FastCasual.com launched its 2012 Top 100 Movers & Shakers in the company's first quarter, along with its annual Fast Casual State of the Industry Benchmark Report.
In this podcast, FastCasual.com senior editor Valerie Killifer discusses the selection process to the Top 100 and why Smashburger was chosen as No. 1. She also talks about several benchmark report findings, such as operators' increasing concerns over food costs and how they plan to adjust accordingly.
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