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Perkins Signs New Agreement to Grow in Ohio

Perkins Restaurant and Bakery, the go-to spot for homestyle, comfort classics, and fresh-from-the-oven pies, announces its signing of a new franchise agreement with Ohio Valley Hospitality. The brand continues its strong presence across Ohio by adding a location inside an IHG Hotel and Resort property. The newly constructed building is expected to open in June […]

Grimaldi’s Awards Franchise Agreement in Iowa

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria, the award-winning Brooklyn-style pizzeria, announced today the awarding of a domestic, multi-unit franchise development agreement for the state of Iowa with Doughtime Pizza Company, LLC. Together with Grimaldi’s, Doughtime will open five restaurants, with the first location opening in 2023. Offering coal-fired brick oven pizza, Grimaldi’s currently operates 41 company-owned restaurants throughout the […]

Woody’s Bar-B-Q Appoints Steve Gardner as Director of Franchise Development

With an impressive 43-year history of success in Florida, classic Southern BBQ chain – Woody’s Bar-B-Q – is making moves to expand its footprint within and beyond the Sunshine State’s borders. To lead that charge, Woody’s has hired seasoned franchise developer and founder of QSR Franchise Development Group, Steve Gardner, as its Director of Franchise […]

Angry Crab Shack Announces First Franchise Outside U.S.

Angry Crab Shack, a leading full-service restaurant specializing in seafood boils with bold Asian-Cajun flavors, has announced its first restaurant franchise signing and opening outside of the United States. The restaurant opening is slated for late Q1 of 2023 in the United Kingdom. Located in the heart of London next to Leicester Square at 19A Rubert Street, […]

California Pizza Kitchen Opens Franchise Location in Costa Rica

California Pizza Kitchen (CPK), the creator of California-style pizza, announced the opening of a new franchise location in Costa Rica, further expanding CPK’s global footprint in Latin America. The restaurant will be located at the Multiplaza mall in Escazu, outside of San Jose. This newest CPK franchise builds on a momentous year for the brand, which opened new […]