After hours of deliberation, the panel settled on 75 brands and 25 executives to round out the 2022 Fast Casual Top 100 list. As in past years, the Top 100 isn’t solely focused on the most profitable or fastest-growing brands. Of course, those elements are important and often come into play, but companies also make this list for their dedication to innovation, nimbleness and creativity.
Although the brands represented come from a variety of places, offer many different cuisines and range in size, you’ll notice that each possesses those three qualities.
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