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Wild Wing Cafe Inks Development Agreement With Seasoned Restaurant Franchise Investor  »

October 31, 2014 at 12:14PM PDT | Source: Wild Wing Cafe

To Open Four New Locations in Tennessee
North Carolina-based Owner/Operator to Bring Brand's Award-Winning Eats, Entertainment and Captivating Venue to Johnson City, Chattanooga, Sevierville, and Knoxville
October 31, 2014 // Franchising.com // ASHEVILLE, NC – Wild Wing Cafe has struck a chord with experienced restaurant operators in all corners of the country. Today, the brand that lives by the motto "Hot Wings, Cold Beer, Good Times," announced it has signed a multi-unit development deal with Dave McFarland, North Carolina-based restaurant owner and operator who plans to open four new units in Johnson City, Chattanooga, Sevierville and Knoxville.
"Wild Wing Cafe is in a class unto itself," said McFarland, who owns two existing units in Asheville, N...

Shipley Do-Nuts Announces Milestone 300th Store Opening »

October 31, 2014 at 12:11PM PDT | Source: Shipley Do-Nuts

HOUSTON - Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Shipley Do-Nuts is celebrating the grand opening of its 300th store located at 1997 Katy Mills Blvd, Katy, Texas 77494 on Saturday, November 8th, 2014.
To celebrate the 300th store opening there will be a special appearance from Earl Campbell, former Houston Oiler and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Also, the store will be providing free Shipley t-shirts to the first 300 customers who arrive for the grand opening event between the hours of 8am-11am, and everyone can participate in the family activities and prize drawings. Furthermore, this store and four other Katy area locations are promoting a grand opening weekend special for one dozen glazed donuts for 300 cents. "The grand opening event will be well attended and a lot of fun," says franchise owner, Mrs...

New Menchie's Store At Alamo Ranch Celebrates Grand Opening With Week Of Fun Festivities »

October 31, 2014 at 11:22AM PDT | Source: Menchie's

Self-Serve Frozen Yogurt Store Fulfills Cravings with Family-Friendly Treats
October 31, 2014 // Franchising.com // SAN ANTONIO – Menchie's, the friendliest place on earth with a mission to make every guest smile, will open its newest store at Alamo Ranch located at 5619 W. Loop 1604 N., San Antonio, TX 78253 on Saturday, November 1. Offering high quality, delicious self-serve frozen yogurt, Menchie's is sure to become a San Antonio favorite!
To celebrate the opening, Menchie's will spread smiles with a seven-day grand opening celebration from Saturday, November 1 to Friday, November 7, packed with free giveaways including t-shirts, Menchie's merchandise, family-friendly activities and free servings of its best-in-class frozen yogurt...

New Menchie's Store At The Landing At Hawks Prairie Celebrates Grand Opening With Week Of Fun Festivities »

October 31, 2014 at 8:58AM PDT | Source: Menchie's

Self-Serve Frozen Yogurt Store Fulfills Cravings with Family-Friendly Treats
October 31, 2014 // Franchising.com // LACEY, WA - Menchie's, the friendliest place on earth with a mission to make every guest smile, will open its newest store at The Landing at Hawks Prairie, located at 1110 Galaxy Dr. NE, Lacey, WA 98516 on Saturday, November 1. Offering high quality, delicious self-serve frozen yogurt, Menchie's is sure to become a Lacey favorite!
To celebrate the opening, Menchie's will spread smiles with a seven-day grand opening celebration from Saturday, November 8 to Friday, November 14, packed with free giveaways including t-shirts, Menchie's merchandise, family-friendly activities and free servings of its best-in-class frozen yogurt...

Philly Pretzel Factory Awards Lucky Winner With Trip To Europe »

October 31, 2014 at 7:26AM PDT | Source: Philly Pretzel Factory

150-Unit-Plus Booming Pretzel Franchise Honors Winner with In-Store Celebration and Pretzels
Philadelphia (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 - Philly Pretzel Factory, the award-winning pretzel franchise born and raised in Philadelphia, is proud to announce the winner of Oktoberfest, a system-wide contest with a grand prize giveaway of two tickets to Germany including airfare and a hotel stay.
Contest winner and Mount Olive, New Jersey resident Zach Hurst will be presented with the prize at the Hackettstown, New Jersey Philly Pretzel Factory, located at 150 Mountain Ave, on November 4 with a celebration from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Philly Pretzel Factory CEO Dan DiZio and President Marty Ferrill will be in attendance to congratulate the winner...

Tim Hortons Annual Smile Cookie Campaign Sets New Record Raising Over $5.3 Million »

October 31, 2014 at 6:08AM PDT | Source: Tim Hortons

100% of Proceeds Donated to Local Charities Across Canada
Oakville, ON - October 21, 2014 – Tim Hortons guests and restaurant owners showed off their smiles and community spirit, raising over $5.3 million in support of local charities for the annual Tim Hortons Smile Cookie campaign. For one week, Tim Hortons guests had the opportunity to purchase special chocolate chunk Smile Cookies for $1, with all proceeds supporting local community charities, hospitals and programs across Canada. Nationally, more than 500 charities are supported each year through the campaign.
"Once again Tim Hortons generous guests and restaurant owners came together and showed just how powerful a smile can be," said David McMullen, Vice President Marketing, Canada...

First Watch Continues Growth In Atlanta Market With New Kennesaw Location »

October 31, 2014 at 5:44AM PDT | Source: First Watch Restaurants

Latest announcement marks the sixth Metro Atlanta opening in less than two years for the Daytime Café
ATLANTA – October 20, 2014 – First Watch, the award-winning Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch restaurant, today continued to validate the nation's huge appetite for daytime-only dining with the opening of its newest location in Kennesaw, Ga. Located in Cobb County, one of the country's fastest-growing counties, the Kennesaw restaurant marks First Watch's sixth opening in less than two years in Metro Atlanta as the Florida-based company continues to build off its rapid growth.
The 4,627-square-foot freestanding Kennesaw restaurant – just steps from Kennesaw State University with more than 25,000 students – is located at 3815 Cherokee St...

Papa John's Announces Quarterly Dividend »

October 31, 2014 at 5:07AM PDT | Source: Papa John's

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - October 30, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a quarterly dividend of $0.14 per common share, payable November 21, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on November 12, 2014. At this quarterly dividend rate, the annual dividend is equivalent to $0.56 per common share.
Forward-Looking Statements
Certain matters discussed in this press release which are not historical facts are "forward-looking statements" that involve risks and uncertainties. For a discussion of such risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements, see "Part I...

Tossed® Signs Franchise Agreement With Compass/Chartwells For The University Of Miami (Florida) »

October 31, 2014 at 4:35AM PDT | Source: Tossed Franchise Corporation

New Relationship Will Ignite Fast Casual Concept's Presence At University
MIAMI - Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Tossed®, home of design your own salads, wraps, sandwiches, melts and more, today announced the signing of a franchise agreement with Compass/Chartwells, the world's largest multi-national institutional food service provider. "We're confident that our new relationship with such a well-respected franchise partner along with their client, the University of Miami, will catalyze Tossed's growth at universities, airports, hospitals and other non-traditional venues," said A. Michael "A.T." Toroyan, Chief Operating Officer of Tossed Franchise Corporation.
The self-contained unit will feature the company's new stand-alone prototype design...

Cheeseburger In Paradise Marks Veterans Day »

October 31, 2014 at 4:14AM PDT | Source: Cheeseburger in Paradise

Active And Retired Military Personnel Receive Free All-american Burger And Fries With Drink Purchase
October 31, 2014 // Franchising.com // Houston, TX - Cheeseburger in Paradise is celebrating Veterans Day with an exclusive offer on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. The tropical bar and grill chain is honoring veterans by extending a complimentary All-American Burger with fries to active and retired military personnel in appreciation of their courage and commitment to the well-being of the country. To take advantage of this dine in offer, guests must make a drink purchase of $1.99 or more and present any of the following forms of identification when ordering:

U.S. Uniform Services Identification Card
U.S. Uniform Services Retired Identification Card
Current Leave and Earnings Statement
Veterans Organization Card

One of many signature entrees, the All-American Burger features fresh and never frozen, 100% USDA premium-cut beef with no fillers or additives , two slices of American cheese, lettuce, tomatoes, sliced red onion, Claussen pickles and buns that are baked from scratch on-site throughout the day to achieve the perfect combination of crisp crust and melt-in-your-mouth texture...

Brinker International Board Declares Common Dividend »

October 31, 2014 at 3:56AM PDT | Source: Brinker International

DALLAS - Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - The Board of Directors for Brinker International, Inc. (NYSE: EAT) declared a quarterly dividend of $0.28 per share on the common stock of the company, which will be payable Dec. 26, 2014 to shareholders of record as of Dec. 5, 2014.
About Brinker International, Inc.
Brinker International, Inc. is one of the world's leading casual dining restaurant companies. Founded in 1975 and based in Dallas, Texas, as of Sept. 24, 2014, Brinker owned, operated, or franchised 1,622 restaurants under the names Chili's® Grill & Bar (1,574 restaurants) and Maggiano's Little Italy® (48 restaurants).
SOURCE Brinker International, Inc.
Contacts:
Greg ArtkopMedia Relations(800) 775-7290
Jill CuthbertsonInvestor Relations(972) 980-9917
 

Papa John's Announces Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call »

October 31, 2014 at 3:53AM PDT | Source: Papa John's

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - October 30, 2014 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that it will hold a conference call to discuss the company's third quarter 2014 financial results on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. The company will release earnings after the market closes on Tuesday, November 4, 2014.
The call can be accessed from the company's web page at www.papajohns.com in a listen-only mode, or dial 877-312-8816 (U.S. and Canada) or 253-237-1189 (international). The conference call will be available for replay, including by downloadable podcast, from the company's web site at www.papajohns.com. The Conference ID is 17449361.
About Papa John's
Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, Papa John's International, Inc...

Hard Rock International Opens First Location In Kazakhstan »

October 31, 2014 at 3:47AM PDT | Source: Hard Rock

Hard Rock Cafe Opening in Exciting Almaty
October 31, 2014 // Franchising.com // Almaty, Kazakhstan - Hard Rock is sweeping the world, spreading the message of rock from city to city, and now, the world-famous brand is taking Almaty by storm! Hard Rock International today announced the opening of the country’s first Hard Rock Cafe in the territory of Kazakhstan. The new cafe is located in the heart of downtown, near one of the main streets, Seifullin Avenue, on the crossroads of Amangeldy and Karasai batyr streets.
Hard Rock Cafe Almaty boasts three floors, including a large Rock Shop on the first floor featuring rock ‘n’ roll-inspired items, as well as collectible Hard Rock Cafe Almaty merchandise available only at this location...

Fuddruckers Deluxe Bar & Grill Marks Veterans Day »

October 30, 2014 at 11:57AM PDT | Source: Fuddruckers
Fuddruckers Opportunities Available

Active And Retired Military Personnel Receive Free All-American Burger And Fries With Drink Purchase
October 30, 2014 // Franchising.com // NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Fuddruckers Deluxe Bar & Grill is celebrating Veterans Day with an exclusive offer on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. The recently opened restaurant at 12361 Hornsby Lane in Newport News, VA is honoring veterans by extending a complimentary All-American Burger with wedge cut fries to active and retired military personnel in appreciation of their courage and commitment to the well-being of the country. To take advantage of this dine in offer, guests must make a drink purchase of $1.99 or more and present any of the following forms of identification when ordering:

U...

Brother Jimmy's BBQ Miami Gives The Gift Of Lower Prices »

October 30, 2014 at 11:42AM PDT | Source: Brother Jimmy's BBQ

Miami, FL, October 30, 2014 - (PR.com) - "We wanted to do something significant for our loyal customers," says South Florida multi-unit franchise owner, Jonathan Vilma. "Our neighbors have come out and supported all three of our SFL Brother Jimmy's locations and really made us their second home. This is our Thank You."
About Brother Jimmy's BBQ Miami
Brother Jimmy's Miami BBQ Restaurant and sports bar is well known for serving up some of the best authentic Carolina BBQ including Brisket, Pulled Pork, Slow Cooked Ribs and their newest mouthwatering baby back ribs.
And beyond the amazing food, Brother Jimmy's has become the place where people go to have a good time. With an upbeat environment, fun staff, and sports up on the screen, Brother Jimmy's BBQ is the perfect place to both dine with family and watch a game with friends...

The Casual Pint Plans To Expand Nationwide »

October 30, 2014 at 10:56AM PDT | Source: The Casual Pint

Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 - The Casual Pint, a craft beer market based in Knoxville, Tennessee, is proud to highlight the franchising opportunities now available nationwide. By offering unparalleled franchise support and training, entrepreneurs can enjoy The Casual Pint mission of sharing the craft beer experience in neighborhoods one pint, one growler and one person at a time. This supportive nature has allowed the namesake to grow to five fully operational stores today with several additional planned openings this quarter.
"The Casual Pint has really grown since our first store opened in 2011 and we're looking forward to sharing our vision throughout the country," said Nathan Robinette, co-owner of The Casual Pint. "Within the first nine months of franchising, we secured nearly a dozen new owners to become the fastest growing franchise in the craft beer industry...

Top Round Partners With Upside Franchise Consulting To Franchise Chef Driven Fast Food Concept »

October 30, 2014 at 10:48AM PDT | Source: Top Round Roast Beef

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 - Top Round Roast Beef is delighted to announce they are partnering with Upside Group Franchise Consulting (USG) to offer franchise opportunities to entrepreneurs interested in providing their community with a stylish fast-food restaurant providing classic eats made with the highest quality ingredients.
Founded by Chef Anthony Carron, Noah Ellis, Chef Steven Fretz, and James Beard Award Winner Jamie Tiampo, Top Round Roast Beef is a chef driven fast-food concept where people can nosh on wholesome roast beef sandwiches while enjoying a fun, nostalgic atmosphere. Modeled after the roast-beef chains of yesteryear, Top Round serves up sandwiches made with USDA Choice top round that is slow roasted for twelve hours and garnished with a variety of delicious toppings, including horseradish cream, house-crafted "Wizz," roasted mushrooms, jalapeño straws, and Provel cheese...

Jersey Mike's Subs Opens 24th Tampa Bay Area Location »

October 30, 2014 at 10:04AM PDT | Source: Jersey Mike's Subs

Owners Celebrate With Free Sub Fundraiser
October 30, 2014 // Franchising.com // Tampa, FL - Jersey Mike's Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, opened in Tampa on October 22. Franchise owners John Griparis and Jeff Berns, along with operating partners Sean Cahill and Amy Vitale, held a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, October 22 to Sunday, October 26 to support Anderson Elementary School, Tinker Elementary School, and Chiaramonte Elementary School.
The new restaurant, located at 3684 West Gandy Boulevard, circulated thousands of coupons throughout the community offering a free regular sub for a minimum $1 contribution to Anderson Elementary School, Tinker Elementary School, or Chiaramonte Elementary School...

Giant Tiger In Angus, ON Unveils New Modern Look »

October 30, 2014 at 9:51AM PDT | Source: Giant Tiger Stores Limited

OTTAWA, ONTARIO - (Marketwired - Oct. 30, 2014) - The renovations are nearing completion and it's down to the finishing touches. This Saturday, November 1, Giant Tiger unveils a fully renovated store located at 3 Massey Street, Unit 4, Angus, Ontario.
The store has been redesigned to greatly improve the shopping experience for our customers. They will find even more of the same outstanding values, great deals and friendly customer service they've come to expect from Giant Tiger for their fashion, food and home needs - plus a lot more space to shop and a fun new Giant Tiger look!
Store manager Gerry Crowe and his entire team are excited about their newly improved store and invite you to the Grand Opening Celebration on Saturday, November 1, beginning at 9:00 am...

Fish Consulting Announces Expanded Partnership With Dunkin' Donuts »

October 30, 2014 at 8:53AM PDT | Source: Dunkin' Donuts
Dunkin' Donuts Opportunities Available

Inc. 5000 Agency Adds Dunkin' Donuts South Florida to its Growing Portfolio
October 30, 2014 // Franchising.com // Fish Consulting, LLC, a national communications firm specializing in franchise public relations and marketing, announced today an expanded partnership with Dunkin' Donuts. After more than seven years of successfully promoting franchise development for the brand, Fish is expanding its responsibilities to build consumer awareness for Dunkin' Donuts across South Florida.
Dunkin' Donuts, America's favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, has enlisted Fish to provide local consumer public relations, event marketing and social media management in Palm Beach, Miami-Dade and Broward counties. Dunkin' Donuts currently operates more than 250 locations in the South Florida region...



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