The 10 most alluring LTOs in May

Meat-heavy items ranked high among consumers, who revealed the limited-time offers they were most likely to purchase last month.


Darden CEO Gene Lee named IFMA foodservice operator of the year

The longtime casual-dining veteran was chosen for the Gold Plate Award from among eight leaders named as the best within their respective market segments.

Inspire Brands continues to lay its infrastructure with the recruitment of former Qdoba President Tim Casey.

Operators are taking advantage of falling meat prices when adding new sandwiches to the lineup.

The sandwich chain has acquired 40 locations from a franchisee.

The sandwich chain has acquired 40 locations from a franchisee.

The company opted against further investment, but its ownership of Arby's has still paid off, says RB's The Bottom Line.

The Bottom Line: Arby's and Buffalo Wild Wings want to buy more brands, and they have plenty of choices.

The week's big announcements, from completion of the Arby's-BWW merger to the newest wrinkles in Chipotle's turnaround plan, sometimes overshadowed small revelations with big implications. Here are a few of those tidbits you likely missed.

Inspire Brands, which owns Arby's and Buffalo Wild Wings, is a new kind of brand operator.

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