RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report.
Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators
Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units).
Gardena, CA-based GYU-KAKU (founded 1996) has increased by 7 units, from 23 to 30 (30% growth) and entered into NV, PA and TX. This family/casual Japanese BBQ concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $10-$30+ per person check average. The restaurants have full bar service and average seating for about 200. Private party facilities are available. Trading areas are BC, CA, FL, HI, IL, MA, NY, NV, PA and TX. Franchise opportunities are available.
Los Angeles, CA-based SADDLE RANCH CHOP HOUSE (founded 1999) has increased by 1 unit, from 4 to 5 (25% growth). This family/casual American concept is open for lunch and dinner, with an $8-$20+ per person check average. Restaurants have a full bar and seating for around 300. Banquet services are available. Trading areas are AZ and CA.
Queen Creek, AZ-based NATIVE GRILL & WINGS (founded 1979) has increased by 3 units, from 28 to 31 (11% growth). The restaurants are family/casual, open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person price range. Locations have full bar service and seating for about 200. Catering and banquet services are available. All units are franchised and trade in AZ, CO and TX.
Roseville, MI-based TUBBY’S GRILLED SUBMARINES (founded 1968) has increased by 3 units, from 54 to 57 (6% growth). These quick serve restaurants seat about 20 and offer catering, delivery and online ordering options. Per person price range is $4-$12+. All the stores are franchised and trade in MI.
Emerging and Re-emerging Concepts
Concepts with 20 units or less who grew by at least 2 units.
Seattle, WA-based EZELL’S FAMOUS FRIED CHICKEN (founded 1984) has increased by 2 units, from 8 to 10 (25% growth). This quick serve fried chicken concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Seating is for about 40. Catering is available. All locations are in WA.
Concepts previously written about in the past 18 months.
Kansas City, MO-based SPIN NEAPOLITAN PIZZA (founded 2005) has increased by 2 units, from 9 to 11 (22% growth) and entered into NE. The pizzerias are family/casual, open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person check average. Beer and wine are served and seating is for about 100. Catering and delivery are available. Trading areas are CA, KS, MO and NE. We featured this concept on 2/25/14 (140% growth).
Dublin, OH-based CITY BARBEQUE (founded 1999) has increased by 27 to 28 (4% growth) and entered into NC. This family/casual BBQ concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person check average and serving beer and wine. Seating is for about 100. Catering, online ordering and private party services are available. Trading areas are IN, KY, NC and OH. Franchising is available. We last featured this concept on 1/28/14 (4% growth).
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