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How to Prevent Another Chipotle
What went wrong at the fast-casual leader, and how foodservice operators committed to fresh and local ingredients can ensure it doesn’t happen to them.
Customization and convenience are key to the growth of bowl options.
When Fresh Falls Short
A rash of food-borne illness outbreaks have operators rethinking food safety.
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.
Chipotle Tackles Food Issues With Interactive Game
Chipotle Mexican Grill launched “The Scarecrow,” an arcade-style adventure game for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, along with a companion animated shor...
Jimmy John’s, Chipotle Ranked Among Fastest-Growing Chains
The list of the fastest-growing retailers this year tells a story of consumers’ growing affinity for fast-fashion, specialty grocery items, and appare...
Looking for Sustainability Advice? The NRA Has It
The National Restaurant Association (NRA) has unveiled a new report focused on sustainability best practices for the foodservice industry. ...
Chipotle Invites Fans to Join in 'Adventurrito' Treasure Hunt
Get ready to say “happy birthday” to one of your favorite foil-wrapped meals.
Chipotle Commits to 15M Pounds of Local Produce
Chipotle Mexican Grill plans to serve more than 15 million pounds of locally grown produce in its restaurants this year, up from its 2012 goal of 10 m...
Chipotle Unveils Cultivate Festival Lineups and Dates
Chipotle Mexican Grill has announced the lineup for its 2013 Cultivate food, music, and ideas festival series, with events planned in San Francisco, D...
AllergyEats Reveals the Most Allergy-Friendly Restaurants
AllergyEats, the leading guide to allergy-friendly restaurants nationwide, has just revealed the most accommodating restaurant chains, based on feedba...
Chipotle Appeals to Vegans, Vegetarians with Tofu Product
Chipotle Mexican Grill plans to test a new vegetarian menu item called “Sofritas” in seven San Francisco Bay Area restaurants beginning Tuesday, Febru...
Chipotle Caters Colorado; National Rollout Coming Soon
Chipotle Mexican Grill will offer customers a new way to enjoy their food with the launch of its catering service, beginning in Colorado on January 21...
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 ...
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