Rising Roll

Fast food brands move into office retail space to serve hungry employees.
March 2014

Quick-serve concepts in office buildings thrive by adapting to their surroundings.

Mike Lassiter plays an important role in Rising Roll Gourmet's CSR efforts.
January 2012

As quick-serve CEOs become more engaged in corporate social responsibility, they may find the real beneficiaries are their own companies.

Subway's $5 footlong deal offered a value to customers during the recession.

Having survived one debilitating recession, restaurants feel poised to withstand another.

Rising Roll Gourmet welcomes the warm days of spring with the launch of delicious menu items.

From now through May 31, the growing, national fast-casual franchise noted for its 90-plus sophisticated combinations of sandwiches, soups, salads, and breakfast dishes will feature a collection...


In a fierce competition to attract tenants to commercial office spaces in major markets around the country, it turns out Rising Roll Gourmet has found its ideal position. The fast-casual franchise’s gourmet sandwiches, salads, soups, and breakfast dishes have become such a...

May 2010

The name Rising Roll brings to mind homemade yeast bread, which requires time to expand, and that’s exactly what the Atlanta-based sandwich purveyor has been doing since partnering with Mike Lassiter of Franchising Concepts in 2003—taking time to grow.