7 chefs to earn honors for incorporating produce into recipes

United Fresh has opened the nomination period for the 2016 Produce Excellence in Foodservice Awards Program that honors the foodservice industry’s most innovative produce performers.

Demand for cups, lids to increase more than 5% per year through 2019

Worldwide demand for cups and lids will increase more than 5 percent per year through 2019.

Report: Corporate restaurant spending increasing

Dinova reported that corporate spending in restaurants increased 9.7 percent year-over-year in the third quarter of 2015.

Toast report reveals which technologies restaurant operators are seeking

A Toast Inc. report found that technologies helping restaurant operators with hiring and training staff, Inventory management and online ordering are in demand.

Q1 sales up at Pie Five, down at Pizza Inn

Total revenue increased 28.6 percent to $14.5 million compared to $11.3 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2015.

Technomic: Ensuring franchisee profitability leads to rapid growth

Restaurant chains aiming to expand national footprintsthrough franchising should continually focus on the unit economics within the footprint of each store, according to the Top 100 Franchisor Restaurant Chain Benchmarking Report.

Restaurant brands take several top spots on Global Brand Simplicity Index

Fast casual, quick serve and pizza brands took half of the top 10 spots in this year's Simplicity Index.

Restaurateurs, retailers battle for out-of-home breakfast bucks

C-stores and supermarkets are expanding foodservice offerings to hold onto their share of stomach as the balance of food dollars teeters more toward away-from-home food preparation

Americans gobble up pizza during a GOP debate

When presidential candidates debate issues Americans are indulging in pizza in record numbers for both parties.

ICX Association kicks off Symposium series in Atlanta

The two-day event aims to help B2C brands prepare for the next generation of computing technology, which promises to deliver the capability to engage and understand customers on a one-to-one basis, according to an announcement from the association.

Editors seeking info for Fast Casual State of the Industry report

FastCasual.com is now collecting responses for its annual State of the Industry report.

Danny Meyer's restaurant brands eliminate tipping

Union Square Hospitality Group announced today that starting in November, it will eliminate tipping at all of its13 full-service venues, while also increasing menu item prices

Domino's announces Q3 financial results

Domino's announced strong financial results for the third quarter of 2015.

Report: Small business owners not concerned with competing with national brands

The top concerns for merchants are competing small businesses, changing EMV requirements as well as the overall state of the economy and how it will impact business during Q4 and into 2016.

Domino's offers early look at Q3 numbers

Domino’s announced same-store sales and store growth for the third quarter of 2015, led by a 10.5 percent gain in U.S. same-store sales. This is one piece of information released by Domino's regarding the third quarter of 2015.

Report: Fast casuals seeking huge slice of $41B pizza market

Combined with increased fast casual restaurant competition, many pizza restaurants are improving their menu offerings.

RAVE's Pie Five, Pizza Inn report strong sales for Q4

RAVE Restaurant Group, parent company of Pizza Inn and Pie Five, reported this week that both consolidated revenues and store retail sales increased during the fourth quarter of fiscal 2015.

Download now available: Taking Your POS to the Cloud: How to get ahead of the industry's must-have technology

Experts discuss how cloud-based POS systems work and if they are worth the investment.

APT: Consumer spending at restaurants up 3 consecutive months

The surge in performance, up 1.6 percent for the month of August, was driven by an industrywide increase in check size, which APT attributed to increased industrywide pricing to cover increasing labor and commodity costs.

Fast food study reveals where Americans spend most money

Taco Bell came out most affordable when compared to Chipotle and Papa John's.

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