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The quarter marked Dunkin’ Donuts’ highest afternoon guest count on record, and weekly sales in June reached the highest volume.
In less than six months, the brand's breakfast business is above breakeven and is about 7 percent of the menu mix.
Sriracha, according to CCD Innovation, is in 2014 what chipotle was in 2009.
The new menu, and the marketing strategy behind its launch, is geared toward the 18 to 34 age group.
Digital menu boards have been added to draw more attention to the brand's signature treats.
From menu rollouts to marketing campaigns, some concepts are in the spirit.
Food quality now trumps location convenience for restaurant consumers.
Pollo Tropical removed some items from the menu to be more efficient and user friendly.
The appearance is vital to 'fresh' branding, and provides an opportunity to tell your customer about your commitment.
'If you can pronounce the ingredients, it's probably good for you,' said Cynthia Harriman, director at Oldways and The Whole Grain Council.
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen has introduced a new LTO that guests can tear apart – the Tear'n Tenderloin Chicken is available now through Aug. 25.
To mark the 50th anniversary of the Chips Ahoy! cookie, Dairy Queen has launched the new Chips Ahoy! Blizzard Treat. The new offering has been named the August Blizzard of the Month. According to a news release, this marks the first time Chips Ahoy! has partnered with a QSR brand.
Arby's execs believe high quality meats are the brand's unique differentiator in the QSR segment.
KFC Canada announced the expansion of its KFC Fresh fast casual concept, which first made its debut in December 2013. "KFC Fresh began as Canada's incubator for signature innovation, so we're delighted to announce that we're expanding and evolving the...
Oldways and its Whole Grains Council have announced its conference, called Whole Grains: Breaking Barriers, is set for Nov. 9-11, 2014 at the Hyatt Boston Harbor in Boston.
Villa Enterprises has added new flavored iced teas including hibiscus, mango and pomegranate at its restaurant concepts, Green Leaf’s and Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt, participating locations for a limited time. Also, Green Leaf’s & Bananas has kicked off a...
TacoTime has launched a rebranding initiative that includes store remodels, menu updates and the tagline, "Made Fresh Since 1960." According to a news release, more than 30 percent of the brand’s stores will be updated with a new color scheme...
Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s have introduced the Texas BBQ Thickburger, featuring smoked beef brisket piled on top of a Black Angus beef Thickburger patty. The burger also includes mesquite BBQ sauce, crispy jalapeno and onion strips and American cheese and...
Long John Silver’s new "America’s Fish Fry" advertising campaign will continue through the summer, inviting consumers to try seafood more through a series of special offers and new menu items. "The fish fry is a custom that nearly everyone has...
Taco Bell has expanded its breakfast menu – originally launched in March – with the introduction of new grilled breakfast burritos. The burrito varieties include sausage, bacon and Fiesta potato. They include scrambled eggs and the choice of sausage, bacon, breakfast potatoes, and are all topped with nacho cheese sauce and wrapped in a tortilla.
DaVinci Gourmet has introduced new smoothies made without artificial sweeteners, colors or preservatives. According to a news release, the smoothies include two servings of fruit per 8-ounce finished drink and are geared toward the foodservice industry. "With healthy eating on...
Tim Hortons has unveiled a new concept store, located in the Metro Toronto Convention Center. CP24.com got a peek at some of the store’s tests this week, alongside the company’s store owners and suppliers. According to the story, coffee-flavored beer,...
Krispy Kreme has introduced two new Southern Summer Classics doughnuts, including carrot cake and banana pudding. The doughnuts are available now through Aug.
Quiznos’ signature Classic Italian sub is being sold for a summer promotional price of $2.99 all day, every day throughout July and August. "The Quiznos concept started in an Italian restaurant more than 30 years ago,” CMO Susan Lintonsmith said in a news release. "The Classic Italian sub was the first toasted sub that we debuted.
New research from IBISWorld takes a look at some of the trends emerging in the foodservice industry, and suggests where operators must adapt. According to the report, changing population demographics and more health-conscious consumers are driving these trends.
Is your menu keeping up with consumer tastes? Learn what’s hot (and not) in food and beverage trends so you can continue to deliver the culinary experience your customers want.
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