Giardino Gourmet Salads launched in 2004 in southern Florida by Ody and Kenny Lugo. Today, there are seven locations throughout the region.
Nine years after the sale of McAlister's Deli, the Newcomb family gains ground with Newk's Express Café.
In the recently released 2010 Zagat Fast Food Survey, which included 136 national restaurant chains, Atlanta Bread received Top 5 distinctions in two key categories. The survey's more than 6,500 participants voted Atlanta Bread among the Top 5 large chains...
The salad chain launches a new store prototype to unveil in Boston.
Industry executives gathered in Dallas on the eve of the annual conference for a tour of some top and up-and-coming fast casual restaurants.
Boston Market's CEO looks to recapture the meals-to-go niche by capitalizing on Boston Market's core strengths: value and product quality.
Fast casual operators boost retention and brand loyalty by giving back to their employees.
El Pollo Loco has challenged KFC to a taste test, but KFC's own failed giveaway may be all El Pollo Loco needs to win with consumers.
From Kansas City to New York City, these independent operations are changing the fast casual landscape.
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How a variety of communication tools can connect brands to their outposts.
The New York-based salad chain has 19 locations in New York, New Jersey, Hong Kong and the UAE, with more planned to open in New York and Dubai.
The location should open on campus in Whitten Hall in time for students' return in January 2015.
Turkey Cranberry Griller and Salad available through December 28.
Five new units opening this fall will bring the chain's count to 70 locations across the US and Canada.
Dallas-based Greenz has signed on with franchisee Kimberly Taylor to open a location in Houston. Greenz has three open locations, two in Dallas and one in Addison, Texas, and the new restaurant will mark the company's fourth opening. In February,...
Zaxby’s is spreading its wings into its 13th state when the company opens its first Louisiana restaurant in West Monroe. The opening is part of the company's plan to have approximately 575 locations across its footprint by the start of...
Denver / No. of units: 11
Founded on the forward-thinking objective of helping people make healthy food choices, Mad Greens continues to pursue enlightened ideas.
Cowboy Chicken has announced that it has introduced the new Lone Star Grilled Chicken Salad for summer.
Tossed has announced the promotion of chief development officer A. Michael Toroyan (A.T.) to the additional position of chief operating officer.
Freshii is targeting prime markets in the Middle East region for further expansion. The first Middle East Freshii location opened in 2009 in the Dubai International Financial Centre, and the Dubai franchise group is preparing to open its second location...
Tossed and Los Angeles Universal Preschool (LAUP) have announced the winner of salad contest aimed at raising money for Los Angeles County preschools. Maria Andrade, a network compliance analyst for LAUP, created the LAUP Marathoner’s Delight, a concoction of baby...
The Tossed salad chain is opening its second Boston location, this time in the city's Financial District. The unit is being opened by area developer Brain Hanseth, who also owns the another Tossed location in Boston. "With a second location...
Southfield, Mich. / No.
Saladworks has announced a new spring seasonal salad, the Chicken Manchego Salad, which will be available in all Saladworks locations from April 3 through June 15. The Chicken Manchego Salad is a mix of crisp romaine and iceberg lettuce, wheat...
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MonkeyMedia Software, a provider of complete catering solutions for multi-unit restaurant operators, has announced a partnership with Denver-based MAD Greens Inspired Eats to grow the concept's revenue base through catering sales. MAD Greens will deploy MonkeyMedia Software's Get Catering and...