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New brands and soon-to-open concepts worth watching
Created by accident, the Mediterranean fast casual’s “minibowls” are now drawing mega sales.
Former Food Network host Willie Degel is growing his upscale-casual concept by giving diners more reasons to stop in.
This growing fast-casual concept serves Nashville hot chicken with six hot sauce choices, from mild to “fire-in-da-hole.”
But the chain is keeping its small-town Midwestern roots, even as it expands nationally.
The husband-and-wife team behind this emerging fast-casual chain is gaining momentum with a hyperfocused, on-trend menu.
The chain-building pair have invested in Boqueria, which they’ll also serve as directors.
The fast-casual chain, formerly known as Noon Mediterranean, filed for bankruptcy last year and was bought by Elite Restaurant Group.
The fast-casual burrito chain is unlocking its secret to catering: Keep it simple.
Hundreds of emerging-chain operators and others gathered this week in Los Angeles for the 2019 Restaurant Directions conference. Speakers offered guidance for those in the midst of trying to grow young brands.
The full-service, health-focused chain—founded by restaurateur Sam Fox and wellness guru Dr. Andrew Weil more than a decade ago—is also launching a standalone cocktail/juice bar in Las Vegas.
These emerging chains are the growth vehicles to watch—the ones poised to be major industry players in the coming years.
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