Category Archives: Chain Restaurants

Is Steak ‘n Shake Refranchising It’s Restaurants?

Is Steak 'n Shake Refranchising It's Restaurants?

Steak ‘n Shake ‘Temporarily’ Closes 44 Restaurants YES. As traffic and sales continue to slide, Steak ‘n Shake head Sardar Biglari, CEO of Biglari Holdings, wrote earlier in the year the burger brand “failed customers by not being fast and friendly.” That first note was critical—an issue he believed stemmed from old equipment and ineffective […]

Chick-fil-A is Now the 3rd-Largest Restaurant Chain in America


Chick-fil-A is thriving. Chick-fil-A has whipped past rivals to become the third-largest restaurant chain in the US. The chicken chain’s massive growth in 2018 moved it into the No. 3 spot on the ranking of the largest restaurant chains in the US, with $10.46 billion in American systemwide sales, according to Nation’s Restaurant News analysis published […]

Top 250 Restaurant Chains in the U.S. 2019

Top 250 Restaurant Chains in the U.S. 2019

Check out the top 250 Restaurant Chains in America! What is a chain restaurant? A restaurant chain is a set of related restaurants in many different locations that are either under shared corporate ownership (e.g., McDonald’s in the U.S.) or franchising agreements. What defines a restaurant chain? A Restaurant Chain is any restaurant with a “headquarters” (usually in another state). Any restaurant with more than […]