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Burger 21 scouting Houston franchising opps

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2015-09-02 03:30
Burger 21 is targeting Houston for future restaurant sites and prospective franchisees.

Revenues up 30 percent at Zoës

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2015-09-02 03:30
Zoës Kitchen reported total revenue for Q2 increased 30 percent to $54.5 million and comparable restaurant sales increased 5.6 percent

NRA: NLRB’s ruling upends 'joint-employer standard'

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2015-09-02 03:30
The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) ruling in the Browning-Ferris Industries case has broad implications across several industries, including restaurants, according to the NRA.

Tully's Coffee launches iPad POS

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2015-09-02 03:30
Tully's Coffee has a new iPad POS.

'McWhopper' not to be, Wayback Burgers issues offer

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2015-09-02 03:30
Burger King’s marketing effort to create a 'McWhopper' aimed at generating awareness for Peace Day has been declined by McDonald's. Wayback Burgers, however, wants to partner with Burger King to raise money for UNICEF.

CONNECT: Why restaurants aren't deploying beacons

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2015-09-02 03:30
A recent panel at Networld Media Group's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit discussed beacon technology's role with restaurateurs and retailers today.

Watch highlights from this year's CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2015-09-02 03:30
Couldn't make the CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit? Catch the highlights with this video.

Video highlights of CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2015-09-02 03:30
This video highlights reel of the CONNECT Mobile Innovation Summit reveals opportunities for enterprises to leverage mobile and digital channel in everything — from building out a brand to boosting sales and enhancing customer experience and engagement.

MOOYAH teams up with No Kid Hungry to raise $50K to fight childhood hunger

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2015-09-02 03:30
MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes is teaming up with No Kid Hungry in hopes of raising $50,000 to battle childhood hunger.

Smashburger intros 'healhty' kids options

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2015-09-02 03:30
Smashburger has added "healthier options" to its kids meal menu, including Grilled Chicken Strips and Musselman’s Unsweetened Squeezable applesauce.

GRILLiT names new CEO

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2015-09-02 03:30
GRILLiT’s Ghazi Hajj has resigned as CEO and has been replaced by Henry L. Klein.

Boston Market boosts leadership team to drive expansion plans

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2015-09-02 03:30
Boston Market has hired two restaurant industry veterans to join the leadership ranks as the company remains focused on strong sales performance and expansion efforts.

Tropical Smoothie launches grain bowls

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2015-09-02 03:30
Tropical Smoothie Café has created Super Grain Bowls and a few new smoothie flavors.

CONNECT: How to get your app into the hands of millennials

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2015-09-02 03:30
Millennials will only keep 20 apps on a phone so the challenge is creating one that makes the cut.

Egg-white replacer hits market to 'combat increasing egg prices'

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2015-09-02 03:30
Function Plus 150W replaces 50 to 100 percent of egg whites in sweet baked goods.

Pie Five Pizza to open first Georgia location

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2015-09-02 03:30
Pie Five Pizza will open its first Georgia location.

Why fast casual's customer experience isn't so casual

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2015-09-02 03:30
The fast casual customer experience is about guests getting what they want. That includes customized, fresh, unique food being prepared in front of them.

HME launches 2 automated products to boost customer service

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2015-09-02 03:30
HME Wireless' new technologies promise to help restaurants deliver better customer service in a timely fashion, optimize staff productivity and promote a clean environment for customers.

'National Food Safety Month' highlights industry best practices

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2015-09-02 03:30
September is the National Restaurant Association's National Food Safety Month. This year's theme is "Let it Flow."

Fresh to Order to open in Chicago Loop

FastCasual.com - Wed, 2015-09-02 03:30
Fresh To Order is partnering with the veteran restaurateurs at Progressive Dining Group to bring the concept to the Chicago Loop.