5 Reasons Beef Fits Fast Casual [infographic]

July 8, 2013 | by Cherryh Cansler

With beef prices this year hitting a record high since 2003, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, many restaurants are focusing on marketing cheaper proteins from their menus to cut food costs. That's a mistake, according to this new infographic from FastCasual.com and The Beef Checkoff, which found that beef menu items can help increase traffic and check spend at restaurants.

The infographic looks at how beef – still the No. 1 source of protein on restaurant menus – can drive profits. It also shows that offering a variety of different cuts of high-quality beef can help lower costs in the long run.

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Topics: Burger/Steak/BBQ , Food & Beverage , Trends / Statistics

Companies: The Beef Checkoff

Cherryh Cansler / Before joining Networld Media Group as director of Editorial, where she oversees Networld Media Group's nine B2B publications, Cherryh Cansler served as Content Specialist at Barkley ad agency in Kansas City. Throughout her 17-year career as a journalist, she's written about a variety of topics, ranging from the restaurant industry and technology to health and fitness. Her byline has appeared in a number of newspapers, magazines and websites, including Forbes, The Kansas City Star and American Fitness magazine. She also serves as the managing editor for FastCasual.com.
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