Fast Casual

Fast Casual

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Corner Bakery Cafe’s renewed emphasis on franchise growth paid off immensely in 2012 with the signing of 10 new Area Development Agreements, more t


Fifty-four units opened; 165 franchises sold; more than 350 development agreements in the pipeline.


On the eve of celebrating the opening of its 200th restaurant, Smashburger unveils a new restaurant design targeted at the next generati


Burger 21, a new fast-casual concept founded by the owners of The Melting Pot Restaurants, announced that it signed franchise agreements with six d


McAlister’s Deli, a leading fast-casual restaurant, announced it has been ranked among the top performing fast-casual chains in a new consumer surv


Tijuana Flats fired up the 2012 holiday season by raising $92,140 for Kids Beating Cancer—nearly three times the total amount raised last year.


East Coast Wings & Grill will celebrate its Mount Pleasant location grand opening on Tuesday, January 14, with an all-day open house featuring


Muscle Maker Grill, a chain of eateries that serves food prepared with your health in mind, announced it opened a new Edgewater, New Jersey, restau


Master development agent Mukesh Banker and franchisee Dhruman Shah have brought famous fresh-cut Boardwalk Fries and fresh, made-to-order burgers t


Blaze Pizza, a pioneer in the fast-casual artisan pizza category, announced that Sajha, LLC has signed an agreement to develop three franchise stor