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5 ways Bar-B-Cutie has quadrupled wing sales

FastCasual.com - 6 hours 41 min ago
With 48 million Americans ordering takeout and consuming over 1 billion chicken wings on Super Bowl Sunday, the chain decided to see if it could capitalize on the demand by rolling out its own version of chicken wings.

Classically trained chef debuts fast casual concept in Chicago

FastCasual.com - 6 hours 41 min ago
PACKED, a fast casual dumplings concept, is now open in Chicago, thanks to the classically trained chef, Mike Sheerin, known for Lutèce, Atlas, Jean-Georges, WD-50, Blackbird, Trenchermen, Cicchetti, Embeya, and his business partner, Aaron DiMaria.

Restaurants wooing customers on Valentine's Day

FastCasual.com - 6 hours 41 min ago
Restaurant brands are trying to entice lovers on Valentine’s Day to show them a little love.

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza to open first Pennsylvania location

FastCasual.com - 6 hours 41 min ago
Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza will open its first Pennsylvania location in Philadelphia.

Pie Five Pizza introduces new Breadstix

FastCasual.com - 6 hours 41 min ago
Pie Five Pizza Co announced that beginning this week in some markets, guests can complement their pizza, salad or dessert with its new Breadstix.

Tropical Smoothie Café growing South Carolina presence

FastCasual.com - 6 hours 41 min ago
Tropical Smoothie Café has signed a franchisee agreement to open a restaurant in Charleston, South Carolina.

Go Roma goes digital

FastCasual.com - 6 hours 41 min ago
The new “Go Roma To Go” feature allows users to choose their location, place an order and pay online for quick pick-up.

Noodles & Company partners with "Asian food expert' to teach customers about Asian cooking

FastCasual.com - 6 hours 41 min ago
The company has partnered with Asian Food Expert, Cookbook Author, TV Host and Food Blogger, Chef Katie Chin to spark conversation around making Asian cooking accessible to the masses.

Pie Five Pizza rewards program targets, engages Millennials

FastCasual.com - 6 hours 41 min ago
Paytronix Systems Inc, a provider of reward program solutions to restaurants and retailers, announced that the Pie Five Pizza Circle of Crust loyalty program has attracted more than 500,000 participants in less than two years.

Marco's Pizza expanding to South Dakota, Montana

FastCasual.com - 6 hours 41 min ago
Marco's Pizza is expanding to South Dakota and Montana and is seeking franchisees.

HotSchedules, PeopleMatter partner to create workforce management platform

FastCasual.com - 6 hours 41 min ago
HotSchedules and PeopleMatter announced a multiphase partnership to create a restaurant industry workforce management platform.

Supply Chain Traceability Software: Selling to the C-suite

FastCasual.com - 6 hours 41 min ago
Between new, more strict federal regulations and better-informed, more health-conscious consumers - it's more important than ever to educate your C-Suite on supply chain traceability.

Chipotle makes $10 million food-safey commitment via Twitter, Periscope

FastCasual.com - 6 hours 41 min ago
Nearly 50,000 Chipotle employees gathered today across America’s 2,000 units to discuss the chain's new food-safety procedures.

Hispanics play huge role in Super Bowl online pizza orders

FastCasual.com - 6 hours 41 min ago
Super Bowl Sunday is the biggest day for online pizza ordering across the U.S., and Hispanics are a big part of it.

LIVE WEBINAR: Traceability 101: Tips for Achieving Farm-to-Fork Supply Chain Transparency to Increase Food Safety and Manage Quality

FastCasual.com - 6 hours 41 min ago
Tue, Mar 1, 2016 | Time: 02:00 PM EST | Duration: 1 hour | Learn how two restaurant operators are taking a proactive approach to implementing end-to-end traceability across their supply chain.

Costa Vida riding growth wave

FastCasual.com - 6 hours 41 min ago
Of its 210-plus units under development, the franchise projects a minimum of 20 units opening in 2016.

Fuddruckers hosting Fat Tuesday 3-pound burger challenge

FastCasual.com - 6 hours 41 min ago
In celebration of Fat Tuesday, Fuddruckers is hosting its annual 3-Pound Burger Challenge, daring diners to eat a 3-pound burger, 1 pound of Fudds fries and a bottomless Coca-Cola beverage of their choice for $19.99.

Former Tomm+Chee president launches hot chicken concept

FastCasual.com - 6 hours 41 min ago
The northern Kentucky/Cincinnati location will be the first of many Nashville Hot locations.

Chick-fil-A, In-N-Out Burger earn top honors for customer experience

FastCasual.com - 6 hours 41 min ago
Restaurant market intelligence firm Sandelman has announced the winners of the 2015 Quick-Track Awards of Excellence.

Lent: Boom or bust?

FastCasual.com - 6 hours 41 min ago
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.