2012 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers

FastCasual.com's seventh annual review of the restaurant segment's Top 100 movers and shakers takes a look at the brands, people, technology, menu trends and innovations leading the industry.

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FEATURES


Is it possible to deliver fine dining experience for $10?

Frank Klein, CEO of Asian Box, thinks it's possible. The Asian concept sources sustainable ingredients, makes its own sauces and butchers its own meat.

Is Asian cuisine the new darling of fast casual?

Asian food is perfect for a fast casual setting because it's easily customizable, has healthy options and is portable.

Fast Casual releases 2012 Top 100 Movers & Shakers

The Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers ranks the top concepts, people, technology, menu and innovation trends that impacted the segment in 2011.

Foumami Asian Sandwich Bar

Foumami Asian Sandwich Bar opened in 2010 in Boston's Financial District. The restaurant was founded by third-genereration restaurateur Michael Wang, whose grandfather opened an upscale Chinese restaurant in Asia in 1945. Foumami is an Asian sandwich bar that serves breakfast and lunch.

Is flex-casual the new fast casual?

Fast casuals may embrace aspects of casual dining to keep up with customer demand.

U.S. restaurants join Japan earthquake relief effort

Chains and independents are sponsoring promotions and contributing funds to help with the earthquake/tsunami recovery.

Panda Express on expansion fast track

The Asian restaurant chain plans to grow 70 percent throughout the next five years.

Street food adoption papers approved

I find it fascinating that some experiences stay with you forever while 1,000 others fade to nothing - as if never born. Have you ever had an experience that, however small, is one you will never forget? One of my favorites happened when my son was still a baby.

Sushi rolls (slowly) into fast casual

What might seem an odd fit for fast casual’s price point and service style, finds some solid ground.

Ethnic fast casuals will be strong in 2010

Reports continue to show that ethnic flavors are gaining in consumer popularity.

Ethnic fast casuals will be strong in 2010

Reports continue to show that ethnic flavors are gaining in consumer popularity.

Sarku Japan debuts new concept, franchise structure

The new concept features upscale decor and made-to-order menu items, and could give big-name players a run for their money.

Mama Fu's intros new restaurant prototype

Mama Fu's latest brand to launch store redesign.

Ethnic influences on the menu

Asian, other flavors, spice things up.  

Porking up sales

Fast casual certainly isn't hog heaven, but pork consumption is increasing throughout the segment.

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Asian food in the Fast Casual industry.

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