Fast Casual

Fast Casual

industry headlines


Dickey’s Barbecue was recently named the Fastest Growing Restaurant Chain by Technomic’s Top 500 Annual Report.


Burger 21, a better-burger franchise founded by the owners of The Melting Pot Restaurants, announced its priority markets for franchise development


Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint announced the grand opening of its eighth Atlanta-area restaurant in the Edgewood Retail District in Edgewood, Georgia.


The Bistro Group, a Cincinnati-based franchise of McAlister’s Deli announced its plan to expand in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.  


Canadians can now enjoy the taste of Qdoba Mexican Grill’s wide variety of handcrafted Mexican cuisine, as the brand announced its newest location


Burger Lounge, the eco-conscious, fast-casual concept with 100 percent grass-fed beef burgers and vegetarian options, is bringing the turf to the s


Zoës Kitchen, a fast-casual restaurant concept offering simple Mediterranean-inspired dishes, announced the company will be opening four new stores


Barberitos announced that it will be opening two new locations as March 2013 rolls around, one of which is in Cary, North Carolina.


Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza, a leader in the fast-casual, build-your-own-pizza category, announced that Lessing’s Hospitality Group, one of New York’s


Last week, Uncle Maddio’s Pizza Joint opened new restaurant locations in Dunwoody, Georgia, and Charlotte, North Carolina, raising the total number