Restaurant Chain Growth Report 08/09/16



Restaurant Chain Growth Report 08/09/16

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

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 08/09/16Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators
Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units).

Bethesda, MD-based SALA THAI (founded 1987) has increased by 1 unit, from 4 to 5 (25% growth). These family casual Thai restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with an $8-$20+ per person check average. Full bar service is available and seating is for about 100. Trading areas are DC and MD.

West Redding, CT-based SANDELLA’S FLATBREAD CAFÉ (founded 1994) has increased by 8 units, from 102 to 110 (8% growth) and entered into MO and MN. These fast casual restaurants serve American cuisine and are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Per person price range is $4-$12+. Online ordering service is available.  Trading areas are AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, KY, MA, MD, ME, MN, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA and WI.

Illinois-based LUMES PANCAKE HOUSE (founded 1992) has increased by 1 unit, from 5 to 6 (20% growth).  These family/casual restaurants are open for breakfast and lunch, with a $6-$15+ per person price range.  Locations seat about 200 and offer private party services.  All the restaurants are located in IL.

Tampa, FL-based PDQ FRESH TENDERS SALADS SANDWICHES (founded 2011) has increased by 7 units, from 48 to 55 (15% growth).  This fast casual concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person check average.  Units seat about 70 and offer catering service.  Trading areas are AL, FL, GA, NC, NJ, NV, SC and TX.

Norfolk, VA-based THE SKINNY DIP FROZEN YOGURT BAR (founded 2008) has increased by 1 unit, from 8 to 9 (13% growth) and entered into FL.  This quick serve frozen yogurt concept is open for lunch and dinner hours, with a $4-$12+ per person price range.  Units seat about 20.  Trading areas are FL and VA.

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

New York, NY-based CRAVEABLE HOSPITALITY GROUP (founded 2003) has added new concepts, David Burke Fabrick (1), Aspen Kitchen (1), Rec Room (3), Angry Taco (1), Burke’s Bacon Bar (1), Handwich Shop (1), Jimmy (1) and Spyglass Rooftop Bar (1) for an overall company increase from 4 to 14 (250% growth). The company has entered into CO.  Other company concepts include: David Burke At Bloomingdale’s (1), David Burke Kitchen (1), David Burke Prime Steakhouse (1) and David Burke’s Primehouse (1). Concepts vary across several different cuisines, and are open for dinner with a $15-50+ per person check average. Restaurants have full bar service and seating is for about 100. Catering is also available. Trading areas are CO, CT, IL, NJ and NY.

Oklahoma City, OK-based SAN MARCOS RESTAURANT (founded 1993) has increased by 2 units, from 3 to 5 (67% growth). These family/casual Mexican cuisine restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with an $8-$20+ per person check average. The restaurants have full bar and seating is for about 125. Locations are in OK.

Tinley Park, IL-based SANFRATELLO’S PIZZA (founded 1969) has increased by 2 units, from 3 to 5 (67% growth). These family/casual pizzerias are open for dinner, with an $8-$20+ per person check average. Full bar service is available and average seating is for about 300. Catering service is also available. The restaurants are located in IN and IL.

Honolulu, HI based TEDDY’S BIGGER BURGERS (founded 1998) has increased by 8 units, from 16 to 24 (50% growth) and entered into TX. These quick serve burger restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Seating is for about 70. Trading areas are CA, HI, IA, TX and WA.

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

Tucson, AZ-based BAGGIN’S GOURMET SANDWICHES (founded 1984) has increased by 1 unit, from 9 to 10 (11% growth).  This fast casual sandwich shop is open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range.  Units seat about 70 and offer catering, delivery and online ordering options.  All the restaurants are located in AZ.  We featured this concept on 10/27/15 (13% growth).

Lubbock, TX-based BAHAMA BUCK’S (founded 1990) has increased by 27 units, from 61 to 88 (44% growth) and entered into CA, GA, MO, OK, UT and Puerto Rico.  This quick serve shaved ice shop is open for lunch and dinner hours, with a $4-$12+ per person price range.  Units seat about 20 and offer drive-thru service.  The stores are franchised and trade in AL, AZ, CA, FL, GA, MO, NM, NV, OK, TX, UT and Puerto Rico.  We last featured this company on 6/2/15 (69% growth).

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