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Kevin Griffin would grab a guitar and test a new tagline, or vocalize a possible hashtag. As they say in the music world, it’s not about what’s grammatically or logically best, but what sings better.
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What were three indie-rock dudes, who like music and hanging out, doing raising capital to fund a restaurant chain? That’s a question Matt Brown continuously asked himself in those early days of Bunk...

Mobile ordering set about a revolution that allowed people to order food quickly and more conveniently from home and in transit. Voice activation is now doing the same for quick service and fast casual...

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Martin Luther King Day marked one year since Roy Choi and Daniel Patterson ...

When QSR visited the new Johnny Rockets location at One Penn Plaza adjacent to New York's bustling Penn Station, there was a brief but pleasant calm before the storm. It was 10:15 a.m. on January 7...

Todd Coerver heads to his new corporate digs in Denver and joins five other co-workers each day. Even for a brand that toasted its 10th anniversary on December 9, it’s fair to say Larkburger...

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For all the things that critics have accused Andy Puzder, the outspoken secretary of labor nominee, of being—anti-union, anti-employee rights, and controversial—there’s one thing he’s never been accused of...

Perhaps the best news for restaurant owners and operators going into 2017 is this simple fact:  protein prices will likely remain low for some time.

“If you enjoyed this year, the foundation is in...

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...

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