Austin-based Torchy’s Tacos plans to grow to at least 160 locations by 2023, aided by a new managing partner system and updated kitchens.
As the plant movement progresses from a trend to a lasting change, it’s time for operators to decide what fits their brands best when it comes to plant-forward and plant-based foods
This fast-casual brand’s CEO is experimenting with ways to turn that reality around.
Growing a brand to encompass multiple units can be difficult, scary, exciting, and rewarding. But it’s also the sum of many parts.
The health-focused chain grew to 19 units in just two years. Now its leaders are looking for even more expansion with the help of new franchisees.
Two quick-serve veterans are bringing what they know about expanding large chains to the Mediterranean fast casual.
As we enter a new decade, the industry barrels toward increased technology, a smaller, older workforce, and some seismic shifts caused by not-so-futuristic disruptors.
This Milwaukee-based coffeehouse concept’s by-hand philosophy is outside the box even in today’s increasingly saturated coffee space.
Limited-service concepts need to stay true to their identities, even as they grow.
Army vet works to open a Dunkin’ on all major U.S. military bases.
As consumers demand more options, more value, and more convenience, brands are searching for ways to accommodate a wide range of guests without losing their brand identities.
The pizza company long known for its tech innovations is unveiling some new advancements that could simplify ordering and delivery.
The concept is simple—serve flavorful grilled proteins atop bowls and wraps. But its growth strategy is even simpler—build a strong team and expansion will follow.
With a new, star-studded investment group, the former parking lot pop-up is ready to explode.
These Miami-born brands are quickly becoming Miami’s new go-to spots for quick, quality eats.
It's a trend that restaurants can't afford to ignore.
More orders, complex menus are keeping cars in line longer.
The drive-thru lane has reigned in quick service for 70 years. But with off-premises booming and new technologies thriving, will drive thru ever be the same?
The growing brand was co-founded by the actual 11th Earl of Sandwich.
Robert Earl and Guy Fieri opened their chicken-and-sauce concept last year. Now, amid growing popularity, they are expanding to a second location and beyond
The Taco Cabana and Pollo Tropical parent is facing added pressure in core markets.
Philadelphia is famous for its cheesesteaks and hoagies, but there’s a wave of new fast casuals cropping up in the City of Brotherly Love that are worth attention, too.