Each issue of QSR magazine, as well as our website, provides our readers with thought leadership in the limited-service restaurant business in all its forms: from fast casual to quick service to snack concepts and all points in between. Put simply, QSR is THE information source for limited-service restaurants, both in print and online.
Don’t Miss These Blockbuster Issues!
National Restaurant Association Show
May / World-class interviews with bonus distribution at the NRA Show.
Best Franchise Deals
July / QSR reveals the annual top franchise values in the industry.
The QSR 50
August / Our ranking of the top 50 chains, with stories behind the numbers and segment breakdowns.
QSR Drive-Thru Study
October / This annual report identifies benchmark performances for the drive-thru business.
Special Food & Beverage Coverage
More than half of QSR's audience is directly involved with menu development. Our coverage of F&B helps keep their menus stocked for growth and success. Each issue focuses on one area in a special "Fresh Ideas" section that includes:
- An in-depth look at current trends
- Practical menu ideas
- Chef Q&A
- January Cooking with Oils
- February Beverages
- March Build Your Own
- April Clean Label
- May Breakfast
- June Regional American
- July Grains
- August Poultry
- September Mediterranean
- October Baked Goods
- November Snacks
- December Soups & Stews
In every issue and online, QSR publishes a special Smart Chain report featuring coverage of current trends in areas of specific interest to the industry. It is a powerful platform for educating foodservice decision-makers on your company's products and solutions within an editorial context.
Each Smart Chain also features a section devoted to “Key Players,” a who's who list of vendors related to that issue’s topic.
- January Cooking Technology
- FebruarySpecialty Beverages
& Dispensers (NAFEM)
- March POS Solutions/Payment Security
- April Drive-Thru Solutions
- May Finance/Lending (NRA)
- June Condiments/Sauces
- July Digital Signage
- August Proteins
- September Breakfast
- October Enterprise Solutions
- November Packaging
- December Security/Cash Handling