Industry News

January 8, 2007
NSF International today announced the first call for nominations for its 2007 Food Safety Leadership Awards (FSLA) Program. Foodservice operators, manufacturers, researchers and members of academia…
December 12, 2006
It's no surprise that dining out is as common as dining at home these days and that Americans are expecting more from their restaurant experiences than ever before. The nation's 935,000 restaurants…
July 11, 2006
Red Robin Gourmet Burgers announced that it has closed on the acquisition of 11 of the 13 franchised Red Robin restaurants in Washington state. The franchised restaurants were owned by various…
May 20, 2006

At its booth in McCormick this afternoon, NSF International announced the six winners of the third annual Food Safety Leadership Awards. At its booth in McCormick this afternoon, NSF International…

March 8, 2006
The International Franchise Association announced plans for a new initiative to help IFA member companies recruit more minority franchisees into their systems.

Called "MinorityFran" the initiative…

February 22, 2006

Whether it's chipotle mamey orange or parsley black currant, complex and exotic food flavors will make a huge palate statement in 2006 as consumers continue to demand a bigger bang for their bite…

February 13, 2006
The International Franchise Association has appointed Victoria J. Adams as director of political affairs. Adams will be responsible for developing and implementing overall strategy for the…
January 20, 2006
Rubio's Restaurants, Inc. today announced the signing of a new franchise agreement and its 2006 development plans.

Rubio's and Food Courts of Nevada LLC ("FCON") have agreed to a five year, five…

December 15, 2005
Buffalo Wild Wings will open its first restaurant in the metro New York metro area in New Rochelle as part of a 36-unit franchise agreement signed with Four M Capital, LLC, a New York-based…
September 25, 2005

It’s appropriate that Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) was developed by NASA to keep astronauts from coming down with foodborne illness in outer space because sometimes it really…

September 25, 2005
Technology featured at the 2005 North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers Show shows how the lines between quick-service, fast-casual, and full-service restaurants are beginning to…