Five Things You Need To Know About CAULIPOWER

By Julie LimEVP Foodservice, CAULIPOWER As brands emerge from the crisis, consumers will be looking for healthy choices in their favorite restaurants. Adding exciting new menu items is also a great way to attract new customers and keep existing fans…
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…
O’Charley’s Announces New Songwriters Café Fundraiser Series for Folded Flag

First Concert Will Feature Thompson Square, Bobby Tomberlin and Lance Miller to Benefit Families of Our Country’s Fallen Heroes Nashville, TN  (RestaurantNews.com)  O’Charley’s Restaurant + Bar, the classic American restaurant with locations across 17 states, today announced the O’Charley’s Songwriters Café fundraiser series to…
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…
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…
Restaurant Vendors Find New Leads for Restaurants Opening Soon

(RestaurantNews.com)  Flhip.com has released its latest restaurant openings report, providing restaurant vendors with a sampling of fresh sales and marketing leads that can be found on their website. Flhip provides regularly updated lead lists, allowing vendors to check for updates…
NH’s First Ghost Kitchen Unveiled in Manchester

Great NH Restaurants announces DingDongDeliver.com Bedford, NH  (RestaurantNews.com)  The new phenomenon of a “ghost kitchen” has hit New Hampshire. Great NH Restaurants (T-BONES, CJ’s Great West Grill, Copper Door) CEO, Tom Boucher recently announced the launch of DingDongDeliver.com, a specialty…
Restaurant Vendors Find New Leads for Restaurants Opening Soon

(RestaurantNews.com)  Flhip.com has released its latest restaurant openings report, providing restaurant vendors with a sampling of fresh sales and marketing leads that can be found on their website. Flhip provides regularly updated lead lists, allowing vendors to check for updates…
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…
QSR Automations adds Contactless Features to Platforms

New ConnectSmart Kitchen and DineTime Platform features reduce non-essential interactions for restaurant operators and diners. Louisville, KY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Today, in response to the demand that the global pandemic has created for restaurants to comply with social distancing measures, QSR Automations,…
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®,…
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…
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…
Cordia Launches Virtual Dining Brands

Opens KO Sports Bar and Vegas.Pizza in Las Vegas Market Las Vegas, NV  (RestaurantNews.com)  Cordia Corporation (OTC: CORG) today announced the launch of its virtual restaurant division called Virtual Dining Brands (www.virtualdiningbrands.com).   The company is now operating two delivery only…
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…