The LA-based Fast Casual Concept Lemonade Receives Investment

A portion of Lemonade's food options | YELP, Ed K. 

A portion of Lemonade's food options | YELP, Ed K. 

The fast casual chain, Lemonade currently has 14 restaurants in Southern California and they are about to expand even more after receiving an investment from the global private-equity firm, KKR. The restaurant features a relaxed setting where diners have a broad and healthier selection of foods served in a cafeteria style. 

The chain was first developed in 2008 and the Chef and Founder Alan Jackson plans to expand to 40 locations by 2016. Are healthier cafeterias styled fast casuals going to appeal to consumers? Will the brand be able to alter the opinion of buffets being not an option for the health-conscious consumer? Read More