5 Reasons to Franchise a Better Burger Concept

5 Reasons to Franchise a Better Burger Concept

Opportunities to capitalize on continued dining fascination and society's fast pace make burger businesses appealing.

Type: White Paper




BEEF: At the Bar

BEEF: At the Bar

Bar menus are booming. And there’s a simple secret to creating signature bar bites, tapas, snacks and shared appetizers that are both popular and profitable: beef.

Type: Guide




10 Tips in Ten Minutes: A Foodservice Guide to Building Profits with Beef

10 Tips in Ten Minutes: A Foodservice Guide to Building Profits with Beef

Beef is a cornerstone of the American menu that’s always in demand. And today’s beef gives you more ways to meet that demand than ever.

Type: Guide




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CEOs of Wing Zone, Focus Brands, Captain D's, Backyard Burgers, Koti Pizza predict industry changes, trends

CEOs of Wing Zone, Focus Brands, Captain D's, Backyard Burgers, Koti Pizza predict industry changes, trends

This year's Fast Casual Executive Summit wrapped up Tuesday night with insights from some of the industry's most successful CEOs.

In pictures: Global restaurant execs in London: Part 1

In pictures: Global restaurant execs in London: Part 1

Executives from 17 countries gathered in London for the 2017 Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit — Europe last week. The event, produced by Networld Media Group, provided the opportunity for more than 100 restaurant leaders to share advice, success stories and discuss how they moved on from failure.

NRA 2017 in photos: Editors share top highlights

NRA 2017 in photos: Editors share top highlights

The editors of FastCasual, Pizza Marketplace, QSRWeb and Food Truck Operator share some highlights from the 2017 NRA show in Chicago.

How self-serve kiosks get the orders rolling at Burger Boss

How self-serve kiosks get the orders rolling at Burger Boss

Burger Boss, a fast casual chain in Southern California, has found self-serve kiosks a great tool for engaging customers in creating their orders and in improving speed, accuracy and overall satisfaction.

Franchise Focus: Pincho Factory puts a twist on street food

Franchise Focus: Pincho Factory puts a twist on street food

Family owned street food with a twist concept, continues expansion across Florida.

Trademarking 101: Can Chipotle be the 'Chipotle of the better-burger' segment?

Trademarking 101: Can Chipotle be the 'Chipotle of the better-burger' segment?

The term "better burger" may prove difficult to trademark, however, as it's been widely used among media and other restaurant operators to describe a variety of fast casual chains that specialize in higher-quality burgers.

Lent: Boom or bust?

Lent: Boom or bust?

So what's a restaurant owner to do when a significant portion of the eating public will be abstaining from meat on Ash Wednesday and Lenten Fridays? Prepare.

Rearview 2014: Here's what we were hungry for

Rearview 2014: Here's what we were hungry for

What did we want to nosh on in 2014? Not gluten. And maybe we're getting sick of pumpkin spice, too.

Smashburger CMO: Better burgers are here to stay

Smashburger CMO: Better burgers are here to stay

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.

Homestyle Dining leverages smaller footprint to create 'plush fast casual' steak concept

Homestyle Dining leverages smaller footprint to create 'plush fast casual' steak concept

Bo's Steak & Grill features a backyard barbecue theme, with country music, denim and red solo cups.

Burger 21 president on why it's 'not always better' to be 1st

Burger 21 president on why it's 'not always better' to be 1st

Despite the well-established competition in the 'better burger' space, Mark Johnston is confident he has a winning brand.

5 Reasons Beef Fits Fast Casual [infographic]

5 Reasons Beef Fits Fast Casual [infographic]

This infographic shows how beef menu items can help increase traffic and check spend at fast casual restaurants.

Brazilian chain Giraffas eyes U.S. growth

Brazilian chain Giraffas eyes U.S. growth

How a leading Brazilian quick-service chain plans to expand with a fast casual model for U.S. consumers.

NRA 2012: MOOYAH launches first national promo

NRA 2012: MOOYAH launches first national promo

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.




Smashburger CEO David Prokupek's smashing success

Smashburger CEO David Prokupek's smashing success

How Smashburger’s CEO and chairman is banking on better burgers.

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