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Ben’s Soft Pretzels Continues Explosive Growth

Building a national pretzel brand from steadfast Amish roots has been the key to growth for pretzel bakery Ben’s Soft Pretzels, the fastest growing soft pretzel franchise in the United States. Opening 27 new locations in the last year with more than 20 currently in...

Wahlburgers Inks Multiunit Deals Across Seven States

Wahlburgers, the better-burger restaurant founded by Chef Paul Wahlberg with celebrity brothers Mark and Donnie, announced franchise deals with five new franchise groups to open over 30 stores in several major metro markets in Massachusetts, California, Georgia, Michigan, Ohio, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Seven...

Twisted Root Installs New Oil Management Solution

Restaurant Technologies is pleased to announce its partnership with Twisted Root Burger Co., the Dallas-based, award-winning restaurant brand. With 11 new total oil management solution installations from Restaurant Technologies, the burger joint reports several successes to its back-of-house operations.

“We are committed to helping Twisted Root...

WFF Annual Conference Kicks off with Five CEOs

The Women’s Foodservice Forum (WFF), the food industry’s premier Leadership Development Organization, announced that it will host its 2016 Annual Leadership Development Conference March 13–16 in Dallas, Texas, at the Omni Hotel & Kay Baily Hutchison Convention Center.

The annual conference is the organization’s marquee event...

Big Appetite for Small

Big chains look to small fast-casual concepts for growth and pizazz.

When big restaurant chains get hungry for growth, the answer isn’t always unit expansion.

For some, the answer is to bring smaller restaurant companies into the fold through acquisition or investment. Popular at the beginning of...

Starbucks Features Snacks from Local Partnerships

When Amanda Padgett began working as a Starbucks barista in Washington, D.C., she didn’t expect to be with the company for long. Nearly eight years later, she has developed a rewarding long-term career with Starbucks.

“I thought the job would only last while I was in...