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Drive-Thru Digest

July 26, 2023

Matt Cook, Editor

Are quick service restaurants offering dine-in becoming a concept of the past?  Some interesting articles look at expansion with drive-thru-only stores.  Enjoy!


An event coming up in a few months you might want to consider:

Drive-Thru Innovations Summit

  • Atlanta, Georgia
  • September 27, 2023
  • Click here for more information.


And now, the news…

Drive-Thru Digest – Issue #75

Work from home as a drive-thru employee?

The tectonic work-from-home shift sparked by the pandemic wasn’t confined to professional service workers

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Chick-fil-A offers up a drive-thru-only restaurant

The chicken sandwich chain is opening drive-thru-only location in Hawaii this week.

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Why Amy’s Drive Thru is rethinking its growth targets

Amy’s new president, Paul Schiefer, has readjusted the concept’s growth targets

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Caribou Coffee rolls out new "cabin" concept

The stores will be drive-thru and walk-up only.

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N.J. taco joint to expand, open drive-thru-only spot

The Taco-Tastic drive-thru-only spot is expected to open this fall

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Jim Roberts, inventor of coffee drive-thru, dies at 74

Jim Roberts, the co-founder of cult-favorite Portland coffee chain Coffee People credited with inventing the coffee drive-thru, has died

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Drive-Thru Worker Tells Elaborate Lie To Get Long Line Of Customers To Leave

Gutta wonder if the store ownership was as pleased with the employee as the employee was with himself.

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The long, bitter fight over a Burger King drive-thru

After years of litigation, the chain has finally given up hope of reopening a drive-thru

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