Austin, Texas-based Mama Fu’s Asian House debuted a smaller footprint unit focused on feeding a growing demand for takeout and delivery. The chain, whose 18 flex-casual eateries offer fast-casual during the day and full-service for dinner, debuted the smaller concept in its home market on April 14 and plans to open a second unit in Rochester, Minn., later this year. Off-premise dining including takeout, delivery and catering has grown from 25 percent to 50 percent of the business in the past five or six years. Read the Nation’s Restaurant News story here
Aug 7th-10th, 2014 Women’s Retreat, Philadelphia, PA.