Restaurant Chain Growth Report 06/21/16



Restaurant Chain Growth Report 06/21/16

RestaurantData.com has released its latest Restaurant Chain Growth Report.

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 06/21/16Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators
Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units).

Dublin, OH-based ROOSTERS (founded 1988) has increased by 4 units, from 32 to 36 (13% growth). These family/casual American cuisine restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person check average. Full bar service is available and seating is for about 150. Trading areas are IN, KY, OH and WV.

Fort Worth, TX-based ROSA’S CAFE TORTILLA FACTORY (founded 1961) has increased by 4 units, from 36 to 40 (11% growth). These fast casual Mexican style restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person average. Beer and wine services is served and catering is available. Seating is for about 100. Locations are in CA and TX.

Houston, TX-based RUCHI’S TAQUERIA (founded 1983) has increased by 1 unit, from 5 to 6 (20% growth). These family/casual Mexican restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person check average. Full bar service and catering is offered. Seating is for about 80. Locations are in TX.

Montgomery, TX-based SAM’S BOAT (founded 1981) has increased by 1 unit, from 4 to 5 (25% growth). These family/casual seafood restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with an $8-20+ per person check average. Full bar service is offered.  The restaurants are franchised and trade in TX.

Hartford, CT-based MAX RESTAURANT GROUP (founded 1991) has increased by 1 unit for their Max Burger concept, from 1 to 2 (100% growth,) for an overall company increase from 10 to 11 (10% growth).  Other company concepts include: Max A Mia (1), Max Amore (1), Max Downtown (1), Max Fish (1), Max’s Oyster Bar (1), Max’s Tavern (1), The Cooper (1) and Trumbull Kitchen (1). These upscale dining restaurants serve American, seafood and Italian cuisines and are open for lunch and dinner.  Per person check average is $15-$50+. Full bar service, catering and private party services are available.  Average seating is for about 175. Trading areas are CT, FL and MA.

Pittsburgh, PA-based RESTAURANT HOLDINGS LP (founded 1933) has increased by 1 unit for their Atria’s Restaurant & Tavern concept, from 8 to 9 (13% concept growth), 1 unit for the Ditka’s Of Pittsburgh concept, from 4 to 5 (25% concept growth) and by 1 unit for the Juniper Grill concept, from 2 to 3 (50% concept growth). Overall company increase was from 14 to 17 (21% growth). These family casual American cuisine restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $10-$30+ per person check average. Full bar and catering services are available. Seating is for about 150. Trading areas AZ, IL and PA.

Emerging and Re-emerging Concepts
Concepts with 20 units or less who grew by at least 2 units.

San Francisco, CA-based PHILZ COFFEE (founded 2003) has increased by 6 units, from 16 to 22 (38% growth). These quick serve coffee restaurants are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Seating is for about 30. Trading areas CA and DC.

Dallas, TX-based RESTAURANTWORKS (founded 2001) has added a new concept called Princi Italia (3 units) for an overall company increase from 11 to 14 (27% growth). Other company concepts include: Cru A Wine Bar (9), Steel Restaurant And Lounge (1) and Victory Tavern City Grille (1). These upscale dining restaurants serve multiple cuisine types and are open lunch and dinner.  Per person check average is $15-$50+. Full bar and catering services are available and seating is for about 250. The restaurants are located in CO, GA and TX.

Repeat Growers
Concepts previously written about in the past 18 months.

Redding, CA-based BLACK BEAR DINER (founded 1995) has increased by 2 units, from 77 to 79 (3% growth).  These family/casual restaurants serve American cuisine and are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  Per person check average is $6-$15+, serving beer and wine.  Average seating is for about 150.  Locations are franchised and trade in AZ, CA, CO, ID, NV, OR, UT and WA.  We featured this concept on 12/9/14 (6% growth) and on 11/17/15 (15% growth).

Pasadena, CA-based BLAZE FAST FIRE’D PIZZA (founded 2011) has increased by 12 units, from 129 to 141 (9% growth) and entered into AZ, MA and UT.  This fast casual pizzeria concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person price range.  Beer and wine are served and seating is for about 70.  Online ordering is available.  Locations are franchised and trade in AB, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, ID, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OK, ON, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA and WI.  We featured this concept on 12/2/14 (129% growth) and 11/17/15 (231% growth).

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