Top 100: Restaurants – Which Wich

Which Wich is number 47 on our list of the 2014 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers: Restaurants.

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Big brands capture big social media share, but smaller brands get the love

It's no surprise that Chipotle grabs the lions' share of social media attention among top fast casual brands, but smaller, regional eateries inspire the most passion among fans.

Images from the 2014 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers gala

Representatives from some of the top 50 brands listed in this year's Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers were on hand at the annual gala last week in Chicago, sponsored by Henny Penny.

Fast casual execs reflect on the segment during the Movers & Shakers awards banquet

A number of reasons are behind fast casual's growth, including value, atmosphere and quality food.

Fast Casual Top 100 awards banquet highlight reel

The second annual gala, sponsored by Henny Penny, featured dinner and an awards presentation.

Fast Casual Top 100: Smashburger acceptance speech

Smashburger has 250 restaurants worldwide and plans to open another 70 or 80 units this year.

Smashburger named top brand, Fazoli’s CEO named top exec for 2014 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers

Criteria included innovation, growth, social responsibility and overall contribution.

Fast Casual Social Media Top 10 [infographic]

A look at how the largest fast casual restaurants in the U.S. stack up on social media.

FastCasual.com's Top 10 stories of 2013

Based purely on traffic, FastCasual.com reveals its most popular stories of the year.

Fazoli's CEO accepts FastCasual.com's highest award

Carl Howard, CEO of Fazoli's, accepts his award during FastCasual.com's Top 100 Awards Banquet. Fazoli's was named No. 1 on the 2013 list of Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers.

Sharing the 'why' and 'how' behind the Top 100

I was honored to announce the winners of the Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers this week at our awards gala in Chicago, where most of the winning brands were represented by CEOs or other C-level executives. The competition...

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Top 100: Restaurants – The Bistro - Marriott

The Bistro - Marriott is number 49 on our list of the 2014 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers: Restaurants.

Top 100: Restaurants – Genghis Grill

Genghis Grill is number 50 on our list of the 2014 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers: Restaurants.

Top 100: Marketing Campaigns – Zoës Goes Running

Zoës Goes Running is number one on our list of the 2014 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers: Marketing Campaigns.

Top 100: Marketing Campaigns – Chipotle's campaign on better farming

Chipotle's campaign on better farming is number two on our list of the 2014 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers: Marketing Campaigns.

Top 100: Marketing Campaigns – Red Mango's 'Summer of Super Biotic Smoothies'

Red Mango's "Summer of Super Biotic Smoothies" campaign is number three on our list of the 2014 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers: Marketing Campaigns.

Top 100: Marketing Campaigns – Orange Leaf's "Go Orange for No Kid Hungry" Campaign

Orange Leaf's "Go Orange for No Kid Hungry" campaign is number 5 on our list of the 2014 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers: Marketing Campaigns. To help raise awareness of childhood hunger in America, Orange Leaf launched its...

Top 100: Menu Trends – Bite-sized food and snacks

Bite-sized food and snacks are number one on our list of the 2014 Top 100 Fast Casual Movers and Shakers: Menu Trends.

Top 100: Menu Trends – Beverage innovation

Beverage innovation is number two on our list of the 2014 Top 100 Fast Casual Movers and Shakers: Menu Trends.

Top 100: Menu Trends – Organic/grass-fed/hormone-free

Organic/grass-fed/hormone free is number three on our list of the 2014 Top 100 Fast Casual Movers and Shakers: Menu Trends.

Top 100: Menu Trends – Concentration on breakfast

Concentration on breakfast is number four on our list of the 2014 Top 100 Fast Casual Movers and Shakers: Menu Trends.

Top 100: Menu Trends – Farm-to-table and locally grown produce

Farm-to-table and locally grown produce is number five on our list of the 2014 Top 100 Fast Casual Movers and Shakers: Menu Trends.

Top 100: Menu Trends – Fast casual pizza

Fast casual pizza is number six on our list of the 2014 Top 100 Fast Casual Movers and Shakers: Menu Trends.

Top 100: Menu Trends – Embracing beer and alcohol

Embracing beer and alcohol is number seven on our list of the 2014 Top 100 Fast Casual Movers and Shakers: Menu Trends.

Top 100: Menu Trends – Customization

Customization is number nine on our list of the 2014 Top 100 Fast Casual Movers and Shakers: Menu Trends.

Top 100: Menu Trends – Quinoa

Quinoa number nine on our list of the 2014 Top 100 Fast Casual Movers and Shakers: Menu Trends.

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