Fast Food Franchising

Butterfly to Acquire QDOBA and Form Leading Fast-Casual Restaurant Platform Through Merger with Modern Restaurant Concepts

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Butterfly today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with funds managed by affiliates of Apollo (the “Apollo Funds”) to acquire QDOBA, the second-largest player and franchisor in Mexico’s restaurant industry. fast casual dining in North America, through a merger transaction with Modern Restaurant Concepts (“MRC”), …

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Why are we still obsessed with Marilyn Monroe?

For some, death can be a smart career choice. How smart a move is depends a lot on who you are and how you die. As the 60th anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s death approaches, we can learn a few lessons about art and the implications of the death of a …

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Reynolds leads Sterns trailer to JSBL title in star-studded finale

MANASQUAN – Like many players in the Shore’s preeminent summer league, Shavar Reynolds joined the Jersey Shore Basketball League in 2019 to work on his game between college basketball seasons. After the league helped Reynolds improve for successful seasons at Seton Hall and Monmouth Universities, Reynolds also helped the league …

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Why 1 French chef created personalized take-out boxes

Grégoire Jacquet, the owner of the fine fast-casual Grégoire franchise, explains why he created an octagon-style take-out container. Grégoire Jacquet, the owner of the fine fast-casual franchise, Grégoire, has created and patented an octagon-style take-out container. Provided. August 1, 2022 By Grégoire Jacquet, Grégoire, owner These days, in a post-pandemic …

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New restaurant moving into former KFC building in St. Cloud

ST. CLOUD – After being vacant for a decade, construction is underway inside the old KFC building along Highway 10 east of St. Cloud. Marcos Gomez Properties XVIII, LLC has owned the building since January 2021. Gomez says he rented the property to a South Dakota family who plans to …

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With the launch of the franchise, Mici Italian opens up to new markets after 18 years | Franchise News

Mici Italian has nine stores open in the Southwest United States. The brand also extends to Michigan. For Mici Italian’s first franchisee, Lucas Farnham, brand authenticity is what secured the 30-unit deal he signed last year. “You can’t create authenticity,” said Farnham, who also operates Black Bear Diner and Smashburger …

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Restaurant Brands International – Consensus indicates 15.5% upside potential

International restaurant brands with ticker code (QSR) now have 13 analysts covering the stock. Analyst consensus points to a ‘Hold’ rating. The range between the high target price and the low target price is between 75 and 50, with the middle target price at 61.13. Together with the stock’s previous …

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HUNKS Hauling Junk and Moving® College Now Open in South Denver

By: College HUNKS Carrying Garbage | 1 Shares 99 readings DENVER, CO, July 22, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — College HUNKS Hauling Junk and Moving® expands into Colorado with its new location in Denver. Since its official opening on July 22, 2022, the new Denver South College HUNKS has offered donation drives …

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These Burger Kings have made the Vegan Whopper their usual option

Burger King’s menu is officially plant-based. Or at least it was for a test day, in Austria. The fast-food giant launched a unique campaign called “Meat Optional”, requiring customers to specifically request the meat-based Whopper patties instead of the plant-based variant when ordering. The campaign aimed to reverse the accepted …

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Two Binghamton men charged after police seize loaded gun and drugs

Members of the Special Investigations Unit task force confiscated a handgun and more than six ounces of methamphetamine when they searched a residence in Binghamton. Authorities say two men were arrested in the anti-drug raid on the south side of the city. The suspects are Kenneth Everling, 36, and Jamel …

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Government intrusions pending on franchisors and franchisees | Lewitt Hackman

Assembly Bill 257 and Senate Bill 1247 are currently pending before the California Legislature. Their passage could impinge on the ability of franchisors and franchisees to do business in California. BA 257 On June 28, 2022, the California Senate Judiciary Committee advanced the fast law (AB 257) in the Senate …

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Owensboro’s Pizza Hut beloved drive-thru

Last Friday I was downtown working with my buddy Ron Rhodes from Eyewitness News. He and I co-hosted the grand parade and awards ceremony for the USSSA 3 Up 3 Down Baseball Tournament at Friday After 5 and at the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame and Museum. When it was …

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The restaurant that says it’s chicken filet mignon

How can a restaurant that sells chicken fillets charge themselves so much? To get our answer, we first need to look at Huey Magoo’s story. As Franchising tells us, the company started in 2004 when founders Matt Armstrong and Thad Hudgens met in Mississippi and found they both shared a …

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First Look: New Franchises Coming to New Zealand

A look at The Boiling Crab’s first Australian restaurant in Melbourne. Photo / The Boiling Crab New Zealand is high on the expansion wish list for international brands looking to break into new territories, says a franchising lawyer. A series of international franchises ranging from fast food to beauty treatments …

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Shake Shack announces two new locations in New Jersey

Shake Shack, which already has 13 Garden State locations, plans to add at least two more. Shake Shack through FacebookShake Shack through Facebook The new locations announced this week will be in Edison and Jersey City. The company has announced that the Edison store will be in the Menlo Park …

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Pokemoto expansion adds Tennessee to growing portfolio

Pokemoto, Muscle Maker, Inc. (Nasdaq: GRILL) expanding the Hawaiian restaurant concept into a poke bowl, today announced the signing of a new Pokemoto franchise agreement for the Gallatin, TN market. This new franchise agreement marks Pokemoto’s first entry into the Tennessee market. Gallatin is a major market suburb of Nashville, …

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I Heart Mac & Cheese is moving to Atlanta

I Heart Mac & Cheese, a South Florida-based fast-casual restaurant concept specializing in customizable, made-to-order mac and cheese bowls and grilled cheese sandwiches, announced the opening of its first location in Atlanta. The fast casual concept has signed a new franchise agreement which will be owned and operated by franchisee …

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This restaurant was voted best of the best in New Jersey

Some of New Jersey’s great attractions and institutions are our restaurants. With over 600 diners here in the Garden State, we are the restaurant capital of the world – OK, maybe just in the United States. I don’t know how many guests there are in India or China. The Patch …

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The nation’s only chicken salad franchise continues to expand

Chicken Salad Chick, the nation’s only fast-casual chicken salad restaurant concept, announced the signing of franchise agreements that will bring nearly 20 new restaurants to the state over the next five years. The brand has signed two major deals in the past year in Texas – one for 8 units …

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Shipley Do-Nuts Inks Agreement to Open First Orlando Stores

By: Shipley Do-Nuts | 1 Shares 13 readings New development contract to bring 5 sites to Orange County area June 22, 2022 // Franchising.com // HOUSTON — Shipley Do-Nuts, maker of fresh, everyday gourmet donuts for more than 85 years, will enter the Orlando, Florida market in 2022 after signing …

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Curry Up Now Hires New Director of Food and Flavors to Enrich Authentic Yet Fun Indian Cuisine and Expand Menu Offerings

Abhijit Kamath Experienced Culinologist Abhijit Kamath Joins Fast-Growing Indian Street Food Chain to Improve Flavor Profiles and Longevity of Current Menu Items San Francisco, California (RestaurantNews.com) Curry Up Now, India’s largest and fastest growing fast food concept, today announced the hiring of Abhijit Kamath as the new Director of Culinary …

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Pizza Inn offers homemade al

LINCOLNTON, North Carolina, May 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pizzeria, America’s favorite pizza buffet, has announced the opening of a new location in Lincolnton, North Carolina. Located at 475 N. Generals Blvd., this Pizza Inn is owned and operated by local franchisees, Peter and Sara Solanki. “We jumped at the …

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Why a Family Burger Restaurant is Adding NFTs to the Menu

Menches Bros. CEO John Menches and his niece Dani Kimble, who led the restaurant’s NFT project. / Photo courtesy of Menches Bros. Menches Bros. is a small restaurant with a big claim to food history. The three-unit burger concept in northeast Ohio is owned and operated by descendants of brothers …

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Why Chick-fil-A is one of the most loved brands

You know you have a good business problem on your hands when the demand for your services is so huge that the cities where you operate try to declare it a public nuisance due to traffic delays. This is the case for several cities where Chick-fil-A operates. After all …

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Malta’s first Boost Juice Bars open

Australian multinational smoothie chain Boost Juice Bars has opened its first two stores in Sliema – at Tigné Seafront and Gżira – with a third to follow within a month. Operated by Food Chain Ltd, the brand’s dedication to innovation aims to tap into the growing health consciousness of the …

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Popeyes will offer 59¢ chicken in the HV, but there’s a catch

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is celebrating its 50th anniversary, which means we’ll soon have chicken for the same price the year the restaurant opened. During times of inflation and rising costs, this could be a cheaper dinner option for many in the Hudson Valley. But with all the good news, there’s …

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The Habit Burger Grill Signs Development Agreement in San Bernardino County to Expand Presence in Southern California

By: The Habit Burger Grill | 1 Shares 41 readings Restaurant operator experienced in developing twelve new restaurants in San Bernardino County June 09, 2022 // Franchising.com // SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. — Known for its iconic Charburgers grilled over an open flame and unparalleled fast-casual dining experience, popular Santa Barbara-born …

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Fuzzy’s Taco Shop Announces 4-Store Franchise Agreement

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop announces a 4-store agreement with John Cassity, which will include brand expansion in Utah and growth in Colorado, an existing market. The Texas-based restaurant group is known for its Baja-style dishes with nearly 150 franchised and company-owned establishments in 18 states (with planned openings in Alabama and …

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Restaurant Brands International – Consensus indicates 21.5% upside potential

International restaurant brands found using the ticker (QSR) now have 13 total analysts covering the stock. The consensus rating is “Hold”. The range between the high target price and the low target price is between 75 and 57, with the middle target price at 64.21. Given that the stock’s previous …

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Chicken wing and ranch milkshake go viral; Buffalo is horrified

Buffalo is proud of many things. Our residents, local businesses, our sports (Bills and Sabers), and yes, food. Chicken wings are the number one food that Buffalo is known for. There are so many amazing bars and restaurants serving authentic wings in Western New York. Each Buffalo restaurant serves its …

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America’s Largest Sandwich Chain Is Overhauling Its Franchise System – Eat This Not That

After “refreshing” its entire menu in 2021, Subway is now turning its attention to its franchise system. The sandwich chain is embarking on a “multi-year transformation journey,” which will include updating its roster of franchisees, according to a recent company statement. Specifically, Subway hopes to swap some of its single-unit …

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The best stocks to buy now? 4 restaurant stocks for your list

Check out these restaurant stocks on the stock market today As the stock market attempts to rally, investors may turn to restaurant stocks. As many parts of the world return to normal after the pandemic, many consumers are once again enjoying life’s simple pleasures such as eating out. And after …

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Hard work and a head start paid off for the fi…

Olivia Damon is still in shock. Having worked at the Societi Bistro in Gardens for a few years, the owner Peter Weetman had designated her for this project: to be the first franchisee of the Café Societi. We first reported that story in August 2020; Admittedly, it took a relatively …

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Head-to-head analysis: BT Brands (NASDAQ: BTBD) and Papa John’s International (NASDAQ: PZZA)

BT Brands (NASDAQ:BTBD – Get Rating) and Papa John’s International (NASDAQ:PZZA – Get Rating) are both retail/wholesale companies, but which is the best investment? We’ll compare the two companies based on earnings strength, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, valuation, dividends and profitability. Valuation and benefits This table compares the revenue, …

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Sentinel Capital Partners sells Captain D’s

Experienced QSR investor exits another successful investment NEW YORK, May 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Sentinel Capital Partners, a private equity firm that invests in promising middle-market companies, today announced the sale of holding company Captain D’s, the leading quick-service restaurant brand (QSR ) seafood. Financial terms of the deal were …

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Bills fans are crazy about National Media’s NFL Offensive Rankings

The Buffalo Bills are the favorites to win Super Bowl LVII in Arizona in February. The reasoning behind this is due to the Bills’ previous seasons – one resulting in an AFC Championship appearance and the other an AFC Divisional Round appearance. Quarterback Josh Allen is now considered one of …

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Fatburger ups the ante with new location in Las

Iconic burger chain grows Casino locations with a prime location on the Las Vegas Strip LOS ANGELES, May 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FAT (Fresh. Authentic. Tasty.) Brands Inc., parent company of Fatburger, is pleased to announce that Fatburger has officially opened its doors at the Excalibur Hotel & Casino. …

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Clean Juice appoints Tripp Setliff as COO

Clean Juice®, the first and only national USDA-certified juice bar and quick-service restaurant franchise, today announced the hiring of Tripp Setliff as Chief Operating Officer (COO). In this role, Tripp will oversee all store operational initiatives, including development, supply chain, training and field support to increase average unit sales volumes …

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Pizza Hut sues franchisees for $400,000 for ‘abandoning’ store, couple say they were misled

An Adelaide couple sued for $400,000 by Pizza Hut have said they were considering suicide after being financially ruined by the fast food giant. Adelaide couple sued for $400,000 by fast-food giant Pizza Hut claim they have been financially ruined and are considering suicide after being tricked into buying a …

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RizePoint Software Powers New Focus Brands International Remote Audits, Enabling Quality Assurance and Global Consistency

SALT LAKE CITY , May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — RizePoint, a technology leader in food safety, quality management and compliance, is working with Focus Brands International, a division of Focus Brands LLC (“Focus Brands”), a developer leader of iconic global foodservice brands, on a new collaborative remote audit program for …

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Shaq’s Big Chicken set to open 3 locations in the area including West Chester

“There are a lot of places I would like to go, depending on rents, etc.,” he told this outlet. “These (three) are just very successful areas. We could (also) go to Wilmington Pike. “I would also like to go to Huber Heights.” Christensen said O’Neal secured executive chefs from his …

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New Jersey’s Most Comforting Small Town Restaurant

New Jersey’s most comforting “small town” restaurant, sounds inviting, doesn’t it? There’s a charm when it comes to our small towns, whether it’s a local general store, bed and breakfast or restaurant. There’s a feeling of “cute” when it comes to all things comforting. So let’s take a look at …

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Top Restaurant Leaders Talk Data Control and Loyalty Strategies | 2022 Restaurant Franchise and Innovation Summit

Regaining control of data is paramount for foodservice brands after two years of collecting data in the hands of third-party delivery partners. May 2, 2022 | by Judy Mottl — Editor-in-Chief, RetailCustomerExperience.com & FoodTruckOperator.com Most restaurant brands, from QSRs to fast casuals to pizzerias, will admit one clear truth: third-party …

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Grab is a powerful contributor to the subway transport crisis

BACK in 2018, ride-sharing company Grab picked up all of Uber’s assets in Southeast Asia, including the Philippines. While the Philippine Competition Commission and the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) at the time reviewed the deal’s “review” moves, Grab was able to establish what amounted to a sanctioned …

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Big Chicken signs eight-unit deal in Las Vegas

Big Chicken brand big in Las Vegas. Big Chicken, the fast-casual chicken concept founded by Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal, today announced that it has signed a franchise agreement with accomplished restaurateur Vincent Alba (Vinnie) to open eight new Big Chicken locations. Chicken within the city limits of Vegas and …

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Should investors avoid Domino shares next week?

Dominos Pizza (NYSE:DPZ) shareholders have had a brutal 2022 so far, with shares down more than 25% since early January. The fast-food giant saw impressive growth during the early stages of the pandemic, but that pace of expansion has slowed. The revenue picture is also muddled by soaring costs on …

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HOT CHIKN KITCHN ANNOUNCES 3-YEAR PLAN TO DEVELOP 200 LOCATIONS FOCUSED ON MULTI-UNIT OPERATORS

SARASOTA, Florida., April 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Hot Chicken Cooking, the fast-casual restaurant brand that serves Nashville-style dishes enhanced with their premium sauces, recently announced plans for a target rollout of 200 locations. The fast-casual restaurant concept began paving the way for new restaurants in 2021 and is launching aggressive …

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Unbound will feature a Pulitzer Prize-winning author’s ‘portrait of race and capitalism’

At this year’s Unbound Book Festival, authors including Marcia Chatelain, winner of the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for History, unveil ideas about working in the United States. Vox Magazine is Columbia’s connection to what’s happening in our city, providing insight into the news and culture people are talking about. Chatelain’s book …

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Huey Magoo is now open in Pearl, Mississippi

America’s Tastiest and Fastest Growing Chicken Tender Brand Celebrates the Grand Opening of its Second Restaurant in Mississippi Orlando, Florida (RestaurantNews.com) Huey Magoo’s — the “Filet Mignon Of Chicken™” — is celebrating its new franchise store with the grand opening today of its second Mississippi restaurant in Pearl, President and …

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Hot Chikn Kitchn Takes Flight, Taps Dave Wood to Lead Rapid Growth Plans

SARASOTA, FL, April 11, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — Hot Chikn Kitchn, the fast-casual restaurant brand that serves up Nashville-style dishes enhanced with their premium sauces, is ready to spread its wings and explore new markets. The company announced that it currently has four new locations under development and has hired catering …

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Chicken Salad Chick raises over $420,000 on behalf of its foundation through the brand’s annual donation card program

By: Chicken Salad Chicken | 0 shares 37 readings Strengthens Charitable Foundation with New Board Members Fast Food Concept Expands Partnership with CURE Childhood Cancer and Supports Local Food Banks at Chick Markets April 08, 2022 // Franchising.com // ATLANTA – Chicken Salad Chick, the nation’s only fast-casual chicken salad …

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Which fast food chain is Gen Z’s favorite?

Chick-fil-A has once again been named teen’s favorite fast food chain according to Piper Sandler’s annual report. The ‘Taking Stock with Teens’ survey ranked the Atlanta-based fast-food chain as a Gen Z favorite. The chicken chain was once again listed as the top choice for teens with a 16% “share …

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Modern Market Eatery Announces First Location Since 2020, Rolls Out Improved Restaurant Design

Quick casual concept to open new location in Greater Denver DENVER, April 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Modern market restaurantthe healthy casual fast food brand and franchisor known for its home-cooked, nutritious and convenient dining options, has announced the development of a new restaurant in the east denver. The restaurant will …

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TROPICAL SMOOTHIE CAFE® NAMED 2022 FRANDATA TOPSCORE FUND AWARD WINNER

National fast-food brand lands second straight win as ‘Most Lender-Friendly Restaurant Franchise’ LA VEGAS, March 31, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — For the second consecutive year, Tropical Smoothie Coffee won the FRANdata TopScore FUND Award in the food category. The 2022 award was announced today at the Multi-Unit Franchising Conference in Las …

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Koibito Poké will open two locations in Saint-Louis this summer

Fast-Growing Franchise Brings Fresh Poké To Missouri ST. LOUIS, March 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Koibito Pokstar, the first healthy and casual concept, known for its award-winning Hawaiian build-your-own poke bowls, announces the opening of two new locations in St. Louis, Missouri this summer. The new locations will be located at …

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Opening of the new Chicken Salad Chick restaurant in Bradenton

Bradenton Chicken Salad Chick, a fast-casual chicken salad restaurant concept, announced this week the official opening on April 5 of a new restaurant in Bradenton. Chicken Salad Chick will celebrate its opening at 5434 Lockwood Ridge Road in the Lockwood Commons Mall by offering free chicken salad for a year …

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Sonic and Qdoba franchisees open 13 Fajita Pete’s

Fajita Pete’s, a fajita delivery concept, is adding 13 locations in Texas, thanks to agreements with Keith Fontana and Michael Humphrey, franchisees of Sonic and Qdoba, and Vishal Gajjar and Abhishek Doctor, who operate a Marco’s Pizza. “Fajita Pete appealed to me because he was born in Texas and offers …

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Famous New Jersey drive-in theater sets opening date for 2022

How exciting, it’s time for New Jersey’s favorite Drive-In to open for another big season. This drive-in is always fun with new movies hitting the “big” screen almost every weekend. When is the Delsea Drive-In Theater opening date for the 2022 season? It opens this weekend Friday March 25, 2022 …

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Industry Vet Sarah Beddoe Joins MOOYAH as VP of Marketing

MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes, a 90-unit burger franchise, has a new vice president of marketing. Sarah Beddoe, a leading brand builder with over a decade of exceptional marketing experience in the segment, has joined MOOYAH to help take the fast-growing franchise’s marketing efforts to the next level. Beddoe has …

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Jeepney driver forced into second job, set for third

FILE PHOTO: Utility jeepneys ply the road. Photo by Joanna Rose Aglibot MANILA, Philippines — Since he started working as a driver in 2004, Salvador Bernardo always starts his day around 5:30 a.m., transporting passengers in his jeepney between Projects 2 and 3 in Quezon City and Quiapo and Taft …

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Food brands flock to Melbourne Franchise Show 2022

A bumper crop of food brands keen to showcase their franchise models will be lining up to attract visitors to the Melbourne Franchising & Business Opportunities Expo in April. Think Chicken Treat, Oporto and Red Rooster from the group of appetizing brands, Ogalo also offering a fast food model. Think …

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Dozens of companies are still in Russia. It is increasingly difficult for them to leave.

The story continues under the ad The business dilemma is testing the mettle of some of the world’s most powerful brands, and the long-standing business credo that countries that trade together don’t go to war. “I would say to any business leader, you have to do what you think is …

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More than 300 companies are cutting operations in Russia, but some choose to stay-World News, Firstpost

In this age of hyper-sensitivity that some customers and even employees have about the positions companies take on social and moral issues, those who still do business with – or in – Russia are putting their reputations on the line. A dwindling number of well-known companies are still doing business …

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Good Times, Denver’s local fast food chain, deserves the love for its burgers and green cheese fries

Where do you start when none of your words are good enough for Good Times? When there’s bambino burgers and frozen custard and wild fries on the line? When you dive into your little cardboard box of green chili cheese fries and get one that’s all covered in cheese and …

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Barberitos celebrates Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day with its female leadership

By: Barberitos | 0 shares 41 readings Fast food chain managed and led by many women in all its establishments March 07, 2022 // Franchising.com // ATHENS, Ga. — To mark Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, Barberitos, a fast-casual burrito restaurant with more than 50 locations across the …

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What NJ Politicians Don’t Understand About ‘Single-Use’ Plastic Bags

First, how dare the Legislative Assembly co-opt “May the Fourth be with you” from “Star Wars” fans. This is the date their virtue signal to save the planet goes into effect in New Jersey with the banning of plastic bags at nearly every level of retail. Of course, it’s more …

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Are Lukoil gas stations owned by Russians?

During Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in early 2022, American social media users enthusiastically shared posts calling for a boycott of Lukoil gas stations on the East Coast, on the grounds that they were owned by Russians. Like a very widely shared tweet abstract: “#Boycott Russia. Lukoil gas belongs to Russia. …

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Mooyah signs 15-unit contract for Florida

Marc Verderame has signed Mooyah Burgers, Fries & Shakes’ biggest development deal to date. The New York native, the restaurant industry veteran will open 15 locations in Palm Beach County over the next 10 years. The first will open at 5030 Champion Blvd., in Boca Raton. As the son of …

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Things to do: Upcoming food events this week in Houston

Here’s a look at this week’s hottest culinary events: Tuesday, March 1 Mardi Gras Guests can celebrate the glitz and gluttony of the New Orleans-style carnival with Brennan from Houston, 3300 Smith. The Creole house will offer a three-course menu ($74 per person) as well as performances by the Vincent …

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Rush Bowls will open its first location in Louisiana

By: Bulrush Bowls | 1 Shares 93 readings Rush Bowls Brings All-Natural, Healthy Mixed Fruit Bowls to New Orleans February 24, 2022 // Franchising.com // NEW ORLEANS, La. – Rush Bowls – a Colorado-based fast-casual concept known for its fresh, healthy meals in a bowl – is thrilled to announce …

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The Tutor Doctor franchisee left his career at McDonald’s to offer courses in Southampton

A BUSINESSMAN has traded his corporate career at McDonald’s for a new venture tutoring young people. Adie Twining, from Southampton, spent 28 years working for the fast food giant, becoming franchise manager, before stepping down during the pandemic. He took over the local franchise of Tutor Doctor, which provides in-person …

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A warning to franchisors? FTC Reporting Tool Adds Franchise-Specific Complaint Section – Corporate/Commercial Law

Greensfelder, Hemker and Gale United States: A warning to franchisors? FTC Reporting Tool Adds Franchise-Specific Complaint Section February 21, 2022 Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale To print this article, all you need to do is be registered or log in to Mondaq.com. Franchisors beware: …

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Pancheros Mexican Grill opens its brand new location in New Jersey

Popular fast-casual Mexican restaurant chain Pancheros Mexican Grill has opened its 11th location in New Jersey, this one in Cherry Hill. Pancheros is well known for their fresh tortillas, “each one is made and pressed fresh on the premises. No two are the same. Like snowflakes, only prettier, tastier and …

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Two Erie County towns ready to fix potholes

There are less than two weeks left in February and spring will be here before you know it. When spring arrives in Western New York, there are a few things you think about: cleaning up, melting snow, the return of outdoor activities and, yes, fixing potholes. It’s become a running …

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Mici Handcrafted Italian has big plans for 2022 | Pizza operations

Mici Handcrafted Italian has seven units in the Denver area. The company is poised for growth and plans to double in size in 2022. Mici Italian turns 18 this year, and the family-friendly, fast-casual concept is growing. Based on old world recipes developed by their father, Jeff, Michael and Kim …

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This bakery chain is growing fast in the US – Eat This Not That

A South Korean bakery chain, known for its French-inspired confections and pastries, is taking America by storm. Thanks to its ambitious expansion plans, you may soon see its flagship items like donuts and ornately decorated cakes in your neighborhood. Although still a rookie in the United States, Paris Baguette, which …

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Order real food at McDonald’s Metaverse Restaurant

Do it your way in the metaverse. The fast food giant McDonald’s has filed 10 trademark applications that will place McDonald’s restaurants in the metaverse. Not only will you be able to visit a digital version of the Golden Arches, but you will also be able to order popular items …

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Calabasas-based Burgerim allegedly cheated franchisees and pocketed millions – Whittier Daily News

The Calabasas Burgerim fast food chain and its owner allegedly pocketed tens of millions of dollars from more than 1,500 people tricked into buying franchises with false promises that were mostly doomed to failure, it said on Tuesday. the Federal Trade Commission. The FTC alleges in a federal lawsuit that …

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Huey Magoo Chicken Tenders Will More Than Double In Size In 2022

America’s largest brand of tasty chicken fillets will see monumental growth with 50 restaurants opening by the end of the year Additionally, Huey Magoo’s Announces New Partnerships with Boyd Gaming to Open First Restaurant in Las Vegas and New Franchises Coming to Florida and Georgia Orlando, Florida (RestaurantNews.com) Huey Magoo’s …

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RUTH SUNDERLAND: Why I fear Wolseley restaurant will become a bland global chain

Everything about The Wolseley restaurant, from the ornate black and gold wrought-iron displays above the windows to its imposing facade on London’s Piccadilly, exudes grandeur and spectacle. From the moment a restaurant steps through the heavy brass gate, often greeted by door-to-door Helen Scott, immaculate in her black coat and …

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bushi by JINYA serves bolder Japanese flavors in LA

The fast and casual Japanese ramen and hand roll restaurant is now open in the Westwood center of Kitchen United MIX inside Ralphs Los Angeles, CA (RestaurantNews.com) More of the Los Angeles community can explore the flavors of authentic Japanese cuisine now that bushi by JINYA is open in Westwood! …

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Taco Bell® Business School is the hottest new thing in education

Posted 22 minutes ago Proposed by Yum! Brands IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 2, 2022 /CSRwire/ — Taco Bell asked the question: Shouldn’t the leaders of the Taco Bell system reflect the people who eat and work there? In an effort to remove potential roadblocks and further diversify its franchise system, Taco …

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Twin Peaks expands lodge mantality across Mexico

The ultimate sports lodge opened its third location in Mexico on January 30 Los Angeles, CA (RestaurantNews.com) FAT (Fresh. Authentic. Tasty.) Brands Inc.parent company of Twin Peaks Restaurant and 16 other restaurant concepts, brought the Lodge Mantality to more sports enthusiasts in the Mexico City area! Located at Calz Acoxpa …

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How Mici’s Automated Pizza Press Accelerates Brand Expansion

After Denver-based Mici Handcrafted Italian sold its first franchise deal in November with plans to open 30 more stores over the next 7-8 years, the fast-casual pizza and pasta chain has begun to grow. look to the future of expansion through franchising. One of Mici CEO Elliot Schiffer’s biggest concerns …

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Crypto Community fritesDAO seeks to acquire fast food restaurants

CHEYENNE, WY /ACCESSWIRE/January 28, 2022/ FriesDAOa decentralized autonomous organization is testing whether an open community can successfully run a real-world fast food business. With the intention of connecting real-world assets to DeFi and on-chain platforms, friesDAO is the result of like-minded individuals who believe that traditional businesses can adapt to …

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National Fig Day Newton – Big Joe wants it to be a holiday

Last Saturday, January 16, was National Fig Newton Day. It’s a national holiday. I love Fig Newtons, but just to be politically correct, Nabisco, the company that makes these beautiful masterpieces, dropped the word Fig from Fig Newtons in 2012, more on that later. I remember my mother introducing me …

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The real reason Taco Bell just launched its own business school

Taco Bell Business School is a six-week (read: intense) business boot camp focused on teaching restaurant managers and executives everything they need to know about owning a franchise, according to a press release. . Owning a franchise is one way to become an entrepreneur as well as create a successful …

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A solution to health, safety and labor issues in fast food

In summary The FAST Recovery Act would create a structure to improve compliance with the law in the fast food industry. By Catherine L. Fisk, special for CalMatters Catherine L. Fisk is a professor of labor and employment law at UC Berkeley School of Law. As 2022 and a third …

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Warm Up With Craig Allen’s Favorite Chili (Recipe)

Is it cold enough for you, New Jersey? Earlier this week, Bill Spadea was talking about hearty, hot soup (watch it here) To this, I offer you my favorite chili recipe. You will like it. Bill will like it. It’s warm and “fleshy”. Besides, how can you go wrong with …

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Honoring the best in franchise recruiting

This year’s annual STAR Award winners and finalists represent the best practices of 2021 in franchise recruitment, as well as the resilience and strength of the franchise model. Tested not only by Franchise Update’s mystery shoppers, but also by the continued stress of the Covid-19 pandemic, these franchise brands show …

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This is what forced KFC to start the franchise

Fate wanted Colonel Sanders to meet a man named Pete Harman in 1952. Harman owned a burger joint in Salt Lake City, Utah, according to Company Histories. That same year, Harman would open the first Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant, according to Mental Floss. It was a pivotal moment for the …

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Six Greek Australians appear in top 100 young Australian entrepreneurs (under 40) – Greek City Times

Businessnewsaustralia.com’s Top 100 Young Entrepreneurs has been released in Australia for 2021. Six Australians of Greek descent did just that, making it to the list of the top 100 young entrepreneurs for 2021. Those listed have generated over $ 5.9 billion in revenue 18. Chris Anastasi and Nathaniel Anthony (Muscle …

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Jeremiah’s Italian ice cream continues to dominate the QSR dessert space throughout 2021

The growing Italian Ice franchise remains a frozen force with 28 new store openings in the past year Orlando, Florida (RestaurantNews.com) Jeremie’s Italian ice cream – the hottest brand in the frozen dessert category – continues its unprecedented growth as we approach 2021. The brand celebrates the opening of 28 …

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CDC Removes Isolation Restrictions For Those Who Get COVID; Shorter quarantine for all

U.S. health officials are lowering isolation restrictions for Americans who test positive for the coronavirus and shortening the quarantine timeframe for close contacts. People with the virus can leave isolation after five days, up from 10 days previously. People exposed to the virus can also leave quarantine after five days. …

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This Bankrupt Pizza Chain Has Made A Major Comeback This Year – Eat This, Not That

While some restaurant businesses have made it through the uncertain seas of the pandemic era particularly well – fast food chains with robust take-out and delivery restaurants have even flourished as the pandemic has spread. – most restaurant-restaurants have seen their income decimated. For the beloved west coast staple California …

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UPDATE! UPDATE! More construction is underway in Toms River, NJ

We now know all about the Mr. Restaurant expansion on Rt. 37 in Toms River. We now have some answers to my questions from the other days about the expansion, is Mr. Restaurant / Bandwagon open during the expansion? “Thank you” for so many responses about this delicious restaurant that …

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Jogger finds 3 drawn swastikas outside the synagogue in West Orange, NJ

WESTERN ORANGE – A trio of Nazi swastikas drawn outside a synagogue have been denounced by local residents and lawmakers as an “heinous and despicable” act. Before 2 p.m. on Saturday, a jogger found the symbols drawn on the sidewalk of B’nai Shalom Temple on Pleasant Valley Way, township officials …

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All states of Massachusetts now have body cameras after scandal

You may have heard the rumors. Well the rumors are true. Massachusetts State Police announced Thursday that all 2,200 staff members have now been assigned body cameras. Massachusetts State Police said the implementation of the police department’s body camera program has been completed. As of December 16, all sworn-in members …

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Starbucks in Newtown closes for a few weeks

I have noticed that many coffee lovers have a routine when it comes to brewing or buying their coffee in a store. It has to come from a certain place, with that perfect amount of milk and sugar and a bunch of other things that all have to be the …

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Fazoli two-year sales comparisons reach 26.7% in November

The country’s largest Italian fast food brand saw sales of family meals increase by more than 35% at company locations last month Lexington, Kentucky (RestaurantNews.com) By innovating its card and relying on its leading value proposition, by Fazoli continues to stand out as a leading brand with another month of …

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Pre-contractual information obligation of the franchisor – Commentary

introductionFactsDecisionComment introduction Under German law, each party to a contract is generally obliged to inform himself of the general market conditions and the risks arising therefrom before entering into the contract. As an economically independent entrepreneur, the franchisee has to assume his own economic risks in concluding contracts, just like …

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Where halal meets the fast food franchise

Chadi Sreis and his B12 Burger franchise make an impact in the Montreal food industry Danial Farshchi and his friends walk into a small burger shop in Laval. Inside, they are adorned with a room with a few tables and a counter for ordering food. From the back, they can …

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Rakoff alongside Russian franchisee in the Subway price row

By Joyce Hanson (December 8, 2021, 8:27 p.m. EST) – Sandwich chain Subway can’t shut down hundreds of Russian stores because the fast food company and a franchisee failed to come to a mutual final deal on a arbitral award, Manhattan federal judge Jed Rakoff found Wednesday in an order …

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New Jersey cyclist killed by van, prosecutor says

CHESTERFIELD – A 62-year-old Stratford woman is the second person to be killed recently along the same stretch of road on Sykesville Road. Julie Galezniak was cycling on Dec. 4 when she was struck and killed by a pickup truck, according to the Burlington County District Attorney’s Office. The woman …

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Fried Chicken, the Colonel and the Nashville Businessman | New

Bill Carey You may not have heard of the late Nashville businessman Jack Massey. But without Massey, you probably wouldn’t have heard of Kentucky Fried Chicken. Born in Georgia in 1904, Massey moved to Nashville on the eve of the Great Depression to become a pharmacist. He eventually opened his …

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