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QSR Group Holdings Joins Church's Chicken As Newest Franchisee, Acquires 45 U.S. Restaurants

QSR Group Holdings Joins Church’s Chicken As Newest Franchisee, Acquires 45 U.S. Restaurants

Florida-based QSR Group Holdings, LLC (“QSR”) recently closed an acquisition of 45 existing Church’s Chicken restaurants previously operated by Falcon Holdings, LLC and its affiliates. QSR acquired restaurants in Alabama, Georgia, Florida, Ohio and Michigan, and also signed a multi-year, multi-unit development agreement to build six new restaurants within those […]

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Nationwide Chain Atomic Wings Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Nationwide Chain Atomic Wings Celebrates 30th Anniversary

New Contests, Milkshakes, Prizes at All Locations Atomic Wings celebrates its 30th anniversary starting in June with the introduction of special sauces, limited-time-only dishes and milkshakes to round out the menu. The 21-store franchise serves fresh, all-natural, hormone-free chicken wings hand-tossed in more than 14 proprietary sauces and an array […]

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Restaurant Chain Growth Report 06/25/19

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 06/25/19

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report. Growing Concepts of Multi Unit OperatorsConcepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units). Thomasville, NC-based COOK OUT (founded 1989) has increased by 14 units, from 249 to 263 (6% growth) and entered into AL, MD and MS. […]

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Willie Jewell's Old School Bar-B-Q Continues Tampa Growth

Willie Jewell’s Old School Bar-B-Q Continues Tampa Growth

Willie Jewell’s Old School Bar-B-Q, the fast-casual spinoff from the 70 year veteran Bono’s Pit Bar-B-Q concept, will open its 15th location and 4rd in the Tampa area on Wednesday, July 17th.  The restaurant will be located at 10787 Big Bend Road in Riverview, FL.  Willie Jewell’s will partner with […]

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Say Aloha to Hawaiian Pizza at Pizza Inn

Say Aloha to Hawaiian Pizza at Pizza Inn

America’s Hometown Pizza Place is now featuring a refreshing pizza available on the All Day Buffet this summer Pizza Inn is inviting guests to cool off this summer with the light and refreshing flavors of its Hawaiian Pizza. America’s Hometown Pizza Place is featuring this island-inspired pizza just in time […]

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The Best Lawsuit Defense Is a Great Prevent Offense

The Best Lawsuit Defense Is a Great Prevent Offense

by Brian RosenPresident of Gleason Technology When you own or operate a supermarket or grocery store, a lawsuit can surface at any time. After all, plaintiffs don’t need a good case to file a lawsuit, they just need a lawyer. If a suit is filed against you, your crack legal […]

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Enjoy a Sweet Escape at Dunkin' with New Hershey Candy Flavors

Enjoy a Sweet Escape at Dunkin’ with New Hershey Candy Flavors

Dunkin’ sweetens summer with new KIT KAT COOLATTA; Heath and Hershey’s Cookies ‘N’ Creme flavored coffees; and Hershey’s Cookies ‘N’ Creme Donut Throughout the summer, select guests will be surprised at Dunkin’ counters with a real sweet escape to the Bahamas Summer is about enjoying a little sweetness and finding […]

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Out-of-This-World Blizzard Treat Lands at DQ Stores

Out-of-This-World Blizzard Treat Lands at DQ Stores

Limited-edition, galaxy-inspired creation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the moon landing The DQ brand is bringing to life the wonder of space one delicious, galactic spoonful at a time with the NEW limited-edition Zero Gravity Blizzard Treat, which is available at participating DQ locations nationwide beginning June 24, while supplies last. […]

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Fuzzy's Taco Shop Nabs No. 2 Spot for Mexican Food Franchises on Entrepreneur Magazine's Top Food Franchises of 2019

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop Nabs No. 2 Spot for Mexican Food Franchises on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Food Franchises of 2019

Baja-inspired, Laid-back Restaurant Franchise Continues to Receive Industry Accolades Fort Worth-based Fuzzy’s Taco Shop has landed the No. 2 ranking for Mexican food franchises in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Food Franchises of 2019. More than a fifth of the companies that applied for the 2019 Franchise 500 Ranking were food-based franchises and it’s no surprise that Fuzzy’s Taco Shop […]

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Nékter Juice Bar Hits the Vegan Ice Cream Sweet Spot with Four New Decadent and Guilt-Free Flavors of Skoop This Summer

Nékter Juice Bar Hits the Vegan Ice Cream Sweet Spot with Four New Decadent and Guilt-Free Flavors of Skoop This Summer

Plus, Watermelon Season is Back at America’s Favorite Modern Juice Bar Two years ago, Nékter Juice Bar redefined the frozen dessert with a new, indulgently delicious yet guilt-free, vegan and dairy-free “ice cream” called Skoop – made with real, high-quality ingredients for craveworthy flavor and smooth, decadent consistency. Nékter has […]

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Rob Gifford Named President of National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

Rob Gifford Named President of National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation

The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NRAEF) today announced the promotion of Rob Gifford to President effective July 1.  As the philanthropic foundation of the National Restaurant Association, the NRAEF is dedicated to enhancing the industry’s training and education, career opportunity, and community engagement efforts.  “Rob’s passion and dedication for […]

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Twin Peaks Crowns 2019 National Contest Winner

Twin Peaks Crowns 2019 National Contest Winner

Flo Rida puts on thrilling concert during Miss Twin Peaks 2019 Tuesday night, Twin Peaks held its annual Miss Twin Peaks Contest at Mango’s Tropical Café in Orlando where Caitlynn Forbes from Addison, Texas was crowned the 2019 winner. For the national contest, 83 girls traveled to Orlando and were […]

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C Squared Advisors to Donate over $100,000 as Part of New Charitable Initiative

C Squared Advisors to Donate over $100,000 as Part of New Charitable Initiative

Investment Banking Firm Launches C Squared Gives Back with Inaugural Donations Benefiting Over 15 Charities, Including the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption and International Franchise Association Foundation As part of its new charitable initiative, C Squared Gives Back, investment banking firm C Squared Advisors announced an inaugural donation of over […]

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Briana Smith Crowned 2019 Miss Hooters International

Briana Smith Crowned 2019 Miss Hooters International

Fort Lauderdale, FL Hooters Girl Wins Exclusive Title and $30,000 Cash Prize at 23rd Annual Hooters International Pageant in Lake Tahoe Fort Lauderdale, Florida Hooters Girl, Briana Smith claimed her title as Miss Hooters International 2019 at the 23rd Annual Hooters International Pageant at Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harveys. Briana […]

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