Brett Schulman trades a career in finance for food.
Guess who’s moving out to the suburbs now?
The Covid-19 pandemic set into motion several trends that stand to alter the restaurant space even after vaccines are widely administered and life returns to a new normal. From the migration out of dense cities to the suburbs, to a heavier reliance on digital ordering for pickup, curbside and delivery, the space continues to evolve, and Mediterranean chain Cava is banking on all the above.
The restaurant’s parent, Cava Group, acquired Zoe’s Kitchen in late 2018, taking the company private. The group said its new real estate portfolio of 288 stores allows it to expand into new suburban…