5,000 ice cream shoppes, bakeries, restaurants and cafes through its affiliate brands, announces its 2015 Franchisees of the Year, which recognize the leading franchise owners…
Moe’s Southwest Grill Inks 66-Unit Franchise Deal in Texas and Arizona

Leading Southwest Brand Set to Expand in the Southwest Region of the U.S. Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Moe’s Southwest Grill®, a leader in the fast-casual Mexican restaurant space, recently signed franchise agreements for a 66-unit deal set to bolster Moe’s presence…
Moe’s Southwest Grill Names Dominic Losacco Vice President of Global Marketing

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Moe’s Southwest Grill® announced today that Dominic Losacco has been named Vice President of Global Marketing for the fast-casual restaurant chain best known for creating mouthwatering burritos-to-order with fresh, flavorful ingredients handcrafted for each guest’s unique tastes.…
Moe’s Southwest Grill Names Bruce Schroder as President

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  FOCUS Brands® announced that Bruce Schroder has been named President of Moe’s Southwest Grill®, the fast-casual restaurant chain best known for creating delicious burritos to order with fresh, flavorful ingredients. Since taking on the new role of…
Carvel Celebrates Free Cone Day April 30

Guests Invited to Try Carvel…America’s Freshest Ice Cream for Free and Help Raise Money for the American Red Cross Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Carvel … America’s Freshest Ice Cream®, is celebrating Free Cone Day Thursday, April 30 from 3-8 p.m. Participating Carvel®…
McAlister’s Deli Targeting Phoenix for Franchise Growth

Award-winning Fast Casual Concept Seeks Multi-unit Restaurant Operators to Expand Brand Alpharetta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  McAlister’s Deli®, a leading fast casual chain, announced today it is targeting Phoenix for franchise growth. The brand is seeking experienced multi-unit restaurant operators to help…
McAlister’s Deli Introduces New Line of Pasta Entrees Nationwide

Award-winning Fast Casual Concept Adds Chicken Bacon Jalapeno, Four Cheese Chili and Chicken Cavatappi Pasta Options to Menu Alpharetta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  McAlister’s® Deli, a leading fast casual restaurant chain, announced today it has introduced a new line of pasta entrees…
World Famous Cinnabon is Rolling in a New Leader

Joe Guith promoted to Cinnabon President, Kat Cole promoted to Group President, FOCUS Brands Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Joe Guith, Chief Operating Officer for Cinnabon, Inc., has been promoted to President of Cinnabon. Joe will continue to build on the strong…