Checkers & Rally’s signed four multi-unit deals with franchisees on the East Coast.

Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers opened its first restaurants in New Jersey and Wisconsin earlier this year.

Daddy’s Chicken Shack partnered with architecture and design firm Harrison to evolve and scale the design as the concept grows.

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It’s taking longer than expected to get permits and plans approved, according to 62.2% of restaurant development + design readers who participated in a survey fielded in June.

Smaller footprints, drive-thrus, outdoor seating — all trending previously have become pandemic-proofing prerequisites for many. 

Domino’s Pizza opened its first store in Lithuania, via a partnership with master franchisee Morgacita Limited.

P.F. Chang’s opened its Royal Hawaiian location in Honolulu, Hawaii, as an upgraded flagship dining destination.