Fast casual chain growth down from ’15 levels

CHICAGO – Technomic reports fast casual chain growth slipped compared to 2015’s 11.9 percent and 2014’s 13,8 percent gains, falling to 8.9 percent last year. The drop is attributed to lower unit development in the segment. At the same time, chains such as Panda Express, Jimmy John’s, and Zaxby’s reported double digit advances and the pizza segment saw sales advance and the menu category showed sales growth at a cumulative rate of 35  percent.

Great Kosher Restaurants Foodies presents Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival

BROOKLYN, NY – Great Kosher Restaurants Foodies holds Brooklyn’s Beer Bourbon & BBQ Festival at Greenpoint Terminal Warehouse here on Monday, June 26 from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Highlights include:

*Huge, beautifully decorated Terminal Warehouse in Greenpoint
* 18 top restaurants/food trucks/vendors
* 100s of beers and bourbons
* Valet Parking
* Bison & Bourbon Bar
* Zusha House Band
* Cigar Rolling
* Swag Bags
* Picnic Tables & Picnic Benches
* Right off the Water

Purchase tickets at
Use code: gkrf15 for 15% off

Diageo to reportedly buy George Clooney & partners’ Casamigos 

CNBC  supposedly announced plans to purchase George Clooney, Rande Gerber and Michael Melman’s Casamigos tequila for close to $1 billion, VinePair reports.


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