Restaurant Chain Growth Report 11/04/14



Restaurant Chain Growth Report 11/04/14RestaurantData.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).

Restaurant Chain Growth Report 11/04/14California-based STACKED FOOD WELL BUILT (founded 2011) has increased by 1 unit, from 3 to 4 (33% growth).  These fast casual restaurants serve American cuisine and are open for lunch and dinner.  Per person price range is $4-$12+, serving beer and wine.  Units seat around 175.  All the locations are in CA.

Tampa, FL-based INNOVATED RESTAURANT GROUP has increased by 1 unit for the Bourbon St Grill concept, from 44 to 45 (2% concept growth), 2 units for Ruby Thai Kitchen, from 50 to 52 (4% concept growth) and 5 units for Stir Fry 88, from 29 to 34 (17% concept growth).  The company also operates Nori Japan (31) and Shanghai 360 (3).  Overall company increase was from 157 to 165 (5% growth).  The restaurants are fast casual Asian concepts, mostly located in mall food courts.  Per person check average is $4-$12+.  The restaurants are franchised and trade in AB, AL, AR, AZ, BC, CA, CO, DE, FL, IL, IN, KS, MA, MB, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NJ, NM, NV, OH, OK, ON, OR, PA, SC, SD, TX, VA, WA, WI and WV.

Anchorage, AK-based KALADI BROTHERS COFFEE (founded 1986) has increased by 1 unit, from 14 to 15 (7% growth).  This quick serve coffee shop is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner hours, with a $4-$12+ per person price range.  Stores seat about 40 and offer online ordering service.  Trading areas are AK and WA.

Mount Pleasant, SC-based WILD WING CAFE (founded 1990) has increased by 4 units, from 33 to 37 (12% growth).  The restaurants are family/casual, specializing in chicken wings.  Per person check average is $6-$15+.  Locations have full bar service and seating for around 250.  Catering and online ordering services are available.  The restaurants are franchised and trade in FL, GA, NC, SC, TN, TX and VA.

TIN DRUM ASIAN CAFE of Atlanta, GA has increased 1 unit, from 12 to 13 (8% growth).  These are fast casual restaurants with seating for around 70.  Meal periods are lunch and dinner with a per person check average of around $4-$12+.  All locations are in GA.

BIONIC BURGER of Wichita, KS has increased by 1 unit, from 4 to 5 (20% growth).  These are quick serve burger restaurants with seating for around 50.  Meal periods are lunch and dinner.  Per person check average is around $4-$12+.  All locations are in KS.

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

NEW YORK TERIYAKI of Union Gap, WA has increased by 2 units, from 3 to 5 (67% growth).  These are fast casual Japanese restaurants with seating for around 60.  Beer and wine are served.  Meal periods are lunch and dinner.  Per person check average is around $4-$12+.  All locations are in WA.

Dallas, TX-based COWBOY CHICKEN WOOD FIRE ROTISSERIE (founded 1981) has increased by 4 units, from 9 to 13 (44% growth).  This is a fast casual chicken concept, open for lunch and dinner.  Per person check average is $4-$12+, with average seating for around 60.  Catering, delivery and online ordering options are available.  All locations are in TX.

Honolulu, HI-based TEDDY’S BIGGER BURGERS (founded 1998) has increased by 2 units, from 14 to 16 (14% growth) and entered into CA.  This quick serve burger concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person check average.  Units seat about 70.  The restaurants are franchised and trade in CA, HI, IA and WA.

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

Lehi, UT-based COSTA VIDA FRESH MEXICAN GRILL (founded 2003) has increased by 12 units, from 59 to 71 (20% growth) and entered into GA, NV and WY.  The restaurants are fast casual, open for lunch and dinner.  Per person check average is $4-$12+, with seating for about 50.  Catering and online ordering are available.  All locations are franchised and are located in AB, AZ, CA, CO, GA, ID, MO, NM, NV, TX, UT, WA and WY.  We last featured this concept on 11/19/13 (18% growth).

Rochester, NY-based SALVATORE’S OLD FASHIONED PIZZERIA (founded 1978) has increased by 1 unit, from 29 to 30 (3% growth).  This quick serve pizza concept is open for lunch and dinner, with a $4-$12+ per person check average.  Unit seat around 30 and offer catering, delivery and online ordering services.  All locations are in NY.  We last wrote about this concept on 2/25/14 (12% growth).

Louisville, KY-based J. GUMBO’S KITCHEN has increased by 2 units, from 31 to 33 (6% growth) and entered into AL, CT and NY.  The concept is fast casual Cajun/Creole cuisine, with a $4-$12+ per person check average.  Meal periods are lunch and dinner.  Beer is served.  Locations have seating for around 40 and offer catering service.  All the restaurants are franchised and trade in AL, AR, CO, CT, IL, IN, KY, MO, NC, NY, OH and TN.  We last wrote about this concept on 6/11/13 (29% growth).

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