Potbelly keeps its focus on growth through franchising

The fast-casual sandwich chain said it has 192 franchised stores currently under development. It also released an updated rewards app.


Chipotle boosts benefits for its Gen Z workforce

The fast-casual Mexican restaurant chain announced a series of financial and mental wellness benefits as it ramps up hiring for what it calls "burrito season."

Firecracker Shrimp brings a sweet-spicy flavor profile and new protein to the fast-casual’s pan-Asian lineup.

The state’s attorney general cited the struggling company’s failure to timely pay wages or provide accurate payroll records.

A trustee had cited flaws in Jay Pandya’s bankruptcy filing and said he had been unresponsive to requests.

The move comes less than six months after Veggie Grill closed 12 restaurants amid declining sales. The deal creates a 27-unit plant-based restaurant company.

John Cywinski hints going public could be in the Mexican fast casual's future if the revitalization strategy comes to fruition as planned.

The lawsuit-riddled rotisserie chicken chain will let people become operators of the brand without any franchise fee or other buy-in requirements.

Beth Scott replaces co-founder Scott Svenson in the role. He is shifting to an executive chair position.

The fast-casual chain appears to have closed at least one-third of its restaurants in 2023, and likely many more as years of decline become a freefall. But how many it has remains a mystery.

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