Brands turn to new better-for-you buzzwords to differentiate themselves in a quickly growing category.
Panera Bread, Culver’s, and In-N-Out are among the brands that a majority of customers would recommend to friends and family, according to a study by marketing and research firm YouGov BrandIndex.
These are some of the major trends operators can expect in the year ahead.
U.S. restaurant industry traffic will remain stalled in 2017 in much the same manner it did in 2016, reports The NPD Group, a leading global information company.
As the year comes to a close, we take a look back at the biggest changes in limited service.
Pizza brands are finding ways to deliver the cleaner ingredients and better-for-you options customers are craving.
Mintel, a leading market intelligence agency, announced the four key trends set to transform the U.S.
After more than 12 months of headlines featuring food safety issues and efforts to win back its customers, Chipotle’s Recovery Efforts ranks as 2016’s No.
On Wednesday, Starbucks outlined its five-year plan for strong global growth to an audience of investors at Starbucks Biennial Investor Conference in New York City.
DMI, a global provider of end-to-end mobility services and solutions, announced its first annual ranking of mobility leaders in the limited-service industry.
Protein alternatives go mainstream in a big way.
Operators committed to establishing a connection with their guests are coming out ahead.
Looking to appeal to a younger demographic, operators can now reach for a new tool in their healthful-eating toolbox.
Waze, the Google-owned traffic app, released research on consumer eating habits around Thanksgiving.
This year’s 2016 Trends Report from the Foodservice Packaging Institute revealed key industry shifts that focused on industry changes being driven by the generational influence of millennials
The continual parental reminder to “eat your vegetables” stuck with millennials and Gen Zs because they are driving the growth in fresh and frozen vegetable consumption, but many of the
Recent data shows that consumers, including millennials, still care about the brand. They just need a reason.
As consumers continue to clamor for wholesome food and restaurant transparency, operators are finding ways to redefine the farm-to-fork formula.
Major players like Taco Bell are investing in chatbots to better engage customers.
Pei Wei launched Pei Wei Test Kitchen, a new restaurant located near the company’s headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona.
National Sandwich Day is a perfect time to start focusing on trendy flavors that will help a brand stand out from the crowd.
Jersey Mike’s Trend Tracker survey of 95,749 individuals revealed some surprising sandwich eating habits.
Want to get people in your restaurant’s seats this Halloween? Then it’s time to get creative
Drive thru isn’t quite what it used to be. With new digital tools, operators are rethinking the way customers get their food to go.
Plated dishes with an entrée and sides used to be relegated to casual and fine dining. Not anymore.
What lessons can we take from celebrity chefs’ forays into the fast-casual space?
How convenience stores are keeping up with the premium-food game and threatening limited-service operators for market share.
Brands going the extra mile on food allergies stand to gain lifelong customers.