What did we want to nosh on in 2014? Not gluten. And maybe we're getting sick of pumpkin spice, too.
Smashburger grew by about 20 percent this year, and it's likely it will continue that pace next year, according to newly-appointed CMO Josh Kern.
Bo's Steak & Grill features a backyard barbecue theme, with country music, denim and red solo cups.
Despite the well-established competition in the 'better burger' space, Mark Johnston is confident he has a winning brand.
This infographic shows how beef menu items can help increase traffic and check spend at fast casual restaurants.
How a leading Brazilian quick-service chain plans to expand with a fast casual model for U.S. consumers.
FastCasual.com speaks with MOOYAH president Alan Hixon about the chain's first national promotion and where the brand is headed in 2012 and beyond.
How Smashburger’s CEO and chairman is banking on better burgers.
The Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers ranks the top concepts, people, technology, menu and innovation trends that impacted the segment in 2011.
Fast casual chains such as Baja Fresh, Fuddruckers and MOOYAH are among several concepts starting the New Year with new openings across the United States. The openings symbolize the continued success of the fast casual segment, which saw unit growth of 5 percent during the 2011 fourth quarter.