Fast Casual http://nrn.com/taxonomy/term/46246/more en Report: Chipotle executive indicted on drug charges http://nrn.com/chipotle/report-chipotle-executive-indicted-drug-charges <div class="field-deck"> Mark Crumpacker tied to cocaine ring bust, according to New York Daily News </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mark Crumpacker tied to cocaine ring bust, according to New York Daily News</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/chipotle/report-chipotle-executive-indicted-drug-charges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/chipotle/report-chipotle-executive-indicted-drug-charges#comments Fast Casual Latest Headlines Chipotle Thu, 30 Jun 2016 21:35:00 +0000 170231 at http://nrn.com Noodles & Company reports possible data breach http://nrn.com/technology/noodles-company-reports-possible-data-breach <div class="field-deck"> Customer payment data at restaurants in 28 states may be at risk </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Customer payment data at restaurants in 28 states may be at risk</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/technology/noodles-company-reports-possible-data-breach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/technology/noodles-company-reports-possible-data-breach#comments Noodles & Company Fast Casual Latest Headlines Technology Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18:42:00 +0000 170071 at http://nrn.com Chipotle begins rolling out chorizo http://nrn.com/fast-casual/chipotle-begins-rolling-out-chorizo <div class="field-deck"> Customers in Ohio, California and New York will be among the first to try the new protein option </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Customers in Ohio, California and New York will be among the first to try the new protein option</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/fast-casual/chipotle-begins-rolling-out-chorizo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/fast-casual/chipotle-begins-rolling-out-chorizo#comments Fast Casual Latest Headlines Food Trends Chipotle Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:33:00 +0000 170041 at http://nrn.com <p>Chorizo is Chipotle&rsquo;s first new menu introduction in two years.</p> Chipotle Mexican Grill Urban Plates plots slow growth out of California http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/urban-plates-plots-slow-growth-out-california <div class="field-deck"> Polished fast-casual concept aims for fine-dining quality, cafeteria style </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Polished fast-casual concept aims for fine-dining quality, cafeteria style</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/urban-plates-plots-slow-growth-out-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/emerging-chains/urban-plates-plots-slow-growth-out-california#comments Emerging Chains Fast Casual Tue, 28 Jun 2016 21:43:00 +0000 170011 at http://nrn.com <p>Urban Plates&#39; guests walk a cafeteria-style line where they can choose from hand-tossed salads, sandwiches, braises, soups or stews, kid-sized &ldquo;pizzettes&rdquo; and house-made pastries and cakes, and bring their own trays to tables.</p> Photos: Urban Plates Wahlburgers chef focuses on one burger at a time http://nrn.com/chef-insights/wahlburgers-chef-focuses-one-burger-time <div class="node-body article-body">Paul Wahlberg discusses the evolution of the chain’s menu</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/chef-insights/wahlburgers-chef-focuses-one-burger-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/chef-insights/wahlburgers-chef-focuses-one-burger-time#comments Casual Dining Chef Insights Fast Casual Food Trends Tue, 28 Jun 2016 17:32:00 +0000 169991 at http://nrn.com <p>Wahlburgers chef Paul Wahlberg&nbsp;calls himself a burger guy.</p> Nicoletta Amato Photography Fired Pie receives investment from former Patina president http://nrn.com/fast-casual/fired-pie-receives-investment-former-patina-president <div class="field-deck"> Frederick Wolfe takes minority stake in fast-casual pizza chain </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Frederick Wolfe takes minority stake in fast-casual pizza chain</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/fast-casual/fired-pie-receives-investment-former-patina-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/fast-casual/fired-pie-receives-investment-former-patina-president#comments Finance Fast Casual Latest Headlines People Mon, 27 Jun 2016 19:49:00 +0000 169941 at http://nrn.com Chipotle to launch complex loyalty program on Friday http://nrn.com/marketing/chipotle-launch-complex-loyalty-program-friday <div class="field-deck"> Limited-time “Chiptopia” may be just what the chain needs to rev up its recovery </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Limited-time “Chiptopia” may be just what the chain needs to rev up its recovery </div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/marketing/chipotle-launch-complex-loyalty-program-friday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/marketing/chipotle-launch-complex-loyalty-program-friday#comments Marketing Fast Casual Latest Headlines Chipotle Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:00:00 +0000 169801 at http://nrn.com Just Salad unveils new eco-friendly design http://nrn.com/sustainability/just-salad-unveils-new-eco-friendly-design <div class="field-deck"> New York-based concept utilizes smart-heating, energy-efficient lighting and more at latest location </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New York-based concept utilizes smart-heating, energy-efficient lighting and more at latest location</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/sustainability/just-salad-unveils-new-eco-friendly-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/sustainability/just-salad-unveils-new-eco-friendly-design#comments Emerging Chains Fast Casual Latest Headlines Sustainability Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:50:00 +0000 169401 at http://nrn.com <p>Just Salad has placed fresh produce behind the serving line as both a freshness cue and storage space.</p> Just Salad Pieology acquires competitor Project Pie http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/pieology-acquires-competitor-project-pie <div class="field-deck"> Pieology CEO says purchase will help accelerate the fast-casual pizza chain's growth </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pieology CEO says purchase will help accelerate the fast-casual pizza chain's growth</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/pieology-acquires-competitor-project-pie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/mergers-acquisitions/pieology-acquires-competitor-project-pie#comments Fast Casual Mergers-Acquisitions Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:42:00 +0000 168951 at http://nrn.com <p>Pieology Pizzeria has acquired the competing Project Pie fast-casual pizza chain.</p> Pieology 800 Degrees receives new investment http://nrn.com/finance/800-degrees-receives-new-investment <div class="field-deck"> Fast-casual pizza chain names Steve Overholt CEO as it plots expansion </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fast-casual pizza chain names Steve Overholt CEO as it plots expansion</div> <p><a href="http://nrn.com/finance/800-degrees-receives-new-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://nrn.com/finance/800-degrees-receives-new-investment#comments Finance Emerging Chains Fast Casual Latest Headlines Tue, 21 Jun 2016 19:21:00 +0000 168891 at http://nrn.com <p>800 Degrees looks to grab a bigger piece of the growing fast-casual pizza pie.</p> 800 Degrees Neapolitan Pizzeria