A well-timed tweet helped drive home Moe's brand message and engage customers.
Paul Damico, president of Moe's Southwest Grill, chats about the success and growth of the brand. The Mexican fast casual brand recently opened its 500th unit, which Damico attributes to not only the fresh, healthy food but also to its...
While revenue and same-store sales rise, the company shifts focus to local marketing initiatives.
Chipotle received a subpoena from the SEC May 17 requesting information in regard to its hiring practices.
Ray and Cynde Wiley, the founders of Dayton, Ohio-based Hot Head Burritos, talks about brand strategy and growth.
The Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers ranks the top concepts, people, technology, menu and innovation trends that impacted the segment in 2011.
CIW has challenged major chains before, promoting farm workers' rights.
Former McAlister’s Deli president and CEO Phil Friedman has acquired the Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina restaurant chain. The chain has 80 stores across 19 states and is now owned by Salsarita’s Holdings LLC, a company formed and controlled by Friedman, who serves as CEO.
Qdoba's head of strategic product development talks about street food and why it's becoming a fast-casual trend.
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By Steve Coomes Like a lot of great ideas, the concept of Tin Star Sizzle, Smoke and Salsa was great, but not perfect, out of the box. Founder Rich Hicks’ goal started out simple in 1999: elevate tacos, quesadillas, soups...
The menu applies a two-tier pricing structure based on protein with no additional charge for add-ons like guacamole and queso.
Tacomano will open on Oct. 7 at 38 Main Street in Durham, New Hampshire, near the University of New Hampshire campus.
The restaurant is owned by brothers Donald and Michael Williams, who have signed an area developer agreement for the state of Georgia.
Chronic Tacos and Dexter Holland, the lead singer of The Offspring who also founded the Gringo Bandito Hot Sauce, will host the fourth annual "Gringo Bandito Chronic Tacos Challenge" on Sept. 1.
Taco Cabana is adding a rotation of new salsas to its salsa bar for a limited time. A different made-from-scratch salsa will be introduced every six to eight weeks and, depending on customer response, may be added to the permanent...
California Tortilla is featuring Thai flavors on its summer menu, with Bangkok Shrimp Tacos, Quesadillas and Bowls available nationwide for a limited time. The Bangkok Shrimp Quesadilla, featuring Bangkok Shrimp, green onions and Monterey Jack cheese wrapped in a grilled...
During the recent NBA finals, Danny Meisenheimer, COO of Pollo Tropical in Miami, and Todd Coerver, COO of Taco Cabana in San Antonio, wagered that the brand with the winning hometown team would host the COO of the losing city...
Moe's Southwest Grill has teamed up with Coca-Cola Freestyle to create Vanilla at Peachtree, a custom beverage available only at select Moe's restaurants. Vanilla at Peachtree is a Sprite-based beverage with vanilla and peach flavors named after the location of...
Chipotle Mexican Grill announced today it will purchase more than 20 million pounds of locally grown produce in its restaurants this year, up from its 2013 goal of 15 million pounds. "We are changing the way people think about and...
For a limited time this summer, Salsarita’s customers will have a chance to try their luck with BurHEATo, which includes a teaspoon of the world’s hottest chili pepper. Salsarita’s is teaming up with PuckerButt Pepper Company, which produces the Smokin'...
Baja Fresh is partnering up with Sparkfly for real-time analysis of their digital and mobile promotions. Baja Fresh will promote its "Catch 2" Seafood Taco combo deal through Google Search, Facebook, Yelp, Opera Mediaworks and UberMedia over the next two...
Chipotle Mexican Grill opens its first restaurant Dec. 13 in Vancouver B.C.
Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. reported financial results for its third quarter ended Sept.
Taqueria del Sol, a Georgia fast casual chain, is opening in Orlando, Fla., Oct. 1, according to the Orlando Sentinel.
The new restaurant, opening at 3138 S.
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Moe's Southwest Grill's newest location in St. Joseph, Mich., will mark the first of 25 new locations set to open throughout the Midwest.