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QSR Secrets: How Torchy’s Tacos Tripled In Size Over 5 Years

  • By: Sng Kai Lin
  • On Jan 12, 2021 9:00:00 AM
33 min read

QSR Secrets: How Torchy’s Tacos Tripled In Size Over 5 Years

Michael Rypka started out as a fry cook at Popeyes but is now the founder of Torchy's Tacos, the fastest-growing fast-food chain set to have 46 locations by the end of 2020. Fueled by his passion for ...

How Dunkin’ Successfully Became a Top 10 Fast Food Chain

Born from its humble beginnings in Quincy, Massachusetts, Dunkin’ has come a long way as a quick-service restaurant (QSR). Despite being an 8th-grade dropout, founder William Rosenberg always had an e...

Wendy’s Recipe For Success in the Quick-Service Restaurant Industry

With almost 200,000 franchises in the US alone, Wendy’s has proven to be one of the biggest fast-food chains in the world. First known for its unusual square beef patties made from fresh ingredients, ...

How Dunkin' Franchisees Can Emerge Stronger from COVID with Text Recruiting

In today's modern climate, hiring has taken a shift from emails and physical interviews to text recruiting and video interviews. Tune in as Desmond Lim, CEO and founder of Workstream, shares more abou...

Chipotle's Digitization Strategies - How to Succeed Despite COVID-19

Fueled by the belief that food has the power to change the world, Chipotle Mexican Grill is a global, American fast-casual restaurant chain. Based on the name of smoked and dried jalapeno pepper, Chip...

Hiring Secrets: How Wingstop Transformed Recruitment with Workstream

Hiring quality applicants fast has always been a challenge for many QSRs like Wingstop. Watch as Tony Lam, franchise owner of Wingstop, and Theresa Banegas, General Manager at Wingstop, shares how Wor...

5 Ways Pizza Chains Can Prepare for a COVID-19 Winter - Restaurant News

 This article was originally published on Pizza Marketplace, and is adapted from Robert's guest post. 

Why Taco Bell is Regarded As The Most Innovative Franchise in 2021

“Innovation with a twist on the familiar” - that’s Taco Bell’s product philosophy. The popular Mexican-inspired American fast-food chain has always been known for its product innovation, which started...

Pieology's Franchising Secrets & People Strategy with CEO Gregg Imamoto

In this week's Workstream Webinar, we are joined by Gregg Imamoto, CEO for Pieology, a fast casual pizza company with 150 corporate and franchise locations globally. Mr. Imamoto is a high energy, valu...

Oct 2020 Restaurant News: Coronavirus Dine-In Restrictions by State

"Is it Secret? Is it Safe?" Actually, it's no secret that restaurants are hurting due to the strict restrictions still in place in most states. You don't get people literally carrying a coffin to the ...

QSR, Fast-casual and Casual Dining Restaurants

This article was originally published on LinkedIn, and is adapted from Desmond's original post. 

Why McDonald’s Remains One of The Most Profitable Franchises to Own

Morning trips with my family to McDonald's are one of the most vivid memories I have of my childhood. From gazing at the seemingly endless menu to persuading my parents to buy me a Happy Meal just for...