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The Perfect Pitch – Nomination Form

  • Nomination Info

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To enter, restaurant concepts must meet three guidelines:

  1. Have at least one store open but no more than 10.
  2. Must be no less than 6 months old and no more than 5 years old
  3. Must share revenue and average sales data.

Submission Deadline: June 28. Extended to July 12, 2024
Finalists Announced: July 29, 2024

There is no fee to enter.


Six finalists will be chosen to pitch their concept for Summit attendees and a panel of experts during the upcoming Fast Casual Executive Summit. The winning pitch will receive a $3,500 cash prize and publicity via

Past Winners

2023 Winner: Haven Hot Chicken
2022 Winner: Flake Pie Co.
2021 Winner: Chick N Max
2020 Winner: Biscuit Belly
2019 Winner: Royals Hot Chicken
2018 Winner: GoPoke
2017 Winner: Street Shak Caribbean Kitchen
2016 Winner: Rockfire Grill
2015 Winner: Pincho Factory

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