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When Disaster Strikes
From Subway’s Jared Fogle problem to Chipotle’s E. coli and norovirus outbreaks, recent crises serve as a lesson in damage control.
Some Latin Love
Cuisine from South and Central America and the Caribbean provides plentiful menu opportunities.
The Top Stories of 2015
The biggest news of the year in the quick-service and fast-casual industries.
Good Fat, Bad Fat
Good fats help promote health while providing tastes chefs want.
The Delivery Debate
Delivery services are springing up around the country, giving operators a new sales channel—if it’s right for their brand.
The New Angle on Antibiotics
McDonald’s announcement that it would remove antibiotics from chicken could signal an industry-wide shift.
The Gold Standard
If you want to be like Chipotle—and everyone does—you just have to follow its recipe for success, which includes two main ingredients: its food and its people.
The Culinary Institute of America is a training ground for the world’s best chefs. And today more than ever, its influence is spreading to the entire foodservice world.
The Truth About Transparency
How to respond to consumers’ demands to know everything about your business.
Tale of Two Brands
McDonald’s used to own a majority stake in Chipotle. Now it might be losing its status as top industry influencer to Steve Ells & Co.
Chipotle Offers 'Burritos by the Box' Promo
Pro football fans typically celebrate the sport’s biggest game of the year with food—lots of food—making it the second-largest eating occasion of the ...
Chipotle Signs Agreement with CIW to Join Fair Food Program
Chipotle Mexican Grill and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), a farmworker-based human rights organization, have reached an agreement that brin...
Starbucks Holds $87.4M in Impact Media Value
Starbucks is the top quick-service restaurant brand with $87.4 million of Impact Media Value according to General Sentiment’s Q2 2012 QSR MediaMatch r...
Chipotle Meets Pasture-Raised Sour Cream Goal
Chipotle Mexican Grill announced that it has reached an important milestone in its efforts to serve sour cream and cheese made with milk from pasture-...
Billabong Clothing Brand Partners with Chipotle
Clothing brand Billabong announced its partnership with the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation, an organization committed to creating a more sustainable an...
Chipotle Donates $100K to California State Parks
Chipotle Mexican Grill will donate $100,000 to support the California State Parks Foundation’s (CSPF) fundraising efforts following a $22 million budg...
Fast Casual Strengthens, Led by Panera, Five Guys
Fast-casual chains strengthened their gains on the overall restaurant industry, with the top 150 fast-casual chains growing 8.4 percent to $21.5 billi...
Pull a Free Burrito From Chipotle’s Recycled Lunch Bags
This Earth Day, April 22, Chipotle Mexican Grill will reward eco-friendly customers with a free burrito, bowl, salad, or order of tacos if they purcha...
Chipotle Gains New Real Estate on Broadway in New York
Winick Realty Group LLC announced the availability of 14,000 square feet of retail space at 281 Broadway, located between Chambers and Reade Streets i...
Chipotle Debuts First National Ad (Watch it!)
During last night's Grammy award show, the biggest news occured during a commercial break.
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