April 22, 2015

Chili’s Grill &Bar has selected the NoWait mobile network to power its new mobile waitlisting app.

February 23, 2015

Darden Restaurants Inc. has appointed current interim CEO Eugene I. Lee Jr. as CEO and director, effective immediately.

August 11, 2014

Darden Restaurants, Inc., which operates the Olive Garden and LongHorn Steakhouse banners among others, has completed the repurchase of approximately $900 million of the previously announced $1 billion debt retirement, leaving approximately $1.6 billion of debt on its balance sheet.

July 29, 2014

Del Taco LLC has selected the Benefitfocus HR InTouch Marketplace to support benefits administration and address relative requirements set forth by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

July 25, 2014

Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurant, Inc. has launched its first multimedia brand advertising campaign with the new company tagline, “We Speak Barbecue.”

March 31, 2014

Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants will open three new Dickey’s Barbecue Pits this week.

January 22, 2014

Two new Dickey’s Barbecue Pits will open on January 23, one in Lumberton, Texas, and another in Fairmont, W. Va.

December 30, 2013

An affiliate of Roark Capital Group has acquired a majority stake in CKE Restaurants Inc., owner of Carl's Jr., Hardee's and various other quick-serve restaurant chains.

October 11, 2013

Five Below will debut in two Cafaro malls next summer.

October 1, 2013

CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc., parent company of the Hardee’s fast food chain, plans to enter the Northeast U.S. market in the next 12-18 months.

August 6, 2013

Jack in the Box is launching a new summer promotional campaign utilizing the mobile video platform Vine.

June 10, 2013

Barbecue product retailer Heaton Enterprises has reopened its online barbecue store Barbqrub.com.

March 7, 2013

Cypress Equities said that Sleep Experts has signed a lease to occupy the remaining portion of the company’s development that currently houses Freebirds World Burrito at the northeast corner of West Seventh Street and Foch Street in Fort Worth, Texas.

August 15, 2012

SRS Real Estate Partners announced that FreeBirds World Burrito has selected seven new locations slated to open in Central California later this year.

August 31, 2011

Grilled cheese and soup is the signature calling card at The Melt, a start-up restaurant concept debuting in San Francisco with big plans for the future.

August 31, 2011

The Melt, a new quick-serve restaurant in San Francisco, is built around a basic but classic menu option: the grilled cheese and soup combination. But it leverages the latest technology to provide ordering convenience and innovative food preparation, delivering made-to-order grilled cheese sandwiches and soups in less than 90 seconds.

August 30, 2011

Cypress Equities said that Freebirds World Burrito has signed a lease to occupy a portion of a new development in Fort Worth, Texas, adjacent to the company’s West 7th development.

August 1, 2011

The reviews are coming in, and Domino’s Pizza is streaming them atop a billboard in one of the country’s busiest intersections: Manhattan’s Times Square.

May 17, 2011

Lucernex Technologies said Tuesday that Jack in the Box has implemented Lucernex’s store lifecycle management solution to manage its real estate portfolio, which includes more than 2,200 Jack in the Box restaurants across 19 states.

April 27, 2011

Darden Restaurants plans to roughly double the size of LongHorn Steakhouse during the next 10 years.

February 16, 2011

The founders of BJ’s Restaurants plan launch a new fast-casual concept this spring that will allow customers to order and customize their meals from tabletop iPads, USA Today reported.

January 20, 2011

Wendy's/Arby's Group said Thursday it plans to sell off its struggling Arby's quick-serve chain to focus on the Wendy's hamburger business.

November 4, 2010

Chipotle Mexican Grill founder, chairman and co-CEO Steve Ells is developing an Asian fast-casual concept that he expects to debut in mid-2011, according to Nation’s Restaurant News

November 3, 2010

Chipotle Mexican Grill founder, chairman and co-CEO Steve Ells is developing an Asian fast-casual concept...