Special Reports

Looking for the next big thing in limited service? These are the 40 fast casual 2.0 concepts with fewer than 40 units that we’d put our money on.

These merging plant-based food trends could have an enormous impact on the limited-service industry.

A roundtable with executives from seven actively growing limited-service brands.

With new, tech-inspired digs, a collaborative mindset, and combined resources, Focus Brands is sprinting toward success.

Thousands of neighborhoods don't have access to nutritious foods. These operators are out to change that.

Why diversity in fast casual matters, as told by the multicultural leaders who are paving the way for future generations.

How 15 of the top quick-service and fast-casual chains stack up in the outdoor lane.

When it comes to speed of service and accuracy, the “fast-crafted” brand is ahead of the curve.

A focus on quality, from clean lanes to order-confirmation boards, drives this Miami-based fast casual.

The coffee giant has room to grow when it concerns this aspect of its business.

This year is no different: the king of drive-thru speed isn't slowing down anytime soon.

Bettering the employee experience translated to improved customer service—on all fronts.

Like usual, an emphasis on customer service separates Chick-fil-A from the rest of the pack.

The Mexican fast casual believes the drive-thru employee should be the best—and highest-paid—worker in each location.

Sales volume skyrockets—nearly 25 percent—at locations with a drive thru.

From 100 years old to five, these limited-service restaurants are celebrating milestones in 2016.