The brand’s new cashless, digitally focused prototype will also serve as a rapid testing location for new equipment and layouts.
Let’s take a moment and celebrate these fabulous, functional designs judged to be among the best of the best in rd+d’s annual contest.
Founded in Chicago in 1990 and now headquartered in Dallas, the new Bar Louie prototype is a lighter and brighter spin on the chain’s earlier iteration.
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.
As part of a comprehensive rebranding effort, Papa Johns has developed a restaurant design and visual identity, including an updated logo.
The acceleration is a result of the new design outperforming the system.
UNO Pizzeria & Grill introduced a new franchise concept that recreates the look and feel of the brand's original Pizzeria UNO Chicago location.
Lemonade, a California-based fast-casual brand known for its seasonal food and drink menu hosted a grand re-opening of their Toluca Lake, Calif., location in October to
In effort to reduce costs and maximize output, casual dining chain ...
Designing a prototype is no mean feat. Here we look at five best practices for creating one.
Arizona-based build-your-own Hawaiian poké bowls concept Koibito Poké opened its fourth location in Scottsdale.
Fast-casual chain Moe’s Southwest Grill updated its design at more than 50 stores in the Greater Atlanta market.
Fast-casual concept Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers’new prototype design is its first without a traditional dining room,
QSR Krystal Restaurants LLC unveiled plans for its new restaurant prototype. The new location will be built in the brand’s hometown, within minutes of its Atlanta
The Halal Guys worked with Rubber and Road Creative, a San Francisco-based brand strategy and retail design firm, to create a new fast-casual design that balances the
Panera’s next gen restaurant design includes enhanced digital capabilities, personalized options and more drive-thru access.
On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina travels all the way back to the 1980s with its new prototype in Alpharetta, Ga., that pays tribute to the chain’s very first
Convenience retailer 7-Eleven introduced its Evolution Store concept in 2019. All seven Evolution Stores included a restaurant concept. When the chain opened its eighth
Latin comfort food concept Panna seeks to offer a warm, welcoming environment that people of all backgrounds can enjoy.
El Pollo Loco revealed its L.A. Mex prototype and remodeled 3 locations in the new image with plans to remodel 300 more in the coming years.
Eric Taylor, Vice President of Development, recounts the wild ride that was 2020, Tijuana Flats’ new prototype and what the future holds for the chain’s development
MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes plans to open up to three drive-thru locations by the end of the year.
Coolgreens teamed up with architecture and engineering firm Interplan to design a flexible prototype that will scale from 1,000 to 2,200 square feet.
BBQ Holdings to open a cafeteria-service style prototype dubbed Quick-Que’ in September in Minnetonka, Minn.
The new prototype design for la Madeleine French Bakery & Café includes the chain’s first-ever drive-thru. In addition to a bright and airy interior, the
Brazilian-style steakhouse chain Fogo de Chão will open an all-new flagship restaurant that features a
Tijuana Flats’ updated prototype strives to modernize the chain’s design, improve kitchen efficiencies and provide a technological overhaul.
The health-forward, Hawaiian-inspired chain will open the first location using these “Cruise Thru” lanes in the spring of 2021.
Mexican quick-service-restaurant chain Del Taco’s latest scalable prototype can work with a mix of real estate options. The new prototype capitalizes on current trends by
The first Rita’s compact drive-thru unit in Hermitage, Pa., has proved successful enough to become part of the chain’s development plans going forward.
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