Emerging Concepts

Emerging Concepts

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Project Juice Announces Health–Focused Adaptogen Lattes

2017-11-15 As the holiday season approaches, Project Juice, the certified organic cold-pressed juice and clean foods company, is helping navigate its customers t...

Help QSR Find the Top Fast Casuals Under 40 Units!

2017-11-10 This year, QSR released its first-ever 40/40 List, naming the 40 most exciting fast-casual 2.0 concepts with fewer than 40 locations.

Christina Tosi's Milk Bar Secures Investment to Grow

2017-11-09 Milk Bar, an award-winning bakery and dessert brand founded by CEO Christina Tosi, announced that it has raised Series A funding from RSE Ventures to ...

Baltimore Food Hall Welcomes 10th Concept

2017-10-09 The developers of R. House have announced the food hall’s 10th permanent stall will open in mid-October.

Beatrix Market Opens First Standalone in the Loop

2017-09-26 Beatrix Market is now open in the Loop at 155 N. Wacker. This is the first standalone location and the third of its kind in Chicago.

The Founder of Umami Burger is Starting a Coffee Revolution

2017-08-31 From burgers to pizza to peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, Adam Fleischman has found ways to elevate ubiquitous foods to new territories.

Team Behind Native Grill & Wings Launches Fast Casual

2017-06-16 Guidepost 13—a brand-new “quick craft casual” restaurant concept featuring customized oven-grilled wings, tenders, and flatbreads, along with self-ser...

Café d'Avignon Opens Second Store in Brooklyn

2017-06-16 Pain d’Avignon was founded in 1992 on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, by a group of childhood friends.

Former McDonald's CEO Invests in Pizza Fast Casual

2017-05-23 Cleveland Avenue LLC, a Chicago-based accelerator that strategically invests in innovative, consumer-focused restaurant, food, and beverage concepts, ...

New Mediterranean Fast Casual to Debut in Georgia

2017-04-07 Shami Kitchen, a fast-casual restaurant featuring fresh, homemade Mediterranean fare served quickly, will open in Sandy Springs, Georgia, next month.