Winick Realty Group to Exclusively Represent Tossed

Tossed, New York's original fast-casual gourmet salad restaurant, has selected Winick Realty Group LLC Managing Director Hal Shapiro and his associate Lee Block to exclusively represent the company as it grows its presence in New York City.

Working with both Tossed Franchise Corporation and Bolla Corporation, Shapiro and Block are aggressively looking for locations with dense office populations and spaces with high visibility and exposure that will assist the restaurant chain expand beyond its initial New York location at 295 Park Avenue South.

Tossed Mixes It Up With First Food Court Location

Tossed, home of garden fresh salads, crepe wraps, and sandwiches, announced it has signed an agreement with a franchise group to bring the chain’s healthy cuisine to the newly renovated The Cafes at Boca in the upscale Town Center Mall in Boca Raton, Florida. The new location will be Tossed’s first restaurant in a food court setting, offering busy shoppers a quick, healthy food alternative, including its made-to-order gourmet salads, which were named New York’s Best Salad by New York magazine. Opening is scheduled for fall 2011.

Tossed Gets Spicy This Spring

Tossed, home of garden fresh salads, crepe wraps, and sandwiches, unveiled its Spicy Shrimp & Strawberry Salsa Crepe Wrap, a limited-time lunch and dinner special that heralds the refreshing return of springtime.  

Featuring cayenne shrimp, baby spinach, and a sweet salsa made of strawberries, peppers, red onions, cilantro, and lemon juice, Tossed's $8.95 Spicy Shrimp & Strawberry Salsa Crepe Wrap will be offered through June 30th.

Charitable Giving Isn't an Option, Consumers Say

Although the down economy has forced many operators to focus on the nitty gritty of business details and ignore the outside-the-store activities, customers still expect brands to stand for a good cause. According to the 2010 Cone Cause Evolution Study, which analyzes consumers’ expectations and behaviors toward companies’ support of causes, 82 percent of Americans believe it’s important for the food and beverage industry to support social or environmental causes.