drive-thru


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drive-thru

a. a takeaway restaurant, bank, etc. designed so that customers can use it without leaving their cars
b. (as modifier): a drive-thru restaurant
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There are differing claims for which establishment opened the first drive-thru.
Being able to place these two national retailers into this prime location with both retailers having drive-thru locations was no easy task" explained Landes, president of Royal Properties.
This may not seem like much compared to America where the whole culture seems to be drive-thru and processes such as marriage, divorce and probably even christening can be carried out from the comfort of your own car.
It now needs permission from North Warwickshire Borough Council for the drive-thru part of the scheme.
today announced the launch of its Insight Inform[TM] wireless drive-thru headset system, which is the latest component of Delphi's fully integrated Insight[TM] QSR platform.
Costa, the nation's favourite coffee shop brand, is pleased to announce that it is opening a brand new drive-thru store within Wolviston services that we anticipate will open before Christmas," said a Costa spokeswoman.
While the Rhuddlan and Bangor sites have the drive-thru element he says a majority of people come in to eat.
Business Update asked us to contribute our expertise by providing insight to the QSR industry, specifically drive-thru operations.
Renovations will enable the drivers of two vehicles to order at the same time, increasing the drive-thru capability from 100 customers an hour to 150.
is the second of the company's nearly 600 convenience stores to have a drive-thru window, following the pilot drive-thru store the company opened in Kingston last winter.
The world's largest speciality coffee chain once shunned the drive-thru concept, fearing it might alienate customers looking for relaxation with their beverage.
Seattle's Best Coffee opened the doors -- and drive-thru window -- of its new coffee drive-thru concept in Northlake, Ill on March 19, 2012.