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Fast Casual Columbus

Seven Fast Casual Chains Satisfying Columbus Appetites

Seven Fast Casual Chains Satisfying Columbus Appetites 1440 428 Chute Gerdeman

It’s widely known that Columbus is a test market for some of the restaurant industry’s biggest legacy brands like Wendy’s and White Castle, but it’s also serving as a hotbed…

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Mobile Kiosk

A Taste of Tech: Is Your Restaurant Ready?

A Taste of Tech: Is Your Restaurant Ready? 1440 428 Chute Gerdeman

The first restaurant POS system was introduced in 1973, back of house management technologies were implemented somewhere around the mid 90’s, and online table reservations weren’t officially activated until a…

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Interior at Beefsteak

The Rise of the Fast Casual Food Nation

The Rise of the Fast Casual Food Nation 1440 428 Chute Gerdeman

Americans will always have an affinity for fast food as the quick service channel serves the need for convenience, but as consumers are willing to pay more for a better…

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Burger and Fries from Tasty Made

Tasty Re-Made With Top Chef Richard Blais

Tasty Re-Made With Top Chef Richard Blais 1440 428 Chute Gerdeman

While a slew of fast casual and QSR brands have been busy creating the next Chipotle, it seems as though the build-your-own burrito brand hasn’t been able to replicate their…

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Hai Poke Bowl

Fast Casual’s Biggest Food Trend, Poké, Marinates in the Midwest

Fast Casual’s Biggest Food Trend, Poké, Marinates in the Midwest 1440 428 Chute Gerdeman

The hottest cold food trend and current phenomenon in the fast casual industry is poke. Pronounced ‘po-kay,’ it means “to slice or cut” in Hawaiian. The raw fish dish originated…

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Fusian Employees

Ones to Watch: Fast Casual Restaurants in the Fast Lane for Growth

Ones to Watch: Fast Casual Restaurants in the Fast Lane for Growth 1440 428 Chute Gerdeman

You’ve heard the news, the sky is falling on the fast casual segment and it’s doomed. The reality is that the fast casual category is going through much of what…

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Ordering Kiosks

From Customer Service to Self-Service: Automating the Restaurant Experience

From Customer Service to Self-Service: Automating the Restaurant Experience 1440 428 Chute Gerdeman

From increasing minimum wage and concerns over labor costs to creating a customized experience and a desire for faster service, technology is forcing its way into some of the most…

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Metro Fresh

Healthy Lifestyles Lead to Growth for Healthy Restaurant Concepts

Healthy Lifestyles Lead to Growth for Healthy Restaurant Concepts 1440 428 Chute Gerdeman

Restaurant brands are responding to consumer demands for fresh and healthy alternatives. In fact, nearly 70 percent of restaurants now offer a low-fat or “healthy” menu, according to Fast Casual’s…

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Bob Evans Express

Bob Evans Express Opens at Port Columbus International Airport

Bob Evans Express Opens at Port Columbus International Airport 800 505 Chute Gerdeman

HMSHost partners with Chute Gerdeman to bring the new fast casual restaurant, Bob Evans Express, to Port Columbus International Airport. Bob Evans’ famous farm fresh goodness™ is now available for…

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Restaurants Extending the Brand from QSR to Fast Casual

Restaurants Extending the Brand from QSR to Fast Casual 800 600 Chute Gerdeman

Whether it’s changing brand perception or reaching a new consumer segment, sometimes extending the brand is the most strategic way to truly provide a new restaurant experience. A few brands…

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