Hawaii-based restaurant franchise L&L Hawaiian Barbecue recently opened five new locations including the brand's first stand-alone unit that features a
Swig opened its first franchise location in Rogers, Ark., earlier this month.
Homeward Kitchen, a new fast-casual concept from Golden Corral Corporation, will open its doors this December.
Desserts are big business and today, more than ever, consumers are seeking restaurants that specialize in them.
Hart House, the plant-based quick-service restaurant founded by actor and comedian Kevin Hart, opened its third location in Los Angeles, Calif., which features the
Fast-casual chain Panera Bread will now offer drive-thru service nationwide.
The fast-casual Japanese teppanyaki grill announced three new franchise locations and one new corporate-owned unit that will feature the first-ever Hibachi restaurant
Here are eight best practices for designing an effective small kitchen
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, QDOBA Mexican Grill would not even consider adding drive-thru service to its establishments.
The foodservice industry is forecast to reach $997 billion in sales in 2023, driven in part by higher menu prices, according to the recently released National Restaurant
Jeremiah’s Italian Ice debuted a new 1,500-square-foot store layout that will guide the brand as it identifies ways to achieve a more efficient growth model for its
Great Harvest Bakery Cafe, a franchise and specialty bread concept, has recently opened its first location with a fully-functioning drive-thru.
Captain D’s recently opened its newest franchised location in Memphis.
When Chick-fil-A’s design team set out to create a new brand home for the iconic chicken sandwich chain, it did so with the objective of developing a multifaceted,
Sandwich-focused fast-casual Schlotzsky's opened its first Design 1000 restaurant in Oklahoma City.
Restaurant chains are now offering a flood of new prototypes that cater to the off-premises-only diner.
Barbeque franchise Famous Dave’s is opening its first drive-thru model.
Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii unveiled new prototypes that emphasize franchisee and customer flexibility, including double drive-thru lanes and streamlined order pickups.
Ongoing pulse surveys of rd+d readers have shown that off-premises and outdoor dining were major areas of operator investment in 2020 and 2021.
Ten years ago, restaurant development + design celebrated its own grand opening, bringing a fresh new editorial concept to market: a magazine we hoped would feel a bit
The coffee shop strategy of creating a third place — a spot outside home and work — for people to gather, might be a waning trend. Black Rock Coffee Bar is among the many
Panera recently debuted a new restaurant design in Ballwin, Mo., that doubles down on the brand’s shift to meet the demands of drive-thru and off-premises dining.
Alex Williams, chief brand officer for Moe’s Southwest Grill, discusses the chain’s new focus on drive-thru and what his team learned from the challenges brought on by
Chipotle Mexican Grill opened its first restaurant with its digital drive-thru, called a Chipotlane, in Canada in Port Coquitlam, BC.
Smaller footprints, drive-thrus, outdoor seating — all trending previously have become pandemic-proofing prerequisites for many.
The exterior is crucially important in getting customers inside.
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Fast-casual concept Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers’new prototype design is its first without a traditional dining room,
The COVID-19 pandemic led to a surge in drive-thru and curbside pickup, and QSRs were well-positioned to take the lead. As demand for drive-thru service spiked, car
Focus Brands opened its first co-branded Auntie Anne’s and Jamba location that features a drive-thru.
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