Reach in to a grab bag of casual-dining brands these days and what you pull out might just surprise you. Yes, many in the segment continue to struggle and suffer
Selecting a cost-effective, on-trend mix of materials, finishes and furnishings for the casual-dining segment requires keeping a few key considerations in mind. Designers
Applebee’s Grill + Bar purchased 69 franchised restaurants in North and South Carolina from franchisee Apple Gold.
Tampa, Fla.-based GrillSmith started out in 2004 as a family-focused casual dining chain. Earlier this year the concept rolled
Casual dining is on the upswing, according to market researcher Datassential’s 2018 SNAP! Keynote Report: Casual
Legacy Apple LLC expanded its franchisee portfolio through the acquisition of eight Applebee’s restaurants in the middle Tennessee area.
Bennigan’s is in the midst of an effort to bring the brand back from
Dallas-based casual-dining chain Twin Peaks signed a franchise deal with JEB Food Group, LLC to bring seven new locations to Ohio, in the cities of Cincinnati, Columbus
Family-dining concept Black Bear Diner plans to open 12 new units across California, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas. Earlier this
Polished-casual chain The Melting Pot unveiled its first brand reimage in the chain’s 43-year history.
Global Italian casual dining chain Vapiano opened its first location in Glasgow, Scotland in the newly refurbished
Baton Rouge, La.-based Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar announced plans to bring 11 new locations to three states starting in the fall of
Casual dining chain East Coast Wings + Grill closed out the first half of 2017 with same-store sales up 18.5 percent (through June 30) and guest counts up 13 percent. The
Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc.will pilot two new small-format locations in the Minneapolis metro market this summer.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store opened its first West Coast location in Tualatin, Oregon. It’s the first of three planned
Hooters Inc. launched a new limited-service concept in Cicero, Ill. Hoots, A Hooters Joint,
This casual-dining chain has rolled out a new design meant to appeal to families and Millennials.