Industry News

October 12, 2007

Much of the innovation found on the floor at the 2007 NAFEM Show is being driven by operator requests and input.

September 5, 2007

Applebee’s International, Inc. reported comparable sales for the four-week period ended August 26, 2007.

July 20, 2007

A Food and Drug Administration plan to close half its laboratories is an assault on food safety that probably would expose more Americans to harm.

June 28, 2007

First agreements provide for sale of 34 existing units and development of 26 new restaurants.

June 21, 2007

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc. announced that it has closed on the acquisition of 15 franchised Red Robin® restaurants in the state of California.

June 18, 2007

TGI Friday's announced plans to accelerate its development growth through the addition of new T.G.I. Friday's franchisees within Louisiana.

June 14, 2007

Away-from-home breakfast sales are growing, but remain a major underdeveloped opportunity for restaurant operators.

June 1, 2007

Brinker International, Inc. announced a new franchise and development agreement with franchisee ERJ Dining of Louisville, Kentucky.

April 24, 2007

Delaware North Companies names world-renowned chef to top post as corporate executive chef for its global operations.

April 9, 2007

International Association of Culinary Professionals Opens Its Cookbook Expo For the First Time to the Public.

April 5, 2007

It's well known that salt heightens flavor -- and health risks. INNOVA's new salt reduction technology responds to the growing pressure on food processors.