The Final Four have become the Final Two: The 2012 Burger Brackets Championship match will pit the unexpected No. 16 seed Andy’s/Highway 55 against the brand that got into the competition via the play-in round: Ted’s Montana Grill.
Fans of Johnny Rockets and Elevation Burger put up amazingly strong fights with hundreds of votes, but [...]
Zach Conine doesn’t. And he’s cool with charging $5 for fries, too. The VP-development for LEV Restaurant Group says the menu for its i♥burgers restaurant that it opened in December 2010 in the ultra toney The Shoppes at The Palazzo hotel/casino is not just fairly priced, it’s the least-expensive dining option in the complex. LEV [...]
What a weekend! What a competition! The two-time champ has been dethroned and four brash brands battle it on the Road to the Championship!
These four chains are still standing thanks to outpouring of support from their fans. To vote, go to the original Bracket post HERE.
Smashburger is again adding a national specialty burger alongside its menu of customized and locally themed burgers. The Fresh Mex Burger will be offered until April 29. To drive trial, Smashburger has a coupon on its Facebook page that gets users a free entrée with purchase of the Fresh Mex Burger or flanker Fresh Mex [...]
Jim Skinner steps down.
Don Thompson was named chief executive officer of McDonald’s Corp., effective July 1, 2012, following the announced retirement of Vice Chairman-CEO Jim Skinner.
Skinner, 67, has worked at McDonald’s for 41 years and has served as CEO since November 2004. Thompson has been with the company for 22 years. A [...]
New research from The NPD Group shows that rather than being a monolithic daypart, breakfast is better understood as a collection of eating and drinking occasions. And many adults, 41% according to NPD’s Morning MealScape 2011 study, indulge in two or more such occasions on a typical morning. The average number of eating/drinking occasions per [...]