• Tarka Indian Kitchen Partners with ATX Specialty Foods to Outsource Sauces and Accelerate Expansion

    1 month ago - By Restaurant News

    Authentic fast-casual Indian restaurant plans to open dozens of stores in the next five years
    Austin, TX Tarka Indian Kitchen , the authentic fast-casual Indian restaurant, is teaming up with another Austin-based company - ATX Specialty Foods - to outsource its sauces, setting the brand up to begin rapid expansion efforts.
    ATX Specialty Foods is now producing several of Tarka's sauces - Tikka Masala, Korma, Onion Sauce, Biryani - which were formerly homemade at each location. Given the success of the partnership, the company is now working on several others, including Tarka Daal, a yellow...
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  • Five International COVID-ERA Fast Food and QSR Best Practices

    Five International COVID-ERA Fast Food and QSR Best Practices

    1 month ago - By Restaurant News

    In the Food and Beverage sector in general, Fast Casual, Café's, and QSRs have been adapting to COVID-19. Many of these practices, in fact, can be adapted even in international markets like Seoul, South Korea.
    As in many countries, dine-in has continued to see waves of push back. In some cases, we have seen new dine-in measures put in place only to have a spike in COVID-19 cases force local governments to again limit dine-in.
    That said, many customers are also wary of COVID and have elected to either not dine inside or weather permitting sit outside. The latter has worked fine for summer...
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