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MarginEdge Metrics: June in bloom for fast-casual restaurants

Editor's note: The Washington Business Journal is partnering with restaurant management software firm MarginEdge to bring readers a monthly snapshot of restaurant sales around the D.C. region. Summer officially kicked off this month, and it was a brill.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 11th, 2019

Fast food turns to "ghost kitchens" and restaurants on wheels as chains like &pizza and Chick-fil-A battle for delivery dominance

&Pizza Fast-casual chain &pizza and food-tech startup Zume are partnering to unleash a fleet of mobile kitchens, assisting in the fast-casual pizza chain's delivery and expansion efforts.  Executiv.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 19th, 2019

MarginEdge Metrics: Dog days of summer for local restaurants

Editor's note: The Washington Business Journal is partnering with restaurant management software firm MarginEdge to bring readers a monthly snapshot of restaurant sales around the D.C. region. August can be full of sideways moves for restaurants in the.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 12th, 2019

Jon Matsubara opens new restaurant in Manoa

Honolulu chef Jon Matsubara opened his own 2,000-square-foot, fast-casual restaurant, Feast, in Manoa earlier this week. Matsubara, who has worked in a number of well-known local restaurants over the years — including Azure, Stage and, most recentl.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 6th, 2019

St. Louis Bread Co. parent strikes airport, motorway franchise deal

Sunset Hills-based fast-casual restaurant chain Panera Bread Co. is expanding its availability to air and roadway travelers through a new franchising deal with HMSHost, a developer of airport and travel plaza restaurants. Bethesda, Maryland-based H.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 26th, 2019

Ashley Christensen"s next venture – fast-casual chicken restaurant chain with MDO"s Olander

Fresh off her James Beard award win, Raleigh’s Ashley Christensen is partnering with MDO Holdings to open three fast-casual chicken sandwich restaurants in the Triangle before the end of next year......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2019

Famous Dave"s returns to fast-casual market

Famous Dave's of America Inc., which has been enjoying a recovery at its chain of barbecue restaurants in recent months, wants to keep the roll going with its another stab at the fast-casual market. Nation's Restaurant News reports on the Minneton.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 10th, 2019

Burger King tests vegetarian Impossible Whopper

Burger King is testing a vegetarian Whopper in St. Louis, joining the ranks of fast-food and fast-casual restaurants partnering with Impossible Foods on no-meat burger options.  Chris Finazzo, president of Burger King North America, told CNN Busin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 2nd, 2019

MarginEdge Metrics: Rough two months for local restaurants

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Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 8th, 2019

Fast-Food Roundup: Taco Bell tests new items… Chick-fil-A, Starbucks are teens" favorite

Diners like the convenience and affordability of fast-food and fast-casual restaurants, a trend that shows no sign of slowing. Many of these chains have a presence across the country as they continue to expand. Here is a quick look at stories about.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2018

Fast-Food Roundup: McDonald’s Dollar Menu a hit… Noodles & Co.’s new zoodles… Dairy Queen CEO to modernize the chain

Diners like the convenience and affordability of fast-food and fast-casual restaurants, a trend that shows no sign of slowing. Many of these chains have a presence across the country as they continue to expand. Here is a quick look at stories about t.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 3rd, 2018

This local chain earned a spot on top 100 fast-casual restaurant list

Local chain Tijuana Flats' bold messaging and tasty burritos earned it a spot among the nation's elite in fast-casual restaurants, according to a national publication that tracks the industry. The Maitland-based Tex-Mex chain, which has more than.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2018

Fast-Food Roundup: Starbucks’ racial-bias training... McDonald"s tries catering... Chipotle moving HQ

Diners like the convenience and affordability of fast-food and fast-casual restaurants, a trend that shows no sign of slowing. Many of these chains have a presence across the country as they continue to expand. Here is a quick look at stories about .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 25th, 2018

New Strong Sell Stocks for May 31st

Here are 5 stocks added to the Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell) List today: Here are 5 stocks added to the Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell) List today:Zoe's Kitchen, Inc. ZOES is an operator of a chain of fast-casual restaurants. .....»»

Category: topSource: zacksMay 31st, 2018

Too much pizza? Landlord, tenant in dispute over proposed Blaze Pizza in North Natomas

At issue is whether the fast-casual restaurant chain would compete directly with other pizza restaurants......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 1st, 2018

New SoBro cafe sets opening date

Corner Bakery Cafe, a fast-casual restaurant chain, is slated to open its first Tennessee location in Nashville's SoBro neighborhood on Monday, June 11, according to a news release.   The restaurant will be located at the base of the Hampton Inn .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2018

Middle Eastern cuisine is poised to take over America, and it reveals a huge change in how people like to eat

Facebook/Hummus & Pita Co. Fast-casual restaurants serving Middle Eastern food and Mediterrean food a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 4th, 2018

Fast-Food Roundup: Dunkin" Donuts, Taco Bell shake up the fry wars… Starbucks CFO to retire

Diners like the convenience and affordability of fast-food and fast-casual restaurants, a trend that shows no sign of slowing. Many chains have a presence across the country as they continue to expand. Here is a quick look at stories about the lead.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 5th, 2018

Fast-Food Roundup: Chains drop ‘no-poaching’ clauses… Papa John’s chair resigns… Starbucks eliminates straws

Diners like the convenience and affordability of fast-food and fast-casual restaurants, a trend that shows no sign of slowing. Many of these chains have a presence across the country as they continue to expand. Here is a quick look at stories about .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 12th, 2018

Wedbush Turns Bullish On Habit Restaurants Ahead Of Q2 Report

The bullish case for Habit Restaurants Inc (NASDAQ: HABT), the fast casual restaurant concept known or its fresh and made-to-order burgers and sandwiches, can now be made ahead of Wednesday's earnings report, according to Wedbush. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 30th, 2018

Fast-Food Roundup: Chipotle-related illnesses… McDonald"s unveils ‘currency’… Starbucks targets mid-America for growth

Diners like the convenience and affordability of fast-food and fast-casual restaurants, a trend that shows no sign of slowing. Many of these chains have a presence across the country as they continue to expand. Here is a quick look at stories about .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 2nd, 2018