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Checkers & Rally's Celebrates Strong Year of Growth at Annual Convention in Chicago

Checkers & Rally’s Celebrates Strong Year of Growth at Annual Convention in Chicago

More than 600 franchisees, vendors and Restaurant Support Center employees came together to honor outstanding franchisees and roll out menu innovations, technology advances, hiring initiatives and more. Checkers & Rally’s, the iconic drive-thru franchise known for its value, bold flavors and people-first attitude, is closing out a successful 2018 with […]

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Checkers & Rally's Adds Two New Modular Manufacturers to Provide Regional Options to Franchisees

Checkers & Rally’s Adds Two New Modular Manufacturers to Provide Regional Options to Franchisees

New partners extend reach of modular option and lowers cost and shipping times At its annual franchisee conference in Chicago in September, Checkers & Rally’s, the iconic drive-thru restaurant franchise, announced the addition of new modular manufacturer partners, which will extend the reach of the brand’s popular modular restaurant design […]

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Checkers & Rally's Strengthens its Leadership Team with Bob Baker as Chief Financial Officer

Checkers & Rally’s Strengthens its Leadership Team with Bob Baker as Chief Financial Officer

Former Yum! Brands, Benihana and Cafe Rio Mexican Grill Executive to Take Industry-Leading Drive-Thru Brand’s Finance, Accounting and Treasury Functions to the Next Level On the heels of its annual convention, where Checkers & Rally’s laid out a detailed plan on how to level-up in all aspects of the business […]

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Checkers & Rally's Builds Momentum for Strong Second Half of the Year

Checkers & Rally’s Builds Momentum for Strong Second Half of the Year

Leading drive-thru franchise celebrates record-setting seven consecutive years of same store sales growth, plans to open 70+ new restaurants in 2018 and gears up for 900th restaurant Checkers & Rally’s, the iconic and innovative drive-thru restaurant chain, is gearing up for 70 restaurant openings in 2018, as well as hitting […]

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Checkers & Rally's Reignites Food Wars After Taco Bell's Fry Launch

Checkers & Rally’s Reignites Food Wars After Taco Bell’s Fry Launch

30-year leader in fast food fries stands its ground with bold full-page ad in the Los Angeles Times, offers “deliciously seasoned pointers” to Taco Bell Checkers & Rally’s, the iconic and innovative drive-thru restaurant franchise known for its “Crazy Good Food”, is never one to back down from a challenge. […]

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Checkers & Rally's on Pace to Hit 1,200 Unit Goal Due to Development Team Additions and Model 4.0 Design

Checkers & Rally’s on Pace to Hit 1,200 Unit Goal Due to Development Team Additions and Model 4.0 Design

Leading drive-thru franchise on pace for 65 new store openings in 2017 with 215 in the pipeline On the heels of its recent Model 4.0 modular restaurant openings and its purchase by Oak Hill Capital in March 2017, Checkers & Rally’s continues to build momentum at a rapid pace. With […]

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Checkers & Rally's Celebrates '#1 Most Craveable' Ranking on National Fry Day

Checkers & Rally’s Celebrates ‘#1 Most Craveable’ Ranking on National Fry Day

Top Industry Publication Names Rapidly Growing QSR Brand’s Famous Seasoned Fries as Nation’s Best Checkers & Rally’s, the iconic and innovative drive-thru restaurant franchise known for its “Crazy Good Food,” is celebrating National Fry Day on July 13th as it continues to prove that its Famous Seasoned Fries are one […]

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Newk's Eatery Exands in Jacksonville

Newk’s Eatery Exands in Jacksonville

Award-winning fast casual restaurant now open in Town Center Promenade Newk’s Eatery, with its culinary-driven menu, open kitchens and blue-ribbon ingredients, opened its fifth Jacksonville restaurant today in the newly constructed Town Center Promenade at I-295 and Town Center Parkway. Newk’s menu includes grilled and toasted sandwiches, handcrafted pizzas, grilled […]

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Oak Hill Capital Partners to Acquire Checkers & Rally's Restaurants for $525 Million

Oak Hill Capital Partners to Acquire Checkers & Rally’s Restaurants for $525 Million

Iconic Quick-Service Restaurant Chain Positioned for Continued Growth Oak Hill Capital Partners has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Checkers Drive-In Restaurants, Inc. from Sentinel Capital Partners.  Operating under the Checkers and Rally’s banners, the Company is one of the nation’s leading operators and franchisors of drive-thru hamburger quick-service […]

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Growth At Newk's Eatery Accelerates

Growth At Newk’s Eatery Accelerates

Fast casual chain’s continued growth includes new markets and franchisees Newk’s Eatery, the fresh fast casual restaurant known for its culinary-driven menu and open kitchens, experienced continued growth in 2016, including six new area development agreements that will add more than 40 new restaurants to the brand’s regional footprint. The […]

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Checkers & Rally's Releases New Modular and Shipping Container Building Designs to Lower Investment, Accelerate Growth and Maximize ROI

Checkers & Rally’s Releases New Modular and Shipping Container Building Designs to Lower Investment, Accelerate Growth and Maximize ROI

4.0 Design Model Includes Off-Site Built Modular and Environmentally Friendly Shipping Container Options Building on the momentum from the largest development pipeline in more than 20 years, Checkers & Rally’s continues to focus on driving even stronger franchisee profitability with the launch of a new and innovative growth strategy known […]

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Newk's Eatery Expands in Jacksonville with Fourth Restaurant

Newk’s Eatery Expands in Jacksonville with Fourth Restaurant

On October 24, Newk’s Eatery – a rapidly expanding fast-casual restaurant brand known for its foodie flair – is opening its fourth restaurant in the Jacksonville community. Located on 6025 Butler Point Road, Newk’s newest Jacksonville location will be setting up shop in the Galleria Marketplace development near the Southpoint […]

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Newk's Cares Surpasses $500,000 Fundraising Milestone for Ovarian Cancer Research

Newk’s Cares Surpasses $500,000 Fundraising Milestone for Ovarian Cancer Research

Celebrating the beginning of its third year, Newk’s Cares – the ovarian cancer awareness movement spearheaded by fast-casual Newk’s Eatery – has reached a landmark fundraising milestone, having raised more than half a million dollars for the cause to date. “At the start of Newk’s Cares, none of us could […]

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Newk's Eatery to Open in Palm Beach Gardens October 10

Newk’s Eatery to Open in Palm Beach Gardens October 10

Local family to open first of 10 restaurants planned for Palm Beach and Broward Counties On October 10, Newk’s Eatery – a rapidly expanding fast-casual restaurant brand known for its foodie flair – will be moving onto the Palm Beach dining scene. Opening in Palm Beach Gardens’ Legacy Place, the […]

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