Casual Restaurant Franchises

Fast casual restaurants, also known as quick service restaurants, are a growing segment of the food industry. More and more consumers are seeking dining options that fit with their busy schedules and their desire for healthier options for themselves and their families. Fast casual restaurants have stepped in to fill that need. If you are looking for a business opportunity in the dining category, a fast casual franchise can put you on the pathway to success.

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Did You Know?

72% of consumers prefer eating at quick-service restaurants for lunch.

SOURCE: Statista

U.S. consumers spent $281.9 billion in the quick service restaurant sector in 2016.

SOURCE: Statista

In 2016, 81% of consumers spent $1 to $15 on a visit to a quick service restaurant.

SOURCE: Statista

There were 337,667 quick service restaurants in the U.S. as of spring 2014.

SOURCE: NPD Group

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Types of Quick-Serve Restaurant Franchises

The possibilities are almost endless when it comes to fast casual franchise options. From restaurants that focus on ethnic choices to more traditional fare, there are choices for just about every palette. Other choices include fast casual franchises that focus on specialty convenience foods or desserts, even healthier options have proven to be a popular choice in this category for an entrepreneur with the drive to pursue a business in the food industry.

Why Buy a Casual Restaurant Franchise

A quick service restaurant meets two of consumers main needs for their dining options at this time—they are efficient, and they offer healthier options. Today's consumer is seeking food choices for themselves and their families that fit with their on-the-go lifestyles without sacrificing quality or taste. If you like the idea of being a part of a business that offers this kind of choice for busy families, a fast casual restaurant can be a great business opportunity.

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