Chain Restaurants

Godfather’s Pizza Opens in South Jordan, Utah

A Pizza You Can’t Refuse is open and operating in South Jordan, Utah. The full-service location opened January 16 at 10949 South Redwood Road. The Godfather will greet customers during lunch and dinner service at the grand opening January 21.

Red Robin Introduces New Items, Including Avocado Chicken Wedgie

To kick off the 2017, Red Robin rolled out its newest craveable and flavor-packed offerings, including the guilt-free and bun-less Avocado Chicken Wedgie.Available through March 19, the 360-calorie Avocado Chicken Wedgie features a fire-grilled chicken breast topped with bacon, avocado, tomatoes, red onions.

For First Time, Friendly’s Introducing Bottomless Pancakes

Friendly’s, the operator of over 260 restaurants in 14 states, introduced Bottomless Pancakes to its breakfast menu for the first time in the brand’s 81-year history.Additionally, Friendly’s restaurants will continue to serve families an exceptional morning value by permanently offering an unbeatable 50 percent Off Breakfast deal at each restaurant location, available Monday through Friday during regular breakfast hours.

Hwy 55 Using Popular Menu Item to Benefit Children on National Southern Food Day

Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes & Fries is putting its Classic “Carolina Style” Hamburger special to work on National Southern Food Day in order to help children.On January 22, Hwy 55 will donate $1 for each Classic Carolina-Style Hamburger special to benefit Speedway Children’s Charities, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides funding for hundreds of non-profit organizations that meet the direct needs of children throughout the nation.

Rusty Bucket Launches Latest Exclusive Bourbon Blend

Recently, Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern announced the launch of Gary’s Blend No. 10 and Ginger Citrus Bourbon at all restaurant locations.Gary Callicoat’s love and appreciation for the craft of bourbon led him to a partnership with Woodford Reserve’s Master Distiller to custom blend bourbon barrels for special bourbon blends exclusively served at Rusty Bucket locations.

Red Robin's Preliminary 4Q Results Show 4.5 Percent Revenue Decrease

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc., a casual dining restaurant chain focused on serving an innovative selection of high-quality gourmet burgers in a family-friendly atmosphere, announced preliminary, unaudited revenue results for its fiscal fourth quarter ended December 25, in conjunction with management’s scheduled presentation at the 19th Annual ICR Investor Conference at the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes.

Denny’s Unveils Affordable Menu for the New Year

Denny’s is kicking off the New Year with limited-time offerings delivering more value and variety than ever before, featuring high-quality flavors in a variety of delicious dishes sure to satisfy diner cravings.

IHOP, Applebee's Opening in 5 New Countries

DineEquity, Inc., one of the world's largest full service restaurant companies, announced four new multi-unit development agreements in the Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. These agreements will play an important role in the company's plan to double international locations over the next five years.

Familiar Face Named President of O’Charley’s

American Blue Ribbon Holdings, LLC, a leading owner, operator and franchisor of restaurant concepts throughout the U.S., announced the appointment of William E. (Eddie) Hall as president of its O’Charley’s restaurant group.

Giordano’s Famous Stuffed Deep Dish Pizza Opens in Las Vegas

Giordano’s Famous Stuffed Deep Dish Pizza, the Chicago-based restaurant company internationally known for its stuffed deep dish pizza pies has opened their first location in Las Vegas. The new, full-service restaurant is located at 3619 Las Vegas Blvd.

30-Year-Old Johnny Rockets Has Restaurants in 30 Countries

Johnny Rockets recently celebrated its 30th anniversary by announcing the opening of a new restaurant in its 30th country. Since founder Ronn Teitelbaum opened the first Johnny Rockets restaurant in 1986, Johnny Rockets has remained true to its roots while also keeping the brand relevant to today’s consumer.

Denny’s Reports Best Rate of Expansion in 5 Years

Denny’s Corporation, franchisor and operator of one of America's largest franchised full-service restaurant chains, reported preliminary results for domestic same-store sales and restaurant openings and closings for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 28.

Boston's Names Mo Boutara VP of Development & Franchise Sales

Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar (Boston’s), a Dallas-based casual dining concept that combines a family-friendly restaurant and sports bar under one roof, announced that Mo Boutara will be the new Vice President of Development and Franchise Sales.

Total Revenue Down Nearly 18 Percent at Ruby Tuesday

Ruby Tuesday, Inc. announced financial results for the fiscal quarter ended November 29.Total revenue declined 17.7 percent to $214.7 million, which included a net reduction of 109 company-owned Ruby Tuesday restaurants compared to the second quarter of the prior fiscal year, including 95 restaurants closed in connection with the Fresh Start Initiative announced on August 11.