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This contemporary Asian-fusion concept offers a menu of eclectic dishes with an upscale twist

An Asian-fusion concept featuring an eclectic menu combining simple items with an upscale twist

Overall, the varied menu category is flat, up .3% in sales to $23.9 billion and .5% in units to 7,792.

Cheesecake Factory says it has a second fast-casual venture in the works, Dunkin' convenes a workforce Woodstock, Noodles clears the table and McDonald's touts its merits as a first job.

As off-premise continues to grow, an omnichannel approach may be on the horizon.

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

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.

The chain's late-afternoon menu features several items for $6 or less.

None of Kona Grill's restaurants are located in a state that requires menu labeling, but that hasn't stopped the company from getting ready to comply with upcoming federal regulations. Those regulations haven't been finalized yet, but it could happen before the end of the year.

Smart sourcing means staying on top of seafood trends, the market, supply chain safety and value-added products. Three industry experts share the latest.