When Empire City Casino in Yonkers, N.Y., asked the Goldman Design Group to create a new, eye-catching fast-casual concept just off the gaming floor, the company knew it was facing a big challenge. After all, practically everything in a casino — lights, noise, tables, machines — is designed to attract people’s attention.
Brentwood, Tenn.-based Blue Coast Burrito opened its second location in Murfreesboro, Tenn.
Johnny Rockets opened 61 units globally in 2016, an increase of more than 10 percent. The chain attributes this success to its brand refresh, Diner 2.0, and plans to grow its total units to 385 by the end of 2017.