This corporate-owned location will also serve as an innovation kitchen for R&D and as a training and test center to develop and share best practices with franchisees systemwide.

Taco Bell has recently evolved its menu and overhauled its digital experience. Now, the chain has unveiled its latest iteration: Taco Bell Go Mobile. The prototype is specifically designed for guests to order ahead through the brand's mobile app to create a frictionless experience.

When COVID-19 upended the way restaurants do business, many considered alternative ways to cater to their customers. Some added drive-thrus, others delivery, and a few added walk-up windows.

Some ideas that could help full-service operations make guests feel safer while dining on premises.

It didn’t take long for Greek from Greece (GFG) Café-Cuisine to make apparent its intent to become a strong player on the U.S. fast-casual restaurant scene.

To help weather the challenges brought forth by the pandemic, Smoothie King introduced a series of guest and franchisee-focused initiatives.

While much of the discussion surrounding COVID-19 has focused on how dining room shutdowns aimed at slowing the spread of the virus also slowed the restaurant businesses, the pandemic also accelerated a variety of trends that were already in play.