Starbucks Opens First Store in Uruguay

Global coffee behemoth Starbucks opened its first store in Uruguay, in the capital city of Montevideo. 

Read more ...

The Pizza Press to Open 20 Units in Florida

Fast-casual, build-your-own-pizza chain The Pizza Press plans to open 20 new locations in Florida. 

Read more ...

Q&A with Nick Reader, CEO and Co-Founder, PDQ

Nick Reader started out with a love of both food and football (he’s a former chief financial officer for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers), joined forces with his friend Bob Basham (co-founder of Outback Steakhouse), and created PDQ in 2009.

Read more ...

Take Charge of Technology

When it comes to integrating new technologies like self-checkouts, self-serve ordering kiosks, advanced equipment controls, highly integrated POS platforms and other software meant to enhance operations, many restaurants have had to figure things out on their own.

Read more ...

bite-sized buzz for april

A roundup of interesting bits of news that came across the editor’s desk in the last month, including mergers and acquisitions, chain news, development executive happenings and international expansions.

Read more ...

Connecticut Wing Chain Adds Food Truck

Connecticut-based Wing It On is moving its six-location chain into new markets this summer with the debut of its first food truck. Previously, we’ve seen  casual-dining chains with a focus on wings  move into the fast-casual space.

Read more ...

Current Issue

rdd July August 2018 cvr