By Adria Valdes Greenhauff, Editor-at-Large
With restaurant lunch sales suffering and chains like Chipotle taking a tumble in profits, it may seem like the entire food industry could be facing some challenging times ahead. Luckily, despite restaurant business seeing slow growth over the last year, there is one segment that continues to thrive.
Some know it as high-end fast casual. Others have affectionally dubbed it fast casual 2.0. No matter what you call it, this segment, which includes brands like Panera Bread, Blaze Pizza and Shake Shack, is making steady headway into 2017.Read More