Restaurant Chain Growth Report 10/03/17



Restaurant Chain Growth Report 10/03/17

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

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 10/03/17Growing Concepts of Multi Unit Operators
Concepts that have grown by at least 5% (if less than 50 units).

California-based BURGERS & BREW (founded 1990) has increased by 1 unit for the Burgers & Brew concept, from 4 to 5 (25% concept growth). The company also operates a 2-unit concept called Crepeville. Overall company increase was from 6 to 7 (17% company growth). The restaurants are fast casual, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Beer and wine are served and average seating is for about 40. All the restaurants are located in CA.

Indiana-based GREEK’S PIZZERIA (founded 1969) has increased by 1 unit, from 19 to 20 (5% growth). This fast casual pizzeria is open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Beer and wine are served and seating is for about 40. Delivery is available. Locations are franchised and trade in IN.

Bensalem, PA-based PHILLY PRETZEL FACTORY (founded 1998) has increased by 38 units, from 129 to 167 (29% growth). This fast casual concept is open for lunch and dinner hours, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Seating is for about 30 and catering service is offered. All locations are franchised and trade in DE, IN, MD, NC, NJ, PA and TN.

Livonia, MI-based OLGA’S KITCHEN (founded 1970) has increased by 1 unit, from 25 to 26 (4% growth). This fast casual concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. The restaurants serve Mediterranean and American foods. Seating is for about 60. Catering, delivery, private party and online ordering services are available. Trading areas are IL and MI.

Portsmouth, NH-based TIO JUAN’S MARGARITAS MEXICAN RESTAURANT (founded 1984) has increased by 1 unit, from 25 to 26 (4% growth). The restaurants are family/casual, open for lunch and dinner, with an $8-$20+ per person check average. Full bar is available and average seating is for about 150. Banquet rooms are available. Trading areas are CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ and PA.

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

San Diego, CA-based ROCKIN BAJA LOBSTER (founded 1983) has increased by 2 units, from 4 to 6 (50% growth). These family/casual seafood restaurants are open for lunch and dinner, with a $10-$30+ per person check average. The restaurants have full bar and seat about 225. Banquet rooms are available. All the restaurants are in CA.

Naperville, IL-based NAF NAF GRILL (founded 2009) has increased by 17 units, from 18 to 35 (94% growth) and entered into MI, NJ, OH and PA. This fast casual Middle Eastern concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person price range. Units seat about 80 and offer catering and online ordering services. Trading areas are IL, MI, MN, NJ, OH, PA and WI.

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

Pasadena, CA-based BLAZE FAST FIRE’D PIZZA (founded 2011) has increased by 73 units, from 141 to 214 (52% growth) and entered into GA, IA, KS and NM. This fast casual pizzeria is open for lunch and dinner, with a $6-$15+ per person price range. Locations serve beer and wine and have seating for about 70. Online ordering is available. Locations are franchised and trade in AB, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, ON, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA and WI. We last featured this concept on 6/21/16 (9% growth).

Dublin, OH-based ROOSTERS (founded 1988) has increased by 2 units, from 36 to 38 (6% growth). These family/casual American 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 150. Trading areas are IN, KY, OH and WV. Franchising is available. We last featured this concept on 6/21/16 (13% growth).

Fort Worth, TX-based ROSA’S CAFE TORTILLA FACTORY (founded 1961) has increased by 5 units, from 40 to 45 (13% growth) and entered into NM. These fast casual Mexican restaurants are 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 is available. Trading areas are CA, NM and TX. We wrote about this concept on 6/21/16 (11% growth).

Culver City, CA-based TENDER GREENS (founded 2006) has increased by 2 units, from 24 to 26 (8% growth). This fast casual salad concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person price range. Beer and wine are served and seating is for about 60. Catering and online ordering options are available. All locations are in CA. We wrote about this concept on 5/31/16 (4% growth).

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