Sweetgreen Raises New Round at $1.6 Billion Valuation
The Best Fast Food in Every State
Sweetgreen closed a significant round of financing, picking up $150 million led by Lone Pine Capital and D1 Capital Partners. The Culver City, California-based company said it was valued at $1.6 billion in the round, 60 percent higher than just 10 months ago. More.
Sweetgreen is Redesigning School Lunches to Make Them More Healthy
A Tucson staple has been officially deemed the best fast food in Arizona. In a list published by Food & Wine Magazine, Eegee's took the top spot in the Grand Canyon State. More.
Dan Rowe Named to National Restaurant Association Board of Directors
By next year, kids in 50 schools will get to design their own fresh, locally sourced lunches, Sweetgreen-style. More.
It's Not Just Starbucks Anymore: How Gregorys Coffee Is Raising The Bar
Dan Rowe, CEO and founder of Fransmart, the global franchise development company behind the explosive growth of brands like Five Guys Burgers and Fries, QDOBA Mexican Grill and The Halal Guys, and co-managing partner of The Kitchen Fund, is joining the National Restaurant Association’s Board of Directors. More
If you're asked to name a national coffee chain in the United States, the two brands that spring to mind are Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts. But a slew of regional coffee chains are giving the two leaders stiff competition… More