Burger sales up, sandwich and chicken sales down in 2014

Diners ordered 9 billion serving of burgers in U.S. restaurants and foodservice outlets last year, three percent more than the year before. Meanwhile, sandwiches were down 2 percent and chicken dropped 9 percent.

NRA forecasts continued growth for restaurant industry in 2015

The National Restaurant Association is predicting sales growth of $709.2 billion and a 3.2 rise in employment for the restaurant industry in 2015.

Super Bowl viewers say that want healthier food options

More than half of survey respondents said they wanted healthier food served at their Super Bowl party.

Wendy's jumping on artisan cheese trend with new Bacon and Blue on Brioche burger

According to the National Restaurant Association's "What's Hot in 2015" list, artisan cheese is among the top food trends for 2015.

Popeyes Butterfly Shrimp Tackle Box back through March

Popeye's is pushing it seafood to the fore during its Seafood Mardi Gras promotion, which continues through March 29.

Dunkin' Donuts brings back heart-shaped donuts for Valentine's Day

Dunkin' Donuts is bringing back heart-shaped donuts, adding White Chocolate Raspberry Coffee and Lattes to its menu, and adding Snack N' Go Chicken Wrap to its permanent roster.

Arby's honors crew member for fish sandwich concept

Brandon Morris' King's Hawaiian Fish Deluxe sandwich, available in Arby's nationwide through March, was the winner of the 2014 menu idea submission contest.

After July 1, NYC will say goodbye to polystyrene foam single-use packaging

Polystyrene foam is not recyclable, and can interfere with recycling and waste reduction efforts by contaminating other recyclables.

Rita's Italian Ice adds CMO

Robin Seward previously served as VP of brand marketing for Arby's. Her team served up the timely and viral "Pharrell hat" tweet.

Church's Chicken set to award $1,000 scholarships

Church's Chicken plans to award $1,000 scholarships to 175 high school seniors from Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Mexico, Nevada, Tennessee or Texas.

Chick-fil-A foundation awards $1.1M in grants to local children's leadership charities

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $100,000 were awarded to 25 organizations.

Del Taco sets stage for New Jersey invasion

Del Taco announced that it will enter into the Northeast region with the signing of two development agreements in New Jersey, slated to begin opening in 2016.

McDonald's global comp sales down 1% for 2014

Troubles continue for the fast food giant, with global comp sales down 1 percent for the year and falling guest traffic.

Menu launch yields 25% increase in grilled menu item sales for Captain D's

The D-Lite Meals menu, which launched at the beginning of January, features Tilapia, Wild Alaskan Salmon, Shrimp Skewers, Grilled Chicken Breast, and Surf and Turf (grilled steak tips and shrimp skewers), all served on a bed of rice with a side of broccoli and green beans.

Americans will gobble up 1.25 billion chicken wings during the Super Bowl [infographic]

Most of those wings will be consumed in restaurants. The National Chicken Council estimates that of the wings eaten during the Super Bowl, 75 percent will come from food service outlets and 25 percent from retail grocery stores.

Butterball Foodservice rolls out three new turkey breast products

The three new products were all developed with an eye towards health.

Ingenico, Beamm team up to launch EMV-certified tablet POS

The smart tabletPOS combines an Ingenico iCT terminal, Beamm’s smart iPad POS application and management tools, a tablet stand, and cash drawer to provide a complete EMV-certified, in-store POS solution that is Apple Pay and Google Wallet ready

Carl's Jr. releases extended version of 'Au Naturel' Super Bowl spot

The spot features model Charlotte McKinney, who has been named Maxim's "Girl of the week" and Esquire's "Women we love of Instagram."

Mood launches Elements custom music programming

Elements provides access to a catalogue of more than five million tracks that are fully licensed for commercial use, as well as one-on-one collaboration with a Mood Music designer.

Baskin-Robbins expanding Kentucky footprint

Franchisees recently opening the brands' first Shelbyville, Kentucky location, and a new location is planned for Louisville.

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