Chain News & Profiles

Chain News & Profiles includes news on chain restaurants, operations, profiles, trend pieces and new concepts.

UFPC Buys Parts of PrimeSource

Dallas-based foodservice equipment and supplies dealership is wrapping up operations.

The Meatball Shop

Efficient equipment, production speed and a streamlined menu are key elements in this budding meatball concept.

Burger King Agrees to Sell 278 Company Restaurants to Carrols

Carrols agrees to remodel 450 Burger King restaurants as part of the deal.

Seattle's Best Opens First Drive-Thru Location

Northlake, Ill.-based unit will serve as a test location to drive future innovations for the coffee chain.

Einstein Noah Promotes Unger

Company veteran tapped to fill newly created position of chief restaurant officer.

Frisch's Agrees to Sell Golden Corral Business Segment

NRD Holdings expands its brand portfolio to include this casual dining chain.

New CEO, Development Officer Ready to Take Flight at Wild Wing Cafe

Wild Wing Café has added a pair of restaurant industry veterans to key leadership positions.

Corner Bakery Names New VP of Franchise Sales

20-year restaurant industry veteran Jonathan Benjamin assumes new position at the fast-casual chain.

The Egg & I Restaurants

A streamlined menu; a basic, off-the-shelf equipment package; and one daily shift covering two meal periods allow owners and franchisees to operate profitably and sustain consistent growth.

Let’s YO Yogurt Teams up with Gyms

Frozen yogurt, which saw a growth spurt during during and after the recession thanks to low price points and positioning as a healthy lunch alternative or snack, is still going strong.

Bloop Focuses on Special Needs Diets and Charities

In Lynchburg, Va., Bloop, a frozen yogurt chain, has opened two stores.