Articles from the March 2010 issue

Financial officers can help maximize tax benefits made possible with green build

Senior finance executives should take advantage of tax incentives that are available for green building initiatives.

Roy Bergold

Thirty-two years in the quick-service industry stands witness to many trends that come and go.

How Going Green Can Hurt Your Business

One unforeseen result of the sustainability movement is the growing consumer backlash against greenwashing. Is your brand guilty?

Local and organic ingredients each present viable “green” opportunities for quick serves. But which is more realistic?

In an exclusive QSR interview, McDonald’s Australia’s leadership tells how the company survived the recession by offering restaurant space and menu options that were relevant and convenient to the everyday Aussie.

Innovative additions, broader selections, and a renewed interest in healthy food options are drawing consumers back to the salad bar.

Sustainable seafood programs among quick serves are growing. Here’s how to get started.

Steve Phillips, president and CEO of Phillips Seafood Restaurants, lived through the destruction of the Chesapeake Bay, and he’s vowed not to sit by idling while the same thing happens in Asia.

Convenience, fresh food, and healthy options for kids were just some of the things a group of surveyed moms wanted from the restaurant industry.

Vince Modica, HMSHost’s senior vice president of concept portfolio, explains what goes into transforming a traditional brand into one fit for an airport.

Quick serves should explore the opportunities in a new kind of salad “bar.”

This Wisconsin-based pizza-and-salad concept has three locations in the Milwaukee area and a fourth set to open sometime this quarter.

Three fine-dining guys from Los Angeles set out to create a salad quick serve. See what they came up with here.

Altering a signature menu item brings certain risk and also potential rewards for quick serves.

The relationship with your supplier should be carefully crafted and maintained to insure longevity.