Long John Silver's supports Children's Miracle Network

Long John Silver's has collected more than $5 million for Children's Miracle Network. It is currently raising funds for the charity for the 10th consecutive year.


Black-bun Whopper, green poop, big mess

Many restaurants have been ditching artificial colors, including Panera, Noodles & Company and Starbucks, so it’s surprising that Burger King would actually be adding them.

Franchise focus: Can Captain D's hook fast casual market share?

While many may still consider the seafood restaurant a quick service restaurant, CEO Phil Greifeld said that in 2011 the chain began transitioning from a QSR to a “fresh, contemporary, affordable seafood restaurant.”

McDonald's beats the heat with heat-sensitive McFlurry vending kiosk

When temperatures soared to record highs in Amsterdam, residents were rewarded with free McFlurries from a vending kiosk.

How one restaurant creates zero environmental waste

Pizza Marketplace.com spoke with founder Chris LaRocca about Crushed Red's eco-friendly culture and how the company achieved its zero waste goal.

Craft brews go wild: Mint, melon, Asian flavors now trending

Move over wine lovers, craft beers are now in vogue in fast casual and QSR restaurants.

10 reasons brands fail at delivery

It may surprise you that the top 10 reasons why many restaurant concepts are stumbling or failing to deliver represent very simple business principles.

Does your menu reflect this year's top menu change?

Nancy Kruse, a restaurant menu analyst, shared information about restaurant change during the webinar, “Menus 2015: Turning Trends Into Money Makers.”

Cali toasts new beverage concepts

DRNK coffee + tea and Qwench juice bar are Hollywood-born concepts that have opened in 11 locations.

Should you lease or purchase commercial space for your restaurant business?

The decision to lease or to purchase commercial property is not always clear cut. When making the decision to purchase or lease, don’t buy simply for the sake of owning real estate.

Menu labeling mandate pushed back one year

Although the 12 month delay is welcome by some, brands should not use this time to rest on their laurels. Menu labeling is not going away and the faster restaurant operators can take the step toward compliance the better off they will be when the regulations do take effect.

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Quiznos establishes 2 global executive positions

Quiznos has consolidated its global operations and marketing for continued focus on growth within its current footprint.

Del Taco announces ‘Buck and Under Menu’

Del Taco announced its "Buck and Under Menu," which features menu items starting at 59 cents and never going above a dollar.

Tim Hortons planning 150 units throughout Cincinnati area

Restaurant Brands International Inc and Seven Invest announced the establishment of an area representative and developer agreement to bring the Tim Hortons brand to the Cincinnati area.

'McKinley Mac' available at Alaska McDonald's restaurants now marketed as 'Denali Mac'

The McKinley Mac available at Alaska McDonald's restaurants is now called the "Denali Mac" after President Obama renamed Mount McKinley.

Wienerschnitzel helps raise $125K for The Literacy Project

Wienerschnitzel was honored as the presenting sponsor of the sixth annual "What Dreams Are Made Of" gala for its commitments and contributions to The Literacy Project.

Dunkin' Donuts opening new locations on college campuses

Dunkin' Donuts is expanding its university presence by opening new locations on college campuses and in college stadiums.

Mission Foods offering recipe program

Mission Food's Mission Fresh Ideas program contains recipes focused on food trucks to kids’ menus with corresponding recipes for each theme.

Captain D's joining forces with Seafood Nutrition Partnership

Captain D's has teamed with partners with Seafood Nutrition Partnership to spread awareness of seafood's health benefits.

Food sensor that reveals unwanted ingredients now available

6SensorLabs has a new portable sensor that can test food for gluten in approximately two minutes.

Captain D’s opens NC store

Captain D's has opened in Franklin, North Carolina.

Report: Small business owners not concerned with competing with national brands

The top concerns for merchants are competing small businesses, changing EMV requirements as well as the overall state of the economy and how it will impact business during Q4 and into 2016.

SONIC pledges more than $650K to teachers through Limeades for Learning campaign

SONIC guests and fans can make a difference in their local communities by voting for public school teacher projects they would like funded via the Limeades for Learning website,

Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt introduces pumpkin pie flavor

Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt has introduced its pumpkin pie offering well in advance of the holidays.

Restaurants receive Franchising Gives Back Awards

Several restaurant chains received Franchising Gives Back Awards

Bruster's Real Ice Cream names VP of marketing, product development

Jennifer Brinker has been named vice president of marketing and product development for Bruster's Real Ice Cream.

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