Emerging Brands

New brands and soon-to-open concepts worth watching

Emerging Brands

Dog Haus embraces delivery-only kitchens as a pathway to growth

The fast-casual hot dog chain explains why it has partnered with virtual kitchen startup Kitchen United to add 25 “ghost” units by the end of 2020.

Emerging Brands

Newcomers to the Top 500

These chains grew sales enough to make it onto this year’s ranking.

Hiring ahead of the growth is the secret to the brand keeping pace, its CEO says.

The emerging fast-casual chain plans to add units and grow its delivery service.

The emerging chain is now called Rise Southern Biscuits & Righteous Chicken.

The concept’s founders are hoping to hit it big with their small-footprint chain.

Smalls Sliders, backed by a group including NFL star Drew Brees, is scheduled to open its first unit this summer with dreams of national expansion.

The restaurant brand should begin appearing on campuses as soon as next school year.

After more than three decades, the casual-dining concept is getting smarter—but doubling down on its saucy roots.

Porch Swing offers “polished comfort food” and marks Swad’s return to the restaurant business.

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