The fast casual sector has grown by more than 550 percent since 1999, and Americans spent more than $21 billion at fast casual stores in 2014.
The release of the report comes a day before the National Restaurant Association's annual lobby day on Capitol Hill.
Dallas, Texas-based TDn2K, provider of workforce, sales and social data for the restaurant industry, reported that Q1 final results for its "Restaurant Industry Snapshot" data for March show same-store sales growth of 2.8 percent, the best for the industry since the recession.
Folio: will recognize honorees on June 8 at the Grand Hyatt in New York City.
The organization conducted a new survey and determined, based on its results, that the proposal will undermine the quality of customer service the industry is able to provide.
Fast casual wok-based concept Pei Wei released its national survey results detailing attitudes and behaviors toward sushi.
Starbucks surpassed Subway to become the No. 2 restaurant chain in U.S. sales with McDonald's coming in second, according to USA Today's article on Technomic's "2015 Top 500 Chain Report."
Technomic released results regarding the 500 largest restaurant chains in the United States, which found that the restaurants accelerated their cumulative sales to a 4 percent increase growth in 2014, totaling an estimated $274.4 billion.
LivingSocial has released its "Restaurants Trends & Insights for 2015" report, which found that 68 percent of restaurateurs have limited marketing budgets and 49 percent of respondents have difficulty tracking ROI of marketing investments as their most significant marketing challenges.
Chick-fil-A and Papa John's deliver the best customer experience in the fast food industry, according to the 2015 Temkin Experience Ratings.
The National Restaurant Association's Chief Economist Bruce Grindy revealed his thoughts on the latest employment trends in a statement: "Despite the challenging winter weather conditions in parts of the country, restaurants continued to add jobs at a robust pace in...
Technomic's New Consumer4Sight Group gathered data from 81,870 consumer foodservice occasions over one year to take a look at the 2015 landscape.
The National Restaurant Association's Chief Economist Bruce Grindy breaks down the latest employment trends.
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Fast-Food & Home-Delivery Outlets Market Report 2015" study to its inventory.
Louisville, Colorado-based customer intelligence solutions provider Market Force Information released the results on its latest study on consumer's favorite quick-service restaurant chains. The study includes four food categories: pizza, Mexican fare, chicken and sandwiches.