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Chick-fil-A Beats Out Chipotle in Customer Satisfaction
Chick-fil-A

Chick-fil-A Beats Out Chipotle in Customer Satisfaction

A new reports reveals that, as a whole, customers' appreciation for fast food is dwindling.
Kate Taylor
A List of Food Franchises and How Much They Cost
Franchises

A List of Food Franchises and How Much They Cost

Feeling hungry? Sink your teeth into these food companies that ranked in Entrepreneur's Franchise 500.
Tracy Stapp Herold
How Wingstop Aims to Fly Above the Fast-Casual Competition After Its Surging IPO
IPO

How Wingstop Aims to Fly Above the Fast-Casual Competition After Its Surging IPO

The chicken wing chain saw its shares jump in its market debut Friday.
Kate Taylor
Father's Day at Golden Corral: A Franchisee Carries on His Dad's Tradition
Franchise Players

Father's Day at Golden Corral: A Franchisee Carries on His Dad's Tradition

Franchisee Billy Sewell not only runs restaurants, he raises money for the children of wounded, disabled and fallen military service members.
Entrepreneur Staff
Why Multi-Unit Franchise Ownership Is Now the Norm
Franchises

Why Multi-Unit Franchise Ownership Is Now the Norm

Once in the minority, multi-unit franchisees control more than 75 percent of franchised restaurants.
We Tested Chipotle and McDonald's New Delivery Services. Here's What Happened.
Delivery

We Tested Chipotle and McDonald's New Delivery Services. Here's What Happened.

With both chains recently teaming up with Postmates to offer delivery for the first time, we decided to see who came out on top in the battle of the brands.
Kate Taylor
McDonald's Tests Another Premium Customization Option
McDonalds

McDonald's Tests Another Premium Customization Option

The burger chain is testing 'Taste Crafted Burgers and Chicken' in select locations in Atlanta, Portland and Southern California.
Kate Taylor
Chipotle Becomes the First National Restaurant Chain to Go GMO-Free
Sustainability

Chipotle Becomes the First National Restaurant Chain to Go GMO-Free

Two years after beginning to label GMOs on the menu, the burrito chain has stripped genetically modified ingredients from all offerings.
Kate Taylor
Why Domino's Doesn't Need to Go Full-On Fast Casual
Dominos

Why Domino's Doesn't Need to Go Full-On Fast Casual

With a strong first quarter, the pizza chain believes it has found the balance to bring customers in the door.
Kate Taylor
How El Pollo Loco Churns Out New Menu Items Crazy Fast
Tastemakers

How El Pollo Loco Churns Out New Menu Items Crazy Fast

El Pollo Loco's executive chef spills on crafting dozens of new menu items a year and transforming the chain from a fast-food joint into something more.
Kate Taylor
Burger King Founder Predicts Wage Hike Would End the 'Dollar Menu' Era
Minimum Wage

Burger King Founder Predicts Wage Hike Would End the 'Dollar Menu' Era

The man who help found the fast-food joint 51 years ago says that prices will shoot up if workers' pay increases.
Kate Taylor
How New York City Got Its First Denny's
You've Arrived

How New York City Got Its First Denny's

Denny's is aiming to be a grand slam in Manhattan.
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McDonald's Brings Back Bigger, More Expensive Burger
McDonalds

McDonald's Brings Back Bigger, More Expensive Burger

As the fast-food chain dabbles in premium ingredients, it is adding sirloin burgers to the menu for a limited time.
Kate Taylor
Watch Out Chick-fil-A: KFC's Chicken Sandwich Sister Chain Is Opening a Second Location
Chicken

Watch Out Chick-fil-A: KFC's Chicken Sandwich Sister Chain Is Opening a Second Location

Is the fast-casual-influenced Super Chix a Chick-fil-A knockoff or a serious contender?
Kate Taylor