With the concept, the company has increased two stores' business by about 15 percent without adding much labor.
Gas prices continue to drop from Independence Day spike.
Yum! execs called the U.S. performance 'disappointing' and said the brand is in turnaround mode.
After hitting 6-year highs, gas prices tumble in a week.
Some pizza operators are committed to breakfast because it is a sales additive with few additions to fixed overhead costs.
Pierre Panos expects a ‘shakeout’ in the fast casual pizza subsegment.
Public pizza company stocks ride the positive jobs report.
Anthony Lye, chief product officer at Red Book Connect, also shares his thoughts on how the Millennial Generation will affect the workforce.
Pizza Hut parent company hits another fresh 52-week high last week.
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Pizza Patrón announced today that first and second quarter total sales in 2014 exceeded expectations and are up 5.6 percent versus the same six-month period in the prior year. According to a news release, this number was achieved with 14...
CiCi’s Pizza is the latest pizza chain to test a create-your-own concept, jumping on board a growing subsegment driven by fledgling fast casual concepts throughout the country.
CiCi’s will showcase this new prototype at a reopening celebration at its restaurant in The Colony, Texas, on July 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
According to new data from the Restaurant Finance Monitor’s annual "Monitor 200" ranking, the 200 largest restaurant franchisees in the country saw their total revenues grow by 9 percent in 2013. This growth "easily" outpaced the overall restaurant industry’s growth,...
CEC Entertainment, parent company of Chuck E. Cheese's, has named Thomas Leverton as its new CEO, effective July 23.
Leverton succeeds Michael H.
Marco’s Pizza has named Tony Libardi as executive vice president of Operations. According to a news release, prior to joining Marco’s Pizza, Libardi spent 10 years running a $1 billion division for Burger King as the VP of Company Operations...
HMSHost has introduced imagineIT, an airport terminal simulation lab that allows the company to explore new technology solutions for its airport-based dining concepts. The lab is located in Washington, D.C. According to a news release, HMSHost’s imagineIT allows employees and...
The Great Food Truck Race is back on the Food Network for a fifth season, with a new cast of food truck hopefuls on a road trip from Southern California to Key West, Fla. The seven-episode series, hosted by Celebrity Chef Tyler Florence, premieres Aug.
Project Pie has named two new executives to its leadership team, including Brian Watkins as director of Operations, and Steve Brigandi, as chief administrative officer and general counsel. According to a news release, Watkins has worked more than 25 years...
Pizza Inn recognized its top franchise owners at its recently held National Franchise Convention in Savannah, Ga. “Our annual conventions are a time of learning and fellowship for our franchise owners; each year is an opportunity for them to grow...
Earlier this week, a task force appointed by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel released a recommendation that the city’s minimum wage be raised to $13 an hour by the year 2018. According to the Chicago Tribune, state lawmakers are expected to...
A North Carolina-based, company-owned Papa John’s location has been identified as the original source of a hepatitis A outbreak that happened in late March/early April. And, according to the Independent Tribune, Papa John’s International Inc.
Industree Exchange, a Washington, DC-based company, has launched to provide health insurance coverage specifically to local restaurants and bars. The Washington Post reports that the company’s objective is to provide affordable options for restaurants as they comply with the Affordable Care Act.
Florida-based Cardiff International Inc. announced last week the finalization of its acquisition of Romeo’s NY Pizza. "We are pleased to add them to our growing portfolio. We're excited to have acquired Romeo's NY Pizza, a family owned business, with great...
WeiserMazars LLP, an accounting, tax and advisory services firm, has published its second annual U.S. Food & Beverage Industry Study, which found that respondents anticipate growth in sales, profit and employment in 2014.
According to a news release, the study is based on a survey from company representatives in the food and beverage industry.
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The National Restaurant Association has named Brendan Flanagan as vice president of State Restaurant Association Relations. In his new role, Flanagan will lead and manage enterprise-wide relations with the State Restaurant Associations, according to a news release.