Hot Off the Grill: CHD Expert Evaluates the Latest Burger Trends

August 25, 2015

The Hamburger Restaurant Landscape of the United States continues to grow, with roughly 1.6 hamburger restaurants for every 10,000 Americans.

Chicago, IL  (RestaurantNews.com)  As the summer continues to sizzle, so does one of America’s favorite foods: Hamburgers. CHD Expert, the Chicago-based foodservice data and analytics firm, has evaluated the current hamburger restaurant landscape of the United States and uncovered recent trends that offer new insight into this market.

As of August 2015, there are over 49,000 hamburger restaurants in the United States. In 2014, Independent burger restaurants grew 6.7 percent in units, whereas chain burger restaurants showed limited overall…