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Mama Fu’s Appoints New President/CFO

Mama Fu’s Asian House, the Austin-based restaurant concept specializing in fresh and innovative Asian cuisine, appointed Steve Burt as president and chief financial officer, effective Tuesday. Bringing years of executive leadership and financial experience to the position, Burt will drive the development and execution of...

Summer Study Topics For Indiana Lawmakers

Indiana Statehouse in March, 2016.

Photo: Becca Costello

Indiana Statehouse in March, 2016.

Leaders of the General Assembly have assigned topics to various legislative study committees. The most notable issue will be discussions on civil rights...

Billy Sims BBQ Names New VP of Marketing

Billy Sims BBQ is expanding in more ways than one. The restaurant recently named Jennifer Gamble as vice president of marketing.

Jennifer Gamble brings a wealth of marketing experience developed throughout her nearly 20-year career to the Billy Sims executive team. Jennifer most recently served as...

Arby’s Makes First International Push Since 2010

Arby’s Restaurant Group Inc. (ARG), parent company of the franchisor of the Arby’s brand, announced an international franchise development agreement with Al-Kharafi Global for General Trading & Contracting Company-WLL (Kharafi Global), to open 25 new Arby’s restaurants in the State of Kuwait and Kingdom of...

Nando’s Peri-Peri Sauce Heats Up Supermarkets Across U.S.

Nando’s Peri-Peri is now widely available in more than 10,000 of the nation’s biggest retailers. Safeway, Kroger, Fresh Market, Publix, and many other supermarkets carry Nando’s Peri-Peri sauce now, and Walmart recently began selling the sauce—made with the African Bird’s Eye Chili Pepper—in its thousands...

“Best Gelato in America” Now Available for Franchising

Morano Gelato, called “the best gelato in America” by Forbes, announced the launch of its franchise system. Morano Gelato is seeking franchisees to serve its products nationwide, modeled after the success of the company’s New England shops. 

Morano Gelato founder Morgan Morano has spent 15 years...

Report: The Value Meal Battle is Heating Up

Since last fall, it has been a game of thrones among the top three quick-service burger chains—Burger King, McDonald’s, and Wendy’s—as one after another launched their version of a combo value meal and battled for visitors and quick-service dollars, reports The NPD Group, a leading global...