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Blaze Pizza signs new franchise agreement to propel expansion across Tennessee

– Fast-Casual Pizza Concept’s Impressive Year Results in Continued Growth with Experienced Multi-Unit Operators – LOS ANGELES, March 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Pizza Blazethe nation’s first franchised fast-casual pizza concept,…

Georgia Zaxby franchise fined for violating child labor laws

The Lilburn and Grayson franchises allegedly put 15-year-old employees at risk and allowed them to work longer hours than the law allows for underage employees. GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. — Two…

Riding the Success of the Jon Smith Subs Franchise to Start a Restaurant in West Palm Beach, FL

Jon Smith Subs Franchise operates a flexible franchise system well suited to industry standards. Their target markets are high-visibility areas with traffic to support grilled takeout. Entrepreneurs who have partnered…

Amid Sales Growth, Mountain Mike’s Eyes National Push | Franchise News

The venerable Mountain Mike’s pizza chain is rolling east. Two years ago, the company had only two restaurants outside of California, said Jim Metevier, the company’s president and chief operating…

How the Massachusetts Restaurant Industry Supports Ukraine

Restaurants and food businesses around the world mobilise themselves in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, whether by raising funds to feed refugees or providing other forms of support in…

Franchisors use technology to fuel franchise expansion

Franchises are increasingly relying on technology to automate operations and drive business success for their restaurants. For franchisors looking to grow, technology represents a unique opportunity to attract franchisees and…

Nearly 6 billion euros in corona support for the catering sector

From March 2020 to September 2021, companies were reimbursed nearly 23.6 billion euros in wage costs under the Temporary Emergency Measure Gateway for Employment (NOW). In addition, just under €7.4…

Owner of new Queen Anne facility hopes to give neighborhood residents the ‘bar they deserve’

Brian Claudio Smith is the force behind Queen Anne’s brand new restaurant, Bar Miriam. He owns/operates Baker’s in Sunset Hill and is expanding into Queen Anne with the goal of…

The restaurant industry is advocating for permanent alcohol on the go

NEW YORK — Members of the restaurant industry issued a statewide call on Wednesday for lawmakers to add take-out alcohol to the state budget. Take-out alcohol was permitted during New…

The Arms Race for Restaurant Loyalty Heats Up | Franchise News

Loyalty is a priority for the restaurant industry as operators look to build a better mousetrap and keep customers coming back again and again, but as everyone benefits from a…

Chicago restaurant owners want $48 billion bailout to save restaurant industry

Chicago restaurant owners want $48 billion bailout before Valetine weekend Chicago restaurant owners are asking the federal government for more money to help them weather the Covid-19 pandemic. FOX 32’s…

Industry body AHAR wants restaurant hours reinstated in Maharashtra

Following the previous representation made to the government of Maharashtra on reinstating pre-covid hours for restaurants and bars, the Indian Hotel and Restaurant Association (AHAR), an industry body, has made…

Popular restaurant in New Jersey to provide franchise opportunities

Turning Point, the popular breakfast, brunch and lunch restaurant chain, plans to expand by franchising its concept. Turning Point started in Little Silver and became 21 slots throughout New Jersey,…

GreatAmerica acquires franchise finance company IRH Capital

by Joe Panettieri • Jan 26, 2022 Great America Financial Services, which works closely with MSPs and channel partners, has acquired IRH Capital LLC, a franchise financing provider. Financial terms…

Smoothie King taps restaurant franchise veteran for key leadership role

Shawn Caric Shawn Caric Joins World’s Largest Smoothie Brand to Drive Growth and Recruitment of Franchisees Dallas, Texas (RestaurantNews.com) The king of smoothies, the world’s leading smoothie franchise, today announced…

“Closure wave” for restaurants in March: industry

Wong Ka-wo said around 500 restaurants could close in March if strict social distancing measures are maintained throughout February. An estimated 500 restaurants could close in March if strict social…

Slim Chickens Expands Franchise Footprint in Wisconsin with Signing of Multi-Unit Agreement

Through: thin chickens | 1 Shares 356 readings signs an agreement with experienced restorers in Wisconsin January 20, 2022 // Franchising.com // MADISON, Wis. – Slim Chickens announced today that…

We Sell Restaurants adds a new franchise territory to Fort. Value

Leading Restaurant Brokerage Expands to Metroplex Palm Coast, Florida (RestaurantNews.com) We sell restaurants, the nation’s only commercial brokerage franchise specializing in restaurants, announced its new territory in Fort. Worth, TX.…

Legarda fights for P30-B restaurant industry ‘bailout fund’ – Manila Bulletin

Vice President and Antiques Representative Loren Legarda has asked for a 30 billion peso “bridge fund” to be granted for a recovery plan aimed at reviving the country’s restaurant industry…

Omicron’s impact on restaurant industry shows urgent need for restaurant relief grants

Although it’s a new year, it’s the same story of struggle for hard-hit independent restaurants and bars in the United States. The restaurant industry remains in dire straits as the…

CWB Franchise Finance partners with Prime Capital Investments

MISSISSAUGA, ON, January 5, 2022 / CNW / – CWB Franchise Finance, a partner company of the CWB Financial Group, is proud to announce a partnership with Prime Capital Investments…

Editorial – Culinary Life: New Watertown Restaurants Show Climate Supports Industry | Editorials

Since its inception almost two years ago, the new coronavirus pandemic has hit the restaurant industry particularly hard. Social distancing requirements forced many restaurants to close or limit their customer…

Angelini’s Ristorante Italiano in Keokuk becomes a must-visit dining establishment

The Philly Cheese Steak at Angelini’s Ristorante Italiano in Keokuk. Like the fine wine it now serves, Angelini’s Ristorante Italiano has evolved and aged into the fine dining establishment that…

What we do (Franchise) (Winter 2021/2022) – Company law / commercial law

Canada: What we do (Franchise) (Winter 2021/2022) To print this article, simply register or connect to Mondaq.com. RECENT Noah Leszcz spoke at the CFA Virtual Franchise Canada Expo, held virtually…

Carolina food experts reflect on direction the restaurant industry should take

In agreement with The tradition of eaters, our close of the year is a survey of friends, industry guys and bloggers. To start in the Carolinas, Eater asked the group…

The Cannabis Labor Market: A Growing Industry

the cannabis industry is growing at a time when other industries are suffering. The pandemic has seen many businesses shut down as stay-at-home orders have prevented people from visiting their…

Fuzzy’s Appoints Franchise Veteran as COO

Fuzzy’s Taco Shop has named a franchise veteran Scott Shotter as chief operating officer. The Texas-based restaurant group is known for its Baja-style food with nearly 150 franchise and business-owned…

Industry worries as government recognizes crab sensitivity

Posted: 6:30 am December 27, 2021 Cromer Crab is a Norfolk staple – but does it have feelings? According to a report from the London School of Economics (LSE), there…

BC restaurant spokesperson relieved industry left untouched over public health orders

(Photo credit Danika Sea / BC Restaurant and Food Services Association) Six people at the table and the return of plexiglass barriers are the only restrictions facing the restaurant industry…

These franchise companies see rebound from foreclosure in South Africa: FNB

Slow economic growth over the past two years coupled with Covid-19 in early 2020 and recent unrest in parts of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal have posed challenges for the franchise industry.…

Summary of food industry news for the week of December 13

NEW YORK – For nearly two years, the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on nearly every industry around the world has made headlines. The Hunter Food News 2021 study confirms…

Why Noodles & Co. joined the Black Franchise Ownership program | Franchise News

Noodles & Company, a quick and casual pasta concept with approximately 450 locations, has signed with Saladworks parent company WOWorks to join Pathways to Black Franchise Ownership, a program designed…

‘Bachelor’ franchise couple Ashley and Jared open local cafe inspired by the show

December 17, 2021 6:02 PM PROVIDENCE, RI (WLNE) – “Bachelor” franchise stars Jared Haibon and Ashley Iaconetti are opening Audrey’s Coffee House & Lounge at South County Commons in South…

Restaurant Satisfaction Declines in 2021, New Report Reveals | Franchise News

A new report shows that customer satisfaction was hit a bit at just about every type of restaurant in 2021. The report, an analysis of reviews in the franchise space,…

Rustika Café and Bakery Closes Franchise Deal to Bring Katy Scratch Favorites

Popular family cafe and pastry shop to open their first Katy store in May 2022 Katy, Texas (RestaurantNews.com) Rustika Cafe and Bakery brings Katy her delicious, proven recipes, made with…

Franchise systems that multiply

Fitness franchises have been able to adapt to the height of the pandemic and switch to an “online” offer of virtual courses. By Daren Chalupiak Deciding to open a business…

Tips for dealing with the labor shortage

Those hardest hit by the pandemic are those working minimum wage or hourly wages. By Lori Karpman As the economy begins to rebound from the pandemic, the challenge is to…

The restaurant industry just had its best month in a decade

The restaurant industry saw its best sales growth in more than a decade last month, according to analytics company Black box intelligence. Black Box found that restaurant sales in November…

California Pizza Kitchen unveils franchise program in the United States

California Pizza Kitchen was launched in Beverly Hills, California, United States. Credit: Mike Mozart / Flickr. Casual restaurant chain California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) has launched its first domestic franchise program…

Amid worker shortage, experts say Texas restaurant industry is on the verge of a comeback – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The day before Thanksgiving, Kamilah Brown and her classmates at Dallas College Culinary Center served their first in-person breakfast since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Brown…

California Pizza Kitchen Announces Strategic Plan for Significant National Franchise Growth in 2022 | Business

COSTA MESA, Calif .– (BUSINESS WIRE) – December 8, 2021– California Pizza Kitchen (CPK), the creator of California-style pizza, today announced the launch of its first-ever domestic franchise program. The…

Zunzi’s + Zunzibar announce franchise program

South African-inspired take-out shop and beach-themed bar set to become ‘FRANCHISE WITH A PURPOSE’ Savannah, Georgia (RestaurantNews.com) Zunzi, the popular 16-year-old quick and casual takeout store known for its award-winning…

Chef Eric Ripert on the recovery of the restaurant industry: “The challenge is inflation” | Yahoo News – Oakland News Now

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2r2iXDwzSiI Oakland News Now – Chef Eric Ripert on the resumption of catering: “The challenge is inflation” – video made by the YouTube channel with the logo in the upper…

Blaze Pizza Accelerates Growth in Miami with Signing of New Franchise Agreement

LOS ANGELES, December 1, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Flambé pizza, the nation’s premier fast and casual franchise pizza concept, today announced the signing of a new franchise development agreement…

Subway Franchisees Bring Shaquille O’Neal’s Big Chicken to Seattle | Franchise News

From left to right, Shaquille O’Neal, NBA Hall of Fame member and founder of Big Chicken, with new franchisees Lorri and David Jones, who will open three Big Chickens in…

“For too long, even in the restaurant industry, bread has been an afterthought” – the real baker Eoin Cluskey

“It’s not just about what you do, it’s about how you do it.” I’m in Bread 41, Eoin Cluskey’s flagship organic bakery – and now the restaurant – on Pearse…

Formulate specific policy for mobile courts, provide restaurant industry status: BROA

The leaders of the Bangladesh Restaurant Owners Association (BROA) have requested industry status for the catering sector as well as the formulation of a specific policy operating mobile courts in…

How Top Restaurant CFOs Manage Supply Chain, Labor, Inflation, and More | Franchise News

Regardless of the size of your franchise, customers won’t be as willing to take prices from chains or companies as they are from independent stores, said Kate Jaspon, CFO of…

A look at Colorado Springs’ restaurant industry on the road to recovery

COLORADO SPRINGS – From temporary shutdowns to inflation and labor shortages, the restaurant industry has been hit hard. Many Colorado Springs restaurants are still struggling with these issues as other…

Focus Brands CEO Jim Holthouser Has One Big Goal: Unification | Franchise News

Between acquisitions, the continued effects of COVID-19, and rethinking how the growing number of concepts work together, Focus Brands CEO Jim Holthouser has a lot on his mind. Its main…

Huddle House Franchise Scheduled For Decatur | Food and cooking

DECATUR – Project to open a Group house franchise to Decatur are progressing. The restaurant, with the tagline “Any Meal, Any Time,” is said to be Illinois’ 10th location. Decatur…

The big resignation hits the restaurant industry hard

FLORENCE, Alabama (WAFF) – You see the signs, “Hire Now,” but the reality is that businesses everywhere just can’t find the people. “Extremely difficult,” said Marlene Patrick, owner of Vertillo’s…

New Juice Bar Franchise Opens First New Jersey Location

Pure Green, a cold-pressed smoothie and juice bar, opened its first store in New Jersey as it expands in the United States. The new location is in the Mercer Mall…

The most discussed articles of the blog

Remember the time a local salon owner was kicked out of a restaurant in Latham on its opening night because the co-owner didn’t want to offend their owner, who owned…

Island’s restaurant industry says COVID-19 rules are unfair

Shutterstock MANITOULIN – Like others in similar situations, several Manitoulin Island restaurant operators are furious that capacity limits remain in place for the hospitality industry while large sports venues and…

Help Wanted From Many Restaurants – What Will Be The New Normal For The Industry?

Eating out has become a milestone for many people whose lives have been restricted by COVID lockdowns. While patrons craved a sit-down meal at their favorite restaurant, restaurateurs cheered whenever…

Skyline Alumni Catch Waves With Food Industry Success – The Skyline View

Robby Bancroft was intrigued when his cell phone started ringing. The caller ID on Robby Bancroft’s cell phone flashed fiercely, revealing his father’s urgent request. Without hesitation, Bancroft gave it…

How to choose the best franchise for your portfolio in 2022

While restaurants have recently seen their fair share of challenges, the industry is rebounding and franchised restaurants have proven to be one of the most resilient segments. The International Franchise…

Restaurant industry fury over NSW reservation cap limiting them to 20 diners

The restaurant industry is furious at only serving 20 diners at the table when Sydney’s closures end on Monday. With more than 70% of New South Wales residents aged 16…

The cornerstone of the restaurant industry awards ceremony will take place on October 18

The Delaware Restaurant Association will be hosting the 19th Annual Restaurant Industry Awards from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday, October 18, at the Lighthouse Cove Event Center in…

Foodservice industry sales fell 13%

Sales of the nation’s restaurant industry this year could fall 13% to $ 7.436 billion, the lowest in 7 years, as consumers continue to hesitate to eat out due to…

Modern Market Eatery Fuels Franchise Launch and Restaurant Platform Growth | Sponsored content

* This sponsored content has been provided by Modern Market Eatery For over a decade, based in Colorado Modern market restaurant has made a name for itself in the restaurant…

Tough Fall screened for the restaurant industry

SALISBURY, MD- A tough fall season is forecast for the restaurant industry as cold weather combines with a labor shortage to drive down sales and hurt the restaurant industry. This…

Thai Concept Rooster & Rice Launches New Franchise Model

Rooster & Rice, the 10-branch Thai restaurant chain that exploded into the Bay Area dining scene in 2015, has announced the launch of its new franchise model and nationwide expansion…

“It’s gonna be a long recovery”: Louisiana seafood industry suffers post-Ida

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (BRPROUD) – If you have a craving for seafood, it might cost you more than usual or you might not even find it on the menu due…

Staff shortages still plague Minnesota’s restaurant industry

New survey shows the hospitality industry is still struggling to find employees. MINNEAPOLIS – In the heart of downtown Minneapolis, Hark! Coffee perseveres during the pandemic. Despite widespread staff shortages…

Muskoka’s hospitality industry braces for fall after grueling summer

Pasta tree and smokehouse in Bracebridge. Photo by Stefan Ottenbrite Business owners and staff in Muskoka’s hospitality industry are still in shock after a busy summer plagued by staff shortages,…

Canaan’s new Industry Kitchen & Bar aims to tempt a variety of palates

CANAAN – There’s a buzz around downtown about a new restaurant with an interesting look and an even more interesting menu. Industry Kitchen & Bar promises to be a hip…

“There is still a long way to go:” The restaurant industry is slowly recovering

September 24, 2021 5:02 PM Posted: September 24, 2021 5:02 PM Update: September 24, 2021 6:33 PM MADISON, Wisconsin – Longer wait times and limited hours are all noticeable at…

San Diego Restaurant Week is back, but staff shortages still impact the industry

Photo by Alexandre Nguyen Above: Seared chicken on display at One Door North in North Park during the Restaurant Week launch event, September 23, 2021. Restoration week is back from…

New York’s restaurant industry adopts vaccination mandates despite risks – Business Observer

It was after an employee handed in a second vaccine card, with different dates and a different brand of vaccine, that George Constantinou realized he had found a fake. Well,…

Foodservice industry understaffed before Cruisin the Coast

GULFPORT, Mississippi (WLOX) – Cruising the East Coast in less than two weeks and boxes full of supplies are piling up. “This is where the rubber meets the road,” said…

OVERVIEW | Struggling restaurant industry will starve Colorado economy | Coronavirus

It happened to that. A Colorado Springs donut store – which has weathered wildfires, hail, and economic recessions – can’t stand the existential crisis of people who serve people. As…

Franchise Experts Offer Insight, Best Practices For Achieving Success 2021 Restaurant Franchise and Innovation Summit

Four franchise industry leaders shared tips, ideas and best practices for success as a franchise and franchisee at the 2021 Franchise and Restaurant Innovation Summit held in Atlanta. Photo by…

couple brings pizza franchise to Longview area | Local

The Longview-Gilmer area will “soon” see the opening of a West Coast Pizza Factory chain location. A Tuesday announcement from Pizza Factory did not mention a specific location or timeframe…

Walk-On’s Signs Franchise Agreement To Bring A Taste Of Louisiana To Kansas

Award-winning restaurant set to open its first Garden City location in July 2022 Garden City, KS (RestaurantNews.com) Sports bars on foot announced today that it has signed a regional development…

JINYA Ramen Bar Closes Franchise Deal To Bring Bold Japanese Cuisine To Indiana

Through: JINYA Ramen Bar | 2 actions 150 readings Famous Japanese ramen restaurant signs area development agreement to open two restaurants in Indianapolis in early 2022 September 09, 2021 //…

Financial security of the restaurant industry in danger of being destroyed by the Delta variant

WASHINGTON, August 24, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Today, the National Restaurant Association and its state restaurant association partners sent a letter to Congressional leaders, expressing results of a new…

Pandemic has forced women in the restaurant industry to re-evaluate the value of their work, study finds

Economists are calling the devastating and long-term impacts on women in the restaurant industry – financial and otherwise – as “Cession-elle.”Photo: Mémento Média In a series of studies last year,…

El Paso County Board of Health Waives Retail Food Establishment Licensing Fees for 2021

Job : January 27, 2021 / 3:22 PM MST / Update: January 27, 2021 / 3:22 PM MST A message adorns the windows of a reopened Mexican restaurant to sit…

The San Francisco Balboa Cafe establishment continues to evolve 106 years of continuous service later

Exterior of Balboa Cafe. Balboa Cafe San Francisco’s institution, Balboa Cafe, caters to locals, tourists, politicians, techies, dog lovers, families, and everyone else. Located in the Cow Hollow neighborhood, this…

How COVID-19 brought innovation to the restaurant franchise market

COVID-19 has hit us all like a ton of bricks – dealing a blow to brick and mortar food establishments with it. The now infamous 2020 pandemic has pushed the…