The upscale fast casual only did 12 percent of its sales via off-premises prior to the pandemic. But the last year has forced it to reconsider its approach for the long-term.
Chef JJ Johnson opened the rice-bowl fast casual FieldTrip a few months before the pandemic. The crisis might have saved the restaurant.
Portability and comfort take center stage during COVID-19.
Sweet Paris Crȇperie & Café wants to take its European bistro experience to more American markets.
Dog Haus sales took a massive hit last spring. But the brand’s pivot to proprietary virtual concepts brought the system roaring back to life.
Point-based Royal Perks will be available through the brand’s digital platforms.
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