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The US Fast Casual Restaurant Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2017-2021)

The US Fast Casual Restaurant Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2017-2021)

Scope of the Report

The report entitled “The US Fast Casual Restaurant Market: Size, Trends & Forecasts (2017-2021)”, provides analysis of the US fast casual restaurant market, with detailed analysis of market size and growth, and segmentation of the industry. The analysis of the US fast casual restaurant market includes the market by value and by segments.

Moreover, the report also assesses the key opportunities in the market and outlines the factors that are and will be driving the growth of the industry. Growth of the overall the US fast casual restaurant market has also been forecasted for the years 2017-2021, taking into consideration the previous growth patterns, the growth drivers and the current and future trends.

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc., Firehouse Restaurant, Five Guys and Panda Express are some of the key players operating in the US fast casual restaurant market, whose company profiling has been done in the report. In this segment of the report, business overview, financial overview and business strategies of the companies are provided.

Company Coverage

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.
Firehouse Restaurant
Five Guys
Panda Express

Executive Summary

A restaurant is a place or a business which prepares and serves food and drinks to customers in return for money. On the basis of the services provided by the restaurants, they can be broadly classified into two groups as: Full-service restaurants and Limited-service restaurants.

A full service restaurant refers as a sit down eatery where food is served directly to the customers table. Full-service restaurants can be further categorized into Fine Dining Restaurant, Casual Dining Restaurants and Family Dining Restaurants.

Limited service restaurants usually serve lunch and dinner menus, and some offer breakfast, afternoon, and late-night meals. Limited service restaurants can be further classified into fast food or quick service, fast casual restaurants, pizza restaurants, and cafes.

The US fast casual restaurant market is expected to increase at high growth rates during the forecasted period (2017-2021). The US fast casual restaurant market is supported by various growth drivers, increasing urban population, increasing employment, more customization in food menu, increasing disposable income, etc.


1. Executive Summary
2. Introduction
2.1 Restaurant: An Overview
Table 1: Types Of Restaurants
2.2 Full Service Restaurant: An Overview
Table 2: Types Of Full Service Restaurants
2.2.1 Fine Dining Restaurants
2.2.2 Casual Dining Restaurants
2.2.3 Family Dining Restaurants
2.3 Limited Service Restaurants: An Overview
Table 3: Types Of Limited Service Restaurants
2.3.1 Fast Food Or Quick Service Restaurants
2.3.2 Fast Casual Restaurants
2.3.3 Pizza Restaurants
2.3.4 Cafes
2.4 Advantages and Disadvantages Of Fast Casual Food Restaurant
Table 4: Advantages and Disadvantages Of Fast Casual Food Restaurant
3. Global Market Analysis
3.1 Global Fast Casual Restaurant Market: An Analysis
3.1.1 Global Fast Casual Restaurant Market by Value
Table 5: Global Fast Casual Restaurant Market by Value; 2015-2021 (US$ Billion)
3.1.2 Global Fast Casual Restaurant Market by Region
Table 6: Global Fast Casual Restaurant Market by Region; 2016
4. The US Market Analysis
4.1 The US Fast Casual Restaurant Market: An Analysis
4.1.1 The US Fast Casual Restaurant Market by Value
Table 7: The US Fast Casual Restaurant Market by Value; 2015-2021 (US$ Billion)
4.1.2 The US Fast Casual Restaurant Market by Segment
Table 8: The US Fast Casual Restaurant Market by Segment; 2016
4.2 The US Fast Casual Restaurant Market: Segment Analysis
4.2.1 North American Cuisine Market by Value
Table 9: North American Cuisine Market by Value; 2015-2021 (US$ Billion)
4.2.2 Italian Cuisine Market by Value
Table 10: Italian Cuisine Market by Value; 2015-2021 (US$ Billion)
4.2.3 Mexican Cuisine Market by Value
Table 11: Mexican Cuisine Market by Value; 2015-2021 (US$ Billion)
4.2.4 Other Food And Beverages Market by Value
Table 12: Other Food And Beverages Market by Value; 2015-2021 (US$ Billion)
5. Market Dynamics
5.1 Growth Drivers
5.1.1 Increasing Urban Population
Table 13: Increasing Urban Population; 2011-2015 (Million)
5.1.2 Declining Unemployment Rate
Table 14: The US Unemployment Rate; 2011-2015 (Percentage %)
5.1.3 Increasing Disposable Income
Table 15: The US GNI Per Capita; 2011-2015 (US$)
Table 16: Current And Planned Minimum Wages in the US; 2015-2020E (US$)
5.1.4 More Customization In Food Menu
5.1.5 High Involvement of Fresh Ingredients
5.1.6 High Demand For Gluten Free Food
5.2 Challenges
5.2.1 Food Commodities Price Fluctuation
5.2.2 Food Safety Issues
5.2.3 High Cost Involved In Real Estate
5.2.4 Difficult To Achieve Profit Margin
5.3 Market Trends
5.3.1 Biodegradable and Corrugated Packaging
5.3.2 Beacon Technology
5.3.3 More Focus On Social Media Marketing
5.3.4 Fast Casual Restaurants Taking Over Fast Food Restaurants
5.3.5 Flexible Store Print
6. Competitive Landscape
6.1 The US Fast Casual Restaurant Market: Major Players
Table 17: The US Fast Casual Restaurant Market; Major Players
6.2 The US Fast Casual Restaurant Market Players By Revenue
Table 18: The US Fast Casual Restaurant Market Players By Revenue; 2015
6.3 The US Fast Casual Restaurant Market Players By SSS Growth
Table 19: The US Fast Casual Restaurant Market Players By SSS Growth; 2015 (Percentage,%)
6.4 The US Fast Casual Restaurant Market Players By Unit Volume
Table 20: The US Fast Casual Restaurant Market Players By Unit Volume; 2015
6.5 The US Fast Casual Restaurant Market Players By Average Revenue Per Square Foot
Table 21: The US Fast Casual Restaurant Market Players By Average Revenue Per Square Foot; 2015 (US$)
7. Company Profiles
7.1 Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.
7.1.1 Business Overview
7.1.2 Financial Overview
Table 22: Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. Revenue; 2012-2016 (US$ Billion)
Table 23: Chipotle Mexican Grill, Number Of Restaurants; 2012-2016
7.1.3 Business Strategy
7.2 Firehouse Restaurant
7.2.1 Business Overview
7.2.2 Business Strategy
7.3 Five Guys
7.3.1 Business Overview
7.3.2 Business Strategy
7.4 Panda Express
7.4.1 Business Overview
7.4.2 Business Overview
7.5 Panera Bread
7.6 Shake Shack
7.7 Habit Grill
7.8 Fiesta Restaurant Group
7.9 Zoe’s Kitchen

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