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PizzaFire Signs Franchise Deal for Houston and Beyond

Cleveland-based PizzaFire, led by renowned franchise authority Sean Brauser, is positioning itself for explosive growth in 2016 and 2017. PizzaFire has signed a four-store franchise agreement in the Houston market and will have 20 units open throughout Pennsylvania and Ohio by the end of 2016....

One Chef’s Take on Why Custard is the Perfect Frozen Dessert

Chef Anthony Carron, cofounder of Top Round Roast Beef, explains why frozen custard was essential to the fast-food throwback's success.

Fast casual may be getting all the attention in foodservice today—especially with so many chefs opting to enter the space—but that doesn't mean all new upstarts...

Arby’s Acquires 19 Restaurants from Tennessee Franchisee

Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc. (ARG), parent company of the franchisor of the Arby’s brand, has announced the acquisition of all 19 Arby’s restaurants in the Knoxville, Tennessee, area previously operated by Arby’s franchisee T.G.J. & Co. Inc.

“Our family has been a part of the Knoxville...

Who You Gonna Call? Papa John’s

Papa John's International teamed up with Sony Pictures on the reboot of the iconic film, Ghostbusters. In addition to Papa John's pizza making a tasty cameo at a vacant Chinese restaurant serving as Ghostbusters headquarters, the brand is offering an XL Dual Layer Pepperoni pizza...

Whataburger Brings Back Fan Favorite Sweet & Spicy Bacon Burger

Whataburger’s Sweet & Spicy Bacon Burger, which was introduced last summer, returns to the menu today at 3 p.m. for a limited time. Proving opposites really do attract, the burger’s ideal balance of flavors had Whataburger fans craving the unique combination of sweet and spicy...