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It’s not often in the foodservice industry that you will hear a restaurant concept described in this manner (and by its owner, no less): “We like to affectionately refer to ourselves as that kid in high...

When Nick Vojnovic, president of Little Greek Fresh Grill, attended a donation drive held in honor of a boy with leukemia at one of the chain’s stores, he registered for a Be the Match Registry, which...

On the surface, Taco Bell’s plan to create 100,000 new jobs by 2022 is simple math. The brand recently announced a growth model that calls for roughly 200 stores annually over the next six years, or a total...

Brand loyalty is alive, well, and living in the hearts of many millennials.

Two recent surveys—one by Facebook IQ, the research arm of Facebook, and the other by Buzz Marketing Group, a social media...

Back in 2010, Taqueria del Sol unveiled its plans for the future. The Atlanta-based fast casual, through a wholly owned subsidiary, was entering the franchise game—a rather intriguing prospect considering...

As the company struggles to overcome lax sales in the wake of major E. Coli and norovirus outbreaks in late 2015, Chipotle Mexican Grill has turned to a seemingly unlikely savior for the company: burgers....

As the Great Recession was attaching the proverbial boot to multi-unit restaurants across the nation in 2007, Jon Rollo and his Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop were preparing for the future.

They just...

As if fast-food executives don’t have enough on their plates, now there’s yet another culturally invasive item to add to the worry list: drones.

No, you don’t have to worry about getting attacked by...

These quick-serve restaurants are located in ideal demographic markets on college campuses, which means they’re bringing in big revenue—sometimes well after midnight. But late-night pizza is just the...

If you were creating an institution from scratch that had its nose stiffly thrust in the air—and its membership utterly exclusive—it might be the old Chicago Athletic Association.

Way back in 1890,...

The recent quick-service restaurant sales slowdown has been attributed to everything from poor weather in parts of the country to the contentious presidential election.

But, according to the recent...

Piada Italian Street Food

Piada Italian Street Food started a three-tiered leadership development and incentive program, aimed at recruiting and retaining employees from restaurant managers to chefs.

The fast casual brand’s...

One sure-fire sign of football season: You pull into a crowded parking lot thinking that it’s a weekend flea market—only to discover it’s actually a tailgate party.

Another sign: You pull into your...

Pizza Hut has launched a new campaign aimed at increasing literacy for 100 million people over the next 10 years, expanding on the company’s literacy work since its BOOK IT! Program began in 1984.

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Chicken is on a roll.

So says YouGov BrandIndex, which tracks consumer attitudes toward quick service and other retail industries on a daily basis. Consumer interest in limited-service chicken chains...

QSR and fast casual franchise operators look for leaders who support their business.

Happy franchisees are vital to the success of any company, regardless of whether it’s a restaurant or a fashion retailer. Nevertheless industry insiders might be surprised to learn that overall,...

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