2017 Media Information

QSR Magazine

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

2017 Topics

    • 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

Smart Chain

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.

2017 Topics

    • 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