Fans of the Philadelphia Phillies have several food concession options.
Menu Innovations
Four quick serves cluster near one another in a small corner of Seattle, dormant aside from the activity buzzing around them preparing them for their grand openings. All four are set to open on the same day in April, and all four plan to deliver premium quick-serve options to the people of the...
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Fast-casual columnist George Green.
Industry News
Last week QSR's in-house fast-casual expert, George Green, snagged the interview of the season with Darren Tristano, executive vice president at leading research firm Technomic. Not only did he get Tristano's coveted insight on the fast-casual industry, he gained exclusive access to the highly...
Chef Dan Coudreaut prepares a chicken salad at McDonald's First Taste Event.
Industry News
McDonald’s is personalizing its healthy-menu efforts by launching a new “Made Just for You” platform. The company debuted the new platform yesterday at its First Taste Event in New York City. McCafé beverages, chicken-based options, and salads have all been placed under the “Made Just for You”...
Chef Robert Danhi
Industry News
The first annual Pork Summit was held on a warm sunny April weekend in Napa, California. Blue skies and vineyards stretched endlessly, the idyllic setting for this invitation-only event hosted by the National Pork Board. Celebrated chefs and culinary professionals gathered at the Culinary Institute...
Captain D's hands out food to residents and first responders in Alabama.
Web Exclusive
Foodservice operations across the South, particularly in Alabama, are lending to the relief efforts of one of the worst tornado outbreaks in U.S. history. As clean-up crews and victims work to sort through the devastation caused by the vicious storm two weeks ago, many restaurant operators are...
Pizza Ranch's specialty pies can be ordered with a gluten-free crust.
Industry News
Pizza Ranch announced that, to accommodate customers with celiac disease and gluten intolerance, it has rolled out a gluten-free crust for its pizzas. Nancy Jordahl, culinary research and development director for the Orange City, Iowa–based pizza buffet chain, says that because Pizza Ranch does not...
The U.S. Navy's food operations include premium dining opportunities.
Consumer Trends
The military may not immediately come to mind as a go-to foodservice resource, but closer inspection suggests some eye-opening and revealing connections. QSR recently had the privilege of touring the galley of the USS Jefferson City, a Navy submarine home-ported in San Diego. This innovative...
Mauricio Acevedo, left, meets with potential franchisees in India.
Industry News
Fresh off a U.S. Commercial Service–sponsored trip to India, through which he met dozens of potential franchisees, BannaStrow’s CEO Mauricio Acevedo says he wants to open “hundreds” of stores in the emerging market. Acevedo says he met with nearly 50 businessmen in India and has since whittled his...