You might think of fast casual dining spots such as Panera or Jason's Deli as places to go whenever you're feeling a little classier than Wendy's or Taco Bell, but the folks of FastCasual.com want you to know the fast casual segment is the fastest (and most casual?) growing in the restaurant industry.

They've even put together a snazzy infographic to prove their point. See the evidence below.

How hot is fast casual dining? [Infographic]

How hot is fast casual dining? [Infographic]

Compliments of FastCasual.com

LA Weekly