LOS ANGELES —At the 48th annual Multi-Unit Foodservice Operators conference this month, winners of this year’s Hot Concepts! awards debated the challenges of growing up with a concerted focus on being a brand. This year’s winners were Honolulu-based Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ; San Francisco-based Go Roma Italian Kitchen; St. Louis Park, Minn.-based Granite City Food & Brewery; Atlanta-based The Grape; as well as WingStreet and Which Wich, both based in Dallas. Also ...

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