Modern Market, Lemonade and the future of fast casual

Modern Market co-founder Anthony Pigliacampo talks about his chain’s merger with Lemonade in this week’s episode of "A Deeper Dive."

a deeper dive

The restaurant business is changing in a big way.

Just ask Anthony Pigliacampo, the co-CEO and co-founder of Modern Market Eatery, which recently merged with Lemonade Restaurant Group to form Modern Restaurant Concepts, and which plans more such acquisitions.

Pigliacampo talks about that merger in this week’s episode of Restaurant Business' podcast, "A Deeper Dive." He explains why the two fast-casual growth chains will be better off as part of a larger company.

Pigliacampo also talks about the impact technology is having on the industry and on fast casual, and what his chain has done to adapt to that reality.

Please have a listen.

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