Author: Clifford Davis

As the food service industry evolves over time, certain trends become more apparent. One of these trends is the need for quick service restaurants to rethink their traditional model of fast food at a cheap price, to compete with full service restaurants that are now...

While the International Franchise industry is always growing, there's a clear standout sector that is growing faster than others. In a recent study done by Entrepreneur magazine, the leader sector made up more than twenty percent of the overall growth. Curious what sector that was?...

Today’s restaurant entrepreneur is turning to alternate funding solutions to power their companies. Equity crowdfunding site Funders Club and investor start-up connection hub Angel List, both tap into wealthy, accredited investors. With a solid quick serve pitch with statistic planning to back it, the average...

With the quick serve industry being more saturated than ever, fast food and fast casual brands are ramping up their efforts to stand out. There have never been more options for customers to choose from for their hunger needs, from fast food at the drive...

When everything is running like a well-oiled machine and it begins to feel like your restaurant is running itself, it’s easy to be lulled into complacency. This might make you believe that you wouldn’t consider selling your business for many years down the road. But...

The restaurant industry is a multi-billion dollar one and is definitely a great investment, but what does it mean to quit your nine to five job and become a franchise owner in this industry? Luckily, there are many franchise opportunities available so you can choose...

The restaurant business is constantly evolving, and that’s true for fast food establishments as well. Higher adoption of faster payment methods such as contactless and in-app payments are on the rise. Additionally, automation continues to ramp up with more chains testing self-order kiosks. In fast food,...

Today’s drive thru expands beyond the fast food and quick serve restaurant industry. The emphasis on convenience has retailers re-imaging service and distribution. Traditional sit-down establishments such as cafes or restaurants, as well as shopping destinations like grocery stores, are introducing the drive thru format...

Has the fast casual dream been eclipsed by better fast food, cheaper groceries, and cook-it-yourself meal kits? What tactics are available in 2018 that will re-focus the millennial generation and bring them back into the arms of quick serve restaurants? The millennial generation eats out...