February 26, 2015

Firehouse Subs, a fast casual restaurant chain with more than 860 locations, is enacting a nationwide rollout of Apple Pay.

February 25, 2015

Long John Silver's has named James O'Reilly as CEO. O'Reilly brings to the role more than 20 years of food service executive experience, including his most recent stint as chief brand officer for Sonic Drive-In.

February 25, 2015

The Wendy's Co. has increased the size of its board of directors from 10 to 11 members and elected Michelle "Mich" Mathews-Spradlin to serve as a director of the company, effective immediately.

February 24, 2015

Dunkin’ Donuts has signed a multi-unit store development agreement with a new franchise group, Donut World, LLC, to develop two Dunkin' Donuts restaurants and one combination restaurant with its sister brand Baskin-Robbins, in Columbia and Jefferson City, Missouri.

February 24, 2015

Waffle House Inc. is partnering with mobile app-based shipping platform to become the first official “Roadie Roadhouse.”

February 23, 2015

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

February 23, 2015

Fast-casual restaurant chain Newk's Eatery is expanding to Columbia, South Carolina, as part of growth plans that include nearly 30 new corporate and franchised stores in 2015.

February 20, 2015

Regional pizza chain &pizza may not have the recognition or reach of its larger competitors, bur the company is taking a step in that direction with a $10 million investment for growth and expansion.

February 20, 2015

Starbucks has launched its Evenings Program in the U.K., offering a range of meals and shareable hot and cold snacks with premium wines and beers.

February 18, 2015

Private equity firm Altamont Capital Partners has purchased specialty restaurant chain Cotton Patch Café, which operates 45 locations in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico.

February 18, 2015

Dunkin’ Donuts is growing its presence in the Hoosier state.

February 18, 2015

Restaurant group Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises (LEYE) has moved its 25-year-old loyalty program to the Paytronix Rewards platform.

February 17, 2015

Together with its Japanese licensee Sazaby League Ltd., Shake Shack Inc. will open the first-ever Tokyo Shake Shack in 2016.

February 17, 2015

Starbucks Coffee Company is taking its coffee to an entirely new level as it continues to target consumers who are willing to pay for super-premium brews.

February 11, 2015

Sonic Drive-In announced two new agreements for franchise development in Rhode Island, the 45th state for the expanding brand.

February 11, 2015

In a move designed to offer its guests a more enhanced, robust and personalized experience both inside and outside of the restaurant, TGI Fridays has selected two new agencies – Made Movement (Made) and Meredith Xcelerated Marketing (MXM) – to manage all future digital marketing, e-mail and technology campaigns.

February 10, 2015

P.F. Chang's China Bistro is getting conversational with its customers.

February 9, 2015

Dunkin' Donuts is recruiting franchisees to develop an estimated 10 new Dunkin' Donuts restaurants throughout Birmingham, Alabama, and the surrounding areas.

February 9, 2015

Johnny Rockets has promoted James Walker to president of operations and development.

February 6, 2015

Starbucks Corp. founder and CEO — and currently Time Magazine cover boy — Howard Schultz has lots of opinions about politics and the national agenda, but he is not interested in running for president in 2016.

February 2, 2015

RPM Pizza LLC, the largest U.S. Domino's franchise, is getting a little bigger. RPM has acquired 45 Domino's stores throughout Indiana.

January 27, 2015

Pizza ordering continues to get easier and easier. Hungry Howie's Pizza has partnered with Revention to create a custom digital online ordering platform, a simple-to-use solution that allows customers to order from any internet capable device, whether desktop, tablet or mobile phone.

January 27, 2015

Papa John’s International Inc. is taking its Super Bowl focus off trivial football inflation concerns and on something that matters – free pizza.

January 27, 2015

Restaurants will remain the nation’s hottest hirer this year.  An annual report by the National Restaurant Association indicated that, as it has for the last 16 years, the restaurant industry employment will outpace employment growth in 2015.