Fast Casual

Fast Casual

industry headlines

Tropical Smoothie Cafe Launches Spring Product Lineup

2017-04-26 Tropical Smoothie Cafe, a leading fast casual cafe concept known for its better-for-you food and smoothies with a tropical twist, announced today its ...

The Loop Pizza Grill Expands to Fleming Island

2017-04-26 The Loop Pizza Grill has been part of communities in the Jacksonville, Florida, area for more than three decades.

Transitioning Panera Bread Reports Another Strong Quarter

2017-04-26 Thanks to its impending merger agreement with JAB Holdings Company, Panera Bread is in a bit of a gray zone from a financial perspective.

El Pollo Loco Debuts in Watauga, Texas

2017-04-26 El Pollo Loco, the nation's leading fire-grilled chicken chain, opened its newest restaurant in Watauga, Texas, today.

Sandwicherie Expands with Union Square Location

2017-04-26 The popular fast-casual eatery, Sandwicherie of New York, expanded to Manhattan’s bustling Union Square neighborhood with its second location Wednesda...

3 Reasons Why Chipotle is Beating Expectations in 2017

2017-04-25 Chipotle announced its Q1 2017 earnings results Tuesday amid positive investor sentiment that the brand has begun to recover from food safety outbreak...

Chipotle's Comeback Story Takes a Promising Turn

2017-04-25 Saying that Chipotle has made “incredible progress,” CEO Steve Ells expressed optimism and pride following the fast casual’s first-quarter earnings Tu...

East Hampton Sandwich Co. Adds Breakfast Menu in Dallas

2017-04-25 East Hampton Sandwich Co. launched a breakfast menu at all Dallas locations (Snider Plaza, Oak Lawn at Turtle Creek Village and Inwood Road).

Submit for the 2017 QSR 50 Today!

2017-04-25 It's the industry's biggest report: The QSR 50, your annual run-down of the best-performing U.S.

&pizza to Open in Tysons Corner Late Summer

2017-04-25 &pizza, the Washington, D.C.-based counterculture brand known for its critically-acclaimed pizza and craft beverages, ampersand-tattooed employees...