Fine-dining Chefs Enter the Fast Casual Space

Photo Credit: QSR MagazineExecutive chef Dennis Friedman is a classically trained culinary artist and owner of Newton’s Table, a popular fine-dining restaurant in Bethesda, Maryland. Later this summer, he’ll open a new restaurant dedicated to his restaurant’s most popular dish, the noodle-inspired Fuzu, in Washington, D.C.’s Dupont Circle.

But Newton’s Noodles will be a little different than its sister concept: The restaurant will feed the masses in a fast-casual format.

“Fuzu is our most popular dish. It’s what draws the customers in, and they keep coming back for it,” Friedman says. “I’ve been doing it for over 10 years.” Read More

Posted on August 30, 2013 and filed under Fast Casual.