Latest news from Fastcasual.com - Food feed

Latest news from Fastcasual.com - Food feed

  1. Analyst uncovers 3 keys to global growth

    10.06 / 17:21 fastcasual.com Fastcasual.com - Food
    To become more relevant, global operators are decentralizing control and relying on local franchisees to present the best version of their brands to the consumers they hope to…
  2. Food Network TV star launching fast casual concept?

    10.06 / 15:06 fastcasual.com Fastcasual.com - Food
    Giada De Laurentiis, TV chef and Food Vegas restaurateur, is planning a fast casual pasta chain, according to Eater NY.The Food Network star is hosting a pasta pop-up dinner in NYC later this month to test the idea. "Pasta is our number one seller across the board all the time," Giada told Eater NY. "I've always wanted to do a fast casual pasta concept, and so in the vein of trying things, I thought it'd be fun since I'm in New York anyway [for NYC Food & Wine] to do a little pasta p…
  3. Dickey's opens in Rolla, Missouri

    10.06 / 15:06 fastcasual.com Fastcasual.com - Food
    Dickey's Barbecue Pit franchisees plan to bring the chain's Texas-style barbecue to their town of Rolla, Missouri, a news release said. This franchising trio consists of Debby and Lawrence West and their business partner, Debbie Hudson. "Bringing new franchisees into the company is always exciting especially when they come with a fiery passion for Texas-style barbecue and the intent to further the Dickey's brand," said CEO Laura Rea Dickey. After moving from Brazil to the United States,…
  4. Buffalo Wild Wings-owned R Taco signs multi-unit deal in Ohio

    10.06 / 13:54 fastcasual.com Fastcasual.com - Food
    R Taco — backed by Buffalo Wild Wings — has inked a multi-unit development agreement with ThreeWitt Enterprises Inc., to open in Dayton, Ohio. The franchise, which opened its first R Taco in Dayton, Ohio in March, will also open units across Ohio including Columbus and Cincinnati, according to a company press release. "After opening in March, it did not take us long to realize that R Taco was special and that our customers’ love of the concept was undeniable" John Slaughenhaupt, princip…
  5. Kiosks drive add-on orders for French fast casual

    10.06 / 09:15 fastcasual.com Fastcasual.com - Food
    The self-order kiosks enable customized orders, delivering higher tickets for this startup offering French street…
  6. Freddy's co-founder steps into CEO role

    10.06 / 09:15 fastcasual.com Fastcasual.com - Food
    Randy Simon, co-founder of Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, is now its CEO and president. Simon, who has been a multi-unit franchisee for a variety of concepts over the past several years, founded Freddy's 15 years ago with his brother and father in Wichita, Kansas. "I have enjoyed the past 15 years of our formation and growth and I'm thrilled that I am now in the position to devote even more of my time to Freddy's,” Simon said in a company press release. "Completing the sale and tr…
  7. London's Orange Buffalo food truck opening brick-and-mortar unit

    10.06 / 09:15 fastcasual.com Fastcasual.com - Food
    The Orange Buffalo, having gained a following in London's food truck scene for its New York-style buffalo chicken wings coated with homemade sauce, will open its first brick-and-mortar restaurant in East London's Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen on October 11, 2017. The Orange Buffalo restaurant will open Oct. 11.The Orange Buffalo, which has a permanent food truck in The Old Truman Brewery — Ely's Yard — just off Brick Lane, also plans to announce its first London-based franchisee in the near f…
  8. 5 things you can learn from your restaurant's dumpster

    10.06 / 09:15 fastcasual.com Fastcasual.com - Food
    Waste data provides cost savings and operations…
  9. California Tortilla pushes 1st expansion outside core market

    10.06 / 09:15 fastcasual.com Fastcasual.com - Food
    California Tortilla is expanding the brand outside its core market of the mid-Atlantic region, according to a company press release.Operating 50 locations across D.C., Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, the chain is now offering franchise opportunities for multi-unit expansion nationwide. Looking to grow from the mid-Atlantic region outwards, the brand's top markets for growth include North Carolina, New York, New Jersey, Florida and Ohio. Additionally,…