| Jun 20, 2012
| 9:09 AM
Burger King Worldwide Inc. is once again public, debuting Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange.
Less than two years after 3G Capital Management took the fast-food chain private, ticker symbol BKW is trading on Wall Street -- and not doing too badly....
| Jun 21, 2012
| 11:30 AM
McDonald’s rules the fast food roost when it comes to revenue. But when customer satisfaction is at stake, the burger behemoth comes in dead last, according to a new survey.
The American Consumer Satisfaction Index ranks pizza chain Papa John&...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 11:56 AM
The Chuck E. Cheese rodent mascot is ditching the backward baseball cap and fingerless gloves and reemerging as a rock star with a guitar.
The pizza chain’s parent, CEC Entertainment Inc. of Irvine, Texas, is teasing its new spokesmouse with...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s parent CKE Restaurants Inc. is joining the pig rights parade, promising to free its pork supply system of cramped gestation crates by 2022.
The Carpinteria company began implementing better conditions for its hogs...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 12:01 PM
Smashburger is finally in town, bringing its brand of so-called better burgers to Thousand Oaks on Wednesday.
The Denver-based chain comes with a luminous pedigree. Founder Tom Ryan has shaped menus and marketing campaigns at McDonald’s, Quiznos,...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Five Guys Burgers and Fries topped a new survey of favorite burger chains, leaving bigger chains such as McDonald’s and Burger King in the dust.
Market Force Information questioned 7,600 consumers, calculated the fan favorite based on total votes...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 11:23 AM
The company behind Chili’s baby back ribs is planning to use pork from better-treated pigs, joining a long list of restaurant chains already doing the same.
Brinker International, which owns Chili’s, said it will weed so-called gestation...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Within minutes of a Burger King employee posting a photo on 4Chan – his feet firmly planted in the restaurant’s lettuce containers – users of the online image board had figured out exactly which Cleveland store he was at.
| Jul 24, 2012
| 12:10 PM
McDonald’s customers love their chicken served small, in quick-delivery format such as McNuggets and McBites. Which may make their newest test -- deep-fried chicken wings -- such a no-brainer.
Several McDonald’s restaurants in Atlanta are...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 12:39 PM
Bloomin’ Brands Inc., the Tampa-based owner of the Outback Steakhouse chain, is aiming for as much as $321 million in its initial public offering.
The company, which first filed for the IPO in April, expects shares to be priced between $13 and...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:18 AM
CKE Inc., the owner of the Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s fast food chains, expects its initial public offering of 13.3 million shares will price between $14 and $16 a share.
The Carpinteria company will offer half of the shares; its sole...