Emerging Concepts

Emerging Concepts

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Former McDonald's CEO Invests in Pizza Fast Casual

2017-05-23 Cleveland Avenue LLC, a Chicago-based accelerator that strategically invests in innovative, consumer-focused restaurant, food, and beverage concepts, ...

New Mediterranean Fast Casual to Debut in Georgia

2017-04-07 Shami Kitchen, a fast-casual restaurant featuring fresh, homemade Mediterranean fare served quickly, will open in Sandy Springs, Georgia, next month.

How Tender Greens is Disrupting Fast Casual

2017-03-02 The fast-casual industry is due for some disruption.

Slapfish Moves In On Utah

2017-02-27 Slapfish will open its newest location in Lehi. The first location in Utah is slated to open its doors at 3320 N.

Four Foods Groups Acquires the Soda Shop

2017-02-24 Four Foods Group (FFG)—a rapidly growing restaurant development, investment, and management company—today announced that it has acquired the Soda Shop...

Slapfish Creator Introduces Two New Concepts

2017-02-24 Chef Andrew Gruel, television personality and founder of Slapfish Restaurant Group, announces the launch of Two Birds and Butterleaf, two new exciting...

A Split From Conventional Fast Casual

2017-02-21 Like Madonna, Cher, Beyoncé, and countless others before them, the Good Food Guys realized that, sometimes, one name is simply all you need. ...

Expanding Huey Magoo’s Looking for New Franchisees

2017-01-09 With four successful Central Florida locations under its belt and dynamic new leadership spearheading nationwide expansion, the popular, fast-casual r...

Kati Roll Company Continues NYC Expansion

2016-12-12 The Kati Roll Company, is expanded to the heart of New York City’s East Village (28 E 2nd Ave., 7th and St Marks) on November 16.

Old Owner Gives Fast Casual World Wrapps New Life

2016-12-12 Last year, when Keith Cox visited the World Wrapps location, it had been 15 years since the founder and former CEO was involved with the brand.