Chain News & Profiles includes news on chain restaurants, operations, profiles, trend pieces and new concepts.
Technomic’s Financial Dashboard shows a strong increase among mid-scale restaurants during the first quarter of 2015.
Arcos Dorados, which franchises McDonald’s restaurants in 20 Latin American and Caribbean countries, introduced new condiment tables at its Mexican locations.
The Big Salad’s newest location at the University of Michigan (UM) Hospital Café on the Ann Arbor campus represents the blooming concept’s seventh unit system wide. Working with Aramark International, the hospital’s contract foodservice provider, The Big Salad currently operates a gourmet salad bar where customers can create their own salad. They have plans to open a freestanding counter service location to serve gourmet wraps and salads while also adding a selection of healthy fruit smoothies.
Best known as a place for celebrations, this fondue concept is shifting its menu and updating its look to encourage more frequent visits.