Marble Slab Creamery is headed to Cairo thanks to a new development agreement with Menafex LLC

Fat Brands to debut Marble Slab Creamery in Cairo

New deal expands brand to Egypt over next ten years

Marble Slab Creamery is headed to Cairo thanks to a new development agreement with Menafex LLC. The franchise agreement brokered by its parent, Fat Brands, calls for 10 stores to open in Egypt over the next decade. The first store coming out of this deal will open in late 2023 in Cairo, according to current planning.

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Taco Bueno returned its Hickory slow-smoked brisket as part of a Brisket Menu Lineup

Taco Bueno features Brisket Menu Lineup

Taco-shop QSR chain to feature brisket in tacos, nachos, quesadillas, and queso

Taco Bueno returned its Hickory slow-smoked brisket to stores as part of a Brisket Menu Lineup. The limited-time addition will be featured in the form of tacos, nachos, quesadilla, and queso. These items can be ordered a-la-carte or as a combo meal.

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Church’s Texas Chicken...named Joe Guith chief executive officer (CEO) effective August 1

Church’s Texas Chicken names Joe Guith chief executive officer

Ex-Focus Brands executive to ramp up growth of Church’s Texas Chicken, Texas Chicken

Church’s Texas Chicken and Texas Chicken named Joe Guith chief executive officer (CEO) effective August 1. Entering its next phase of growth, the chicken QSRs needed an experienced industry veteran with deep franchising expertise. Guith, seasoned in such experience, was the likely choice to accelerate the chains’ growth momentum.

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McDonald’s named Brian Rice executive vice president (EVP) and global chief information officer (CIO)

McDonald’s names Brian Rice EVP, global CIO

Former Cardinal Health, Kellogg executive joins QSR’s senior leadership team

McDonald’s named Brian Rice executive vice president (EVP) and global chief information officer (CIO). Rice will join the Global SLT (Senior Leadership Team) and report to Chris Kempczinski, McDonald’s CEO.

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QSRs and C-stores, like Zaxby’s, Wingstop and 7-Eleven

QSRs, C-stores promote offers during National Chicken Wing Day

Zaxby’s, Wingstop, 7-Eleven create launch special offers; some reside exclusively in app

QSRs and C-stores, like Zaxby’s, Wingstop and 7-Eleven, will use National Chicken Wing Day 2022 to promote their wing offerings as they also extend special deals. Zaxby’s launched a Buy One, Get One (BOGO) Boneless Wing Meal offer for those ordering on the Zaxby’s app.The Zaxby’s Boneless Wing Meal serves up five boneless wings tossed in customers’ choice of sauce, Texas Toast, crinkle fries and Ranch sauce.

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Caribou Coffee names Matthew Walls chief franchise officer

Franchise veteran of two decades to lead domestic, international franchising

Caribou Coffee named Matthew Walls chief franchise officer. He will be the first in the new role at the coffee-shop chain, part of Panera Brands. Walls will lead Caribou’s franchise businesses on the domestic and international fronts, as well as join the executive leadership team.

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