Jeff Young, a Canadian franchising veteran, has joined the Ricky’s All Day Grill and Fatburger restaurant chains as senior vice-president (SVP) of real estate and franchise development to help them grow further in Canada.
Quick-service restaurant (QSR) franchise system Tim Hortons has added a new crispy chicken sandwich to its lunch menu. Featuring seasoned white meat breaded on the outside, the new sandwich is made fresh-to-order and comes with lettuce, tomato and mayonnaise on a soft, bakery-style bun.
Quick-service restaurant (QSR) franchisor KFC Canada has introduced its first double burger, made with breaded, crispy chicken. The new Big Boss sandwich, available at all KFC restaurants across Canada, features two 100 per cent white meat chicken fillets, special sauce, pickles, lettuce, cheese, onions and a sesame seed bun.
Food-service franchisor CKE Restaurant Holdings plans to open 30 Carl’s Jr. burger restaurants across Ontario’s ‘Golden Horseshoe’ region over the next six years, starting with Toronto. CKE has signed an agreement with 6Points Food Services to develop, open and operate the restaurants.