The fast casual industry continues to grow as more and more people discover the importance of what they are putting into their bodies. You can be sure that fast casual restaurants will provide you with healthier, higher quality food than our cheap, go-to QSR: McDonalds. Consumers also appreciate the cleaner and inviting environments that fast casual restaurants provide over fast-food chains. FastCasual.com looked at the restaurants in the industry and compiled the top 50 restaurants according to unit and revenue growth. Smashburger took the number one spot, beating out big favorites Chipotle and Panera. Smashbuger introduced new items that play off one of America's favorite food, the burger, thanks to their new CEO who gives credit to their renewed focus on menu innovation. To learn more about the rankings and Smashburger's success, click here.