Dublin, OH  (RestaurantNews.com)  Macaroni & Cheese made with white Vermont Cheddar cheese; freshly oven-baked, U.S. – grown sweet potatoes; and Chili Cheese Fries sprinkled with sea salt and topped with a sauce made with Cheddar cheese and real milk. Is…

Company Incorporates Operational Efficiencies to Ensure Great Food, Great Service Ridgeland, MS  (RestaurantNews.com)  McAlister’s Deli – a leading fast-casual cafe concept – has announced a new store design for its restaurants. Combining modern and traditional elements, the new design gives…

Is Ronald McDonald the new Joe Camel? It strikes some as ridiculous to compare a “smooth character” who extols smoking with a floppy-shoed clown meant to represent the joy of mini hamburgers. But to many activists on the frontline of…

World’s Largest Barbecue Chain Celebrates Earth Day with Recycling Initiatives Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants announced company-wide environmentally conscious initiatives in honor of Earth Day 2012. Starting with its signature Big Yellow Cup, which has always been eco-friendly, Dickey’s makes…

A New Dickey’s Barbecue will be Opening Soon in Washington Olympia, WA  (RestaurantNews.com)  The world’s largest barbecue franchise is heading to Olympia. Franchise owner Gina Young is excited to be joining the Dickey’s family. “After visiting Texas and eating at…

Existing Franchise Owners Look for Second Site Queensbury, NY  (RestaurantNews.com)  Dickey’s Barbecue is building momentum in New York. In a multi-unit franchise deal, Reid Grubbs will open his second location later this year. This will be the fourth location for…

After much anticipation Red Barn Mid-Cities is here! Don’t miss this fantastic new BBQ, Steak, and Sports restaurant (RestaurantNews.com)  The doors open today for one of the most anticipated new food and music venues in DFW. Von Husband’s original red…

Master Chef Selected as New Executive Chef at The Broadmoor Colorado Springs, CO  (RestaurantNews.com)  Derin Moore has been named executive chef for The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The announcement follows the retirement of Siegfried Eisenberger, only the fourth executive…

World’s Largest Barbecue Franchise Hosts Grand Opening in Concord Concord, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is heating things up in Concord.  Entrepreneurs, Damon and Shantell Owens, are celebrating their grand opening on April 20 from 11am to 1pm where they…

World’s Largest Barbecue Franchise Opens New Location in Wichita Falls Wichita Falls, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Franchise owners Clay and Stephanie Stockton are excited to be serving lip smackin’ barbecue in Wichita Falls. The store opens tomorrow, April 19th and will be…

Annapolis, MD  (RestaurantNews.com)  LEDO Pizza®, America’s first choice for square pizza, announced today the opening of its 100th store in West Springfield, Virginia. The newest location is located at 8324 Old Keene Mill Road, West Springfield, VA. On the heels…

San Antonio, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Tootie Pie Company, Inc. (OTCQB: TOOT) announced that it acquired its seventh Tootie Pie Gourmet Cafe location.  It is located in the Village at Allen Shopping Center: 190 Stacy Road; Suite 190, in Allen, a suburb…

Peter Wright Named Vice President of Franchise Development   Ridgeland, MS  (RestaurantNews.com)  McAlister’s Deli, a leading fast-casual cafe concept, announced it has appointed Peter Wright as vice president of franchise development.  Wright is a 14-year restaurant industry veteran, serving in various…

New Restaurant Set to Open in Pavilion East on Erwin Road April 23 Durham, NC  (RestaurantNews.com)  Rise and Shine Durham! The newest Another Broken Egg Café is getting ready to open in the Bull City Monday April 23.  Another Broken…

Visit Applebee’s Facebook page to nominate your favorite administrative professional Kansas City, MO  (RestaurantNews.com)  Office assistants, aides and receptionists serve others every day. In honor of Administrative Professional’s Day on April 25, Applebee’s will serve one hard-working administrative professional all…