Red Robin Gourmet Burgers is rethinking its full-service restaurant model top to bottom—from name to service style to menu—as it also expands its fast-casual concept, Red Robin Burger Works.
Some "transformed" Red Robin units use this logo.
Red Robin reported its Q3 results today, which include a 3.4% increase in total revenues and a [...]
Well, well. McDonald’s will begin selling bagged ground coffee under the McCafé brand at the majority its 1,400 restaurants in Canada beginning g Nov. 8. This comes just weeks after BurgerBusiness.com’s exclusive report that McDonald’s had trademarked its name for ground/whole-bean coffee. Our inquiry to McDonald’s was dismissed with, “We register a lot of trademarks. [...]
Just last week, BurgerBusiness.com reported that “Sources say a new Whopper topped with Wisconsin white Cheddar cheese is coming soon to Burger King’s menu.” Welcome to soon.
In line with Burger King’s new strategy of sending out new menu items in waves, like fashion collections, the new Wisconsin White Cheddar Whopper—which also is available in [...]
Hardee's Ribeye Steak, Egg & Cheese Biscuit
New at McDonald's in Canada
Hardee’s this week added a new Ribeye Steak, Egg & Cheese Biscuit to its morning menu. The item combines thinly sliced rib-eye steak, a folded egg and Swiss cheese on one of the chain’s signature Made from Scratch buttermilk biscuits. It’s [...]
It’s all about market share, says McDonald’s CEO Don Thompson, and the chain plans to improve share by emphasizing the “entry level” Dollar Menu, Daily Double and Bacon McDouble burgers while encouraging trade-up to premium-price items such as its new pair of CBO (Cheddar Bacon Onion) Angus and chicken sandwiches.
The new CBO burger [...]
Burger King Worldwide announced a coffee deal for its Latin America/Caribbean (LAC) division, naming Nestlé Professional the preferred supplier for a new specialty-coffee menu coming to those markets.
BK sells Starbucks' Seattle's Best coffee in the U.S. but has opted to use Nestlé specialty coffee in Latin America.
The deal covers not only Nestlé’s [...]
Memphis-based burger chain Back Yard Burgers filed a pre-negotiated Chapter 11 reorganization plan on Oct. 17, 2012, with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. The Southeast regional QSR characterized the filing as the final phase of a plan to restructure debt, reduce operating expenses, and “position Back Yard Burgers to grow its [...]