14 Jul Villa Restaurant Group Hires New Controller

Villa Restaurant Group, global multi-brand restaurant operator, franchisor, and creator of Villa Italian Kitchen, Green Leaf’s Beyond Great Salads, Bananas Smoothies & Frozen Yogurt, South Philly Cheesesteaks & Fries, Far East Asian Fire, Mo’ Burger, and other emerging quick and full-service restaurants brands, has hired...

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14 Jul Starbucks Invests in Princi Boutique Bakery

Starbucks Corporation announced its role as global licensee and investor in Italian restaurant Princi, the renowned boutique bakery and café founded by Rocco Princi in 1986. Known for its artisan breads created from traditional family recipes, Princi’s five locations have become beloved experiences for customers...

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14 Jul Frontline Awarded in Kitchen Innovation Challenge

Frontline International received a bronze award in the Kitchen Innovation Challenge at the Commercial Kitchen 2016 show, held June 7 to 8 in Birmingham, England. Frontline International designs, manufactures, and distributes equipment to manage fresh and waste oil in restaurants and other foodservice establishments. Specifically, it was the company’s...

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14 Jul Ballard Brands Names New President and CDO

Ballard Brands LLC, restaurant group with retail brands including WOW Café: American Grill & Wingery, PJ’s Coffee of New Orleans, The Original City Diner, and

Boardhouse Serious Sandwiches, recently promoted former CDO Peter Boylan to president of the company and appointed David Mesa as CDO.

“Ballard Brands...

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