Emerging Concepts

Emerging Concepts

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Dog Haus Signs Deal to Open Over 300 New Locations

2016-10-18 Dog Haus, a celebrated Pasadena, California-based gourmet hot dog, sausage, and burger concept, announced a development agreement with American Develo...

Rapidly Expanding VERTS Set to Make East Coast Debut

2016-10-11 After 33 restaurant openings and $35 million in funding in only five years, leading fast-casual chain VERTS Mediterranean Grill will touch down on the...

Grabbagreen Opens in Greensboro, North Carolina

2016-10-06 Grabbagreen, an Arizona-based fast-casual restaurant concept known for their fresh and healthy alternative to fast food, is making waves across the U.

Willie Jewell’s Headed to New Hampshire in October

2016-09-12 Willie Jewell’s Old School Bar-B-Q, the fast-casual spinoff from the 67-year-veteran Bono’s Pit Bar-B-Q concept, is headed North to the Granite State.

Firenza Pizza Unveils North Carolina Expansion Plan

2016-09-07 After signing a development deal in July that will bring five new units to the Charlotte area, Firenza Pizza, a fast-casual restaurant that offers cus...

Elevation Burger Founders Invest in New Pizzeria Concept

2016-09-06 Started as a food truck in 2007, today Pupatella is a favorite Neapolitan Pizzeria among Northern Virginians, winning loyal fans with its classic arti...

East Hampton Sandwich Co. Continues to Expand in Texas

2016-08-31 East Hampton Sandwich Co. will open its Southlake, Texas, store on September 2 for lunch and dinner service.

This Chef-Driven Brand Blends Cuisines, Service Models

2016-08-04 Blending, mixing, infusing—whatever you want to call it, foodservice has embraced fusion cuisine with open arms.

Better Brands To Launch Upbeet in Atlanta

2016-08-02 Better Brands is introducing Upbeet, its new fast-casual restaurant brand serving fresh, customizable food made with local and organic ingredients in ...