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Newsflash: kids love fast food. You probably even watch older students head out to their favorite quick-serve restaurants (QSRs) during the lunch hour. But keeping kids on campus—and getting them excited about your menu—is easier than you think when you have the right inspiration. Here are six ways to mimic fast-food favorites, plus some tips to help bring the QSR experience into your school.
Readily-made meals at quick-serve restaurants are designed to be not only rapid, but also so tasty that customers crave them day after day.
In fact, many younger Gen Z-ers gravitate to fast food simply because they love the taste rather than the convenience.1
Pair this with the idea that these restaurants are common hangout places for friends, and it’s no wonder why students love them.
QSR Copycats to Try in Your Cafeteria
TIP: After assembling the wraps, bake between two sheet pans to hold their shape.
Serve popular sauces like ranch, hot honey and buffalo.
Keep an eye on your social media feeds for inspiration from QSR meal trends that go viral.
If you’re able, implement digital ordering to bring the QSR experience all the way to a pickup station.
1 Segmanta 2020
*Minimally processed, no artificial ingredients