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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,...

Fine dining experts help breakfast cereal company launch popular New York fast casual restaurant.

When Kellogg’s hosted a pop-up Recharge Bar for four days in 2014, the brand focused on marketing its storied cereals in a fresh, new light. According to Mintel, hot and cold cereal sales had been declining...

McDonald’s is hardly done simplifying its food ingredients.

But the path to simple is complex.

The rest of the fast-food industry—most of whom are walking a parallel path—seems to be wondering...

Opening the 1,000th restaurant location is a milestone fewer than 40 limited-service restaurant brands have achieved, and Firehouse Subs CEO Don Fox is well aware that with the new Rowland Heights,...

New York City sandwich chain Wichcraft has new design and menu for restaurant growth.

A celebrated New York City restaurateur is ramping up development of the fast-casual chain he founded in the early 2000s.

And no, it’s not Shake Shack’s Danny Meyer.

Tom Colicchio, a James...

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