Earnings roundup: Chuy's, El Pollo Loco, Ruth's Chris, Good Times, Bad Daddy's
Smaller publicly owned chains had a more mixed Q1 and April than many of their larger counterparts.
Operators are packaging catering programs in new ways to win back lost business. Individually boxed meals are seen as a safer solution as people slowly return to the office or are in need of a quick lunch to grab-and-go. Cracker Barrel, BJs and El Pollo Loco recently introduced or upgraded boxed meal catering.