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Aug 21, 2020, 09:00 ET White Castle Teams Up With Postmates To Bring Their Famous Original Sliders Directly To Your Door

Postmates, the only app that enables you to get just about anything delivered, has partnered with White Castle, America's first fast-food hamburger...


Aug 21, 2020, 09:00 ET McDonald's Restaurants Across Florida Raised more than $950,000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities

McDonald's restaurants will be donating more than $950,000 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) throughout the state. The funds were raised...


Aug 21, 2020, 08:38 ET Junzi Launches New American-Chinese Concept NICE DAY

Junzi, the restaurant group behind the Chinese fast-casual mini-chain junzi kitchen is launching a new Chinese takeout restaurant NICE DAY...


Aug 21, 2020, 04:58 ET Yum China Opens Taco Bell Store in Beijing

Yum China Holdings, Inc. (the "Company" or "Yum China") (NYSE: YUMC) today announced the opening of a new Taco Bell store in Beijing, its first store ...


Aug 20, 2020, 14:25 ET Chicken Salad Chick Continues Rapid Expansion In Houston With Fourth Restaurant Opening This Year

Chicken Salad Chick, the nation's only southern inspired, fast casual chicken salad restaurant concept, announced today it will be expanding in Texas ...


Aug 20, 2020, 09:15 ET Ghost Kitchens Assisting Restaurant Chains Aiming To Boost Sales During Pandemic

Ghost Kitchens were a hot topic well before today's Pandemic completely upended the restaurant industry. Operators first started trying them out a...


Aug 20, 2020, 08:43 ET New Infographic from OneDine Shows How Restaurants Can Recover and Remain Profitable in 2020 and Beyond

Restaurant tech company OneDine has developed a restaurant-focused infographic that highlights a three-part plan for "Restaurant Recovery" in 2020...


Aug 20, 2020, 08:00 ET Taco Bell Continues to Redefine the QSR Experience and Announces Plans for New Restaurant Concept

Taco Bell, a brand that prides itself in evolving to deliver on changing consumer behavior, is at it again. As seen in its recent menu evolution and...


Aug 20, 2020, 08:00 ET Celebrated Italian Restaurateur Mario Iaccarino To Open Casa Don Alfonso At The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis Fall 2020

Renowned Italian restaurateur Mario Iaccarino is pleased to announce the opening of his first U.S. restaurant project, Casa Don Alfonso at the The...


Aug 20, 2020, 07:17 ET Fajita Pete's Set To Triple Location Count From 16 To 50 Units With Recent Franchise Signings

At a time when many restaurants are closing doors or scrambling to launch off-premise offerings, Fajita Pete's, a concept known for "fresh off the...


Aug 19, 2020, 11:31 ET M&A Legend, Lee Sanders, Joins VitaNova Brands' Board of Directors

Lee Sanders, a prominent thought leader renowned for his success in strategic mergers and acquisitions, is joining the board of directors for...


Aug 19, 2020, 10:57 ET TRA Acknowledges the Generosity and Creativity of Restaurateurs with Texas Restaurant Awards: COVID-19

Even when faced with the worst catastrophe the restaurant industry has ever seen, some restaurant owners have gone above and beyond to take care of...


Aug 19, 2020, 10:07 ET Standing "O" for Oatmilk at Dunkin' Restaurants Nationwide

The popularity of oatmilk, the fastest-growing plant-based milk product, continues to soar, and today marks a major moment for fans of the popular...


Aug 19, 2020, 09:00 ET Pizza Inn Partners with RetailStack to Launch New Point of Sale System

Pizza Inn announced a partnership with RetailStack as its official point of sale provider. RetailStack is a full-tech company that offers solutions...


Aug 19, 2020, 08:57 ET The Klotz Group, The Cultural Corridor Expand Socially Distant Food Truck Event

After months of hosting a beloved and sought-after Saturday afternoon Socially Distanced Food Truck Roundup, nonprofit The Cultural Corridor...


Aug 19, 2020, 08:01 ET QDOBA Mexican Eats Promotes Eric Williams to Vice President of Franchise & License Operations

QDOBA, the Mexican restaurant chain voted best fast-casual restaurant in 2019 and 2020 by USA Today 10Best, announced the promotion of Eric Williams...


Aug 19, 2020, 07:01 ET Veggie Grill Unveils New Menu Showcasing The Best In Plant-Based Dining

Veggie Grill, the nation's leading destination for creative and craveable plant-based food, today rolled out its new menu that balances whole...


Aug 19, 2020, 07:00 ET Pizza Hut And First Book Launch Collection Of Antiracism Resources For Educators

Pizza Hut and First Book today announced the launch of Empowering Educators – a collection of resources developed to provide educators with guidance...


Aug 18, 2020, 15:42 ET Bonefish Grill Adds New Perfectly Curated Menu Selections

The fresh fish experts at Bonefish Grill are pleasing every palate with an expanded menu featuring new seafood and surf and turf combinations, along...


Aug 18, 2020, 15:17 ET Restaurant Tech Startup SWIPEBY Launches Crowd Investment Campaign, Early Traction Shows High Interest and Momentum

SWIPEBY, a SaaS+ platform turning restaurants into virtual drive-thrus with curbside pickup, has launched a crowdinvesting campaign with Republic....


Aug 18, 2020, 09:14 ET Fifth-Generation Winemaker Joseph Wagner Announces the Opening of New Tasting Room Quilt & Co. in the Heart of Downtown Napa

Joseph Wagner, a fifth-generation winemaker and Napa Valley native, is embarking on his newest venture with Quilt & Co., a tasting room and lounge in ...


Aug 18, 2020, 09:00 ET Jollibee, Home of the World Famous Chickenjoy, Aims to Bring Joy During Challenging Times with New Store Opening in West Plano, Texas

Fried chicken fans rejoice! Popular fast-food chain Jollibee, which hails from the Philippines and is known worldwide for its crispylicious,...


Aug 18, 2020, 09:00 ET Baemin Introduces an Outdoor Delivery Robot "The City of the Future Became A Reality"

The service that allows delivery robots to come and go outdoor between restaurants and apartments to deliver food has become a reality for the first...


Aug 18, 2020, 09:00 ET Churchill Downs Releases At-Home Menu for the 146th Kentucky Derby to Bring a Taste of Louisville Nationwide

Churchill Downs Racetrack today announced the official menus of the 146th Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve. Poised to deliver a parade of ...


Aug 18, 2020, 08:33 ET Key Lime Pie Goes Dairy-Free as Yogurtland Brings Back Summer Flavor

Come cool off this summer with a fan-favorite to return to Yogurtland's menu, Dairy-Free Key Lime Pie. Available for a limited time only at...