Tag: drive-thru

Has Chick-fil-A Unveiled the Drive-Thru of the Future?

Chick-fil-A is testing an express drive-thru lane to speed up mobile order pick-up. The company calls its Express Drive-Thru model a “game changer” that will streamline the experience for its nearly 50 million mobile app …

FI Fast Break audio news: June 22, 2022

This week, in The Food Institute’s quick-hitting, audio news podcast, we examine the prospects of a looming recession, rising gas prices, and more. The Food Institute Podcast · FI Fast Break News – June 22, …

FI Fast Break audio news: June 15, 2022

This week, in The Food Institute’s quick-hitting, audio news podcast, we examine the growth of the specialty food market, and Coca-Cola’s unique new cocktail in a can. The Food Institute Podcast · FI Fast Break …

Vietnamese Restaurants See Opportunity at the Drive-Thru Window

Vietnamese restaurants see potential in the fast-food category. Many American cities, such as Philadelphia, Washington and San Jose, California, are experiencing a surge of new Vietnamese restaurants, reported The New York Times (April 26). And Vietnamese restaurateurs are hoping to …

What Will the Key Restaurant Tech Investments Be in 2022?

From robots to scheduling software, restaurants are implementing all types of new technology into their operations of late. With so many new developments this year, The Food Institute decided to take a closer look at …

Restaurants Reopening, But With New Formats

Restaurant openings are returning to normal levels, but many are doing so with new formats, according to data from Yelp. Pandemic-friendly restaurants are opening, debuting eateries with features such as large patios, spaced out tables, …

Drive-Thrus Emerge as Sustainable Approach During Pandemic

During the coronavirus pandemic, drive-thrus have become a crucial element for restaurants. In March, drive-thrus generated $8.3 billion across the fast food industry, an increase from $8 billion in sales over the same period in …