McDonald’s Hiring Spree; A New Fine-Dining Delivery Service

November 18, 2015

Plus, Surge soda in slushy form and more restaurant news.

— McDonald’s Arizona has embarked upon a sudden hiring spree. Franchisees across the state are looking to hire 2,000 new employees this week, according to AZFamily.com. Clearly, a restaurant expansion is afoot, but McDonald’s corporate has not commented on the announcement.

— Groupon, which launched the briefly successful concept of daily restaurant deals, has ceased operations in Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and Finland. TechCrunch reports the company has laid off 1,100 employees and closed other branches of its business in recent months.

— Another day, another food delivery service: Gather is a new meal…