ItsaCheckmate rebrands, acquires AI voice provider VoiceBite

The order integration company has expanded into an all-around digital ordering supplier and now goes by just Checkmate.


Craveworthy bought three more brands, this time with an eye for conversion

The platform company this week acquired the brands Taim Mediterranean Kitchen, Hot Chicken Takeover and Sigri Indian BBQ. And more are in the works.

The Culinary Edge founder Aaron Noveshen will exit the firm but will remain CEO of Starbird, a fast-casual concept developed by the consulting group.

Refranchising is also on the table for Bloomin' Brands' nearly 200 locations in the country, where Outback is very popular.

Former Dutch Bros CEO Joth Ricci is among the investors in Burgerville and he joins the company as executive chair. CEO Ed Casey will remain at the helm.

Tech entrepreneur Johann Moonesinghe suddenly finds himself leading a growing group of restaurants. His secret? He doesn't expect to make a profit.

The two-unit Etta Collective went to the highest bidder for $4 million and InKind CEO Johann Moonesinghe plans to restart growth.

The deal nearly triples One Group's footprint and brings its total annual revenue to more than $1 billion.

The fast-food sandwich giant is finally changing hands after the sale to the private-equity firm was delayed over regulatory concerns.

The organic juice and healthy food brand joins the portfolio that also includes Orange Leaf and Red Mango.

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