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Report: Firm Nears $300M Deal for Qdoba

2017-11-22 Reuters is reporting that private-equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC is nearing a deal to buy Qdoba from Jack in the Box for more than $300 mill...

Freddy’s Accelerates Southeast Expansion

2017-11-21 Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers’ steady expansion in the Southeastern U.S.

Rachel’s Kitchen Dishes Up Expansion Plans

2017-11-21 Rachel’s Kitchen—a fresh casual restaurant concept that offers a carefully crafted menu, from the healthy to the indulgent—has set its sights on expan...

Madera Group Launches Delivery-Only Mexican Concept

2017-11-21 The Madera Group, an Los Angeles-based hospitality leader behind acclaimed concepts Toca Madera and Tocaya Organica, launched an all-new, delivery-onl...

The Pie Hole to Open 3 New Locations by December

2017-11-21 The Los Angeles-based specialty pie and coffee shop, The Pie Hole, will open three new Southern California franchise locations by December.

Taco John's Unveils Black Friday Deal for Breakfast Burritos

2017-11-21 Taco John’s knows Black Friday deals aren’t limited to just the malls this holiday season.

Salata Names Iris Campos New Chief Operating Officer

2017-11-20 Salata, a Houston-based fast-casual salad restaurant, announced the appointment of Iris Campos to the role of Chief Operating Officer.

Tijuana Flats Brings Back Menu Favorites for Holidays

2017-11-20 Tijuana Flats, a fast-casual Tex-Mex dining experience, kicks-off its 2017 holiday campaign, “Home for the Holidays,” with the re-introduction of thre...

California Tortilla Inks Deal to Debut in North Carolina

2017-11-20 Hot off the heels of announcing nationwide expansion plans, California Tortilla, a fast-casual Mexican-inspired restaurant franchise, has signed an ag...