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The transition to the second generation of Melmans took a big step forward.

Roark Capital’s chain expanded its menu with grilled flatbreads and a Pick Any Two menu

Modeled after European cafes, the bakery offers high-quality bistro fare throughout the day

While the bakery café menu category saw its total sales increase by 4% to $7.3 billion and units by 1% to 3,499, performance among the individual brands varied widely.

The arrival of spring produce is inspiring operators to toss together new entree salads.

The top and fastest-growing chains don’t always align with average total menu items in their sectors.

Chains ranking highest in their competitive set deliver more than just good food. They’re winning in all aspects of the dining experience, from service to convenience.

Just starting to get their own spending power, Gen Z is now in operators’ sights. Because of their limited budgets, this generation frequents QSRs the most.

Corner Bakery's Ric Scicchitano will move to the sandwich chain on Sept. 6.

More than half of the restaurant industry’s $491 billion in sales come from the Top 500 chains. And these giants grew at a modestly stronger rate, both in terms of sales and store counts, than the industry overall. Restaurant Business focused on the leading 250 performers to identify trends for our first-ever special report delivering lessons from Technomic’s annual Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report. This special package includes lessons for all operators from the largest chains by segment, menu category and more.