Special Reports

The fanfare of today’s farm-to-table movement all started with one woman in a small, one menu restaurant nearly 50 years ago.

This collection of 50 emerging chains with 50 or fewer locations offers plenty of insight into how a full-service restaurant concept can grow. We’ve got the numbers driving the most exciting chains—and tips that will help your growing brand chart its own world domination.

In today’s market, restaurant groups might be the best way to rock the independent restaurant.

Chris Simms created Lazy Dog by putting his passions to work, with personal touches like putting his favorite foods on the menu.

Help us find the hottest brands changing the game and growing fast.
Big predictions for big business moves in 2019
People are an essential element of the hospitality business. Use smart machines, including robots, to augment what a restaurant can offer.
FSR’s annual list of high-potential, performance-proven full-service brands with 50 locations or fewer and growing fast.

FSR’s annual list of high-potential, performance-proven full-service brands with 50 locations or fewer and growing fast.

Lazy Dog looks to attract all generations by combining comfort with innovation.