Fast Casual


Restaurateurs find a 2nd career as financiers

A number of successful individuals and companies are trying the other side of investment negotiations.


McAlister’s Deli names Joe Guith president

He had been Cinnabon’s brand president.

Dissidents had said some incumbents were too cozy with the officers and showed a lack of vigilance in not averting last year's food safety crises, but shareholders aligned with management in keeping the current directors in charge.

As consumers increase their off-premise dining, limited-service operators will continue to study their priorities and habits, as well as borrow ideas from chains who are doing it right.

Bobby's Burger Palace intends to raise $15 million through a "mini IPO."

The new spot is part of a boom in California places featuring oysters on the half shell.

Sister chain Taco Cabana’s transactions fell 11.3% as the company moves away from discounts.

With Taco Cabana's parent reportedly attracting interest from private equity, here's a look at other fast-casual taco brands seeing investments from such firms.

Heavy takeout users and millennials (often one and the same) are even more likely to say the quality of takeout food is very important in their LSR selection.

The point is that sometimes people want to be like—and liked by—others, and sometimes they want to be different. The topic relates to how health is being redefined.

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