Month: October 2017
  • Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza Announces Strong Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results

    Same Store Sales Grew 5.5% and Year-to-Date System-wide Sales Increased 54% to $200 Million Los Angeles, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, the nation’s leading fast casual artisanal pizza concept, today announced results and highlights for the third quarter ended September 24, 2017.  The build-your-own pizza chain, known for its chef-driven recipes and fun, modern restaurants, […]

  • Jimboy’s Tacos Donating 20 Percent of Sales on October 24 to NorCal Wildfire Relief

    Jimboy’s NorCal Franchisees Join Forces to Support Wildfire Relief Efforts Folsom, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Jimboy’s Tacos, Home of the Original American Taco, will donate 20 percent of all sales on Tuesday, October 24, to the Salvation Army’s Wildfire Relief Fund along with local fire stations. To provide much-needed aid to those affected by the devastating wildfires […]

  • Fajita Pete’s Announces Copperfield Grand Opening

    Fajita Pete’s new Copperfield restaurant will host a family-fun celebration with free food and activities to celebrate its grand opening. Houston, TX (RestaurantNews.com) Fajita Pete’s newest location in Copperfield invites nearby communities to celebrate their grand opening with free fajitas and family-friendly festivities on Sunday, November 5th at 8552 Highway 6 N. Suite 400. The […]

  • Hakeem Olajuwon Joins Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip Franchisee Family

    Hall of Fame center opens first café in The Shops at Mont Belvieu Mont Belvieu, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Hakeem Olajuwon just found the perfect way to satisfy his sweet tooth. The Basketball Hall of Famer, two-time NBA champion, and 1994 NBA MVP just opened his first Nestlé® Toll House® Café by Chip® franchise at 9675 Eagle […]

  • Juice It Up! Ranked Amongst Top Franchises for Fourth Year

    Franchise Times Recognizes Growing Raw Juice & Smoothie Chain in “Top 200+” List Irvine, CA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Juice It Up!, one of the nation’s leading raw juice bar and hand-crafted smoothie chains, has been included for a fourth consecutive year in Franchise Times’ “Top 200+” Chains. The annual ranking identifies top performing franchise systems in the […]

  • Hooters Opens Newest Location in Memphis

    Guests are invited to kick back, relax, and enjoy new Hooters Smoked Wings in the Birthplace of Rock and Roll (RestaurantNews.com)  Hooters brand-new location in Memphis, Tennessee is opening on Monday, Oct. 23. The 5,842-square foot space, conveniently located off Highway 385 at 7535 Winchester Road, features Hooters contemporary prototype design elements and offers guests […]

  • The Krystal Foundation Awards Grants to Schools, Teachers and Organizations

    10 Schools Throughout the Southeast to Share Nearly $24,000 in Enrichment Funding Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  As a follow up to 2016’s inaugural year of The Krystal® Company’s Squaring is Caring campaign, an innovative fundraising initiative benefitting educational enrichment programs, The Krystal® Foundation announced that it will be honoring its second round of grant recipients this […]

  • Denny’s Announces Expansion Into United Kingdom

    New Franchise Agreement to Bring First Denny’s Locations to Europe Spartanburg, SC  (RestaurantNews.com)  Denny’s Corporation (NASDAQ: DENN), one of the world’s largest full-service family dining chains, today announced its expansion into Europe through a franchise agreement with Denny’s Magic Diners U.K., led by seasoned franchise executive Leon Esfahani.  The agreement will bring 10 locations to […]

  • Main Event Entertainment Debuts Delicious New Menu

    Roast Beef Dippers, Prickly Pear Margarita and more available starting Oct. 23 Dallas, TX  (RestaurantNews.com)  Main Event Entertainment is launching a new menu that will enhance its distinctive “Eat. Bowl. Play.” experience. The ultimate entertainment destination is about to debut new chef-driven sandwiches and specialty margaritas at all of its 38 locations. Beginning Monday, Oct. […]

  • Your Tailgate Game is LAME! Unless it includes a Bojangles’ Big Bo Box

    Charlotte, NC  (RestaurantNews.com)  Before you take that tray of finger sandwiches to your next tailgate, listen up! With Bojangles’ (NASDAQ: BOJA) savory menu of game day favorites and our status as the Tailgating Authority, it’s easy to see why thousands of sports fans across the Southeast trust Bojangles’ for all their tailgating needs. Bojangles’ Big […]