Chain: Five Guys

Five Guys Renews Agreement with ComplianceMate

Five Guys, an international restaurant chain founded in 1986, has renewed its agreement with CM Systems LLC and its ComplianceMate food safety software through 2025. Unlike other quick-service concepts, Five Guys does not use frozen meat in its burgers. All food is cooked fresh, and the storage of ingredients within Five Guys’ refrigerators is very […]

Hyde Park Ventures Acquires Seven Five Guys Franchises

Hyde Park Ventures, a private management company, has announced the acquisition of seven Five Guys franchises and a new development territory across northern Colorado making its restaurant holding company, Hyde Park Burgers, the third largest Five Guys franchisee in the United States. In total, Hyde Park now owns 42 Five Guys franchises in Colorado, Maine, […]

How COVID Impacted the International Restaurant Market

In many ways, COVID-19 shrank our world. Citizens were ordered to stay at home. Travel was discouraged, borders closed. Businesses were shuttered, activities canceled. Entire lives started to revolve around the home, from work to entertainment to dining to family engagements. Within the confines of one’s home, it became harder to see the forest instead […]

Postmates Partners with Five Guys for Delivery

Postmates announced that it has  partnered with Five Guys to enable national on-demand delivery, including an integration with ItsaCheckmate. Five Guys and Postmates customers will now find Five Guys locations across the country integrated into the Postmates feed, making it simple to find your favorite burgers and fries. “We are thrilled to launch our integrated […]

Five Guys Deploys Zenput’s Platform

Zenput announced that Five Guys is deploying the company’s operations execution platform to ensure the highest brand standards are maintained across its operation. The solution has been rolled out across corporate U.S. locations and will soon be available to franchisees. Handcrafted, never-frozen burgers made to order on a grill with fresh-cut fries cooked in peanut oil […]

Fast Casual Continues Its Winning Streak

Fast-casual chains, which are upscale quick-service restaurant concepts, continue to be on a winning streak, growing both in units and customer visits, finds The NPD Group, a leading global information company. The number of fast-casual chain restaurants rose by 5 percent to 19,043 total units, based on NPD’s Fall 2015 ReCount restaurant census, which includes […]

In-N-Out, Whataburger Among Most Satisfying Burger Chains

Empathica, a global provider of Customer Experience Management (CEM) solutions to multiunit enterprises, released burger brand findings from the 2013 Quick Service Restaurant Benchmark Study, which surveyed 10,000 U.S. consumers and determined brand rankings in categories such as food, staff, and atmosphere, as well as the drivers behind social media engagement and loyalty. American burger-brand […]

OLO Receives $5M in Funding from PayPal

OLO, the fastest-growing digital commerce engine for restaurants, announced a $5 million dollar Series B financing from PayPal and existing investors.  The New York–based company is hiring as it aggressively scales operations for a breakout year in 2013. OLO allows customers to order and pay from restaurant websites and mobile apps, so that they can “Skip […]

Subway Leads Industry in Familiarity, Product Quality

When it comes to familiarity, product quality, and intent to purchase, consumers rank Subway higher than any other quick-service brand, according to a new study. Dairy Queen, Wendy’s, Five Guys, and Chick-fil-A round out the top five of the Harris Poll EquiTrend Study, which measures and compares brand health for more than 1,500 brands. More […]

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 billion in 2011, a faster rate than in 2010 (6.6 percent). In comparison, 2011 sales growth for the Top 500 U.S. chains was 3.5 percent. Total fast-casual units among the Fast Casual Top 150 increased […]

Five Guys Signs Two Long-Term Leases in New Jersey

RKF, the country’s leading independent real estate firm specializing in retail leasing, investment sales, and consulting services, recently arranged two long-term retail leases in Morris County, New Jersey, for Five Guys Burgers & Fries.  The exclusive retail leasing broker for the Five Guys Burgers & Fries franchisee in Morris, Passaic, and Sussex counties, RKF has […]

United Capital Lends $42 Million to Popeyes Franchisees

United Capital Business Lending, a national business lender specializing in franchised restaurant finance, announced today that it will allocate $42 million to qualified, multi-unit Popeyes franchisees in 2012. The Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen chain recently designated United Capital as one of its lending partners for the franchisor’s 2012 reimaging initiative. Qualified Popeyes operators may borrow from […]

United Capital Refinances Multi-Unit Subway Operator

United Capital Business Lending, a subsidiary of BankUnited, announced today that it is providing $1,350,000 in financing to Subwayowner, CCreations LLC. United Capital refinanced eight existing stores for the Indiana-based franchisee, and will also provide funding to relocate and remodel some newly acquired locations. CCreations LLC operates more than 30 Subway restaurants in Indiana and […]