Pei Wei Asian Kitchen brought back its limited-time Mongolian Chicken Nachos

Pei Wei returns Mongolian Chicken Nachos

Chef Jet Tila’s popular party plate returns as Pei Wei readies for Cinco de Mayo

Pei Wei Asian Kitchen brought back its Mongolian Chicken Nachos. The return of the customer favorite, created by celebrity chef Jet Tila, is timely in light of upcoming Cinco de Mayo celebrations.

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Russo’s New York Pizza & Italian Kitchen has inked a five-unit franchise deal for expansion into Qatar

Russo’s New York Pizza’s giant pie, franchise headed to Qatar

Five-unit deal brings 71-centimeter pie, franchise stores to Qataris ahead of FIFA World Cup

Russo’s New York Pizza & Italian Kitchen has inked a five-unit franchise deal for Qatar. The Russo’s Qatar franchise deal meets a target incorporated into its strategy for international expansion. Anthony Russo, chief executive and franchisor, is readying the brand’s recipes, including the giant, 71-centimeter pie, to be introduced to the region.

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Panera Bread launched an Unlimited Sip Club for $10.99, expanding a program made famous by its MyPanera+ coffee subscription

Panera Bread unveils $10.99 Unlimited Sip Club, Charged Lemonades

New, innovative club offers 26 beverage options to members, expands subscription service

Panera Bread launched an Unlimited Sip Club for $10.99, expanding a program made famous by its MyPanera+ coffee subscription. The new beverage program will include Panera’s portfolio of self-serve beverages. Customers can sip on hot and iced coffee, hot and iced teas (regular, Sweet Tea, where available, and Passion Papaya Green Iced Tea), Agave Lemonade, Pepsi-Cola fountain beverages, and Panera’s newly-released Charged Lemonades.

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Fuzzy’s Taco Shop names Nick Booras SVP of franchise sales

Incoming specialist in franchising to rapidly grow four markets in the short term, while generating leads for sustainable, long-term growth

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop named Nick Booras senior vice president (SVP) of franchise sales. As the 150-unit Baja-stye Mexican fast casual continues to grow, Booras’ appointment and expanding real estate formats become pivotal.

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Sweetgreen is opening a first sweetlane, its own version of order-ahead drive-thru, in Illinois

Sweetgreen’s sweetlane drive-thru to debut in Schaumburg, Illinois

Order-ahead drive-thru lane captures essence of fast casual’s healthy-food positioning

Sweetgreen is opening a first sweetlane, its own version of order-ahead drive-thru, in Illinois. The anticipated opening in Schaumburg will take place in the next year. The sweetlane drive-thru will combine with a “best-in-class in-store experience,” according to the fast-casual chain.

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