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Buzzworthy Brands

Buzzworthy Brands

Looking for the next big thing? This year’s Buzzworthy Brands list, formerly known as the Future 50, features two dozen restaurant chains that are poised for big things down the road. These brands are innovative and trendy and have a close connection with their customers. Here is a look at this year’s Buzzworthy Brands and how they got here.

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How The Research Works

The editors of Restaurant Business this year decided to rebrand our Future 50 ranking to highlight chains with more consistent growth and to take into account pandemic-related sales concerns. Every year, we will highlight the strongest growing restaurant chains that did not make the Technomic Top 500. To qualify for this ranking, restaurants need at least 15 locations. This year’s ranking highlighted chains with three-year growth rates of at least 20%.