Fast Casual: Here to Stay

Interior of the fast casual restaurant, Pitfire | Foodable WebTV Network  

Interior of the fast casual restaurant, Pitfire | Foodable WebTV Network
 

Look out America! Fast casual dining has entered the food industry, and it isn’t going leaving anytime soon. Restaurants in this category, such as Chipotle, Panera Bread, and Shake Shack, have watched their sales skyrocket in a short period of time as consumers are proving the successful idea of charging extra for a better product in an easy-going atmosphere.

While this area of food service is relatively new, consumers and restaurant operators can agree that the system is only getting stronger. In promoting higher-quality food, a more transparent environment, and sustainable practices, fast casual restaurants are making it their mission to emphasize an overall pleasurable experience from start to finish. It’s an experience that has everyone talking and longer-standing fast food chains rushing to adopt the same approach.

At this point, with society discovering the best “bang for their buck” when it comes to a valuable dining experience, the model of fast casual is here to stay. Read more here.