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    Christine Blank

  • California quick service restaurant concept lets charities raise funds through pizzas.
    Fast-casual concept invites charities to design their own pizzas for a chance to win a slice of the pie.
    Quick service brands are leveraging potential in Motor City.
    Some limited-service chains see big potential in bankrupt city.
    Quick service restaurant brands hire more employees for Christmas shopping season.
    Restaurant operators report an optimistic holiday hiring season.
    Quick service brands develops creative video series for menu board.
    Wetzel’s Pretzels rolls out video menuboards with a flair for whimsy.
    Quick service restaurant brands create new seasonal menu items for Thanksgiving.
    Brands get creative with Thanksgiving-themed LTOs.
    Quick service restaurant brands leverage review sites like Yelp to sway customer opinion.
    Operators earn new customers by being open and honest with online reviewers.
    The senior culinary manager at quick service restaurant Checkers grew up in the company.
    Checkers/Rally’s head of development has deep company roots.
    Millennial consumers want quick service restaurants to provide more information online.
    When it comes to online content, Millennials have high standards.
    Fast food brands jump on board pumpking flavor trend with innovative menu items.
    Sure, pumpkin is king of the fall. But brands have other tricks up their sleeve this fall season.
    Chicken chain Wing Zone delivers menu items via electric golf cart.
    As back-to-school season gets underway, brands look to become part of students’ routines.
    Quick service restaurants attract Gen X, Baby Boomers, Millennials.
    Everyone talks about Millennials, but real success lies in appealing equally to all generations.
    Quick service chains consider adding tipping function to point of sale.
    Operators debate whether a gratuity option at the point of sale is right for their brand.
    Miami quick service sandwich chain rolled out new business extensions.
    The New Miami Subs Grill to roll out premium brand extensions.
    Fast food operators use Google Glass product to train kitchen employees.
    Operators explore ways to leverage tech giant’s latest innovation.
    Quick service brands open new upscale concepts to compete with fast casual.
    Taco Bell the latest quick serve to add a fast-casual sister brand.
    Quick service restaurant brands hire chefs to develop new innovative menus.
    Quick serves enlist culinary consultants to boost menu offerings.
    Quiznos and Sbarro both filed for bankruptcy to relieve debt.
    Experts weigh in on two latest quick serves to file for bankruptcy.
    Quick service brands see slow sales growth from winter snow and ice storms.
    Sales, traffic down in parts of country hardest hit by winter weather.
    Quick service concepts like Rise in North Carolina are accepting bitcoin money.
    Some operators accept digital currency, even as it stirs up controversy.
    Quick serve Long John Silver's serves lobster bite option as special Lent offer.
    Quick-serve brands capitalize on seafood sales during Lent.
    White Castle Valentine's Day promotion enhances quick service experience.
    Valentine’s Day promotions abound as operators take advantage of splurging consumers.
    Convenience stores compete with quick service with fresh food menu items.
    Improved foodservice offerings helping convenience stores steal business from quick service.
    New touch screen ordering kiosks find home at fast food restaurants.
    McDonald’s, White Castle test ordering kiosks that allow for burger customization.
    Mobile games like Chipotle's Scarecrow app give fast food restaurants promo tool
    Brands’ mobile games build customer sales, loyalty.
    Zaxby's new Cobb Zalad offers premium fast casual menu item for a higher cost.
    Fast casuals thrive despite higher check averages.
    Krispy Kreme released its pumpkin-themed fall lineup a month early this year.
    Pumpkin reigns as operators rush to capitalize on popular seasonal trends.
    NYC Bagel Deli sold more than 10,500 Groupon deals for the brand last May.
    Operators still look to daily-deal services to drive business.
    Fast food restaurant employees across the country are protesting wages.
    The wage debate is heating up as advocacy groups attempt to unionize fast-food workers and the government considers a minimum-wage increase.
    Brands are applying the fast casual model to modernize Italian cuisine.
    Brands rush to fill the fast-casual Italian niche.
    Burger King used a geo location marketing campaign with its french fries launch.
    Mobile marketing use increases as quick serves try to attract on-the-go customers.