YUM! wins awards, breaks fundraising record for hunger relief campaign

Yum! Brands' World Hunger Relief effort is a private sector hunger relief initiative, spanning more than 125 countries, over 41,000 KFC, Pizza Hut and Taco Bell restaurants and 1.5 million associates.

FEATURES


Your Pie looking for national growth in the midst of fast casual pizza boom

With 22 units open, Your Pie is hoping to break out of the Southeast and go nationwide.

Domino's, Papa John's share new 52-week high

While cheese and wheat prices hardly moved last week, Domino's and Papa John's both reached new 52-week highs on the same day.

QSRs, fast casuals provide table service with RFID technology

As the restaurant industry trends toward using more and more technology to enhance customer experience, age old problems like searching for a guest’s table are finally being solved.

Average gas prices up, cheese and wheat down

Gas prices went up slightly for the first time in about a month, while cheese dropped below a dollar.

Make every year count

At the start of 2014, I was heavily anticipating the final FDA menu labeling regulations and its subsequent impact on the restaurant industry. While it took longer than expected for the FDA to make its ruling, I am thrilled that...

Papa John's franchisee leverages remote management technology to run the business from afar

Jaime Pickett franchises Papa John's units in Boston from her home in Virginia, entrusting and empowering her team to work together when she's not there.

Pizza Hut shares up nearly $2 in 1 week

Commodity prices continue to fall, while Pizza Hut shares race above competitors.

Natural gas and pizza stocks show mixed results

Cheese, wheat and gasoline and diesel fuel prices continued to fall last week while natural gas once again saw mixed results across the country.

Gas and wheat prices continue to fall

Gas prices have fallen even further and are down more than $1 from a year ago.

How one independent pizzeria survived growing pains

Getting noticed is a challenge, you have to offer something truly great and differentiate yourself in several ways, says CEO of Louisville-based Loui Loui's.

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NEWS


California Pizza Kitchen Turns 30

​California Pizza Kitchen will celebrate its 30th anniversary on March 27.

Chipotle, Subway, Pizza Hut take home Harris Poll 'Brand of the Year' award

Brands with the highest scores for equity receive the Harris Poll EquiTrend "Brand of the Year" award for their category.

March Madness drives up chicken wing prices 63%

Restaurant operators are paying higher prices this year during March Madness for bone-in wings, spending 63 percent more than in 2014.

UCLA business program to host restaurant executive conference

UCLA Extension will host the 19th Annual UCLA Extension Restaurant Industry Conference on Thursday, April 16 at UCLA Covel Commons in Los Angeles.

Free lunch when 16-Beats-a-1 at Little Caesars Pizza

Little Caesars is offering basketball fans a chance at free lunch at participating Little Caesars restaurants on Monday, April 6 if any #16-seeded team beats a #1-seeded team in an unexpected victory in the games played on March 19 and 20 of the 2015 college men's basketball championship tournament.

Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint adds Thai flavor

Fast-casual pizzeria Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint is bringing Southeast Asian flavors to its menu with the introduction of two new limited-time only menu dishes, the ThaiTastic Salad and Sriracha Chicken Pizza.

General Mills to hold 'Pizza Crust Boot Camp' at Las Vegas Pizza Expo

The Doughminators of General Mills announced their attendance at the 2015 International Pizza Expo taking place March 23-26 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, where the team will discuss dough and "how it is essential to creating a signature pizza."

Pie Five serves up Thai-inspired pizza

The limited time offer is available through April 19.

Boston's adds 'tapas-style' menu items

Dallas-based pizzeria Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar announced the addition of its new shareable menu items.

Free lunch when 16-beats-a-1 at Little Caesars Pizza

Little Caesars is offering basketball fans a chance at free lunch at participating restaurants on Monday, April 6, if any #16-seeded team beats a #1-seeded team in the games played on March 19 and 20 of the 2015 college men's basketball championship tournament.

Brinker interim CFO wins WFF's Outstanding Board Service award

The Women’s Foodservice Forum has awarded Marie Perry, interim CFO, senior VP, controller and treasurer for Brinker International Inc., the WFF Outstanding Board Service Award.

Kraft receives highest award from WFF

The Women’s Foodservice Forum has announced that Kraft Foods Group Inc. is the winner of the SOAR Award.

United Restaurant Supplies manager wins WFF Volunteer of the Year

The Women’s Foodservice Forum, a leadership development organization, in partnership with Brinker International announced that Lisa MacNeil, General Manager, United Restaurant Supplies, a subsidiary of Gordon Food Service, was awarded the Volunteer of the Year Award.

Rave Restaurant Group to present at Roth Conference

Pie Five and Pizza Inn parent company Rave Restaurant Group announced the company is presenting at the 27th Annual Roth Conference on Monday, March 9, at 11:00 a.m. PT.

McDonalds, Coca-Cola, Buffalo Wild Wings CEOs to headline Women's Foodservice Forum

The Women’s Foodservice Forum announced that Buffalo Wild Wings CEO Sally Smith, Coca-Cola Chairman and CEO Muhtar Kent and McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson will keynote the 2015 WFF Annual Leadership Development Conference to be held on March 8-11, 2015 at the Orlando World Center Marriott in Orlando, Florida.

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