Lisa Jennings

West Coast Bureau Chief,
Nation's Restaurant News

From the Los Angeles office, Lisa Jennings covers marketing and companies based in the West, including California, Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Nevada, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, Alaska and Hawaii.

Reach Lisa at or 818.728.9008.

Starbucks adds Cold Brew Coffee to permanent menu
Small-batch iced coffee available at participating units in U.S., Canada
Report: Starbucks to raise drink prices 1 percent
Most customers won’t notice increase, company officials say
Muscle Maker Grill eyes growth in California
Healthful East Coast-based brand has West Coast appeal
Franchisee acquires 18 Buffalo Wild Wings units
Diversified Restaurant Holdings looks for “opportunistic” growth
Restaurant Marketing Watch: Chains tap blockbuster movies for summer promotions
Restaurant chains are betting big on marketing tie-ins
Pieology tests customizable salads, new decor
Fast-casual pizza chain evolves with customers
Johnny Rockets targets Hispanic markets
Operator eyes growth opportunities in West Texas, Arizona
KBP acquires 24 KFC units
Franchisee plans to expand with acquisitions
Survey: Chick-fil-A, Texas Roadhouse rank highest among consumers
Consumers prioritize food quality over value, American Customer Satisfaction Index finds
Restaurant Marketing Watch: Restaurants show rainbow of support with #LoveWins
Marriage equality ruling presents marketing opportunity
Honor Society to debut 'fast fine' restaurant
Founders see Denver-based concept as a scalable brand
Noodles & Company names Mark Mears CMO
Former Schlotzsky’s chief marketing officer replaces Dan Fogarty
Jamba Juice, Bruegger’s Bagels to open co-branded units
Brands plan nine locations in Midwest, East Coast, New England
McDonald’s milk, juice sales rise
Study provides update on quick-service chain’s nutrition goals
Uncle Maddio’s receives equity investment
S&S Group will also become franchisees of growing fast-casual pizza chain

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