SONIC Drive-In sizes up with the Biggie Cheese

Oklahoma City, OK  (RestaurantNews.com)  SONIC® Drive-In is beefing up the menu with the Biggie Cheese, a new cheeseburger piled high with double the beef and triple the cheese to prove that size does matter when it come to satisfying those…
Inspire Brands Announces New Arby’s President

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Inspire Brands today announced that Jim Taylor has been named President of Arby’s. Taylor, who most recently served as Chief Marketing Officer of Arby’s, will report to Paul Brown, Chief Executive Officer of Inspire. “One of the…
SONIC’s New BBLT is Bringing Home the Bacon, and Then Some

All that matters is the B in BLT, so America’s Drive-In® adds 50-percent more to this classic Oklahoma City, OK  (RestaurantNews.com)  There’s never too much of a good thing when it comes to bacon. That’s why SONIC® Drive-In added a…
Inspire Brands Completes Acquisition of Sonic Corp.

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Inspire Brands, Inc. (“Inspire”) has announced the completion of its $2.3 billion acquisition of Sonic Corp. (“Sonic”). With the acquisition of Sonic, Inspire now encompasses more than 8,300 restaurants and generates annual systemwide sales in excess of…
Arby’s Finally Put Curly Fries on a Sandwich – The Arbynator

For a limited time this fall, Arby’s is taking its most craveable items and piling them onto one towering sandwich — the Arbynator. Available in Classic, Double and Half Pound sizes, The Arbynator tops thinly sliced Roast Beef with Curly…
Sonic to be Acquired by Inspire Brands for $2.3 Billion

Sonic Corp. and Inspire Brands, Inc. have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Inspire will acquire Sonic for $43.50 per share in cash in a transaction valued at approximately $2.3 billion including the assumption of Sonic’s net debt.…
Bourbon BBQ Sandwiches Are Back at Arby’s, New Triple Stack is Born

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Just in time for the first Saturday in May, Bourbon BBQ is back at Arby’s. Following a popular limited-time release of Bourbon BBQ Sandwiches last year, the lineup returns with a new crispy buttermilk chicken option to…
Inspire Brands Launches Today with Arby’s, Buffalo Wild Wings as Foundation

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Inspire Brands, Inc., a new global, multi-brand restaurant company, launched today following the completion of a $2.9 billion acquisition of Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. by Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. Inspire was co-founded by Paul Brown of Arby’s…
Arby’s Signs Development Agreement for 50 New Restaurants in Egypt

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (ARG) today announced a development agreement with Vantage Egypt for Tourism and Entertainment (Vantage Egypt) to build 50 new Arby’s restaurants in Egypt. The new restaurants will begin to open in 2018. Vantage…
Arby’s Signs Development Agreements for 25 New Restaurants in Chicagoland

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (ARG) today announced it signed development agreements to build 25 new restaurants in the Chicago metropolitan area over the next five years. The restaurants are expected to create nearly 700 new jobs. Chicago…
Arby’s Wildly Popular Venison Sandwich to Return Nationwide October 21

Limited-Edition Elk Sandwich to be Released in Colorado, Wyoming and Montana Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Arby’s dared to go where no restaurant chain had gone before when it launched a limited-edition Venison Sandwich in five select hunting-centric states last year. Participating…
Arby’s Adds Chicken Pepperoni Parm to Lineup of Buttermilk Chicken Sandwiches

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Last year, Arby’s introduced a new premium buttermilk breaded chicken breast fillet to its everyday menu, making Arby’s chicken sandwich offering crispier, juicier and more tender. Arby’s has now added to its Buttermilk Chicken Sandwich lineup with…
Arby’s Opens New Restaurant in Kuwait

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Arby’s yesterday opened its first new restaurant in the State of Kuwait. The restaurant will be owned and operated by Al-Kharafi Global for General Trading & Contracting Company-WLL (Kharafi Global). In 2016, Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (ARG)…
Turkey Is Coming – Arby’s Casts Smoked Turkey Legs Upon the Kingdom

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Arby’s is getting medieval with its latest menu offering.  Behold the Smoked Turkey Leg, available at Arby’s restaurants in nine regions throughout our kingdom beginning Sunday, August 27. Arby’s Smoked Turkey Leg is seasoned with salt and…
We Have the Pizza – Arby’s Introduces Pizza Sliders

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Arby’s, the sandwich company, has entered the pizza business.  Starting today, Arby’s restaurants nationwide will offer new Pizza Sliders, featuring pepperoni, salami, melted provolone cheese and roasted garlic marinara sauce on a warm, soft slider bun. The…
Arby’s Signs Development Agreements for 10 New Restaurants in Canada

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Arby’s, America’s leading Fast Crafted® restaurant brand with more than 3,300 restaurants worldwide, today announced it signed development agreements to build 10 new restaurants in Canada over the next three years. The restaurants are expected to create…
Arby’s Outperforms Industry as First Quarter Same-Store Sales Grow 1.6%

Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Arby’s®, America’s leading Fast Crafted® restaurant brand with more than 3,300 restaurants worldwide, today announced U.S. system same-store sales (SSS) growth of 1.6 percent in Q1 2017[1]. Arby’s U.S. system two-year SSS growth was 7.6 percent. This…
Arby’s Brings Iconic Big City Sandwiches to Restaurants across the Country

Arby’s® Big City Sandwiches include Chicago-Style Beef Dip, Fire-Roasted Philly and New York Reuben Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Chicago, Philadelphia and New York are big, bold American cities with quintessential sandwiches that call them home. Chicagoans love their Italian beef, while…