Fazoli’s former CEO Carl Howard, Native Foods CEO Carin Stutz and Blaine Hurst, former Panera Bread CEO, make up the inaugural class of the Fast Casual Hall of Fame and will be honored at the annual Fast Casual Executive Summit. For over 20 years, fast casual concepts have been at the forefront of innovation in […]
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Our top priority is to help restaurant executives learn how to operate profitably and deliver outstanding customer experiences, which is why we take such great care in covering four specific restaurant markets. We cover the fast casual industry on FastCasual.com, the pizza and quick-service industries on PizzaMarketplace.com and QSRWeb.com and the food truck industry on FoodTruckOperator.com. Each site reports on its industry’s news, events, trends and people, covering all of the latest innovations in:
• Food & beverage
• Restaurant technology & equipment
• Restaurant design, layout & signage
• Operations management
• Staffing & training
• Food safety
• Customer experience
• Marketing & branding
• Regulatory compliance & risk management
• Health & nutrition and much more
Not only do we track these industries on a daily basis via news, blogs and features, we also host several webinars each month and live events that bring together hundreds of c-level executives for several days of networking and educational sessions.
Recent Press Releases
FastCasual’s annual “20 Brands To Watch” focuses on 20 brands that are setting trends. Nominations close Aug. 22. Just a few months ago, we celebrated the annual Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers, which recognizes the industry’s most innovative companies. Now it’s time to honor 20 emerging brands that boast the potential to become major […]
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Fast Casual is the global online leader for news, analysis, blogs and research in the worldwide fast casual restaurant industry.
Food Truck Operator covers the business management needs of the food truck industry.
Pizza Marketplace is a longtime leader providing news and information dedicated exclusively to the pizza market.
QSRweb delivers fast-breaking news, features and analysis on the quick-service restaurant industry.
Executive Summits & Events
The Fast Casual Executive Summit is a unique opportunity for everyone involved. Much more than “just another trade show,” it’s a chance for restaurant executives to get together in a casual work setting and learn from one another. Interactive sessions delve deep into topics that are on the minds of restaurant leaders today, and the Summit’s format allows the collective wisdom “in the room” to be distilled into concrete, actionable ideas that attendees take home with them.
This exclusive event is reserved for top-level restaurant executives — leaders and innovators of the fast casual industry. We bring together an experienced group of restaurant professionals whose common interests and concerns are brought to the table for open discussion in a fun and relaxing environment.
Some of the fastest growing chains in the restaurant industry are the ones embracing innovation throughout their operations. The Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit explores how limited-service chains can leverage innovation in a variety forms — from experience innovation to kitchen innovation to menu innovation and beyond — as a catalyst for franchise expansion.
By continually investigating and investing in cutting-edge solutions for both the front of house and back of house, franchisors put themselves in a very strong position to attract potential franchisees who are seeking opportunities with forward-thinking brands. The Restaurant Franchising & Innovation Summit helps franchisors be more progressive in many areas of their business to attract both investors and customers.
Explore many of the technologies available to businesses – retail, hospitality, travel, restaurants, healthcare and more – for engaging customers. Interactive Customer Experience Summit covers the landscape from kiosks to digital signage to mobile and beyond to give attendees insights they can put in action now to deliver outstanding interactive customer experiences.
Self-Service Innovation Summit will examine advances in technology that are empowering businesses to provide products and services when, where and how consumers expect them. The event will cover self-service, kiosk and vending solutions that can be applied in a wide range of settings.