Zaxby’s Reopens Athens, Alabama Location After April Fire

Restored restaurant offers dine-in and drive-thru for customers Athens, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  The Athens, Alabama Zaxby’s located at 221 French Farms Blvd. is reopening on Monday, July 13, after being closed since April due to a fire. The fast-casual favorite, known…
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Begins Q3 With Dozens of New Development Deals

Dallas-based barbecue chain finishes the quarter strong as it maps out future new locations across the U.S. Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is maintaining its long-standing status as the world’s largest barbecue franchise with a robust roster of new store…
DQ Celebrates National Ice Cream Day with Dipped Cone Deal

Ready for some sweet news? National Ice Cream Day is coming, and DQ is celebrating with a “cool” offer – $1 off any size Dipped Cone (excluding kid cones) on Sunday, July 19th! The limited-time deal available for one day…
Celebrate National French Fry Day with Taco John’s Superior Side Dish

Popular quick-service restaurant to give away FREE Potato Olés® on National French Fry Day, July 13 Cheyenne, WY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Few people will argue with the fact that Taco John’s legendary Potato Olés® are a bigger. bolder. better side dish than French…
Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar Launches New Mobile App and Loyalty Program

“My Rewards” Offers Members More Convenience and More Arooga’s Perks Harrisburg, PA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Harrisburg, Pa based Arooga’s Grille House & Sports Bar recently launched their new, highly anticipated “My Rewards” loyalty program alongside their mobile app, both of which will…
Kelly’s Roast Beef Eyes South Florida for Expansion

Iconic Massachusetts chain scoping out potential franchisees in South Florida Revere, MA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Kelly’s Roast Beef, a Boston icon with seven decades of history, is looking to expand not only regionally in New England, but also establish a presence in South…
Ledo Pizza Promotes Will Robinson to Chief Marketing Officer

Industry veteran to oversee marketing budget, technology, manage franchise partners, lead direct reports and more  Annapolis, MD  (RestaurantNews.com)  Ledo Pizza announced today that the company has promoted Will Robinson from vice president of marketing to chief marketing officer. Robinson has…
Third Generation Del Taco Operator Leads California Growth

Multi-Unit Franchisee Travis Taylor Opens Santa Clarita Restaurant Santa Clarita, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Del Taco, one of the nation’s largest Mexican quick-service concepts, announced its most recent California-based restaurant opening with third-generation, multi-unit operator Travis Taylor. Dating back to early 1970s,…
Why Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Franchise Options Are a Perfect Fit

Why Dickey’s Barbecue Pit Franchise Options Are a Perfect Fit Franchising is an ever-changing business. When considering a franchise opportunity, investors should look for brands with more than a one-size-fits-all approach. Developing a successful franchise depends on several factors including…
Farmer Boys Appoints Joseph Ortiz as Vice President of Finance and Accounting

Ortiz will Lead the Finance and Accounting Teams & Help Drive World-Class Levels of Performance Riverside, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Farmer Boys®, the farm fresh fast casual concept known for its award-winning burgers and exceptional service, has hired restaurant industry and finance…
Denny’s Announces New Partnership With St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Funds raised will support treatment and research of childhood cancer, other life-threatening diseases Spartanburg, SC  (RestaurantNews.com)  Denny’s Corporation (NASDAQ: DENN), one of the world’s largest full-service family dining chains, today announced a new partnership with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®,…
Krystal Celebrates Summer by Offering $1 Chili Cheese Pups

Summer Deal Features Single Pups® for $1 and Combo Meal for $3.99 for a Limited Time Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Krystal, the Southeast’s original quick-service restaurant chain, is excited to serve customers new limited-time offers for the summer. Starting July 13,…
Zaxby’s Celebrates First Restaurant in Blythewood, SC

Long-term licensees open 20th Zaxby’s, their seventh in Columbia area  Athens, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Zaxby’s, the fast-casual chicken chain known for its chicken fingers, wings and signatures sauces, is opening its first Blythewood, South Carolina restaurant at 221 Blythewood Road. The…
Coolgreens Promotes Larissa Witt to New Operations Role

Healthy lifestyle eatery creates new position after experiencing notable growth Oklahoma City, OK  (RestaurantNews.com)  Coolgreens – the healthy lifestyle eatery that “feeds your life” – announced today that it has promoted Larissa Witt to Regional Operations Director, a new position…
Erbert & Gerbert’s Announces The Wurst Day of the Year on July 6th, 2020!

The ‘Wurst’ Sandwiches for the World’s Best Customers Minneapolis, MN  (RestaurantNews.com)  Erbert & Gerbert’s® is launching The Wurst Sandwiches today, July 6, the Wurst Day of the year. These new limited time offer (LTO) sandwiches, featuring Johnsonville® Bratwurst, will provide…
Corner Bakery Introduces New and Improved Loyalty Program

Popular neighborhood bakery cafe unveils new program with tiered rewards and two ways to earn on July 7 Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Guests at Corner Bakery can more easily enjoy flavor-forward fare crafted with care with the launch of the neighborhood…
Applebee’s Welcomes You Back to the Neighborhood with an Irresist-A-Bowl Deal

Guest-favorite Irresist-A-Bowls™ are just $7.99 and are here to say, “welcome back, welcome back, welcome back!” Glendale, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Welcome Back, Neighbor! To celebrate, today Applebee’s is reintroducing Applebee’s® Irresist-A-Bowls as the official entrée to welcome guests back into dining…
Mountain Mike’s Pizza Named a Top Ten Franchise Deal

Leading Family-Style Pizza Chain Named One of the Best Franchise Deals in the Nation by QSR Magazine Newport Beach, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Mountain Mike’s Pizza, a leading family-style pizza chain known for its legendary crispy, curly pepperoni, Mountain-sized pizzas and dough made…
Slim Chickens Gears Up for July 5 Opening in Lehi, Utah

L.O.V.E. Restaurant Group Grows Better Chicken Concept By Opening First Utah Location in Lehi Lehi, UT  (RestaurantNews.com)  Slim Chickens, a leader in the “better chicken” segment of fast-casual restaurants, is set to bring its 100% all-natural, fresh chicken and unrivaled…
Chipotle Announces Partnership With Grubhub To Expand Delivery Footprint

Chipotle is now available nationwide on the Grubhub app and Grubhub.com Newport Beach, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) is partnering with Grubhub, the nation’s leading pickup and delivery marketplace with the largest network of restaurant partners, to expand…