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Smashburger's Tom Ryan dishes on the future of fast casual

Restaurant SmartBrief | Jan 23, 2015

Fast casual is soaring in popularity because today's consumers "want a distinctive balance of quality, convenience, aesthetics and affordability," writes Smashburger founder Tom Ryan. He spells out the necessary ingredients for fast-casual success and predicts that the sector will continue to evolve. American City Business Journals (01/22)


Carl's Jr. goes nearly au naturel in Super Bowl spot

Restaurant SmartBrief | Jan 22, 2015

Supreme Court won't hear swipe-fee challenge

Restaurant SmartBrief | Jan 21, 2015

Shake Shack to price IPO shares at $14-$16

Restaurant SmartBrief | Jan 21, 2015

6 tips to retain restaurant "rock stars"

Restaurant SmartBrief | Jan 22, 2015

Chicken wings get bigger and pricier

Restaurant SmartBrief | Jan 23, 2015

Burger joints go even bigger with bacon

Restaurant SmartBrief | Jan 19, 2015

Customization is key for quickservice chains

Restaurant SmartBrief | Jan 20, 2015

Restaurants invest in farm operations to access better ingredients

Restaurant SmartBrief | Jan 22, 2015

N.Y. restaurant owners say higher base wage would not mean higher pay

Restaurant SmartBrief | Jan 19, 2015


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