The Shake Shack founder explained that the industry saw a temporary decline in consumer interest in dining out ahead of the election.
With more upbeat consumers, and signs they are spending, it may be time to shift investment from quick service to casual dining stocks.
Guggenheim upgrades Darden to buy from neutral, and downgrades McDonald's and Wendy's to neutral from buy.
The "Fast Money" traders explored trades in the consumer spaces of fast food and retail on Tuesday.
CNBC's Dominic Chu breaks down the rally in restaurant stocks. The "Fast Money" traders weigh in.
The "Fast Money" traders give you 6 ways to trade the consumer.
CNBC's Dominic Chu reports on notable record highs in the S&P 500.
The big story in the October jobs report was the wage growth. Average hourly earnings posted a 2.8 percent annualized increase versus 2.6 percent in September.
Wage inflation is starting to hurt several groups in the S&P 500, according to Fundstrat's Thomas Lee.
Fundstrat's Tom Lee listed the stocks that will likely benefit or suffer the most from rising wage inflation.
John Glass, Morgan Stanley analyst, shares his top stock picks in the fast casual food space.
Darden Restaurants jumped Tuesday after it reported earnings and raised its outlook. It also announced a new $500 million buyback plan.
Maxim Group senior restaurant analyst Stephen Anderson weighs in on the restaurant industry and how Olive Garden is helping boost Darden earnings.
Cheaper grocery prices may not be the reason that consumers are spending less money at restaurants, at least, according to Darden Restaurants' CEO.
CNBC's Bob Pisani looks ahead at the day's market action.
Darden, Netflix and Apple are making headlines in Tuesday's trading session.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Traders may focus again on Deutsche Bank on Tuesday, as German markets reopen and the countdown to Friday's employment report continues.
Jim Cramer shares the stocks and events on his radar in the week ahead.
The YouGov BrandIndex says the promotion has caused brand perception to dip in the past.