Content about Fast casual restaurants

August 13, 2014

Winick Realty Group has leased 2,200 sq. ft. for Chipotle Mexican Grill at 222 Market Street.

August 4, 2014

Panera Bread Company announced that Roger Matthews, executive VP and CFO, has resigned his position to pursue other opportunities.

June 24, 2014

The store is generally considered to represent the “last mile” of the retail supply chain. In recent years, retailers have focused on making this final, crucial step as easy and convenient for customers as possible. The emergence of leading-edge digital technologies has allowed retailers even further opportunity to turn paying for goods into a fast, seamless process.

Following are a few examples of how retailers are reinventing how products are checked out and payments are processed.

June 13, 2014

Panera Bread Company has secured a five-year $100 million term loan from Bank of America, Wells Fargo and TD Bank.

May 2, 2014

PizzaRev opened a concept test kitchen in Los Angeles in April 2012. Today, it has nine company-owned restaurants with 19 more company and franchised stores on the way.

“This isn’t just about our growth, but also growth in the fast casual pizza space,” said Irv Zuckerman, co-CEO of PizzaRev. In fact, the fast casual pizza space is much bigger than it was two years ago when PizzaRev opened its first concept. New concepts from well-known brands, such as Chipotle’s Pizzeria Locale, have opened up within the last year.

April 18, 2014

Chipotle Mexican Grill said it will hike prices for the first time in three years, saying that customer loyalty will insulate the chain from pricing fallout.

April 10, 2014

Panera Bread has unveiled a series of integrated technologies to enhance the customer experience at its restaurants.

March 24, 2014

McAlister's Deli has partnered with several lenders for franchise expansion nationwide.

January 28, 2014

McAlister's Deli has partnered with Buxton to identify the best market opportunities for continued growth. Buxton's restaurant expertise and Scout platform will allow McAlister's to quantify growth potential and optimize locations of new and existing restaurants.

December 19, 2013

Chipotle Mexican Grill announced that it has partnered with restaurateurs Bobby Stuckey and Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson to launch a fast-casual pizza concept called Pizzeria Locale.

September 16, 2013

McAlister's Deli announced plans to develop 17 restaurants in Indiana, South Carolina, and Georgia as part of new multi-unit development agreements with two existing franchise groups.

August 27, 2013

McAlister’s Deli, a fast casual restaurant, has announced its largest franchise deal so far.

July 18, 2013

According to Technomic's Top 150 Fast-Casual Chain Restaurant Report, fast casual makes up just 14% of the total $223 billion limited-service restaurant segment, but its sales continue to outpace other operators.

July 9, 2013

Chipotle Mexican Grill has opened at Orange Plaza, an 815,000-sq.-ft. Middletown, N.Y. power-center owned by National Realty & Development Corp.

April 23, 2013
Panera Bread Company said that chairman and co-CEO Ron Shaich will once again serve as the company's sole CEO starting on Aug. 1.
April 1, 2013

In the second installment of a case study series, CSA Online continued to offer an insider’s look at the conception and initial rollout of the southern Calif.-based fast-casual concept PizzaRev.

February 5, 2013

Panera Bread Company announced that Roger C. Matthews, Jr., has been appointed Panera's EVP and CFO, effective March 18.

August 15, 2012

SRS Real Estate Partners announced that FreeBirds World Burrito has selected seven new locations slated to open in Central California later this year.

March 16, 2012

Panera Bread Co. announced that founder and executive chairman, Ron Shaich, and president and CEO, Bill Moreton, will become co-CEOs, effective immediately.

February 3, 2012

Chipotle Mexican Grill expects to open 155–165 new Chipotle locations in 2012.

November 23, 2011

Jacksonville, Fla.-based Regency Centers said that Chipotle Mexican Grill will open a new restaurant at Corbin’s Center, located in West Hartford, Conn.

September 16, 2011

Chipotle Mexican Grill has opened a new format, called ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen, in Washington, D.C.’s, DuPont Circle neighborhood.

August 2, 2011

Subway Restaurants said Monday that its franchisees have opened nearly 600 new locations in 48 countries, 42 U.S. states and seven Canadian provinces over the past three months, bringing the total of new Subway restaurants to just over 1,200 for the year so far.

July 7, 2011

Tri-Land Properties announced Thursday that Marshalls and Qdoba Mexican Grill have joined the company’s projects in Indiana and Minnesota.

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