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Thinking "Inside" the Box - Growth of Box Lunches

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I’m always looking for articles that I think might help me to do my job better at The Catering Institute, MonkeyMedia Software… 33 more words

Restaurant Leadership

Roast Kitchen

I’m convinced that roast kitchen will succeed in the crowded fast casual market. They have a unique assembly line concept–sautéed hot greens with all sorts of mix ins. 91 more words

Fast Casual

DeRusha Eats: Smashburger

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – It is one of the fastest growing restaurant groups in the country.

Last year, Forbes named it one of the most promising companies in America, and its founder lives in Minneapolis part of the year. 405 more words


Seafood sees Big Opportunity with Fast Casual

Fast casual has crossed many boundaries in the past few years–from burritos to pizza–and seafood might be next.  Chicago-based research firm Technomic has released a report noting that seafood consumption is on the rise; nearly three-fourths of consumers who ordered more seafood entrees over the past two years said they did so to eat more healthfully, the report says. 313 more words

Global Market Buzz

El Pollo’s chicken still drives the CEO loco

El Pollo Loco’s Chief Executive Steve Sather first tasted El Pollo Loco 20 years before he took over the corner office. He still finds time to eat at his company’s restaurants at least four times a week. 548 more words


Lunch at ShopHouse

I think I have an affinity for “fast casual” restaurants. They’re easy and the food is delicious. This movement started with Chipotle, and we’ve added Roti, Cava Grill, and now we have… 103 more words