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Recipe for a Spiced-Up Restaurant Franchise Portfolio: Quaker Steak & Lube


It makes sound financial sense for seasoned restaurateurs to expand their portfolios with varied restaurant investments. Still, for owners who have been in the industry for years, it can take a very special concept to pique their interest. Quaker Steak & Lube restaurants are like no other dining destination in the world—an engaging environment that […]

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Quaker Steak & Lube Spices Things Up with New Southwest-Inspired Limited-Time Menu


Award-Winning, Casual-Dining Restaurant Brings the Heat to Cold Weather Months with Fiery Food and Beverage Items Quaker Steak & Lube, one of the nation’s leading family, casual-dining chains with franchise opportunities available, is introducing its new limited-time menu for fall and winter with food and drinks inspired by highly craveable southwest flavors. The new menu […]

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Quaker Steak & Lube Signs New Franchise Agreement for First Philadelphia Area Restaurant


Fourth Franchise Deal Inked by Brand in 2019 Quaker Steak & Lube, one of the nation’s leading family casual-dining restaurant chains, has signed a franchise agreement with Philadelphia commercial construction developer John Tripodi to open a new restaurant in Bensalem, Pa., approximately 20 miles northeast of Philadelphia. The full-service Quaker Steak & Lube restaurant will […]

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Quaker Steak & Lube Signs Agreements for Two New Concession Locations


FirstEnergy Stadium and PPG Pains Arena Bringing Famed Wings and More to Counter Service Eateries Quaker Steak & Lube, one of the nation’s leading family casual-dining restaurant chains, has signed agreements with Aramark Corporation, a food service and facilities management operator, to open two new franchised Quaker Steak & Lube concession locations. One concession will […]

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4 Tips for Rock-Solid Beverage Management at Your Franchise Restaurant


Bars are big business for full-service restaurant franchises. In fact, the average Quaker Steak & Lube restaurant receives 20 percent of total sales from alcohol, including beer, liquor and wine. On the flip side however, a bar can turn into a liability for owners when mismanaged. As any restaurant operator can attest, there’s a lot […]

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3 Benefits of a Flexible Restaurant Franchise


Flexibility is an undervalued advantage in franchising. Just ask the people who once owned thousands of Blockbusters across the United States. Franchising’s greatest strength is the uniformity of branding, operations and service. But for many franchise owners, an overly rigid system can pose obstacles, whether that’s adjusting to local market demands or establishing themselves as […]

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Why Our Full-Service Restaurant Excels at Beverage Training Management


Bartending may not seem like rocket science, but there’s undoubtedly a science to phenomenal bar service – and it’s central to restaurant profitability. The Quaker Steak & Lube® bartender training program has quickly proven to be an asset to restaurant operators’ bottom lines, while providing a stronger guest and employee experience across the brand. Here’s […]

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Quaker Steak & Lube VP of Operations Knows Franchising Inside and Out


“No one grows up thinking they want to run a McDonald’s. Like other kids I grew up dreaming of being a professional athlete, an astronaut or a policeman,” explained Bruce Lane, vice president of operations and franchise services at Quaker Steak & Lube. In his early twenties, after deciding to not follow in his father’s […]

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Driving Customer Loyalty and Franchisee Success with Guest Rewards Program


Driving Customer Loyalty and Franchisee Success with Guest Rewards Program Rewards programs are central to maintaining a loyal guest base. Restaurant concepts that can continuously grow and maintain loyal customers generally experience the most satisfied franchisees, who feel positive about their investment. Quaker Steak & Lube’s® rewards program, called Revved-Up Rewards, is boosting franchise owners’ […]

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QSL vs. QSR: The Advantages of Owning an Award-Winning Full-Service Restaurant Franchise


What are the most important factors when deciding to invest in either a quick-service restaurant franchise (QSR) or a full-service concept? Many first-time franchisees are drawn to QSR brands because of the simplified business model they commonly operate. On the other side of the coin, those who have backgrounds in the restaurant industry recognize the […]

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