01 Mar Captain D’s Builds Up Development Team

Captain D’s LLC, the fast-casual seafood restaurant known for serving freshly prepared seafood for more than four decades, announced Steve Bielewicz, Jennifer Benjamin, and Jeff White have joined the company’s development team. Bielewicz and Benjamin have been named senior director of franchise development and director...

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01 Mar Value Grows Up

The fast-casual industry is booming, even with prices that can reach the double digits. Here’s why value still has a place at the table.

For decades, the value equation in the limited-service restaurant industry was this: Divide what you get by what you pay. The lower...

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01 Mar A Fresh Take on Financing a Fast Casual

Fast Casual 2.0 brands are attracting big investor dollars. Here’s what the innovative new concepts have to offer in return.

If a recent spate of large-scale investments is any indication, the new crop of Fast Casual 2.0 restaurants—with their chef-driven menus and next-level ingredients—is piquing the...

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