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Revamped QSR Drive-Thru Performance Study Launches

2016-04-28 QSR magazine, a leading restaurant industry trade publication, and SeeLevel HX, a business intelligence provider, have partnered to continue bringing ...

Fast Casual Continues Its Winning Streak

2016-04-06 Fast-casual chains, which are upscale quick-service restaurant concepts, continue to be on a winning streak, growing both in units and customer visits...

Panera Opens 2,000th Domestic Store

2016-03-22 Covelli Enterprises, the largest franchisee of Panera LLC, is opening the 2,000th Panera Bread in the nation.

Catering Leadership Workshop to Feature Panera, Potbelly

2016-01-25 The Catering Institute announced that its 2016 Restaurant Catering Leadership Workshop will include speakers such as Erle Dardick, Fred LeFranc, and M...

Panera Puts Its First Gluten-Free Bread to the Test

2015-10-28 Long known for its bakery-inspired fare, Panera has thrown its hat into the gluten-free arena with a new product, which it began testing in Detroit Oc...

Report: Most Major Brands Fall Short on Antibiotic Policies

2015-09-23 Last week, a group of consumer, health, and environmental groups released an antibiotic policy scorecard grading 25 of the largest limited-service bra...

ACSI Report Shows Dropping Customer Satisfaction

2015-06-30 Customers are less satisfied with fast food as their discretionary income improves and preferences shift in favor of quality over price, according to ...

MENUS OF CHANGE: A Bowl in One

2015-06-19 At Menus of Change, chefs, C-suite execs, nutritionists, and health policy experts alike preached a mission to imbue the foodservice industry with hea...

Panera Names New President and VP

2015-05-11 Panera Bread Company named Drew Madsen president effective May 11. He will report to Ron Shaich, chairman and CEO.

Panera Serves Up "Super Grain" Oatmeal

2015-04-07 Baked goods have long been the literal bread and butter of Panera’s breakfast menu, but the new Power Almond Quinoa Oatmeal furthers the brand’s shift...