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BBQ arrives at McAlister’s Deli

FastCasual.com - 12 hours 58 min ago
McAlister’s Deli is now offering several limited-time BBQ menu options, including BBQ nachos, sandwiches, spuds and salads available through Sept. 29.

Schlotzsky’s taps ex Back Yard Burgers COO as global marketing VP

FastCasual.com - 12 hours 58 min ago
Schlotzsky’s has appointed Monte Jump as its VP of global marketing.

How one restaurant creates zero environmental waste

FastCasual.com - 12 hours 58 min ago
Pizza Marketplace.com spoke with founder Chris LaRocca about Crushed Red's eco-friendly culture and how the company achieved its zero waste goal.

Flavor, adventure, more healthful ingredients drive sandwich trends

FastCasual.com - 12 hours 58 min ago
Few foods reign as ubiquitously on restaurant menus in the U.S. as the almighty sandwich.

Supply-chain study: Consumers demand sustainable food products

FastCasual.com - 12 hours 58 min ago
Technomic and Deloitte Advisory research assesses what's next in supply-chain logistics.

Jack in the Box, Qdoba report strong Q3

FastCasual.com - 12 hours 58 min ago
Jack in the Box and Qdoba reported a strong Q3.

Dispelling 6 myths of why small brands 'can't' go international

FastCasual.com - 12 hours 58 min ago
Many smaller food companies incorrectly assume they cannot participate in the growing importance of international markets.

UK’s Neds Noodle Bar partners with Fransmart to expand global presence

FastCasual.com - 12 hours 58 min ago
London’s Neds Noodle Bar has partnered with Fransmart to build on its existing franchise program.

Miami's Pollo Tropical expands Texas footprint

FastCasual.com - 12 hours 58 min ago
Pollo Tropical is expanding its Texas presence with two locations opening late summer in Houston and San Antonio.

Pollo Tropical, Taco Cabana on mission to double off-premise business

FastCasual.com - 12 hours 58 min ago
Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc, which operates Taco Cabana and Pollo Tropical, has set a goal to double its current off-premise business over the next 10 years

Vernon Hills to welcome Chicagoland’s 10th Zoup!

FastCasual.com - 12 hours 58 min ago
Zoup! is opening its 10th restaurant this week in the Chicagoland area.

Mobile app available at all US Firehouse Sub locations

FastCasual.com - 12 hours 58 min ago
Firehouse Subs has rolled out its mobile ordering and loyalty app in its U.S. units.

Craft brews go wild: Mint, melon, Asian flavors now trending

FastCasual.com - 12 hours 58 min ago
Move over wine lovers, craft beers are now in vogue in fast casual and QSR restaurants.

One CEO's view on how traditional pizza will weather the fast casual storm

FastCasual.com - 12 hours 58 min ago
Hungry Howie's CEO chatted about how the Detroit-based chain is competing with fast casual concepts by evolving and sticking to basic principles.

Noodles & Company CEO: Net income, sales fail to meet expectations, progress underway

FastCasual.com - 12 hours 58 min ago
Although Noodles & Company CEO Kevin Reddy admits the chain missed the mark regarding Q2 net income and sales, he said there is considerable progress in refining culinary and marketing initiatives arriving later this year.

Whataburger doling out upgrades to celebrate 65th birthday

FastCasual.com - 12 hours 58 min ago
Wataburger is celebrating 65 years in business, honoring Aug. 8, 1950, the day Harmon Dobson opened the world's first Whataburger on Ayers Street in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Rubio’s hooks sea bass to the menu

FastCasual.com - 12 hours 58 min ago
Rubio’s Restaurants will add sea bass to the menu on Aug. 26.

Will silence prove deadly for Jimmy John's?

FastCasual.com - 12 hours 58 min ago
The killing of Cecil the lion is putting big game hunting at the forefront of the public's attention, and some consumers are directing their rage at Jimmy Johns. The chain has made no comment about the claims.

There's still time to hit CONNECT 2015: An industry event not to miss

FastCasual.com - 12 hours 58 min ago
Don't miss an opportunity to hear from experts, retail and restaurant leaders on everything from mobile payment to technology innovation.

Compass Group adopts Five Freedoms for animal welfare

FastCasual.com - 12 hours 58 min ago
Compass Group joins Wal-Mart and General Mills in embracing Five Freedom’s procurement practices.