While some operators look to high-end proteins to increase their price point, others are conveying value through proteins offered at a lower price in approachable formats.

Growth  10%
in value meals
Tribeca Special (includes carne asada taco) at The Bigger Place

Growth  6.7%
in value meals
Seared Ahi Steak Sandwich at Yard House

FRIED CHICKEN (pictured)
Growth  1.4%
in value meals
Buttermilk Chicken Jibaritos Lunch Combo at Bahama Breeze Island Grille

Source: Technomic Ignite Menu Data