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Chef Q&A: Katherine See
The executive chef of Au Bon Pain discusses the brand's recent salad menu revamp.
Innovative design and architecture are increasingly hallmarks of upstart quick-service and fast-casual brands.
How upgrading just one or two elements in a salad can deliver new depths of flavor, freshness, and quality.
QSR 50 Contenders
These quick-service and fast-casual companies just missed the QSR 50.
Is Healthy Food Really Profitable?
Customers are demanding healthier menu options, but operators are still struggling to figure out the effect it will have on their bottom line.
Pub-Style Protein Snacks
Take a hint from across the pond and tap into America’s growing love for pub foods.
Brands No. 51-65 are fast-rising quick-service and fast-casual companies that just missed the QSR 50.
Who’s Missing at Fast Casuals?
Leadership within the segment is predominantly male despite the female-heavy demographics of its customers.
A Super-Sized Dilemma
Fast food customers love big portion sizes, but with nutrition and obesity under more public scrutiny, quick serves are left to decide whether to listen to their customers or to their critics.
Blister Packs are Overrated
Despite the industry's endless upgrades, chains are still holding onto the outdated, and unoriginal, blister pack. There's a world of flavor out there, why not take advantage of it?
Au Bon Pain Debuts New Pastry Breakfast Item
Au Bon Pain launched its latest pastry innovation to cafés nationwide—Bacon & Cheddar Kolache, a savory handheld breakfast treat with a history of...
Au Bon Pain Unveils Hearty Winter Menu
To provide comfort and fuel during the cold winter season, Au Bon Pain, an internationally recognized leader in the fast-casual category, announced a ...
Au Bon Pain's Holiday Menu Includes New Sandwiches
With the holiday season quickly approaching, Au Bon Pain debuted a new Holiday Menu featuring flavorful new sandwiches for breakfast and lunch, festiv...
Au Bon Pain Teaming Up with No Kid Hungry
In America, one in five children struggle with hunger.
Au Bon Pain Embraces Autumn Flavors
With autumn quickly approaching and cooler weather just around the corner, Au Bon Pain released its new Fall Menu, themed around new twists on fall cl...
Au Bon Pain Lightens Up with Late Spring, Seasonal LTOs
As the weather warms up, Au Bon Pain announced seasonal flavors and even more healthful menu choices for its guests with the release of its Late Sprin...
Au Bon Pain Savor the Season with LTO Sandwiches and More
As the holiday season approaches, Au Bon Pain, an internationally recognized leader in the fast-casual category, debuts its new holiday menu.
Au Bon Pain Unveils Fall Drink, Food Menu
Au Bon Pain announced its fall seasonal menu items available at U.S. cafés.
Au Bon Pain Announces 'Petit Plate' LTOs
Au Bon Pain announced the availability of new summer menu items at its U.S. cafes. Available from June 23 until Aug.
Quick-Serve Industry Continues to Rise and Shine
With more quick-serve players jumping into the morning daypart, breakfast traffic continues to surge.
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