2023 brings expansion for some restaurant chains

Many restaurant chains are still on the path to recovery, continuing to struggle with inflation, supply chain delays, and labour shortages. But for some, 2023 brings the promise of growth and expansion, even amid the possibility of an impending recession.    RELATED: 2023 sees food prices rising even higher As we work towards getting back […]

Wendy’s to open 700 ghost kitchens in Canada and beyond

Wendy’s is opening 700 delivery kitchens over the next five years in Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom, according to a press release. The expansion of the chain’s partnership with Reef Technology, which was originally a pilot of eight units in Canada, will see about 50 kitchens go live this year. The rest will […]

Cora opens its newest franchise in Vernon, B.C.

Press Release Cora Breakfast and Lunch, Canada’s breakfast leader, is proud to announce the opening of a new Cora restaurant in Vernon. The restaurant, located at 5601 Anderson Way, will welcome its first guests on Monday, August 12, 2019. The public is invited to join dignitaries and local franchisee owners for the official grand opening […]

Tex-Mex restaurant chain goes national

Press Release Alex Shtein, president of barBurrito Restaurants Inc., is pleased to announce a master franchise agreement with Grateful Foods Inc. (GFI) under which GFI will open and franchise barBurrito restaurants throughout Atlantic Canada. GFI is an affiliate of the Newfoundland and Labrador-based Abell Group. GFI will operate out of Halifax, and will be led […]

Taco Bell signs master franchise agreement in India

Taco Bell, the world’s largest Mexican-inspired restaurant chain, is continuing its major global expansion with the signing of its largest master franchise agreement in India, as well as unveiling new international markets for the brand. The Master Franchise Agreement, signed with franchise partner Burman Hospitality Private Limited (BHPL) of India, commits to developing 600 restaurants on the […]