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Tour The Very First Nic's Organic Fast Food in Chicago's Suburbs

Topix - Mon, 2017-02-20 15:32

Chicago's suburbs have famously already seen the launch of one fast-food giant thanks to Ray Kroc and McDonald's in Des Plaines. The very first Nic's Organic Fast Food opens sometime this month in Rolling Meadows and their ownership team hopes the debut of Chicagoland's first organic fast-food chain will also lead to success at 2101 S. Plum Grove Road.

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McDonald's staff reveal secrets to saving money, getting fresh food - and VIP service

Topix - Mon, 2017-02-20 15:32

Especially when said knowledge has the ability to enhance your fast food dining experience , elevating it from the mundane to the extraordinary. Now, thanks to some caring and sharing McDonald's employees, there is a way you can ensure you get the best of everything.

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How self-serve kiosks get the orders rolling at Burger Boss

FastCasual.com - Mon, 2017-02-20 12:59
Burger Boss, a fast casual chain in Southern California, has found self-serve kiosks a great tool for engaging customers in creating their orders and in improving speed, accuracy and overall satisfaction.

4 metrics every restaurant should track

FastCasual.com - Mon, 2017-02-20 11:39
You may be running a well-structured training program for new staff in the hopes that they’ll learn quickly and become more productive, but you might be missing a critical piece in your evaluation of staff growth — the impact new staff are having on sales and profitability.

BuzzFeed exec schools restaurateurs on mastering customer engagement

FastCasual.com - Mon, 2017-02-20 11:37
Jennifer Klawin, SVP, brand strategy, West Coast for BuzzFeed, shared social media tips with restaurateurs.

This Chick-fil-A menu is unlike anything we've seen from the fast-food chain

Topix - Mon, 2017-02-20 11:13

The restaurants also serve a host of other exclusive dishes, such as fried okra and collard greens, that aren't available at Chick-fil-A restaurants nationwide. This is the first Chick-fil-A in the country.

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Is Your Restaurant Ready for the Growing Online Ordering Trend?

FastCasual.com - Mon, 2017-02-20 10:39
Are you looking for a new way to grow your restaurant business? Consider online ordering. According to QSR Web, digital ordering is growing 300 percent faster than dine-in traffic, and analysts project in a few years, more restaurant sales will come from takeout, delivery, and other forms of off-premises dining than from customers who dine-in.

Ode to the taco: Why the old-school menu item is trending

FastCasual.com - Mon, 2017-02-20 10:38
Tacos aren't new, but they are trendier than ever. Here's why.

Food chain wants to grow fast

Topix - Mon, 2017-02-20 02:50

Micky Pant, CEO of Yum China, makes a speech at the opening ceremony of Taco Bell's Shanghai restaurant in January. [Photo provided to China Daily] Even with a track record of setting up nearly 600 restaurants per year in China, and managing around 7,500 KFC, Pizza Hut, Little Sheep and East Dawning stores in the country, Micky Pant, chief executive officer of Yum China Holdings Inc, remains cautiously optimistic about the comeback of Taco Bell, the Mexican-themed chain under the fast-food giant.

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Celebrate National Chocolate Mint Day with a Shamrock Shake

Topix - Sun, 2017-02-19 16:41

The season favorite typically pops up in the fast food chain's menus around St. Patrick's Day. This year, instead of the typical cold, green, concoction McDonald's is testing out a few new varieties.

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Eating just ONE portion of this food 'can lead to diabetes' - " even if you're healthy

Topix - Sun, 2017-02-19 12:40

You might want to think twice before chowing down on a greasy portion of burger and chips because just one serving damages the liver, even in healthy people, and can lead to diabetes . According to new research eating just one junk food meal is enough to increase the fat content of the organ and cause insulin resistance, leading to diabetes.

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Joey Essex took a girl to KFC on a first date - and she really wasn't happy

Topix - Sun, 2017-02-19 08:28

But things haven't always gone to plan when he's unleashed his fast food love on his unsuspecting potential suitors, after one girl was pretty annoyed by his choice of venue. What a lovely surprise that must've been.

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Egel: Chefs join forces

Topix - Sun, 2017-02-19 04:16

Texas Chicken Wok opened its doors on Feb. 5, adding a locally owned Asian restaurant to the fast-food chains along East Interstate 40. Though parters Woody Alvarez and John Ya have never run a restaurant before, Alvarez has cooked and waited tables at Texas Chicken Bowl, Tooms Restaurant and the now-closed King and I. Ya rolls sushi, the only such chef on I-40 East to do so. Diners carrying a student ID are eligible for a $5 meal of chicken fried rice, an egg roll and a soft drink during school hours.

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Are the profits better at Hungry Jack's?

Topix - Sun, 2017-02-19 00:26

Australians spend more than $1.2 billion a year at the fast-food restaurants owned by BRW Rich-Lister Jack Cowin. Mr Cowin's Competitive Foods Australia operates the Burger King franchise under the Hungry Jack's brand and some KFC stores.

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Day Without Immigrants strikes shake US

Topix - Sat, 2017-02-18 18:20

"McDonald's workers clearly aren't lovin' Trump's immigration policies," Mashable.com said. "On Thursday, McDonald's restaurants across the United States, along with a variety of other businesses , closed their doors as part of a nationwide ' Day Without Immigrants ' protest."

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The One Thing You Should Never Order At Jack In the Box, According To An Employee

Topix - Sat, 2017-02-18 14:12

Jack In The Box might not have made its way to the East Coast yet, but it's a pretty big deal out west. I mean, when Selena Gomez has her 21st birthday cake made from your tacos , you know you've made it.

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Obese woman drops 6st naturally in just 15 months after following THIS diet

Topix - Sat, 2017-02-18 09:53

Chelsea Pateman used to splash a whopping 200 a week on takeaway pizzas, causing her to balloon to a size 22. The 23-year-old would easily spend 40 to 50 per order on home delivery Pizza Hut orders with husband Matt and the pair enjoyed gorging on fast food up to four times a week. But the early years practitioner's junk food habit which also saw her scoff more than half a loaf of white bread, four chocolate bars and four packets of crisps a day meant her weight rose to 14st 7lbs.

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