Six operators will pitch their concepts Oct. 15 to attendees and a panel of advisers at Networld Media Group’s annual Fast Casual Executive Summit in Austin. Six concepts, three advisers, 500 colleagues. That’s the recipe for the 2019 Perfect Pitch, a contest held at the  Fast Casual Executive Summit in October in Austin. After sifting through […]

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Six finalists will be chosen to pitch their restaurant concepts in front of an audience and a panel of experts during the 2019 Fast Casual Executive Summit on Oct. 15 in Austin, Texas. Brands must nominate themselves by June 14. To celebrate its fifth anniversary of “The Perfect Pitch,” the  Fast Casual Executive Summit is […]

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Executives from Chipotle, Jersey Mike’s, Holler & Dash and Rise Biscuits Donuts will share their training strategies during the Fast Casual Executive Summit, Oct. 7-9 in Seattle. Brands like Chipotle and Jersey Mike’s resonate well with customers for a variety of reasons, but one thing they share is a passion for training and seeking out […]

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GoPoké, Salads UP and Sugapeach Chicken & Fish Fry will compete in the annual Perfect Pitch competition during the Fast Casual Executive Summit, Oct. 7-9 in Seattle. Take three unique start-up restaurant concepts, add in four passionate leaders, and top it off with three industry insiders serving as advisers, and you have the recipe for […]

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Susie Fogelson, the driving force behind the Food Network and Cooking Channel brands for 15 years, is hosting the session, “How to Execute Winning Marketing Campaigns” at The Fast Casual Executive Summit, Oct. 7-9 in Seattle. Well-executed marketing campaigns are critical to how customers experience any brand, and the first step is to simplify the […]

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John Vincent, CEO and founder of Leon, will keynote this year’s Fast Casual Executive Summit, Oct. 9-11 in Seattle. Bruce Lee has inspired thousands over the years to take up martial arts, but his approach to the craft has also changed the way that John Vincent, CEO and founder of Leon, looks at business. “In […]

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The owners of Brazilian Bowl, Street Shak Caribbean Kitchen and Capitol Melts will pitch their concepts to attendees and a panel of advisers at the annual Fast Casual Executive Summit, Oct. 22 – 24 in Nashville. Brazilian, Caribbean and American cuisine will take center stage Oct. 24, in Nashville, when owners of three up-and-coming brands […]

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The publishers of restaurant industry news website FastCasual.com have announced the three finalists for “The Perfect Pitch” contest after an open nominations process. The finalists will present their concept to a panel of restaurant experts and a live audience on Oct. 20 in Miami during the Fast Casual Executive Summit at the Mandarin Oriental. The […]

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Marketing guru Jeff Fromm, executive vice president of Barkley advertising agency and co-author of “Marketing to Millennials,” will keynote the ninth annual Fast Casual Executive Summit, Oct. 12-14 in Denver. In his presentation, “How to Supercharge Your Brand with Integrated Marketing,” Fromm will teach brand leaders how to create integrated marketing programs to inspire their […]

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