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Panda Express

Operations

Off-premise boom drives sweeping ops changes

Restaurants are reformatting their layouts and processes to accommodate the shift in their business toward takeout, delivery and catering.

Consumer Trends

Less is more in healthier feeding, study finds

Providing smaller portion options could do more to curb calorie consumption in restaurants than the now-widespread approach of posting nutrition information on menus, according to a new study.

The Asian chain said the reformulation—a response to rising egg prices—could last two years.

To boost growth, the fast-casual pizza brand is gobbling up one of its largest competitors.

Consumers say these restaurant chains provide the best guest pampering.

A new LA prototype, Panda + Tea, adds a tea bar, smoothies and lemonades

The investment into Urbane Cafe is the couple's latest effort to diversify beyond Asian restaurants.

Chicken breast has been the darling of restaurant and home kitchens for a couple of decades, touted for its versatility and health benefits. But lately, operators and consumers are beginning to suffer from white meat fatigue.

The deal promises to heighten competition in the crowded field.

As consumers increase their off-premise dining, limited-service operators will continue to study their priorities and habits, as well as borrow ideas from chains who are doing it right.

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