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Venture Fund Heats Up 800 Degrees Pizza

800 Degrees Pizza, a California-based company with a growing following in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and abroad, including Dubai and Tokyo, has secured investment from Murfey Ventures, a venture capital fund.

Expansion is on the horizon. Along with the investment, the company has announced Steve Overholt as its CEO...

Lime Fresh Mexican Grill Doubles Down on South Florida

Lime Fresh Mexican Grill will expand its presence in South Florida. Two existing franchise groups will each develop three to five restaurants in their respective markets, totaling six to 10 new restaurants in South Florida, over the next five years.

“The Lime Fresh brand truly resonates...

Why Grabbagreen is One to Watch

Founded by industry outsiders, this health-focused concept thrives by thinking beyond the normal rules of fast casual.

When searching for something healthy to feed their kids, most moms open the refrigerator. Keely Newman opened a chain of healthy fast-casual restaurants.

Newman is a graduate of the University...

MOD Pizza Cofounders Honored as EY Entrepreneurs of 2016

Scott Svenson, cofounder and CEO of MOD Pizza, and Ally Svenson, cofounder, received the EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 Award in the Emerging category for the Pacific Northwest. The award recognizes outstanding entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellen...

Freebirds Launches Mobile App with Punchh

Freebirds fans can now purchase their favorite dishes with ease by way of the fast-casual eatery’s new mobile app. Available for download from the Google Play Store (Android) or the App Store (iOS), Freebirds’ new app allows guests to submit a mobile order for pickup,...