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Tropical Smoothie Café adds turkey club options, 'Naughty' and 'Nice' smoothies to holiday menu

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Tropical Smoothie Café is adding six new holiday-themed options to its menu nationwide through late December.

Slapfish adds 'Little Sharks Menu' for kids

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Slapfish is introducing a "Little Sharks Menu" for kids under 12 at its Huntington Beach and Laguna Beach locations in Southern California.

Costa Vida set to open first Seattle store

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Costa Vida will break into the Seattle metropolitan market when it opens a new restaurant at 1900 S. Commons, Suite A in Federal Way on Nov. 17.

Restaurant group secures financing for Corner Bakery Cafe expansion

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
MX Restaurants and Bakeries Inc. has secured a $5.6 million loan from GE Capital's Franchise Finance to pay off short-term debt related to a recent acquisition and to develop four additional Corner Bakery Cafe units.

Franchise Rankings names 10 best franchises

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Franchiserankings.com announced rankings for Best Overall Franchises and Best Food Franchises for October 2014..

Top 100: People – George Michel, Boston Market

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
George Michel, CEO of Boston Market, is number 11 on our list of the 2014 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers: People.

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

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
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.

Eliminate complacency to build a thriving enterprise

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
People, products, markets, customers and processes are dynamic and must change in order to adapt and grow.

Bruegger's Bagels announces winner of $10,000 Artist Challenge

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Bruegger's Bagels has selected the original artwork of Taia Morley of Stillwater, Minnesota, as the winner of its $10,000 Artist Challenge.

Jamba Juice launches Chicagoland hiring push

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Jamba Juice will be hosting a Jamba Hiring Day in the Chicago area on Oct. 24 to identify and recruit candidates for Jamba team member or store personnel positions.

Planet Smoothie and Tasti D-Lite announce SoCal expansion plans

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Planet Smoothie and Tasti D-Lite plan to open dozens of locations together in Southern California.

Newk's doubles inaugural ovarian cancer research fundraising goal

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Newk's Eatery and participants in the Newk's Cares OCRF Ready. Set. Ride! Ovarian Cycle fundraiser generated more than $117,500 for the inaugural year of the campaign.

Buffalo Wild Wings will sponsor Citrus Bowl

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Buffalo Wild Wing and Florida Citrus Sports announced the restaurant chain will sponsor the Citrus Bowl in Orlando on New Year's Day.

Togo's opens two new California units

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Togo's Eateries will open two new units in Los Banos and Brawley before the end of October.

Juice It Up! nabs spot on 'Next 300 Franchise Chains' list

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Juice It Up! has recorded two years of net sales growth, with a 50-percent increase over the past 25 months.

Culinary Software Services releases Cheftec Xt4

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Culinary Software Services recently released ChefTec xt4, featuring simplified entry of Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points information, a new EDI interface with FreshPoint and improved interfaces.

Burger 21 on the hunt for Greater Washington DC franchisees

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Burger 21 hopes to expand its footprint in Maryland, Virginia and Downtown Washington, DC.

Maui Wowi Hawaiian eyes California for expansion

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Maui Wowi Hawaiian is expanding its footprint in California by adding new franchise units to its current count of 55.

Venuelabs launches free social listening tool for small businesses

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
AboutLocal lets small retailers listen to and engage with their customers in real time across hundreds of disparate online channels.

Top Round partners with franchise group to grow nationally

FastCasual.com - Sun, 2014-11-09 13:53
Top Round, which opened in L.A. in June 2013, is looking to grow in that market, New York, Dallas, Chicago, San Francisco and Washington, DC.