Convenience Drives Design of New Restaurant Prototypes | Franchise Focus






Drive-thru lanes and pickup spots dedicated to mobile orders are features of Del Taco’s latest prototype, top. Above, the Pokeworks Cruise-Thru Lane model aims to drive digital orders.


Restaurant franchises are rolling out new prototypes at a dizzying pace, some with double drive-thrus, others with digital lockers but all aimed at accommodating customers whose expectations of convenience were amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic. Slimmed down footprints and the incorporation of more technology are also meant to benefit operators as brands look to cut back on construction costs and drive sales to digital channels.

Here’s a look at how five brands

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Another Broken Egg Cafe Accelerates Franchise Development and Nationwide Presence

ORLANDO, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Another Broken Egg Cafe, an innovative full-service breakfast, brunch and lunch franchise that specializes in Southern-inspired menu options and creative cocktails, has signed development agreements in the first quarter of 2021 to open 14 new locations. Additionally, in the first quarter, the brand opened units in Orlando, Florida; Cincinnati, Ohio; Westlake, Ohio and Bossier City, Louisiana and has plans to debut up to 14 more cafes this year.

In addition to the company’s development success and growth, Another Broken Egg Cafe just experienced one of its best sales quarters since inception earning systemwide same-store

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