Congratulations to the 20 Punchh Brands Named as 2022 Fast Casual Movers & Shakers

By: Melissa Canellis


Fast Casual announced this week the winners of its annual Top Movers and Shakers award, recognizing 75 brands and 25 leaders, who are propelling the fast casual industry forward. 

We’re very excited to be partnering with 20 of the brands and five of the top executives who won awards! Huge congratulations to: Blaze Pizza, Capriotti’s Sandwich Shop, Cheba Hut Toasted Subs, Condado Tacos, Dave’s Hot Chicken, Fazoli’s, Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburger, Halal Guys, Jamba Juice, McAlister’s Deli, Mooyah Burgers, Fries & Shakes, Native Foods, Pokeworks, Portillo’s, Schlotzsky’s, Slim Chickens, Smokey Bones, Tropical Smoothie Cafe, WaBa Grill, and Which Wich.

We can testify that all of them fully deserve the honors because we have been watching them adopt bold approaches to grow their businesses – developing new and exciting menu items, adopting cutting-edge technologies to deliver a seamless customer experience, and building a community of loyal customers and brand advocates.  

This past year these brands and their leaders have displayed a dedication to innovation, nimbleness and creativity to deliver a marketing-defining customer experience both on and off premise – under what continues to be challenging circumstances. All while caring for their employees and community members through outreach and fundraiser opportunities. Quite simply, they deserve a standing ovation!

Details of their successful stories are worth reading. Learn how these brands leverage their data-rich loyalty programs to manage the customer experience through all of today’s guest touch points, building valuable 1:1 relationships along the way.

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