The Cicis buffet pizza chain has begun offering a new Cicis franchisee incentive program as 2019 fast-approaches. Cicis will offer $77,500 to offset upfront new store development costs. This Cicis […]
Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group considers possible sale after acquisition of Barteca, activist letter Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group announced today that it will complete a strategic review, including the possible sale […]
Extrapolating today’s food trends for applicability in 2019 is not the easiest of tasks so the National Restaurant Association (NRA) works with the American Culinary Federation (ACF) to build a […]
Sonic is now part of the Roark Capital portfolio of restaurant companies with Inspire Brands finalizing its acquisition of the $2.3B deal for the quick-service drive-in chain. Inspire Brands is led by Paul Brown and Sonic will be led by Claudia San Pedro, serving as Sonic president, announced post-acquisition agreement. Cliff Hudson will be a senior advisor to Sonic until next March for transition purchases.
The Cheesecake Factory announced opening two new restaurants, one in Chattanooga, Tenn. and the other in Lubbock, Texas. The new stores will benefit from a wide selection of menu offerings […]
While some of these trends are continuations of factors that are already playing a large role in the contemporary hospitality market and others are more speculative, Baum and Whiteman’s 2019 trend report highlights 13 trends...automated pizza and burger production machines, as well as a robotic barista, upscale fast casual, cannabis and synthetic meat are trends to watch in 2019.
Top distributors will face an independent-restaurant operator market that may be slowing According to a study by Technomic, Inc., a Chicago-based foodservice consultancy, Amazon was recognized as a leading source […]
Sonic Drive-in has added new selections to its menu to feature the taste of Fritos Chili Cheese.There are at least three ways Sonic’s guests will be able to enjoy the innovative Fritos flavor, including The Fritos Chili Pie, made with crunchy Fritos, savory chili, topped with melty cheddar cheese, the Fritos Cheese Jr. Wrap and the Fritos Chili Cheese Jr. Burger.