Pizza Inn Pushes Travel Center Kiosks

Houston, Texas-based Pizza Inn opened a non-traditional kiosk unit in a travel center near the Hobby Airport in Houston.

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Tips for Successful Restaurant Construction

Careful planning and strong communication are two keys to ensuring a successful restaurant construction process. By planning well and making sure everyone — from architect to engineers to operators — is on the same page, owners can help ensure a smooth construction process and a successful start to their operation.

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Trend: Immersive Experience Restaurants

Immersive dining and drinking experiences are nothing new, but they’re gaining ground as their core patrons — Millennials — continue to seek out adventure and prioritize new experiences over acquiring new possessions. 

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Quiznos Debuts New Prototype

Quiznos’ new prototype features a redesigned interior layout and updated menu offerings. The sandwich concept rolled out the design at a new store in Menomonee Falls, Wis. The location is also a test spot for new menu offerings.

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Pretzelmaker Debuts New Concept

Atlanta-based Pretzelmaker unveiled Fresh Twist by Pretzelmaker, a new concept that expands the chain’s daypart offerings but can operate in a space as small as 250 square feet. It can also adapt to most venues, opening up nontraditional settings to the chain.

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Wendy’s New Designs Reduce Energy Use and Footprint

Wendy’s unveiled a new portfolio of development options to franchisees dubbed the Smart Family of Designs with an aim to keep energy stewardship at the forefront of its designs going forward and to fit the concept into smaller footprints. The chain also plans to open more than 600 stores by 2020.

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