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Fazoli’s Reports Sixth Consecutive Year of Growth

Sales at Fazoli’s franchised units continue to far outpace the restaurant industry, with operators enjoying a sixth straight year of same-store sales increases. Fazoli’s, America’s largest fast-casual Italian chain, ended its fiscal year March 30. During the previous 12 months, 91 franchise locations broke 117...

Inside the New Quick-Serve Kitchen

Think culinary innovation is limited to full service and fast casual? Think again. These five chefs are rewriting the rules of menu development.

At fine-dining restaurants and even some trendy new fast casuals, chefs have become unexpected rock stars—sought by restaurateurs, investors, and consumers alike. For...

Kiosks Keep Their Cool

Even in a smartphone era, touch-screen kiosks give brands a fun, efficient ordering innovation.

This may be a smartphone age, but our lives are becoming a series of kiosk stops, from ATMs and supermarket checkouts to airlines and gas stations.

And now, increasingly, there’s the fast-food kiosk.

Kiosks...

Indiana Students Address Human Trafficking

  • Rhonda Patterson of Unslaved addressing Indiana students.

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    Photo: James Vavrek

    Rhonda Patterson of Unslaved addressing Indiana students.

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    Photo: James Vavrek

    Unslaved t-shirt.

Students met with Attorney General Greg Zoeller this week to discuss the harsh realities of human...