Why fast casuals seem to be investing in more college locations

Restaurant concepts are breaking out of the brick-and-mortar mold, seizing growth opportunities at nontraditional units on campuses and at stadiums, c-stores and more.


What’s on the menu for the new school year?

International inspiration and plant-based preps abound, but operations in K-12 and higher ed aim to keep it simple as COVID disruptions continue.

The lockers will provide contactless service for students, faculty and staff.

All K-12, higher ed and healthcare employees in Illinois must receive the COVID-19 vaccine or participate in weekly testing.

Students return to a rebranded space with new menu offerings, including a focus on global flavors.

This is Plant Power Fast Food’s second location on a college campus.

Fast-casual restaurants are seeing benefits in expanding to nontraditional locations over brick-and-mortar stores.

This school year and beyond, the department’s new managing director seeks to put inclusivity and flexibility at the fore.

Cornerstone Restaurant Group is partnering with Aramark to bring chef-curated kiosks to the college’s remodeled student union.

Here’s how some teams are encouraging staff and student engagement as they look forward.

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