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Video: Illegal Pete’s founder discusses how raising hourly wage to $17 has grown his business

FastCasual.com - 13 hours 57 min ago
Employees also get a food and drink credit, medical and dental insurance and tips, which all resulted to a 3.2-percent increase to the brand's bottom line.

Smashburger expanding in Middle East

FastCasual.com - 13 hours 57 min ago
Smashburger is expanding its presence in the Middle East, thanks to a partnership with Pearll Investments to grow the brand in Qatar and United Arab Emirates.

Miami Grill partners with Pitbull to grow brand

FastCasual.com - 13 hours 57 min ago
Miami Grill has sought out two of the top leaders in their respective fields to help the chain drive growth.

Tropical Smoothie Café featuring fish tacos

FastCasual.com - 13 hours 57 min ago
Tropical Smoothie Café is debuting a fish taco just in time for Lent, and it will remain a core menu item.

Dickey's to open 100th California location

FastCasual.com - 13 hours 57 min ago
Dickey's Barbecue Pit has inked a multi-store agreement, which will result in the brand's 100th California location.

Buffalo Wild Wings-backed R Taco sets growth plan

FastCasual.com - 13 hours 57 min ago
Buffalo Wild Wings is seeking franchisees and business partners with multi-restaurant experience to expand the brand in Austin, Houston and San Antonio; Oklahoma City and Tulsa., St. Louis and Des Moines.

Netker Juice kicks off 5-year growth plan

FastCasual.com - 13 hours 57 min ago
Netker Juice has announced plans to grow the concept to as many as 300 franchise and corporate locations during the next five years.

Captain D's serving 3 LTO full meal deals; launches 'Catch of the Year' sweepstakes

FastCasual.com - 13 hours 57 min ago
Captain D's will be serving up three full meal deals for $4.99 each through March 27.

Take the Beverage Trends survey and you may win a $100 Amazon card

FastCasual.com - 13 hours 57 min ago
Calling all restaurateurs: Take our survey and be entered to win a $100 Amazon gift card. QSRweb is preparing a report about beverage trends for 2016 and we need your help.

MOD Pizza celebrates 100th location

FastCasual.com - 13 hours 57 min ago
MOD Pizza has opened its 100th U.S. store, located in Downey, California.

Burger 21 following growth path

FastCasual.com - 13 hours 57 min ago
Burger 21 kicked off 2016 with the opening of its 21st restaurant and has more than 20 franchised restaurants in development in 11 states.

5 ways Bar-B-Cutie has quadrupled wing sales

FastCasual.com - 13 hours 57 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 - 13 hours 57 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 - 13 hours 57 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 - 13 hours 57 min ago
Blaze Fast Fire'd Pizza will open its first Pennsylvania location in Philadelphia.

Pie Five Pizza introduces new Breadstix

FastCasual.com - 13 hours 57 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 - 13 hours 57 min ago
Tropical Smoothie Café has signed a franchisee agreement to open a restaurant in Charleston, South Carolina.

Go Roma goes digital

FastCasual.com - 13 hours 57 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 - 13 hours 57 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 - 13 hours 57 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.